Prize redemption system for games executed over a wide area network

  • US 6,758,755 B2
  • Filed: 11/03/1999
  • Issued: 07/06/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/14/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A system for interfacing a game apparatus with a prize database, comprising:

  • a game module for producing an outcome based on user input;

    an identifier module coupled to the game module for transmitting a game identifier corresponding to the game module; and

    a communicator module coupled to the identifier module and a remote server for transmitting the game identifier and the outcome to the remote server and further receiving information from the remote server wherein the information includes conversion information for determining prize credits awarded to a user based on the outcome of the game wherein said conversion information includes at least a list of prizes available to said user in exchange for said prize credits.

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