Computerized Method Of Selecting And Verifying Contest Winners

  • Published: Jun 23, 2016
  • Earliest Priority: Dec 18 2014
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Abstract

A computerized method for determining and verifying a result of a computerized game or contest is disclosed. The method comprises combining a client seed value, a server seed value, and a secret seed value into a combined seed value, entering the combined seed value into a decision making algorithm, executing the algorithm, determining an output value of the decision algorithm, establishing a preset value range, determining if the output value is within the preset value range, and generating an award if the output value is within the preset value range. The method is utilized to operate a game of chance. The method may be used for a single player game, a multiplayer lottery, or a multiplayer contest with a backup lottery. In the preferred embodiment, the method is utilized in an online auction contest with a backup lottery for players who do not win the auction.


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  • Publication: Jun 23, 2016
  • Application: Dec 17, 2015
    US US 201514972382 A
  • Priority: Dec 17, 2015
    US US 201514972382 A
  • Priority: Dec 18, 2014
    US US 201462093505 P

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