Game access device with privileges

  • US 10,424,153 B2
  • Filed: 11/11/2013
  • Issued: 09/24/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/11/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A gaming player verification system for use in conjunction with one or more gaming machines adapted for accepting wagers, presenting gaming events thereupon and granting monetary awards, the gaming player verification system comprising:

  • one or more communication objects adapted to be worn by players within said gaming player verification system, wherein at least one of said one or more communication objects comprises an RFID tag and a temperature sensor and is adapted to alter its communication pattern in response to a change in temperature indicative of removal from a player;

    one or more player tracking devices adapted to obtain information regarding a specific player from one or more of said one or more communication objects, wherein at least one of said player tracking devices is adapted to grant priority seating at a restaurant to the specific player upon receipt of the information;

    at least one computer server having a player verification program adapted to verify whether obtained information regarding said specific player is adequate according to one or more set criteria for verifying a player, said at least one computer server being adapted to deny the initiation or continuation of a particular gaming event when said player verification program determines that any obtained information is unacceptable or when insufficient information has been obtained;

    a communication link or path between said player tracking device and said at least one computer server; and

    at least one database in communication with said at least one computer server, said at least one database containing specific informational data with respect to a plurality of players; and

    a marketing program adapted to determine an amount of time that the at least one of said one or more communication objects is worn and an amount wagered during the amount of time, and determine a payment amount due from a sponsor based on the amount of time and amount wagered.

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