Systems and methods for balance transfers associated with gaming environments

  • US 9,196,123 B2
  • Filed: 07/09/2014
  • Issued: 11/24/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-based method of transferring funds between a stored value account and a gaming account, the method performed by one or more computing devices comprising instructions stored in a memory, which when executed by one or more processors of the one or more computing devices, cause the one or more computing devices to perform the method comprising:

  • receiving player credentials for a player, wherein the player credentials are associated with a player identifier and a gaming account having a balance, wherein the player credentials were entered into a remote computing device;

    based at least partially on the player identifier, identifying a stored value account, wherein the stored value account is associated with a stored value payment vehicle issued to the player, and wherein a balance of the stored value account is maintained by an issuer processor computing system;

    receiving a funding instruction, wherein the funding instruction identifies a balance amount to be transferred from the stored valued account to the gaming account, wherein the funding instruction was entered into the remote computing device; and

    causing a decrease of the balance of the stored value account and an increase of the balance of the gaming account.

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