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1. (WO2009120594) MULTI-TIERED COMPETITIVE WAGERING GAMES

Pub. No.:    WO/2009/120594    International Application No.:    PCT/US2009/037778
Publication Date: Oct 1, 2009 International Filing Date: Mar 20, 2009
IPC: A63F 9/24
Applicants: WMS GAMING INC.
ANDERSON, Peter, R.
Inventors: ANDERSON, Peter, R.
Title: MULTI-TIERED COMPETITIVE WAGERING GAMES
Abstract:
A method of playing a competitive wagering game comprises receiving a wager from each of a first plurality of players, displaying to each of the first plurality of players a first wagering game, and in response to a first triggering event, entering the first plurality of players into a competitive wagering game. The method further comprises declaring a first one of the first plurality of players a winner of the competitive wagering game, in response to a second triggering event, entering the first player and a second plurality of players into a subsequent competitive wagering game and providing the first player with an award enhancement for use during the subsequent competitive wagering game.