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1. (WO1998052665) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GAMING IN A SERIES OF SESSIONS
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Pub. No.:    WO/1998/052665    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/009894
Publication Date: 26.11.1998 International Filing Date: 20.05.1998
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    04.12.1998    
IPC:
G07F 17/32 (2006.01)
Applicants: CASINO DATA SYSTEMS [US/US]; 3300 Birtcher Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89118 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
WEISS, Steven, A. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: WEISS, Steven, A.; (US)
Agent: KRETEN, Bernhard; Suite 245, 77 Cadillac Drive, Sacramento, CA 95825 (US)
Priority Data:
08/858,470 20.05.1997 US
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GAMING IN A SERIES OF SESSIONS
(FR) APPAREIL ET PROCEDE PERMETTANT DE JOUER SUR UNE SERIE DE SESSIONS
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A method and apparatus (10) which allows player gaming to transpire over a series of sessions without a player losing credit for performances in earlier sessions. A player card (20) carries thereon the current status of the player's performance during the course of previous sessions and is updated during subsequent sessions. Milestones are recognized as opportunities for providing the player with awards as these milestones are achieved.
(FR)L'invention concerne un procédé et un appareil (10) permettant à un joueur d'étaler son jeu sur une série de sessions sans perdre un bénéfice gagné lors de sessions antérieures. La carte (20) d'un joueur comporte l'état en cours des performances du joueur lors des sessions antérieures et est mise à jour pendant les sessions postérieures. Des jalons constituent des occasions de récompenser le joueur à mesure qu'il les franchit.
Designated States: AM, AT, AU, BB, BG, BR, BY, CA, CH, CN, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, GB, GE, HU, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LK, LR, LT, LU, LV, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, TJ, TM, TT, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, SD, SZ, UG, ZW)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)