Patent Number: 8,512,147

Title: Wagering game with shared payoff based on multiple player selections

Abstract: The present invention is directed to a gaming terminal and a method of playing a wagering game at a gaming terminal whereby multiple players make selections and accumulate bonus awards as the game is passed from one player to another. Play continues until a game-terminating object is selected. At that time, each player that participated in the wagering game receives his or her accumulated awards plus any awards won by subsequent players.

Inventors: Aoki; Dion K. (Henderson, NV), Gilmore; Jason C. (Scottsdale, AZ), Kopera; Thomas M. (Villa Park, IL), Olson; Christy Juinsuk (Henderson, NV)

Assignee: WMS Gaming Inc.

International Classification: A63F 13/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-08-20 0:00:00