Patents by Inventor Inge S. Telnaes

Inge S. Telnaes 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).

  • Patent number: 4448419
    Abstract: A gaming machine of the type utilizing rotating reels (16) which carry on the periphery a plurality of indicia, a brake (19) to stop the reels at a selected position and a random number generator for selecting the reel stopping position. Numbers are assigned to the reel stopping positions and entered into the random number generator (41) with each number being entered one or more times to control the payout odds of each particular stopping position being selected thereby enabling any odds to be set without changing the physical characteristics of the machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 1982
    Date of Patent: May 15, 1984
    Inventor: Inge S. Telnaes
  • Patent number: 3998309
    Abstract: A coin acceptor to prevent a cheating operation known as "stringing" wherein a coin is dropped into such an acceptor with a string attached and manipulated in a manner to make it appear that several coins have passed through the acceptor. This coin acceptor uses a series of coin position detectors with a counting circuit for sensing the sequence in which the coin passes the detectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1976
    Date of Patent: December 21, 1976
    Assignee: Bally Manufacturing Corporation
    Inventors: Peter J. Mandas, Inge S. Telnaes