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Publication numberWO2004077238 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2004/004537
Publication date21 Jul 2005
Filing date12 Feb 2004
Priority date21 Feb 2003
Also published asUS6866584, US7473176, US7479062, US20040166921, US20050137012, US20050148385, WO2004077238A2
Publication numberPCT/2004/4537, PCT/US/2004/004537, PCT/US/2004/04537, PCT/US/4/004537, PCT/US/4/04537, PCT/US2004/004537, PCT/US2004/04537, PCT/US2004004537, PCT/US200404537, PCT/US4/004537, PCT/US4/04537, PCT/US4004537, PCT/US404537, WO 2004/077238 A3, WO 2004077238 A3, WO 2004077238A3, WO-A3-2004077238, WO2004/077238A3, WO2004077238 A3, WO2004077238A3
InventorsRichard E Michaelson
ApplicantIgt Reno Nev
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Apparatus and method for generating a pool of seeds for a central determination gaming system
WO 2004077238 A3
Abstract
An apparatus and method for generating one or more pools or sets of seeds for use in a central determination gaming system (404). In one embodiment of the present invention, a processor of the apparatus or seed generator randomly generates a predetermined number of random number seeds. After the predetermined number of seeds are generated, the processor simulates the game outcome value that each generated seed ultimately determines. Having simulated a game outcome value for each generated seed, the processor determines if the set of seeds satisfies a required condition or criteria. If the required conditions or criteria are satisfied, the set is complete and ready for use in a central determination gaming system. If the required conditions or criteria are not satisfied, the processor modifies the generated set of seeds until the required conditions or criteria are satisfied.
Patent Citations
Cited PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US6099408 *31 Dec 19968 Aug 2000Walker Digital, LlcMethod and apparatus for securing electronic games
US6272223 *28 Oct 19977 Aug 2001Rolf CarlsonSystem for supplying screened random numbers for use in recreational gaming in a casino or over the internet
US6502116 *14 Sep 199931 Dec 2002IgtRandom number generator seeding method and apparatus
Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US92570121 Aug 20139 Feb 2016IgtGaming system and method enabling player participation in selection of seed for random number generator
US95526906 Mar 201324 Jan 2017IgtSystem and method for determining the volatility of a game based on one or more external data feeds
Classifications
International ClassificationA63F13/00, G06F17/00, A63F9/24, G06F19/00, G06F
European ClassificationG07F17/32D
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