Preferably, activation comprises connecting the gaming communication device to a private data network. 8 is for example purposes only, and other configurations are within the scope of the invention. Here we will tell you about. Similarly, where more than onedevice, article or other product is described herein (whether or not they cooperate a single device/article may alternatively be used in place of the more than one device or article that is described. Geological Institute Survey (GIS) mapping may also be utilized to compare identified coordinates of a gaming communication device with GIS map features or elements to determine whether a device is in an area not authorized for gaming. The audio signal may consist of a distinct series of notes or pulses. For 7 years of effective work in gambling business Novomatic filled their portfolio with the whole list of such products as: 230 videoslots; 40 multiplayer games; 10 slots with progressive jackpots; 10 roulettes and table games. Moreover, the user may receive or make payments remotely, by way of inputting instructions via the gaming communication device or by another remote device such as an automatic teller machine (ATM which is in electronic communication with the gaming server or other server operated. The options for user input are myriad. Events can include, for example, sporting events, such as horse or auto racing, and athletic competitions such as football, basketball, baseball, golf, etc. For instance, it is possible that the gaming control board (or other regulatory authority) could obtain a gaming communication device and compare their test results over time against records in the electronic record database (e.g., by comparing the results shown in the keystroke log). When docked, the second device may come into electrical contact with the first device. 6, in a first step 602, the gaming communication device is activated. Various other embodiments within the scope of the described invention(s) include other products that omit some or all of the described plurality. For accessing the private wireless networks 41, the gaming communication devices are preferably WiFi- or WiMax-enabled PDAs or mini-laptops, and do lot have to be managed by a third-party partner. The invention may also provide for the logging of keystrokes. For example, if the user is owed less than 5,000 the waiting period may be twelve hours.