Electronic second spin slot machine

  • US 5,704,835 A
  • Filed: 12/13/1995
  • Issued: 01/06/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/13/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An electronic gaming apparatus comprising:

  • a monitor for displaying a plurality of symbols arrayed in separate boxes in multiple symbol columns and rows;

    a memory which stores at least one list of possible symbols to be displayed on said monitor;

    a microprocessor to select symbols from said memory for display on said monitor and to determine whether a final group of displayed symbols creates a winning or losing game;

    a first switch to initiate game play by causing the microprocessor to select an initial set of symbols and display those initial symbols arrayed in said separate boxes in said multiple symbol columns and rows on said monitor; and

    ,a second switch to complete game play by always allowing the player to choose for replacement at least one, but not all, of the initial symbols and have the microprocessor randomly select said replacement symbols from a full list of possible symbols in said memory and then display on said monitor said replacement symbols together with the remaining initial symbols to create said final group of displayed symbols arrayed in said separate boxes in said multiple symbol columns and rows.

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