US Classes463/30, Perceptible output or display (e.g., tactile, etc.)463/25Credit/debit monitoring or manipulation (e.g., game entry, betting, prize level, etc.)
Issued Patent Number:8282479
A gaming machine includes a display device and a processor coupled to the display device. The processor is configured to cause the display device to display a game using a first frame. The processor is also configured to divide the first frame into a plurality of second frames during play of the game in the first frame, cause the display device to display the plurality of second frames, and enable continued play of the game separately within each second frame. In addition, the processor is configured to merge the plurality of second frames into the first frame, cause the display device to display the first frame, and enable continued play of the game within the first frame.