Patents by Inventor Carmen Atienza Tan

Carmen Atienza Tan has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190244476
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Patent number: 10269209
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20180005485
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Patent number: 9767643
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20140295949
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Patent number: 8764566
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore YuChiang Cheng
  • Patent number: 8758121
    Abstract: An apparatus and method providing at least one input device which enables a player to deposit an amount of money into a gaming device and a memory device configured to store the deposited amount of money. The gaming device displays the deposited amount of money on a credit display. The gaming device includes a wagering game and at least one input device configured to enable the player to initiate a play of the game by inputting a wager using the deposited amount of money. The game includes a plurality of award opportunities. The gaming device determines which of the award opportunities to employ based on the deposited amount of money. In one embodiment, the gaming device provides an enhanced award opportunity if the deposited amount of money is at least a designated amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventor: Carmen Atienza Tan
  • Publication number: 20130260874
    Abstract: An apparatus and method providing at least one input device which enables a player to deposit an amount of money into a gaming device and a memory device configured to store the deposited amount of money. The gaming device displays the deposited amount of money on a credit display. The gaming device includes a wagering game and at least one input device configured to enable the player to initiate a play of the game by inputting a wager using the deposited amount of money. The game includes a plurality of award opportunities. The gaming device determines which of the award opportunities to employ based on the deposited amount of money. In one embodiment, the gaming device provides an enhanced award opportunity if the deposited amount of money is at least a designated amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: IGT
    Inventor: Carmen Atienza Tan
  • Patent number: 8460095
    Abstract: An apparatus and method providing at least one input device which enables a player to deposit an amount of money into a gaming device and a memory device configured to store the deposited amount of money. The gaming device displays the deposited amount of money on a credit display. The gaming device includes a wagering game and at least one input device configured to enable the player to initiate a play of the game by inputting a wager using the deposited amount of money. The game includes a plurality of award opportunities. The gaming device determines which of the award opportunities to employ based on the deposited amount of money. In one embodiment, the gaming device provides an enhanced award opportunity if the deposited amount of money is at least a designated amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventor: Carmen Atienza Tan
  • Publication number: 20120289314
    Abstract: An apparatus and method providing at least one input device which enables a player to deposit an amount of money into a gaming device and a memory device configured to store the deposited amount of money. The gaming device displays the deposited amount of money on a credit display. The gaming device includes a wagering game and at least one input device configured to enable the player to initiate a play of the game by inputting a wager using the deposited amount of money. The game includes a plurality of award opportunities. The gaming device determines which of the award opportunities to employ based on the deposited amount of money. In one embodiment, the gaming device provides an enhanced award opportunity if the deposited amount of money is at least a designated amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Publication date: November 15, 2012
    Applicant: IGT
    Inventor: Carmen Atienza Tan
  • Patent number: 8235801
    Abstract: An apparatus and method providing at least one input device which enables a player to deposit an amount of money into a gaming device and a memory device configured to store the deposited amount of money. The gaming device displays the amount of money deposited by the player on a credit meter or display. The gaming device includes a game operable upon a wager. The gaming device further includes at least one input device for enabling the player to initiate a play of the game by inputting the wager using the deposited funds. The game includes a plurality of award opportunities. The gaming device determines which of the award opportunities will be employed based on the amount of money deposited by the player. In one embodiment, the gaming device provides an enhanced award opportunity if the amount of money deposited by the player is at or above a designated amount of money. In one embodiment, the deposited amounts are on a gaming system, such as a gaming system accessed through the internet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventor: Carmen Atienza Tan
  • Publication number: 20080102934
    Abstract: An apparatus and method providing at least one input device which enables a player to deposit an amount of money into a gaming device and a memory device configured to store the deposited amount of money. The gaming device displays the amount of money deposited by the player on a credit meter or display. The gaming device includes a game operable upon a wager. The gaming device further includes at least one input device for enabling the player to initiate a play of the game by inputting the wager using the deposited funds. The game includes a plurality of award opportunities. The gaming device determines which of the award opportunities will be employed based on the amount of money deposited by the player. In one embodiment, the gaming device provides an enhanced award opportunity if the amount of money deposited by the player is at or above a designated amount of money. In one embodiment, the deposited amounts are on a gaming system, such as a gaming system accessed through the internet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2006
    Publication date: May 1, 2008
    Inventor: Carmen Atienza Tan
  • Publication number: 20070202941
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2006
    Publication date: August 30, 2007
    Applicant: IGT
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng