System and method for convenience gaming

  • US 10,726,664 B2
  • Filed: 07/30/2012
  • Issued: 07/28/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/25/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • transmitting, by at least one server of a gaming service provider, a first component of a gaming application to a plurality of devices over a non-Internet network and a second component of the gaming application to the plurality of the devices over the Internet, wherein the gaming application includes software instructions to present a graphical representation of a slot machine on respective devices, and wherein the gaming application is configured to interface with a server application and enable respective devices to engage in a slot machine game together with the server application;

    detect selection of an option related to the slot machine;

    in response to detecting the selection of the option, determining by the at least one server whether the device is located within a pre-defined location; and

    allowing, by the at least one server, the device to engage in the slot machine game, in response to determining that the device of the user is located in the pre-defined location.

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