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Number: 463/10
Name: Amusement devices: games > Including means for processing electronic data (e.g., computer/video game, etc.) > In a game requiring strategy or problem solving by a participant (e.g., problem eliciting response, puzzle, etc.) > With chance element or event (e.g., backgammon, scrabble, etc.)
Description: A strategy or problem solving application wherein play, operation, or the outcome thereof further depends from, or otherwise relies upon, the happening of an event absent of any apparent cause or design (i.e., an unpredictable or random event), or includes a means (i.e., lot) to randomly determine a matter or represent the outcome of a random event (e.g., dice, cards, random number generator, etc.).

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
463/11 Card- or tile-type (e.g., bridge, dominoes, etc.) 334

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6814665 Gaming bonus device and method of use Nov. 9, 2004
6695695 Electronic video poker method and system having multiple poker hands Feb. 24, 2004
6685561 Gaming machine with sorting feature Feb. 3, 2004
6659862 Electronic game apparatus for guessing english acronyms Dec. 9, 2003
6656047 Computer-controlled gaming apparatus and method Dec. 2, 2003
6650952 Systems and methods to ensure that a threshold game result is possible Nov. 18, 2003
6602133 Interactive electronic puzzle game and a method for providing the same Aug. 5, 2003
6589114 Shuffle feature for a game of chance Jul. 8, 2003
6585586 Automated baccarat gaming assembly Jul. 1, 2003
6575465 Card game Jun. 10, 2003
6565437 Game service provision device and method May. 20, 2003
6481715 Game Nov. 19, 2002
6464225 Method and apparatus for playing a dice game Oct. 15, 2002
6368218 Interactive gaming system Apr. 9, 2002
6352475 Computer game and procedure of aligning objects in a field and applications of the procedure Mar. 5, 2002
6283855 Method for playing a game Sep. 4, 2001
6267669 Hybrid gaming apparatus and method Jul. 31, 2001
6093104 Video game system for playing video game for removing displayed like objects from game field when they are successive connected Jul. 25, 2000
RE36675 Game apparatus and memory cartridge used therefor Apr. 25, 2000
5967893 Method for tabulating payout values for games of chance Oct. 19, 1999
5961384 Method for playing the game of chance and skill Oct. 5, 1999
5918883 Method of playing a board game Jul. 6, 1999
5778421 Information processing system which can check disk-like storage medium having prescribed relation therewith and disk-like storage medium therefor Jul. 7, 1998
5769715 Apparatus and method of playing political games Jun. 23, 1998
5709603 Personal computer lottery game Jan. 20, 1998
5584763 Arcade game having multiple rotating pointers Dec. 17, 1996
5277429 Game assembly utilizing sound identification for moves on a game board Jan. 11, 1994
5265888 Game apparatus and memory cartridge used therefor Nov. 30, 1993
5249805 Board game apparatus Oct. 5, 1993
5193818 Game Mar. 16, 1993
4891775 Electronic word game machine Jan. 2, 1990
4375666 Electronic guessing game Mar. 1, 1983
4341385 Electronic board game apparatus Jul. 27, 1982
4326719 Electronic maze game Apr. 27, 1982
4275443 Board game computing device Jun. 23, 1981
4244578 Electronic backgammon Jan. 13, 1981
4223893 Electronic game Sep. 23, 1980
4216965 Microcomputer controlled electronic game apparatus Aug. 12, 1980
4014550 Electronic odd ball game Mar. 29, 1977

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