Global Patent Index - EP 1066095 A1

EP 1066095 A1 2001-01-10 - APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REWARDING GAME DEVICE USE

Title (en)

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REWARDING GAME DEVICE USE

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR BELOHNUNG VON SPIELAUTOMATENGEBRAUCH

Title (fr)

APPAREIL ET PROCEDE DE BONIFICATION LIES A L'UTILISATION D'UN DISPOSITIF DE JEU

Publication

EP 1066095 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99933290 A

Priority

  • NL 9900456 W
  • NL 1009691 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0003775A1] The invention relates to an apparatus for user-dependent detection and rewarding of the use of a game device, comprising: a reader for reading a user-identification code, registration means for detecting the use of a game device, control means provided with at least a central database for linking a bonus to a user-identification code subject to the use of the game device and for storing the bonus in the central database, and at least one output station for retrieving a code-dependent, stored bonus. The invention also relates to a method for user-dependent detection and rewarding of the use of a game device.

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

A63F 3/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63F 3/00 (2006.01); G07F 17/32 (2006.01); A63F 3/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07F 17/3248 (2013.01); G07F 17/32 (2013.01); G07F 17/3239 (2013.01); G07F 17/3251 (2013.01); G07F 17/3258 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0003775A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0003775 A1 20000127; AU 4936499 A 20000207; EP 1066095 A1 20010110; NL 1009691 C1 20000118

INPADOC legal status


2002-08-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020201

2001-01-10 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001017

2001-01-10 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE