System and method for providing enhanced services to a user of a gaming application

CAFC
  • US 9,111,417 B2
  • Filed: 09/14/2012
  • Issued: 08/18/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system comprising at least one processor and at least one non-volatile memory having software stored thereon that when executed by the at least one processor directs the at least one processor to:

  • provide a game via a communications network to users via respective computing devices of the users, wherein the game is a sports game, an arcade game, a card game, or an adventure game;

    responsive to a request from one of the users, cause a graphical user interface to be presented to the user at the user'"'"'s computing device, wherein the graphical user interface allows the user to offer a wager to other users;

    responsive to presenting the graphical user interface to the user, receive from that user a request to generate a wager offer, wherein the wager offer includes a wager amount;

    responsive to receiving the request to generate the wager offer, present the wager offer to other users via respective computing devices of the other users;

    receive from a plurality of the other users an acceptance of the wager offer, each acceptance at the wager amount;

    during a playing of the game by a plurality of the users;

    generate statistics information related to at least a first and a second of the users playing the game;

    cause at least a portion of the statistics information of the first user to be presented to the second user via a respective computing device of the second user; and

    cause at least a portion of the statistics information of the second user to be presented via a respective computing device of the first user; and

    at end of the game, determine an outcome of the wagers resulting from the users that accepted the wager offer, wherein to determine the outcome of the wagers includes to transfer funds to at least one user who played the game.

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