System and method for wireless gaming with location determination

  • US 10,535,221 B2
  • Filed: 03/29/2016
  • Issued: 01/14/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/26/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A wireless gaming apparatus, comprising:

  • a wireless network interface operable to transmit gaming information concerning a game, in which a plurality of different locations correspond to a respective plurality of different selectable parameters of the game;

    a signal detection device to detect a signal strength of the wireless gaming apparatus, compare the signal strength to a reference signal strength, and identify a location of the wireless gaming apparatus based on the signal strength and the reference signal strength; and

    at least one processor to identify a parameter of the game based on the identified location of the wireless gaming apparatus, in which the location of the wireless gaming apparatus corresponds to the identified parameter, wherein an outcome of the game depends on the parameter corresponding to the identified location.

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