WO2006076294A3 - Wagering game having cascading electromechanical reels - Google Patents

Wagering game having cascading electromechanical reels Download PDF

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WO2006076294A3
WO2006076294A3 PCT/US2006/000691 US2006000691W WO2006076294A3 WO 2006076294 A3 WO2006076294 A3 WO 2006076294A3 US 2006000691 W US2006000691 W US 2006000691W WO 2006076294 A3 WO2006076294 A3 WO 2006076294A3
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wagering game
symbols
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Dion K Aoki
Alfred Thomas
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Dion K Aoki
Alfred Thomas
Wms Gaming Inc
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F17/00Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services
    • G07F17/32Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services for games, toys, sports or amusements, e.g. casino games, online gambling or betting
    • G07F17/34Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services for games, toys, sports or amusements, e.g. casino games, online gambling or betting depending on the stopping of moving members in a mechanical slot machine, e.g. "fruit" machines
    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F17/00Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services
    • G07F17/32Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services for games, toys, sports or amusements, e.g. casino games, online gambling or betting
    • G07F17/3244Payment aspects of a gaming system, e.g. payment schemes, setting payout ratio, bonus or consolation prizes

Abstract

A method of playing a wagering game. The method comprises conducting the wagering game at an electromechanical gaming terminal. The electromechanical gaming terminal has a plurality of electromechanical reels with a plurality of symbols. At least some of the plurality of symbols is displayed on a payline. In response to one of the plurality of symbols causing a winning outcome, the player is awarded an amount corresponding to the winning outcome and a corresponding reel with the one of the plurality of symbols is moved. When the corresponding reel is moved, the player is given another chance at obtaining a second winning outcome.
PCT/US2006/000691 2005-01-13 2006-01-09 Wagering game having cascading electromechanical reels WO2006076294A2 (en)

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