WO2008054758A3 - Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool in response to a change in mode - Google Patents

Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool in response to a change in mode Download PDF

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WO2008054758A3
WO2008054758A3 PCT/US2007/022956 US2007022956W WO2008054758A3 WO 2008054758 A3 WO2008054758 A3 WO 2008054758A3 US 2007022956 W US2007022956 W US 2007022956W WO 2008054758 A3 WO2008054758 A3 WO 2008054758A3
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host computer
jackpot pool
establishing
method
response
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Jeffrey George
Edward Sepich
Thomas E Soukup
Stephen Sutherland
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Jeffrey George
Konami Gaming Inc
Edward Sepich
Thomas E Soukup
Stephen Sutherland
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Priority to US60/863,639 priority
Application filed by Jeffrey George, Konami Gaming Inc, Edward Sepich, Thomas E Soukup, Stephen Sutherland filed Critical Jeffrey George
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Publication of WO2008054758A3 publication Critical patent/WO2008054758A3/en
Publication of WO2008054758B1 publication Critical patent/WO2008054758B1/en
Priority claimed from US12/433,616 external-priority patent/US20090209330A1/en

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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
    • G07F17/3244Payment aspects of a gaming system, e.g. payment schemes, setting payout ratio, bonus or consolation prizes
    • G07F17/3258Cumulative reward schemes, e.g. jackpots
    • 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

Abstract

A method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool is provided. The system includes a host computer and a plurality of gaming machines playable by a plurality of players, connected to the host computer. Each gaming machine is playable in first and second modes selectable by the player and allows the player to select one of the first and second modes and to play the gaming machine in the selected one of the first and second modes. The advanced incentive jackpot pool is associated with the plurality of gaming machines. The host computer opens a data session on the host computer and records information in the data session on the host computer related to the player's play of the selected one of the gaming machines during the data session.
PCT/US2007/022956 2006-10-31 2007-10-31 Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool in response to a change in mode WO2008054758A2 (en)

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US86363906P true 2006-10-31 2006-10-31
US60/863,639 2006-10-31

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US12/433,616 US20090209330A1 (en) 2005-02-25 2009-04-30 Method for Establishing Promotional Progressive Jackpot Pools in Response to a Change in Mode

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US12/235,237 Continuation-In-Part US8429229B2 (en) 2007-09-20 2008-09-22 Multipurpose EGM/player tracking device and system

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US12/433,616 Continuation US20090209330A1 (en) 2004-09-09 2009-04-30 Method for Establishing Promotional Progressive Jackpot Pools in Response to a Change in Mode

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WO2008054758A2 WO2008054758A2 (en) 2008-05-08
WO2008054758A3 true WO2008054758A3 (en) 2008-07-17
WO2008054758B1 WO2008054758B1 (en) 2008-10-30

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PCT/US2007/022734 WO2008054681A2 (en) 2006-10-31 2007-10-26 Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool as a function of a historical composite value
PCT/US2007/022783 WO2008054685A2 (en) 2006-10-31 2007-10-29 Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool from a user selectable subgroup of a plurality gaming machines
PCT/US2007/022882 WO2008054723A2 (en) 2006-10-31 2007-10-30 Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool from first and second gaming machines with different theoretical hold values
PCT/US2007/022956 WO2008054758A2 (en) 2006-10-31 2007-10-31 Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool in response to a change in mode

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PCT/US2007/022734 WO2008054681A2 (en) 2006-10-31 2007-10-26 Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool as a function of a historical composite value
PCT/US2007/022783 WO2008054685A2 (en) 2006-10-31 2007-10-29 Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool from a user selectable subgroup of a plurality gaming machines
PCT/US2007/022882 WO2008054723A2 (en) 2006-10-31 2007-10-30 Method for establishing an advanced incentive jackpot pool from first and second gaming machines with different theoretical hold values

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US6210275B1 (en) * 1998-05-26 2001-04-03 Mikohn Gaming Corporation Progressive jackpot game with guaranteed winner
US20050239542A1 (en) * 2004-04-21 2005-10-27 Olsen Eric B Method and apparatus for multi-coin and multi-denomination progressive jackpots
US20060052161A1 (en) * 2004-09-09 2006-03-09 Soukup Thomas E System and method for establishing a progressive jackpot award
US20060073887A1 (en) * 2004-10-04 2006-04-06 Igt Wide area progressive jackpot system and methods

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WO2008054723A2 (en) 2008-05-08
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WO2008054723A3 (en) 2008-12-11
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