(19) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication (io) Pub. No.: US 2002/0002079 Al
Martin et al. (43) Pub. Date: Jan. 3,2002
(54) COMBINATION JUKEBOX AND GAME
(76) Inventors: John R. Martin, Rockford, IL (US);
Patrick G. Rice, Loves Park, IL (US)
John J. Held
McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
500 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60661 (US)
(21) Appl. No.: 09/934,498
(22) Filed: Aug. 22, 2001
Related U.S. Application Data
(63) Continuation-in-part of application No. 09/309,400, filed on May 11, 1999, which is a continuation of application No. 08/975,612, filed on Nov. 21, 1997, now Pat. No. 5,930,765, which is a continuation of
application No. 08/638,022, filed on Apr. 25, 1996, now Pat. No. 5,848,398 and which is a continuationin-part of application No. 09/426,047, filed on Oct. 25, 1999.
(51) Int. CI.7 A63F 13/00
(52) U.S. CI 463/42
A combination entertainment system for providing both jukebox and game entertainment is disclosed. The entertainment system comprises a jukebox subsystem, a dart game subsystem, and a control subsystem that coordinates a jukebox mode of operation and a dart game mode of operation. Also disclosed is a method of operation for the combination jukebox and game entertainment system. The method transfers operation between game, jukebox, and advertisement modes of operation, based on patron input and the current operating mode of the system.