Precedent Gaming, Inc.
|Precedent Gaming, Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20160071352||Side bets for waging numbers games - A method of playing a side bet associated with a wagering numbers game is disclosed. The method utilizes the numbers drawn in a number-based game, in particular keno, bingo and lottery games. The number-based game comprises a predetermined set of numbers from which a subset of numbers is randomly drawn. A predetermined amount of subset numbers is provided by a draw, either by a random number generator or physical numbered balls in a hopper. The drawn numbers are analyzed and a determination is made as to the highest number X and the lowest number Y thereof, and the difference between those two said numbers (X−Y) defines the winning number for the side bet. The side bet is resolved against a predetermined paytable.||03-10-2016|
|20160042613||Baccarat-like side bet for wagering card games - A method of playing a side bet associated with a wagering card game on a table or electronic device is disclosed. Predetermined cards of an initially-dealt base card game provide fundamental elements of the side bet. Scoring is based on the sum value of the fundamental elements that provides a final sum value. Aces count as a 1 value, ranks 2 through 9 count as their respective face value, and 10s through Kings count as a 10 value. Two distinct consecutive predetermined sum values comprising the sum value of the fundamental elements determine whether the sum value is considered a modulo 10 hand or a natural hand. Predetermined final values of modulo 10 hands and natural hands are determined to be winning final values, and paid according to a predetermined paytable.||02-11-2016|
|20150238846||BLACKJACK VARIANTS WITH PLAYER HAND DISQUALIFICATION - A method of playing a blackjack wagering game on a felt table or on a gaming device comprising at least a processer, input device and video monitor screen is disclosed. The method comprises providing player-advantage rules in blackjack games without requiring an extra wager in addition to a base wager. A predetermined set of dealt initial player hands is automatically disqualified, effectively ending the game for the player and forfeiting the player's wager. All dealt initial player hands that are not disqualified are qualified hands. All qualified hands remain in play. The player will receive at least one player-advantage rule on every hand that remains in play.||08-27-2015|
|20150115593||Instant game ticket with multiline slot machine or wheel theme - A method of playing a lottery instant scratch game ticket. Each ticket provides a printed grid resembling a multiline slot machine game, comprised of symbol boxes arranged in columns and rows. Each symbol box contains one of a predetermined amount of game symbols and is covered by an indicia-labeled opaque removable film. Also provided are player indicia covered by an unlabeled opaque removable film. After scratching off the opaque film covering the player indicia, the revealed player indicia are compared to the indicia on the symbol boxes. The player scratches off the opaque film covering each symbol box that has an indicium that matches a player indicium, thereby revealing game symbols. The game symbols are then compared to official winning paylines and a prize legend to determine any wins.||04-30-2015|
|20140375045||Instant Game Ticket - A method of playing an instant scratch game lottery ticket. Each ticket provides a printed grid comprised of adjoining edge features that provide at least two enclosed symbol areas. Each edge feature is labeled by a unique indicium and covered in a transparent film. Each enclosed symbol area contains a prize symbol that is covered in an opaque film. Also provided are player indicia covered with an opaque film that is removed to reveal the player indicia. The transparent film covering each labeled edge feature that matches a player indicium is then removed. If the edge features that have been removed are adjoined and provide a fully enclosed area, the prize symbol(s) in the fully enclosed area is/are revealed by removing the opaque film covering the prize symbol(s). Any revealed prizes are provided as an award to the player.||12-25-2014|
|20120270633||Gaming machine and game with dynamic accumulative bonus round - A method and apparatus for a gaming machine is disclosed. A wager is made to play an underlying symbol game, and if a predetermined trigger is present in the symbol game outcome, a bonus game is provided wherein a predetermined amount of free spins is provided. A first Available Benefit is made available on the first spin. If the first spin results in the first Available Benefit being achieved, a second Available Benefit is made available upon the next spin. If the first spin does not result in the first Available Benefit being achieved, the same first Available Benefit is made available upon the next spin. Each free spin offers a feature opportunity as an Available Benefit, the feature opportunity being comprised from a predetermined set of features, with each Available Benefit being activated in conjunction with all previously activated Available Benefits.||10-25-2012|
|20110269530||Double time-based bonus method and apparatus for gaming machines - A method and apparatus of wagered mechanical, electromechanical or video symbol play for individual or networked gaming machines is disclosed. The method comprises a base game, a time-based bonus element scheme that may provide a bonus event, and a time-based window of opportunity in which the bonus element scheme may be accepted by a qualified player. Upon a triggering event in the base game, or alternately a random event, the player is afforded a specific period of time in which to choose a bonus element scheme comprised of at least one but preferably two bonus elements (i.e., cash, credits, casino player points, free spins, multipliers, and the like) that are each available for a predetermined and/or random time interval. The chosen bonus element scheme provides the parameters of a bonus round game.||11-03-2011|
Patent applications by Precedent Gaming, Inc.