|Publication number||US20050098944 A1|
|Application number||US 10/703,988|
|Publication date||May 12, 2005|
|Filing date||Nov 7, 2003|
|Priority date||Nov 7, 2003|
|Publication number||10703988, 703988, US 2005/0098944 A1, US 2005/098944 A1, US 20050098944 A1, US 20050098944A1, US 2005098944 A1, US 2005098944A1, US-A1-20050098944, US-A1-2005098944, US2005/0098944A1, US2005/098944A1, US20050098944 A1, US20050098944A1, US2005098944 A1, US2005098944A1|
|Original Assignee||Steven Brandstetter|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Patent Citations (16), Referenced by (5), Classifications (5), Legal Events (1)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
The present invention relates to using bingo balls to play gaming machines.
U.S. Pat. No. 6,478,677 relates to a numerical total keno game. A game of chance is based on a keno-type game which uses one or more groups of number ranges, such as a HI group of number ranges, a LO group of number ranges and a HI/LO group of number ranges. A player makes a wager on one or more of the groups of number ranges. Each number range in a group has payout odds assigned thereto. After all wagers are made, a predetermined amount of numbers, say twenty, are randomly selected from the pool of numbers, say eighty. The numbers randomly selected are added up to determine a numerical total. The number range in which the numerical totals falls is determined and the player is provided an award based on the payout odds for the number range within which the numerical total falls. The number range feature of the present invention may also be used in conjunction with a regular game of keno.
U.S. Pat. No. 5,118,114 relates to a method and apparatus for playing a poker type game. A gaming arrangement includes a betting table, a random selection device for selecting the “Dealer's Spot” or hand and playing cards. The betting table is laid out in a system facilitating the betting rules of a new game known as Action Poker™. which automatically permits a player to know where he stands from an odd or no-pay standpoint after each card. The random selection device for selecting the Dealer's Spot comprises a clear plastic cylinder, having a ball located therein, a ball release mechanism and a plurality of various designated slots at the lower end of the cylinder to receive the ball when released and thus determines the dealer's hand.
U.S. Pat. No. 6,390,470 relates to a card game pinball amusement device. The playing field contains four slots with sensors for determining the suit of the cards and at least 12 slots with sensors representing the value of the cards. The game is played by launching a ball along an inclined playing field to determine cards used in poker, blackjack and the like.
U.S. Pat. No. 6,568,677 relates to a poker game using tossed balls. A poker game using a playing surface for placing wagers that correspond to player selected poker hands. A plurality of balls are tossed into a hopper that directs the tossed balls to a surface that has a plurality of card positions. Each of the card positions are adapted to receive and retain a tossed ball and represent the playing cards of a poker deck and a joker. The card positions indicated cards that are selected by operation of the players tossing balls into the hopper and having the tossed balls being retained in the card positions.
The present invention relates to a system and method for using bingo balls for gaming devices. It is an object of the present invention to provide a system for bingo ball poker. It is an object of the present invention for bingo balls to be blown to the top of the device and show up as cards on a video screen. It is an object of the present invention to have 52 bingo balls with each bingo ball having on it a label from a deck of 52 cards. It is an object of the present invention for the device to incorporate a ball reader, which identifies the card, which is put on the screen. It is an object of the present invention to provide a shaded area on top of the device, which prevents players from altering the outcome of the game. It is an object of the present invention to place poker balls into a bingo type blower. It is an object of the present invention to use buttons to hold desired balls. It is an object of the present invention for a player to press a deal button, which begins the balls blowing, to press hold to send the balls in the slots and to press deal again to have the balls blowing again.
It is an object of the present invention to provide a bingo ball slot device. The device comprises bingo balls placed in a bingo type blower. The balls are labeled with symbols from a slot machine. A video screen also contains the symbols, which are placed on the balls. Reels spin and land on the symbols that correspond with the balls that are picked by the blower. It is an object of the present invention for the ball reader to identify the symbol and place it on the screen.
The present invention relates to a bingo ball poker device comprising: a bingo blower containing 52 bingo balls. The bingo balls have labels on the balls from a deck of cards. The device has a deal key and discard keys. The device also has slots for receiving the blown balls. It is an object of the present invention for the device to comprise a video screen. It is an object of the present invention for the device to further comprise a shaded area which prevents players from altering an outcome of the game. It is an object of the present invention for the device to comprise a ball reader.
The present invention relates to a bingo ball slot device comprising a bingo blower containing bingo balls which have labels comprising symbols from a slot machine. The device further comprises a spin key. The device has three slots for receiving the balls. It is an object of the present invention for the device to comprise a video screen. It is an object of the present invention for the device to comprise a shaded area which prevents players from altering an outcome of the game. It is an object of the present invention for the device to further comprise a ball reader.
The present invention relates to a method of playing bingo poker comprising: placing bingo balls having a label from a deck of cards into a bingo ball blower The user then presses a deal key which then blows the bingo balls. Five of the balls are blown into five slots in the bingo blower. It is an object of the present invention to discard the unwanted balls. It is an object of the present invention for the user to pres the deal key to then blow the balls into the open slots. It is an object of the present invention to display the labels on the balls blown into the slots on a video screen.
The present invention relates to a method of playing bingo ball slots comprising placing bingo balls having a label related to slot machines into a bingo ball. The user then presses a spin key which starts the balls blowing. Three of the balls are blown into three slots on the bingo blower. It is an object of the present invention to display the labels on the balls blown into the slots on a video screen.
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|U.S. Classification||273/144.00A, 273/144.00B|
|Nov 7, 2003||AS||Assignment|
Owner name: J&S GAMING, NEW YORK
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST;ASSIGNOR:BRANDSTETTER, STEVEN;REEL/FRAME:014691/0475
Effective date: 20031104