Patents Filed

Method for the selective display, review, pricing, recommendation and acceptance of free goods and services requiring varying scales of play at a casino via the World Wide Web 

Publication number: 20080293479

Abstract: This invention relates to the art of facilitating the ability for the selective display, review, pricing, recommendation and acceptance (“shopping”) of free goods and services requiring varying scales of play at a casino (“comps”) more particularly using the World Wide Web (“Internet”) to do it. The invention will support numerous languages.

Type: Application

Filed: May 21, 2007

Publication date: November 27, 2008

Applicant: VALETNOIR, INC.

Inventors: George Nassef,, Kelly Michaelian, Jeffrey Yang

Method Apparatus and System for permitting the self-service of established casino players to new casino destinations in the Gaming Industry via a Wide Area Network

Publication number: 20070060357

Abstract: This invention relates to the art of facilitating the ability for a game of chance player (“casino player” or “player”) to handle their own upcoming plans for accommodations and services via the World Wide Web or other Wide Area Network to a casino service provider (“casino”) without human intervention or approval by applying a set of rules, conveying information translated into the native language of the patron and approving the transaction according to the casino's house rules for similar established players even if the player has never visited this particular property or company's properties before the trip being planned. The invention will support numerous languages.

Type: Application

Filed: August 24, 2004

Publication date: March 15, 2007

Inventor: George Nassef

Method and Apparatus for facilitating the introduction and communication of individuals or groups traveling to and from casino destinations in the Gaming Industry for the purpose of dating.

Publication number: 20060041586

Abstract: An object of the present invention comprises a method and apparatus for providing a potential dating client management system for dating clients that are traveling to a casino destination, entertainment destination, club venue, or restaurant, concert or other venue out of their normal geographical area. Said system services these dating clients on a wide area network, such as the Internet, and directly controls the process and all related facts surrounding the complete interaction of the process between the clients, the venue, and the potential casino destination. In other words, potential dating clients may use this system to find other potential dating clients that will or could be on the same trip to the same town and available to meet.

Type: Application

Filed: August 18, 2004

Publication date: February 23, 2006

Inventor: George Nassef

Method and apparatus for air and bus charter management via wide area network in the gaming industry

Publication number: 20060036450

Abstract: This invention relates to the art of reservations management, and, more specifically, to a distributed system for a casino establishment to plan and arrange for passengers on air and coach charters traveling to and from a casino establishment via a wide area network. This invention allows for the remote management of names and personal information in a distributed environment and/or player self-service wherein a player may introduce their own name and credentials to the system, have the system apply rules to the approval of the trip, and ultimately track all seat and manifest information.

Type: Application

Filed: August 14, 2004

Publication date: February 16, 2006

Applicant: VALETNOIR INC.

Inventors: George Nassef, Jeffrey Yang, Kelly Michaelian

Method and Apparatus for Customer Service and Relationship Management of Junkets Players in the Gaming Industry

Publication number: 20060025219

Abstract: The invention comprises a method and apparatus for providing a game of chance player (casino player) customer relationship management system for players serviced within a business that are being provided to a casino establishment by an independent broker (called an independent representative or junket) service.

Type: Application

Filed: July 28, 2004

Publication date: February 2, 2006

Inventors: George Nassef, Jeffrey Yang

Worldwide casino tour promotion and acceptance system and method

Patent number: 6910968

Abstract: A system and method for implementing casino junkets or casino tours to potential or return customers and tracking the acceptance of those promotions via electronic means. Data including promotions and requirements for the promotion are entered online in real-time by casino representatives into the real-time posting system and presented, based upon certain player qualifications, in real-time to qualified players. Promotions are displayed to potential customers based upon customer preference items, applicable dates of the promotion, qualification of the potential customer to maintain play and minimum play levels required to qualify for the casino tour and if displayed are able to be accepted by the potential customers, with notification back to the casino tour operator electronically via the system.

Type: Grant

Filed: April 18, 2002

Date of Patent: June 28, 2005

Assignee: Valet Noir, Inc.

Inventor: George Nassef

Worldwide casino tour promotion and acceptance system and method

Publication number: 20050090314

Abstract: The invention comprises a method and apparatus for providing an interactive game of chance player (casino player) prospecting exchange service. The method and apparatus enable a gaming service provider's personnel to post promotions on the world wide web for tours and other gatherings of players of interest, search a player database based upon a series of qualifying criteria, and accept electronic reservations for these tours. The method and apparatus further enables a player to identify information that may enable them to qualify themselves based on their play history, types of play and other personal information that may be of interest to a gaming service provider. The method and apparatus further enables a player to be searched from a multiplicity of such players, based upon their travel history. The method and apparatus further enables a player to be searched based upon their desired destination.

Type: Application

Filed: September 25, 2004

Publication date: April 28, 2005

Inventor: George Nassef

Worldwide casino tour promotion and acceptance system and method

Publication number: 20030199318

Abstract: A system and method for implementing casino junkets or casino tours to potential or return customers and tracking the acceptance of those promotions via electronic means. Data including promotions and requirements for the promotion are entered online in real-time by casino representatives into the real-time posting system and presented, based upon certain player qualifications, in real-time to qualified players. Promotions are displayed to potential customers based upon customer preference items, applicable dates of the promotion, qualification of the potential customer to maintain play and minimum play levels required to qualify for the casino tour and if displayed are able to be accepted by the potential customers, with notification back to the casino tour operator electronically via the system.

Type: Application

Filed: April 18, 2002

Publication date: October 23, 2003

Inventor: George Nassef