Global Patent Index - EP 2026301 A1

EP 2026301 A1 2009-02-18 - A gaming system, a gaming device, a bonus controller, and a method of gaming

Title (en)

A gaming system, a gaming device, a bonus controller, and a method of gaming

Title (de)

Spielsystem, Spielvorrichtung, Bonuskontrollvorrichtung und Spielverfahren

Title (fr)

Système de jeu, dispositif de jeu, contrôleur de bonus, et procédé de jeu

Publication

EP 2026301 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 08162449 A

Priority

AU 2007904386 A

Abstract (en)

A gaming system comprising, a bonus controller arranged to make an award, the award having at least one associated game parameter which specifies at least one game round; and a gaming device in data communication with the bonus controller, the gaming device adapted to receive the game parameters and to provide the award to a player of the gaming device by conducting each at least one game round specified by the at least one game parameter to determine a game outcome without requiring a further bet to be placed by the player.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G07F 17/32 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07F 17/32 (2013.01); G07F 17/3244 (2013.01); G07F 17/3267 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA MK RS

EPO simple patent family

EP 2026301 A1 20090218; AU 2008205414 A1 20090305; US 2009181763 A1 20090716

INPADOC legal status


2010-10-13 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20100416

2009-11-04 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20091005

2009-10-21 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2009-09-23 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20090817

2009-02-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2009-02-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: AL BA MK RS