Slot machine having two distinct sets of reels

  • US 5,722,891 A
  • Filed: 03/07/1995
  • Issued: 03/03/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/05/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A slot machine in which a game is played to provide a win or a loss, said win being one of plural kinds including a normal win, a specific win, and a bonus win, said game being one of plural kinds including a normal game and a bonus game, said bonus game being allowed when said specific win is provided upon playing of a said normal game, said slot machine comprising:

  • a first reel set, including P normal reels having symbols arranged on their peripheries, P being at least two, said normal reels rotating during a said normal game, said normal win or a said specific win, in accordance with the combination of symbols on said normal reels stopping along a predetermined first winning line displayed in a first window; and

    at least one specific reel having symbols arranged on its periphery, said specific reel rotating during a said bonus game, said specific reel stopping to display a said bonus win in a second window spaced from said first window, in accordance with the presence of at least one symbol on said specific reel in a predetermined winning position.

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