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WO/1998/034692A1
The present invention relates to a snooker table (10) having a conventional rectangular outer frame having opposed major sides (12, 14) and minor sides (16, 18). The playing surface (20) is non-rectangular, in that a pair of arrowhead or...  
WO/1998/034694A1
This invention is a competitive table top type game having a 'fenced-in' playing surface (26) with opposed player ends (28), each with a target (32). Each player controls one or more strikers (34), and uses it to cause a play piece such ...  
WO/1998/020946A1
A bowling lane surface (10) adapted to have bowling pins (12) set up at one end and a bowling ball (14) thrown by a bowler at an opposite end so that the bowling ball moves on the surface (10) toward the bowling pins (12). The lane surfa...  
WO/1998/013113A2
A self-storing billiard table (10) includes a table top (12) with ball pockets (14) and side cushions (16). A support frame (18) is disposed below the table top to support it. A plurality of retractable support legs (20, 35) are also pro...  
WO/1998/002219A1
A horizontal ball-return mechanism for propelling a bowling ball from one end of a bowling alley to the other, includes a generally horizontal track (13) with compresion and decompression sections, and a generally flat horizontal section...  
WO/1997/049467A1
At a bowling alley there is a monitoring device with a detector (10) by means of which pins (1b, 1c) in the end region of the alley (2) can be recognised. The detector (10) has a photosensitive sensor arrangement which detects the radiat...  
WO/1997/049468A1
An instant replay system for a bowling scoring system (24) is disclosed in which a video clip of a bowler's approach and delivery of a bowling ball, and a video clip of the bowling ball subsequently entering a pin fall area, are filmed, ...  
WO/1997/048460A1
A bowling alley pinsetter includes a conveyor belt forming a partial central portion of a pit surface. Hard plastic panels having a slippery top surface flank the central conveyor. The panels are inclined downward from pit kickbacks towa...  
WO/1997/033667A1
A bowling alley return mechanism (2) includes a horizontal ball return (4) disposed between two adjacent lanes, a pair of sidewalls (6' by 6') which define a chamber and a ball door in one of the sidewalls. A generally crescent shaped co...  
WO/1997/029817A1
An apparatus including a bowling lane, pins positioned on one end of the bowling lane, a bowling ball adapted to be launched down the bowling lane toward the bowling pins, and a spin detector for determining a spin rate of the bowling ba...  
WO/1997/024167A1
This billiards set is provided with a group (1) of balls of a first color comprising a combination of five balls (1a-1e) having a predetermined color and numbered from 1 to 5, a group (2) of balls of a second color comprising a combinati...  
WO/1997/014481A1
An automatic bowling pin setting apparatus and method for setting pins in a given pattern on a pin deck comprises detecting standing pins after a first ball has been rolled, clearing the pin deck of all pins, both standing and deadwood, ...  
WO/1997/013561A1
A game of bowling type where free skittles that are put up at one short side of a long alley are intended to be hit by a bowl thrown from the other short side of the alley. In order to clean the alley from fallen and on the alley lying s...  
WO1996019270A3  
WO/1996/021915A1
A scoring system (10) for a bowling center having a plurality of lanes (12) includes scoring consoles (14) equal to the number of lanes (12) in the bowling center. Each scoring console (14) includes a housing (32) and an input system in ...  
WO/1996/021380A1
A method and apparatus for mounting and dismounting an overhead bowling scoring monitor, includes a support member positioned at the overhead location for the bowling scoring monitor. A lifting mechanism is provided having an elongated l...  
WO/1996/021494A1
A bowling scoring system (20) having a graphic user interface includes an input selection device (68a-68h) for receiving user input selections. The bowling scoring system is responsive to a pin-fall sensor to compute bowlers' scores whic...  
WO/1996/019270A2
A bowling ball gutter connector apparatus having supports and a splice to be mounted in an extruded, spanning manner beneath bowling ball gutter section joints such that fastening of the gutter sections leaves the upper rolling surface o...  
WO/1996/009862A1
A ferrule (16) mounted on one end of a billiard/pool cue shaft (12) has greater compressibility than the compressibility of the shaft to compress on impact of a tip (18) mounted on the ferrule with a ball (74) to absorb a portion of impa...  
WO/1996/009097A1
An improved bowling alley bumper system for selectively guarding against the throwing of gutter balls. The system is a gutter (22, 24 and 26) formed of transversely divided elongated sections (28 and 30) of which at least one is pivotall...  
WO1995011733A3  
WO1995000218A3  
WO/1995/011733A2
A unitary, common design of a game table that may be used as a pocket or snooker pool table or as a caron billiard table in either an outdoor or an indoor environment and as either a coin-operated table or a non-coin-operated table has a...  
WO/1995/007119A1
Described is an automatic skittle- or pin-resetting machine (1a) for pin-bowling or skittle alleys, the machine having a pin-clearing device, a pin carrier, a pin-positioning device (1) and a control unit (20). The pin-positioning device...  
WO/1995/005875A1
Game apparatus (2) comprising a playing table (4), balls (8), and cues (10) for striking the balls (8) over the playing table (4); the balls (8) being differently identifiable balls for enabling point scoring during a game played with th...  
WO1995000219A3  
WO/1995/001211A1
A billiards table comprises a playing bed (12) of sandwich construction having a playing surface which mimics the bounce of slate for a billiards ball, an edge member (16) for said surface formed of moulded plastics and having a cushione...  
WO/1995/000218A2
An automated character-based bowling scoring display system provides voltage level encoding of separate red, green, and blue digital signals into a single analog signal for transmission at a standard transmission frequency or a reduced t...  
WO/1995/000219A2
An automatic pinsetter (12) employing magnetically responsive bowling pins (50), an elevator mechanism (10) for retrieving bowling pins (50) from a pit area (14) adjacent an end portion of a bowling alley (16) and for transporting the sa...  
WO/1994/025126A1
A queuing system is provided for gaming apparatus such as a billiards table. The system uses a remote consol (16) that is coin operated and has a keypad (58) for players to enter their names in a sequence of players. The consol dispenses...  
WO/1994/017875A1
The present invention relates to a ball and table game which incorporates aspects of features of the game of golf and more conventional ball and table games, such as snooker and pool. A ball and table game apparatus is provided which has...  
WO/1994/006525A1
The tips have a portion (11) which is similar to a tip as currently used and a portion (12) in the form of a sleeve or ferrule integrated with the portion (11). The portion (12) provides the extended mounting facility.  
WO/1994/004995A1
In a game played on a billiards or pool table, a game time is a predetermined time value which is divided between two players or sides as allocated playing time to be counted only whilst a player is at the table. A player\'s or side\'s s...  
WO/1994/003244A1
A bowling lane is provided with a pair of bumpers (11) to which are attached sensors (31) or switches (50) that are activated when a bowling ball (15) strikes a bumper (11). The bumpers (11) are attached to brackets (26) that are mounted...  
WO1993018825A3  
WO/1993/018825A2
A cue ball, suitable for practice purposes, into which a circular hole is drilled and the core material removed therefrom. The core material is then replaced with a circular level. Perpendicular to the circular level is a pattern which a...  
WO/1993/017763A1
A bowling alley bumper system which can be used for conventional bowling and for bumper bowling. The bowling alley bumper system includes a pair of gutters (30 and 32) having longitudinally extending portions (40 and 42) and extending an...  
WO/1993/016774A1
An improved bowling alley bumper system for selectively guarding against the throwing of gutter balls. An elongated guard (12) is supported alongside the gutter (14 and 16) and can be pivotally retracted or extended between a first posit...  
WO/1993/013837A1
The invention concerns a table bowling with, at one end of the bowling lane (3) a bowling-pin support plate (4) and, at the other end of the bowling lane (3), a control console. The bowling lane (3) consists of a replaceable element. Thi...  
WO/1993/013838A1
Described is an automatic bowling alley, in particular a table bowling alley, with, at one end of the bowling lane, a pin support plate (1) on which the bowling pins (10) stand and which operates in conjunction with a pin-setting frame (...  
WO1993006901A3  
WO/1993/007939A1
In accordance with this invention, a bowling lane dressing apparatus (10) is provided which has a carriage (14) for movement along the bowling lane (12) between the foul line and the pit. Drive wheels (38) are rotatably mounted on the ca...  
WO/1993/006901A2
Disclosed is a pocket billiard game in which players alternately must contact any one of a first collection of substantially indistinguishable object balls and, if successful, must contact a particular ball of a second collection of numb...  
WO/1993/004746A1
Bumper bowling systems include retractable bumpers (23, 24) and mechanisms (44a, 45a) connected to the retractable bumpers disposed alongside a bowling alley's gutters (14, 15). The mechanisms (44a, 45a) are adapted to extend the bumpers...  
WO/1993/002757A1
There is disclosed a supported surface comprising a rigid sheet and a plurality of supporting devices mounted below the sheet to provide support therefor at multiple locations on the underside of the sheet, characterised in that each dev...  
WO/1993/002758A1
A multi-surface pinball machine (10), which may be played by one or more players. The surfaces connect at an apex (62), and one or more players stand at the outer ends of each surface. An automatic flipper actuator (66, 68) provided for ...  
WO/1993/000140A1
A cloth for covering a billiard table comprises a cloth that may be dyed with a colour- and light-fast, as well as wear-resistant textile dye and upon which is applied after dyeing a starch-free impregnating agent that smooths down the s...  
WO/1992/009343A1
A pinball-type game apparatus (10) having a pair of adjacent playfields (11) and (12) for use by two players simultaneously and flippers (22) and (23) which may be actuated by the player on the opposite playfield to enable capture of bal...  
WO/1992/006755A1
Un support de queue comprend un élément de guidage (1) conçu pour guider l'extrémité de frappe d'une queue, et des éléments de support alternatifs (2, 3) servant à fixer l'élément de guidage (1) soit à la main d'un joueur ou ...  
WO/1992/006754A1
A snooker cue action practise board consists of a flat oblong shaped board (3) that can be layed on any resonably flat surface at an approximate snooker table height. At one end and in opposite corners on the flat surface of the board (3...  

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