Secure placement of confidential information on a circulated blank ticket
Electronic gaming machine and method
Direct thermal printable pull tabs Patent #: 6543808
ApplicationNo. 09/922491 filed on 08/03/2001
US Classes:463/17, Lot match or lot combination (e.g., roulette, lottery, etc.)283/101, Adhesively attached283/903, LOTTERY TICKET463/18, Plural lots (e.g., keno, etc.)463/20Lot-to-lot combination (e.g., slot machine, etc.)
ExaminersPrimary: Dolinar, Andrew M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA63F 9/24 (20060101)
A63F 13/12 (20060101)
AbstractA distributed manufacturing and distribution process for lottery tickets is disclosed. The manufacturing/vending system comprises a centralized ticket manufacturing controller located at a centralized location and one or more vending devices located at remote sites. Each vending device is operatively coupled for communication with the centralized ticket manufacturing controller, normally via a network connection. Each vending devices is further equipped with a printer and ticket media secured from potential customers, so that a customer is able to purchase on-demand tickets from vending device in communication with the centralized ticket manufacturing controller. Additionally, the vending devices may be configured as electronic aid to display the results of the purchased lottery tickets to the customer.