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Publication numberEP1184822 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberEP20010307408
Publication date18 Jun 2003
Filing date31 Aug 2001
Priority date1 Sep 2000
Also published asEP1184822A2
Publication number01307408, 01307408.3, 2001307408, EP 1184822 A3, EP 1184822A3, EP-A3-1184822, EP01307408, EP1184822 A3, EP1184822A3, EP20010307408
InventorsAlan Claypole, Mark Hulse
ApplicantMazooma Games Limited
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Espacenet, EP Register
Gaming and amusement machines
EP 1184822 A3
Abstract
A gaming or amusement machine (300) has three reels (312, 314, 316) with a win line (342) and, visible in a reel display (346), a line (340) above it and a line (344) below it. The horizontal lines visible in the reel display (346) contribute to a respective separate one of three trails (348, 350, 352). All three trails are played simultaneously, with symbols from different reels contributing to any single trail. Nudging a symbol can make it contribute not only to its original trail (348), but also another trail (350), and possibly if nudged again to a third trail (352). Similarly, holding one reel (316) can contribute points to all three trails.
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Classifications
International ClassificationG07F17/34, G07F17/32
Cooperative ClassificationG07F17/34
European ClassificationG07F17/34
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