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1. (WO2017148590) A BALL LAUNCHER AND A BALL GAMING SYSTEM INCLUDING SUCH BALL LAUNCHER

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/148590    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/000291
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 04 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A63F 5/00
Applicants: NOVOMATIC AG
Inventors: BURGSTALLER, Jürgen
STEGEL, Miha
ZUPANCIC, Silvester
JOJIC, Sinisa
Title: A BALL LAUNCHER AND A BALL GAMING SYSTEM INCLUDING SUCH BALL LAUNCHER
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a roulette wheel apparatus, and in particular to a ball launcher for use in a gaming system such as a roulette wheel apparatus and roulette wheel apparatus comprising the ball launcher. The airflow generator for generating the airstream through the launch tube is controlled by an airflow controller adapted to reverse airflow direction and/or to cause airflow in a direction opposite to the ball moving direction when a detected ball speed is higher than a desired ball speed and/or the ball speed is to be decreased.