Global patent index - EP 1007171 A1

EP 1007171 A1 2000-06-14 - JACKPOT SYSTEM

Title (en)

JACKPOT SYSTEM

Title (de)

JACKPOT SYSTEM

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE JACKPOT

Publication

EP 1007171 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97944638 A

Priority

  • AU 9700706 W
  • AU PO324896 A
  • AU PO698697 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9818532A1] A method of controlling the operation of a plurality of interconnected poker machines (20a, 20b ... 20n) in a controlling system in which a jackpot prize (26) is awarded when a monetary accumulation related to the total monetary value played through the poker machines in a given period of time reaches a jackpot value, the method including providing players of the pocker machines with machine readable means of personal identification (21a, 21b ... 21n), recording the identity of players when operating a poker machine and identifying as the jackpot winning player (25) that player identified by the player identification means used to operate the poker machine which when thus operated caused the monetary accumulation to equal or exceed the jackpot value.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A63F 5/00; A63F 5/04; A63F 9/22

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G07F 17/32 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07F 17/3234 (2013.01); G07F 17/32 (2013.01); G07F 17/3239 (2013.01); G07F 17/3276 (2013.01); G07F 17/3293 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT DE ES FR GB GR IE IT MC PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9818532 A1 19980507; EP 1007171 A1 20000614; EP 1007171 A4 20010516

INPADOC legal status

2003-11-12 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20030502

2001-05-16 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20010329

2001-05-16 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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2001-05-16 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- Free Format Text: 7A 63F 5/00 A, 7A 63F 5/04 B, 7A 63F 9/22 B, 7G 07F 17/32 B

2000-06-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 19990813

2000-06-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT DE ES FR GB GR IE IT MC PT SE