WMS Gaming Acquires Patent For New Poker Game
Jan 6, 2014
WMS Gaming was assigned a patent for their new video poker gaming system.
The patent (8,613,648) is for “multi-game video poker machine and system with asymmetrically accessible customization features.”
WMS Gaming, a subsidiary of Scientific Games and leading developer of games for desktop and mobile casinos, first applied for the patent in 2011 and finally got it from the United States Patent and Trademark Office on December 24th 2013.
The New Poker Game has impressive characteristics
The documents, which supported the patent application, depict the game concept as: “A gaming system with asymmetric customization capabilities and a method of enabling asymmetric customization of a wagering game. A plurality of selectable game-play features are provided for utilization during the wagering game.”
Additionally, “Players accessing the game-play features are unequally limited as to which features are available for modification, depending on means of access. All features, however, are available for game-play, regardless of means of access.”
The team which stays behind the success and smart strategies of WMS responsible for the patent, consists of Allon Englman, vice-president and design chief, Joel Jaffe, senior director of games and Dion Aoki, game designer.