Global Patent Index - EP 1488388 A1

EP 1488388 A1 2004-12-22 - GAMING MACHINE WITH AUDIBLE EXPLANATION OF PAYOUTS

Title (en)

GAMING MACHINE WITH AUDIBLE EXPLANATION OF PAYOUTS

Title (de)

SPIELAUTOMAT MIT AKUSTISCHER ERKLÄRUNG VON AUSSCHÜTTUNGEN

Title (fr)

MACHINE DE JEU AVEC EXPLICATION VOCALE DES PAYEMENTS

Publication

EP 1488388 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 02717749 A

Priority

US 0210003 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO03083794A1] A gaming apparatus may comprise a display unit that is capable of generating video images, a value input device capable of allowing the player to deposit a medium of value, and a controller operatively coupled to the display unit and value input device. The controller includes a processor and a memory operatively coupled to the processor, where the controller is programmed to allow a person to make at least one wager and is further programmed to cause a video image to be generated on the display unit. The video unit representing a game selected, by the player, from the group consisting of video poker, video slots, video keno bingo. The controller is further programmed to determine a outcome of the game chosen by the player and a value payout associated with the outcome. The controller is further programmed to generate an audible explanation of the value payout based on the information defined in the stored payout data contained within the controller.

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

G07F 17/32

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G07F 17/32 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07F 17/3227 (2013.01); G07F 17/32 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 03083794A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 03083794 A1 20031009; AU 2002248732 A1 20031013; AU 2002248732 B2 20061116; EP 1488388 A1 20041222

INPADOC legal status


2010-06-02 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20100125

2008-04-30 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20080401

2005-03-23 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: BENBRAHIM, JAMAL

2004-12-22 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20040922

2004-12-22 [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 TR

2004-12-22 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI