Patent Number: 8,821,258

Title: Method for providing games over a wide area network

Abstract: A method for providing games over a wide area network is disclosed. The invention includes several methods for providing at least one game accessible over a wide area network by a plurality of users. One method comprises receiving a request from a user to play a game, the request comprising an identification of the user; verifying that the user is eligible to play the game; receiving a payment method from the user; and enabling the game responsive to completing the steps verifying that the user is eligible and receiving a payment method.

Inventors: Kelly; Matthew F. (Scottsdale, AZ), Kelly; Bryan M. (Alamo, CA), Petermeier; Norman B. (Pleasanton, CA), Kroeckel; John G. (San Ramon, CA), Link; John E. (Manteco, CA)

Assignee: Agincourt Gaming, LLC

International Classification: A63F 9/24 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018