Global Patent Index - EP 1564697 A3

EP 1564697 A3 20070815 - Game-medium renting machine

Title (en)

Game-medium renting machine

Title (de)

Spielmünzen Verleihmaschine

Title (fr)

Machine pour la location de coupons de jeu

Publication

EP 1564697 A3 20070815 (EN)

Application

EP 05002673 A 20050209

Priority

JP 2004033997 A 20040210

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1564697A2] A game-medium renting machine, by which medals, for use in a gaming machine, are rented depending on an amount of value subtracted from an outstanding balance of a prepaid card read out by a value read-out unit, is disclosed wherein a predetermined amount of value is subtracted from the outstanding balance of the prepaid card without renting the medals based on a predetermined operation executed by a player and determines to provide the player with a predetermined number of medals under a situation where the number of consumed medals, indicative of a difference between the number of medals used in the gaming machine, and the number of medals obtained a play on the gaming machine.

IPC 8 full level

A63F 7/02 (2006.01); G07F 17/32 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

G07F 17/3248 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR LV MK YU

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1564697 A2 20050817; EP 1564697 A3 20070815; AU 2005200554 A1 20050825; JP 2005224304 A 20050825; US 2005176497 A1 20050811; ZA 200501166 B 20060125

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 05002673 A 20050209; AU 2005200554 A 20050209; JP 2004033997 A 20040210; US 4888905 A 20050203; ZA 200501166 A 20050209