Patents Examined by Adetokunbo O Torimiro
  • Patent number: 11954974
    Abstract: A system, method, and non-transitory computer medium for processing a payment for a wager in connection with a wagering event. The system may receive, over a communications interface, a wager on a wagering event from a player via an input device. The system may monitor progress of the wagering event. The progress of the wagering event may include at least a current status. The system may determine that the wager is active and that the wagering event is in progress. The system may determine an amount of a cash out offer and that the player accepts the cash out offer at the determined amount. The system may transmit, over the communications interface, the amount of the cash out offer to the first input device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Inventor: Bernard J. Marantelli
  • Patent number: 11948434
    Abstract: A historical horse racing (HHR) gaming system and method are provided that facilitate gameplay on one or a plurality of gameplay stations connected to a gaming server. The gaming server is configured to identify, upon receiving a gameplay request, a first plurality of events to execute. The gaming server is configured to receive a wager from a player and to compare the wager against a scorecard for the plurality of events, with a payout determined from the correct and incorrect predictions. The first plurality of events is determined in a time-dependent manner so as to approximate the gameplay experience of live and/or in-person gaming experiences.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: CASTLE HILL HOLDING LLC
    Inventors: Daniel Fulton, Joshua Paul Larson, Alan Roireau
  • Patent number: 11948422
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes systems and methods for predictive gaming regarding on a live event, such as a live electronic event or an esports event. The systems and methods provide means for users to simultaneously watch a live event and wager on an outcome of the live event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Inventor: Vinod Khosla
  • Patent number: 11928916
    Abstract: Gaming systems, methods, and machines provided herein may include wheel displays with movable wheel segments that may be caused to have at least portions thereof that at least translate along axes parallel to a center axis of the wheel display when the wheel is in a “spin” mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd.
    Inventor: Eric P. Winston
  • Patent number: 11922760
    Abstract: An electronic gaming machine may present a wagering game in which a player goal is displayed for a player of the electronic gaming machine. In general, the player goal may specify a goal to be achieved by the player in an associated reel game. In one embodiment, such a player goal is displayed on a simulated wheel (or “goal wheel”). During play of the wagering game, the electronic gaming machine may spin and stop the goal wheel to identify one of the player goals displayed on the goal wheel. Likewise, the electronic gaming machine may spin and stop a plurality of reels to display a game outcome. The electronic gaming machine may compare the identified player goal to the game outcome, and if the game outcome matches or otherwise satisfies the player goal, the electronic gaming machine may provide a game award (and/or another game feature, such as a bonus game) to the player.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited
    Inventor: Daniel Mordecai Marks
  • Patent number: 11922759
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for electronic gaming are disclosed. In a first aspect, a gaming system may implement a method of electronic gaming. The method may include selecting a first plurality of symbols, displaying the first plurality of symbols in a first column of symbol display positions, selecting a second plurality of symbols, displaying the second plurality of symbols in a second column of symbol display positions, determining that the first plurality of symbols satisfies a symbol change condition, and replacing, in response to the determining that the first plurality of symbols satisfies the symbol change condition, the first plurality of symbols with a first plurality of jackpot symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited
    Inventor: Amy Batsiokis
  • Patent number: 11922767
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a system, apparatus, and method for distributing a portion of game information may include a gaming machine configured to play a game of chance and produce game information. A gaming server can be configured to communicate with the gaming machine, may establish a remote gaming session between the gaming machine and a user device, and may distribute the portion of the game information to the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. (ATI)
    Inventor: Binh T. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 11908281
    Abstract: A method of allocating a single wager into multiple parlay wagers, each including several different wagering events. Wagering events from the multiple parlay wagers are arranged in easily identifiable patterns that are viewed on a single two-dimensional parlay grid. The method includes the selection of wagering events from a list of wagering events or a bettor's betslip, the placement of a wagering event on a parlay grid betspace, re-arrangement of wagering events on the parlay grid, selection of two-dimensional parlay patterns, allocation of a single wager into multiple parlay wagers, displaying potential and actual payout calculations for each of the parlay wagers on a two-dimensional parlay betslip. The method can be performed on any mobile computing device, computer, smart television, or other device properly equipped to perform and display such method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Winfield Innovations, LLC
    Inventor: John Scott
  • Patent number: 11893858
    Abstract: A fraud detection system which detects fraud in a game of performing collection and redemption of chips in accordance with a win or lose result includes a camera which captures an image of chips contained in a chip tray of a dealer, an image analyzing apparatus which analyses the image captured by the camera to detect an amount of the chips contained in the chip tray, a card distribution device which determines a win or lose result of a game, and a control device which compares the win or lose result of the game and the amount of the chips contained in the chip tray before and after collection and redemption of the chips to detect fraud.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: ANGEL GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi Shigeta
  • Patent number: 11893857
    Abstract: A fraud detection system which detects fraud in a game of performing collection and redemption of chips in accordance with a win or lose result includes a camera which captures an image of chips contained in a chip tray of a dealer, an image analyzing apparatus which analyses the image captured by the camera to detect an amount of the chips contained in the chip tray, a card distribution device which determines a win or lose result of a game, and a control device which compares the win or lose result of the game and the amount of the chips contained in the chip tray before and after collection and redemption of the chips to detect fraud.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: ANGEL GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi Shigeta
  • Patent number: 11887431
    Abstract: An entertainment gaming system and method for transforming a non-random number outcome into an entertainment gaming outcome. The entertainment gaming system comprises a central server, non-random number outcome generator machine, entertainment gaming machine, and database. The central server communicatively coupled with non-random number outcome generator machine and entertainment gaming machine. The entertainment gaming system collects non-random number based outcome from real-world events and transmitting it to the central server. The central server further utilizes an algorithm to process the received non-random number outcome into an entertainment gaming outcome. Further, the present entertainment gaming system comprises a database to store the received real-world non-random number based outcome and processed entertainment gaming outcome generated from the received non-random number based outcome.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Inventors: Andrew Cardno, Daniel Cardno, Ralph W Thomas, Ralph J Thomas
  • Patent number: 11887441
    Abstract: In one aspect, an improved gaming table, such as a craps table, is disclosed herein, which combines electronic displays and wagering interfaces with traditional craps tables having physical dice and allowing players to physically throw the dice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: INTERBLOCK D.O.O.
    Inventors: Eric Persson, Kenji Enokido, Hiroki Munakata, Aaron Huang, Motoya Nakamura, Kenji Hamao
  • Patent number: 11878238
    Abstract: A system for generating an input signal for a video game includes: a receiving unit configured to receive a video game output signal output by a video game playing device during the playing of a video game; a reasoning model configured to determine an action to take within the video game based on the received video game output signal, the reasoning model being configured to generate a representation of the determined action that is independent of the video game; and an encoding unit configured to translate the representation into an input signal and to provide the input signal to a video game playing device at which the video game is being played, thereby causing the determined action to be performed within the video game.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Fabio Cappello, Michael Adam Kavallierou
  • Patent number: 11875638
    Abstract: A system includes processor(s) and a gaming application to: store system data of the system in memory; receive data representative of a listing of at least one interactive electronic game(s) from a gaming platform hosting interactive electronic game(s); cause the listing to be viewable on an electronic display device; receive, via the electronic display device, objectives for winning for a selection of one of the interactive electronic game(s); determine a collusion enforcement policy for the selected interactive electronic game according to the system data; adjust a skill level of the selected interactive electronic game according to the objectives; initiate play for the selected interactive electronic game; monitor player action within, and changes to the system data during, play of the selected interactive electronic game; and enforce collusion rules for the selected interactive electronic game according to the collusion avoidance policy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: AG 18, LLC
    Inventors: Brian Frenkel, Jordan Simons
  • Patent number: 11875696
    Abstract: A method for determining biomechanical parameters of the stride of a runner, using an accelerometer device on the wrist, on the upper arm, on the head or on the shoe, comprising the steps of measuring an initial sequence of acceleration data in at least the vertical direction using said accelerometer device; identifying in said initial sequence of acceleration data at least one frequency component caused by relative motion of the accelerometer device relative to the runner center of masse; attenuating said frequency component, so as to determine a modified sequence of acceleration data; determining said biomechanical parameters from said modified sequence of acceleration data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Slyde Analytics LLC
    Inventors: Jérôme Corre, Steve DeVènes, Frédéric Lamon, Stefan Hochuli Paychère, Christophe Ramstein
  • Patent number: 11875632
    Abstract: In one aspect, an electronic gaming system is described. The electronic gaming system includes a plurality of electronic gaming machines (EGMs), the plurality of EGMs spaced apart from a central axis by a distance and defining an interior portion therebetween. The electronic gaming system also includes a flexible display device extending from the interior portion to an overhead position above the plurality of EGMs, the flexible display device including a plurality of flexible display panels, each flexible display panel of the plurality of flexible display panels controlled by at least one EGM of the plurality of EGMs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Aristocrat Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Frank Rodriguez, Stephen Shaffer, Jr., Xiaoqiang Gong
  • Patent number: 11861976
    Abstract: A method of identifying wagers trends from a user's wagering history in order to alert the user of similar wagers that are available. The user interacts with a betting platform which displays all of the live plays available to be wagered upon, and the odds of those wagers. The user's interaction with the application may be recorded, along with their wagering data and a plurality of play characteristics. As the betting platform receives a new live play available to be wagered on, it may compare the characteristics of the new play to the user's history and may notify the user of the new play if it is highly correlated with their past wagering interactions with the platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: AdrenalineIP
    Inventors: Casey Alexander Huke, John Cronin, Michael D'Andrea, Joseph Bodkin
  • Patent number: 11857860
    Abstract: A method includes maintaining a plurality of sport-related ability metrics from a plurality of users, each of the plurality of users having a respective ability level or handicap that is within a predetermined tolerance of an ability level or handicap of an individual user; determining a statistical distribution of each of the plurality of ability metrics; receiving data from the individual user corresponding to the user's participation within a sporting activity; determining an ability metric from the data received from the individual user; generating a visual image that illustrates the determined ability metric within the statistical distribution; and displaying the visual image via the electronic user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Sunil Bharadwaj, John Bouck
  • Patent number: 11854344
    Abstract: A fraud detection system which detects fraud in a game of performing collection and redemption of chips in accordance with a win or lose result includes a camera which captures an image of chips contained in a chip tray of a dealer, an image analyzing apparatus which analyses the image captured by the camera to detect an amount of the chips contained in the chip tray, a card distribution device which determines a win or lose result of a game, and a control device which compares the win or lose result of the game and the amount of the chips contained in the chip tray before and after collection and redemption of the chips to detect fraud.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: ANGEL GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi Shigeta
  • Patent number: 11854334
    Abstract: A fraud detection system which detects fraud in a game of performing collection and redemption of chips in accordance with a win or lose result includes a camera which captures an image of chips contained in a chip tray of a dealer, an image analyzing apparatus which analyses the image captured by the camera to detect an amount of the chips contained in the chip tray, a card distribution device which determines a win or lose result of a game, and a control device which compares the win or lose result of the game and the amount of the chips contained in the chip tray before and after collection and redemption of the chips to detect fraud.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: ANGEL GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi Shigeta