# Sal Falciglia, Sr., Ridgewood US

## Sal Falciglia, Sr., Ridgewood, NJ US

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20090200740 | METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PLAYING A MATCHING GAME - A system and method for playing a matching game includes displaying a layout of graphical elements and a set of game reels; receiving at least one input and displaying via a graphical user interface a graphical element in each of the set of game reels; receiving a first selection input corresponding to one of a graphical element of the layout of graphical elements and a graphical element of the set of game reels; receiving a second selection input corresponding to one of a graphical element of the layout of graphical elements and a graphical element of the set of game reels, wherein the first selection input and the second selection input corresponding to two different graphical elements; determining whether the two different graphical elements match in accordance with predetermined rules; removing the two different graphical elements from the graphical user interface if they form a match and not removing the two different graphical elements if they do not form a match; awarding points if the two different graphical elements form a match and are removed from the graphical user interface; and repeating at least the last four steps until a predetermined criterion is met. | 08-13-2009 |

20090203415 | METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PLAYING A MATCHING GAME - A system and method for playing a matching game includes displaying a layout of graphical elements and a set of game reels; receiving at least one input and displaying via a graphical user interface a graphical element in each of the set of game reels; receiving a first selection input corresponding to one of a graphical element of the layout of graphical elements and a graphical element of the set of game reels; receiving a second selection input corresponding to one of a graphical element of the layout of graphical elements and a graphical element of the set of game reels, wherein the first selection input and the second selection input corresponding to two different graphical elements; determining whether the two different graphical elements match in accordance with predetermined rules; removing the two different graphical elements from the graphical user interface if they form a match and not removing the two different graphical elements if they do not form a match; awarding points if the two different graphical elements form a match and are removed from the graphical user interface; and repeating at least the last four steps until a predetermined criterion is met. | 08-13-2009 |

20100203948 | GAMING MACHINE AND GAME HAVING MULTIPLE LEVELS - A game has the potential for multiple levels. The game initiates with a base or first level of one or more symbols. If an advancing outcome is received, the game advances to a second level. In one embodiment, the game builds as successive levels are played, such as by adding one or more symbols at each level of the game. The game may comprise a video-slot type game in which a base set of one or more rows of symbols are displayed and evaluated and where an additional row of symbols is added at each successive level. Advancing outcomes of symbols may comprise designated combinations of symbols along a pay line and including certain symbol positions, such as at least one symbol in a top row of the symbol set. | 08-12-2010 |

20110151957 | Gaming machine and game having symbol collection and win-improving purchase features - Games include a symbol collection feature, such as games in which a player collects symbols during the play of a base game, which collected symbols may be used in the play of a bonus game. The collected symbols may preferably improve the probability of the player winning the one or more bonus events or improve the probability of the player achieving a higher payout or winnings as a result of play of the one or more bonus events. Yet another aspect of the invention comprises games which permit a player to purchase symbols or game-extending features. In one embodiment, a player may purchase special symbols for use in improving the probability of their winning a bonus game. In another embodiment, a player may purchase spins or other game-extending or win-improving features for use in improving the probability of their winning a bonus game. The features might comprise, for example, free spins, wild symbols or other elements. | 06-23-2011 |

20110207519 | MULTI-PLAYER MATCHING GAME - A matching game involves attempting to match one or more sets of base symbols with two or more sets of player symbols, such as player symbols in two matrices. In a single player variation, a player attempts to achieve combinations of matches. One or more winning combinations comprise matches of all symbols along contiguous rows, columns or diagonals of two or more of the matrices. In a multi-player variation, individual players attempt to achieve patterns of matches across their own matrix and combinations of contiguous matches spanning the matrices of two or more of the players. | 08-25-2011 |

20110294567 | Multi-player game in which individual player games may be linked to form multi-player combined wins - In a multi-player game, individual players each play their own individual games, which individual games may yield winning outcomes for those individual players and associated awards. In addition, at one or more times, two or more individual player's individual games may be linked or combined to form a multi-player outcome, which outcome may comprise a winning multi-player outcome having an associated award. Such linking may comprise combining symbols, such as cards, from the two or more players' individual games to form a multi-player outcome. | 12-01-2011 |

20130130767 | BINGO-TYPE MATCHING GAME - A matching game involves attempting to match one or more sets of base symbols with two or more sets of player symbols, such as player symbols in two matrices. In a single player variation, a player attempts to achieve combinations of matches. One or more winning combinations comprise matches of all symbols along contiguous rows, columns or diagonals of two or more of the matrices. In a multi-player variation, individual players attempt to achieve patterns of matches across their own matrix and combinations of contiguous matches spanning the matrices of two or more of the players. | 05-23-2013 |