Patents by Inventor Naokata Bessho

Naokata Bessho 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: 4826169
    Abstract: A slot machine. In one embodiment, a given symbol is included in each of a series of symbols, and a judgment device is provided for locating the positions of a plurality of given symbols appearing within the windows but not all on the prize-winning line, after all the symbol series have stopped. Provision is also made for outputting a prize-winning signal when the plurality of given symbols form a predetermined arrangement. Symbol series stop position adjustment is also made, responsive to the prize-winning signal, for automatically causing at least one of the plurality of symbol series to move for the adjustment of stop position so as to attain a prize-winning symbol combination of the given symbols on the prize-winning line. In another embodiment, a specific symbol is included in one of the series of symbols; and the judgment device outputs a prize-winning signal when that specific symbol is positioned on the prize-winning line after all the symbol series have stopped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 1988
    Date of Patent: May 2, 1989
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Universal
    Inventors: Naokata Bessho, Norio Eguchi