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Class Information
Number: 463/27
Name: Amusement devices: games > Including means for processing electronic data (e.g., computer/video game, etc.) > Credit/debit monitoring or manipulation (e.g., game entry, betting, prize level, etc.) > Pool amount (e.g., jackpot, etc.) > Pool carryover (e.g., progressive jackpot, etc.)
Description: Pool accounting wherein the accounting means further includes means for retaining an amount of the pool unless or until a defined goal is attained in a game, the retained amount being successively added to the award amount for that goal in a subsequent game or games until said goal is attained.










Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8702487 Gaming machine having a game outcome determined by group association Apr. 22, 2014
8702488 Server based gaming system having multiple progressive awards Apr. 22, 2014
8690667 Clearing bets Apr. 8, 2014
8688083 System and method for providing advertisement data or other content Apr. 1, 2014
8684833 Degressive bonus system Apr. 1, 2014
8684832 Multi-player bingo game with optional progressive jackpot wager Apr. 1, 2014
8684828 Method, system, and device for managing game features Apr. 1, 2014
8684823 System for presenting a multi-tiered promotional game in a gaming environment Apr. 1, 2014
8684831 Progressive jackpot alerts in a gaming system Apr. 1, 2014
8678918 Gaming device having a game with multiple selections and progressive award incrementation Mar. 25, 2014
8678913 Gaming system and method of providing an electronic game with a scaling factor Mar. 25, 2014
8678914 Game initiation and contribution utilizing wager on secondary game Mar. 25, 2014
8672747 Method and apparatus for providing a time based award Mar. 18, 2014
8668564 Jackpot method and system Mar. 11, 2014
8668579 Method and apparatus for providing a time based award Mar. 11, 2014
8663000 Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature Mar. 4, 2014
8663001 Gaming machine for use in a system with a common bonus feature Mar. 4, 2014
8663002 System and method for rewarding players based on personal interests or attributes Mar. 4, 2014
8657659 Networked wagering game with a randomly-selected feature game Feb. 25, 2014
8647186 Slide poker Feb. 11, 2014
8647196 Systems and methods for playing a game of chance with selectable matrices Feb. 11, 2014
8641520 Wager equalized bonus trigger allocation and redemption Feb. 4, 2014
8644508 Trusted communications between untrusting parties Feb. 4, 2014
8636586 Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature Jan. 28, 2014
8636571 System and method for managing select five horseracing bets Jan. 28, 2014
8632388 Gaming device and method of providing an adjusted paytable for a number of future plays of a game Jan. 21, 2014
8628410 Multi-level progressive game with reset feature for maintaining expected value of the wagering game Jan. 14, 2014
8622799 Video gaming system for two players Jan. 7, 2014
8622820 Gaming system, gaming device and method for displaying multiple concurrent games using dynamic focal points Jan. 7, 2014
8622829 Portable gaming device Jan. 7, 2014
8616978 Managing wagering game applications and events Dec. 31, 2013
8616972 Method for interacting a display with mechanical reels Dec. 31, 2013
8616964 Open-ended betting pool Dec. 31, 2013
8608555 Jackpot controller and a method of providing a jackpot for a gaming machine Dec. 17, 2013
8608556 Linked progressive jackpot system Dec. 17, 2013
8602883 Gaming system, gaming device and method providing tiered progressive bonusing system Dec. 10, 2013
8602882 Jackpot interfaces and services on a gaming machine Dec. 10, 2013
8602875 Preserving game state data for asynchronous persistent group bonus games Dec. 10, 2013
8602865 Gaming system and method providing a group bonus event for linked gaming devices Dec. 10, 2013
8597098 Competitive gaming method and system Dec. 3, 2013
8597108 Asynchronous persistent group bonus game Dec. 3, 2013
8597117 Method and system for implementing a virtual game Dec. 3, 2013
8591317 Method for presenting a multi-tiered promotional game in a gaming environment Nov. 26, 2013
8591324 Gaming system having banking and redemption of progressive award enhancements Nov. 26, 2013
8585495 Parlay-based tournament including successive games Nov. 19, 2013
8585494 System architecture for wide-area wagering game and methods for conducting wide-area wagering games Nov. 19, 2013
8585491 Gaming machine Nov. 19, 2013
8585479 System to decode video signal from electronic gaming device and to determine play information Nov. 19, 2013
8579704 Multi-level progressive jackpot gaming systems and methods Nov. 12, 2013
8574064 Method, apparatus, and program product for displaying gaming results through variable prize progressions Nov. 5, 2013

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