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UNLV Gaming Innovation Program Student Sells Idea to Konami Gaming, Inc.

Posted: May 23, 2014

Harrah Hotel College student Hien Nguyen patents new video wagering game through Dr. Mark Yoseloff Gaming Innovation Program; game sold to Konami Gaming, Inc.

The first casino game patented by a student-inventor as part of an innovative new UNLV gaming course was sold this week to industry leader Konami Gaming, Inc. 

UNLV Harrah Hotel College student Hien Nguyen developed the game last fall during the first semester of the Dr. Mark Yoseloff Gaming Innovation Program. Nguyen’s creation is Domino Dragon, a Chinese domino video wagering game that involves a new method for determining slot machine winning outcomes using elements of Pai Gow tiles.

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