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US Patent Issued for Method, System, and Ticket for Facilitating Lottery-Related Activities via Mobile Devices

August 24, 2022 | Government

Title: Method, System, and Ticket for Facilitating Lottery-Related Activities via Mobile Devices

The United States Patent Number: 11,417,167

Patent Issued: August 16, 2022

Abstract: An enhanced lottery media representation object such as a ticket, for example, permits a user to access certain desirable features using a communications device. In embodiments of the present invention, an improved physical lottery ticket is provided with one or more icons, such as code elements or graphic patterns, thereupon to enable a user with a properly enabled device to detect, such as by scanning or photographing the icon, or by maintaining the icon within a field of view, one or more of the icons to reveal one or more enhanced experiences via the device.

Inventors: Barnes; James C. (North Kingston, RI)

Applicant: IGT Global Solutions Corporation (Providence, RI)

Assignee: IGT Global Solutions Corporation (Providence, RI)

Family ID: 1000006500607

Appl. No.: 16/401,784

Filed: May 2, 2019

Current U.S. Class: 1/1

Current CPC Class: G06Q 20/047 (20200501); G07F 17/329 (20130101); G06T 19/006 (20130101); G07F 17/3211 (20130101); G07F 17/32 (20130101); G06T 2200/24 (20130101)

Current International Class: A63F 13/00 (20140101); G07F 17/32 (20060101); G06Q 20/04 (20120101); G06T 19/00 (20110101)

SOURCE: US Patent & Trademark Office.