Global Patent Index - EP 0971326 A2

EP 0971326 A2 2000-01-12 - Entertainment machines

Title (en)

Entertainment machines

Title (de)

Unterhaltungsgeräte

Title (fr)

Machines d'amusement

Publication

EP 0971326 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99305486 A

Priority

GB 9814794 A

Abstract (en)

An entertainment machine which has a supplementary game playing display region 15 with a trail 17 and a number of award zones 22-26 associated with the trail. Play is transferred from the trail to the award zones 22-26 by a zone selector which may be a player operable push-button 27 or alternatively there may be automatic zone selection. Alternatively the prize zones may be player operable by a plurality of push buttons, which may or may not be linked to individually selectable prize zones. The player can operate the button 27 to obtain awards from the zones, or continue to play by transferring from zone to zone to try to obtain greater awards. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

G07F 17/32

IPC 8 full level

G07F 17/32 (2006.01)

CPC

G07F 17/3267 (2013.01); G07F 17/32 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES NL

DOCDB simple family

GB 2333880 A 19990804; GB 2333880 B 20010314; GB 9814794 D0 19980909; DE 69906632 D1 20030515; DE 69906632 T2 20040325; DE 971326 T1 20010906; EP 0971326 A2 20000112; EP 0971326 A3 20001004; EP 0971326 B1 20030409; ES 2196725 T3 20031216