Patent Number: 8,870,664

Title: Electronic gaming device and associated identification unit

Abstract: The invention relates to an electronic gaming machine comprising at least one identification unit for a player, having a housing, a transmitter for wirelessly transmitting a unique identifier of the identification unit, and at least one touch sensor, which causes the transmitter to transmit the identifier when the housing is touched; and an electronic gaming device for a multi-player game, comprising a touchscreen for controlling the game and a receiver for wirelessly communicating with the identification units of the players; wherein the gaming device comprises a correlator, which correlates a contact of the touchscreen with an identifier of an identification unit received by the receiver of the gaming device over time in order to assign the contact to said identification unit.

Inventors: Leczek; Michael (Reifnitz, AT), Gantner; Michael (Schruns, AT), Kostenzer; Robert (Schruns, AT)

Assignee: Leczek; Michael

International Classification: A63F 13/00 (20140101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00