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WO/2007/044421A2
In some embodiments, methods and apparatus allow for a plurality of options to be displayed to a player for playing at least one round of a game in accordance with at least one advantage and/or disadvantage. The player may accept an opti...  
WO/2007/044785A2
A player is permitted to play in a tournament involving one or more instances of an online game. In one specific example, the player may choose, at a point of sale (POS), a tournament option that permits the player to play in a tournamen...  
WO/2007/040633A2
The construction of a set of playing cards comprising a group of single-valued cards (Figs 2a - 2d) and a group of double-valued cards (Figs Ia - Ie) is disclosed In one embodiment, the power of a select group of conventionally high valu...  
WO2006036851B1
Trading card games and methods of play. The trading card game includes first and second game components comprising a plurality of first and second individual game pieces each having attributes visibly displayed thereon. The second game p...  
WO/2007/040633A3
The construction of a set of playing cards comprising a group of single-valued cards (Figs 2a - 2d) and a group of double-valued cards (Figs Ia - Ie) is disclosed In one embodiment, the power of a select group of conventionally high valu...  
WO/2007/038468A3
A gaming method is disclosed. To play the game at least two card representations are provided to a player. Each card representation comprises a symbol having a corresponding predetermined value (28). Two card representations are provided...  
WO/2007/038468A2
A gaming method is disclosed. To play the game at least two card representations are provided to a player. Each card representation comprises a symbol having a corresponding predetermined value (28). Two card representations are provided...  
WO2006041705B1
A playing card delivery shoe (2) for playing a game of blackjack. The shoe comprises an area (4) for receiving a first set of playing cards, a first card mover (10) that moves playing cards from the first set to a playing card staging ar...  
WO/2007/033461A1
A method and device which makes specific use of the face or frontal area of each card of a typical deck of playing cards by converting the face of each such card into a miniature repetitive billboard assembly or repetitive promotional or...  
WO/2007/033012A2
A card game with a Dealer and at least one player, the game using at least one deck of standard playing cards, including dealing a hand (11) of a first face-up card to each player and a face-down card to the Dealer, and dealing at least ...  
WO/2007/033012A3
A card game with a Dealer and at least one player, the game using at least one deck of standard playing cards, including dealing a hand (11) of a first face-up card to each player and a face-down card to the Dealer, and dealing at least ...  
WO/2007/033261A2
A card shoe handling device (200) includes a cover (221) that is manually movable from a closed position to an opened position and a switch (233) operable to cause a delivery of at least some of the playing cards externally from the play...  
WO/2007/033222A2
A card shoe handling device (200) includes a cover (221) that is manually movable from a closed position to an opened position, where in the closed position the cover limits access to playing cards carried by the playing card output rece...  
WO/2007/033085A1
Playing cards may be selected based on a desired set of payout or house odds and/or house advantage. The playing cards may be placed into, and/or retrieved from, one or more intermediary playing card receivers in a random or pseudo-rando...  
WO/2007/033086A1
An inventory sensor is positioned and configured to identify playing cards stored in compartments of one or more intermediary playing card receivers. The intermediary playing card receivers may be positioned in a card transport path betw...  
WO/2007/033261A3
A card shoe handling device (200) includes a cover (221) that is manually movable from a closed position to an opened position and a switch (233) operable to cause a delivery of at least some of the playing cards externally from the play...  
WO/2007/033222A3
A card shoe handling device (200) includes a cover (221) that is manually movable from a closed position to an opened position, where in the closed position the cover limits access to playing cards carried by the playing card output rece...  
WO/2007/031804A1
Means for playing of games, which means comprises a bearing element (10), preferably of card form, and at least one image element (16, 18, 20, 22) arranged thereon and representing information, preferably visually perceptible value relat...  
WO/2007/030710A2
A gaming method operates to provide expert card-counting information to some or all participants, in exchange for a premium. The premium may be a cash payment, a reduction in the prize amounts or betting odds, some combination of the for...  
WO/2007/030710A3
A gaming method operates to provide expert card-counting information to some or all participants, in exchange for a premium. The premium may be a cash payment, a reduction in the prize amounts or betting odds, some combination of the for...  
WO/2007/027326A1
A game includes a plurality of playing cards with each card having a number of phrases listed on a face thereof; a random number generator, wherein the amount of numbers that may be generated by the random number generator equals the num...  
WO/2007/027942A1
A gaining table (12) includes an inductive interface (48a, 48b) and/or a point optical encoder. The inductive interface is located beneath a playing surface of the gaming table and electromagnetically communicates with devices on the gam...  
WO/2007/021290A2
A golf card game comprised of a plurality of playing cards, divided into a plurality of categories, devised to simulate the game of golf and the scoring associated with the game of golf as played on an actual golf course. The present inv...  
WO/2007/021249A3
To achieve an information output device in which information of a medium disposed on a stage surface can be surely and efficiently read out, and a stage effect and a security are high. In the information output device, media are disposed...  
WO/2007/022400A8  
WO/2007/021476A3
The standard game of Asia Poker is modified by dividing the seven cards dealt to each participant into three groups or hands rather than two, with the three groups containing four cards, two cards or one card, respectively. To win, a pla...  
WO/2007/021249A2
To achieve an information output device in which information of a medium disposed on a stage surface can be surely and efficiently read out, and a stage effect and a security are high. In the information output device, media are disposed...  
WO/2007/021476A2
The standard game of Asia Poker is modified by dividing the seven cards dealt to each participant into three groups or hands rather than two, with the three groups containing four cards, two cards or one card, respectively. To win, a pla...  
WO/2007/022400A2  
WO/2007/016775A1
A method and system for playing jackpot and live baccarat games are provided. One feature of the jackpot method involves the use of card combinations that may include, e.g., at least one zero-point card. Another feature of the jackpot me...  
WO/2007/019381A2  
WO/2007/018685A1
A memory game is shown similar to the game of concentration. However, each tile (10) has a coding region associated therewith for players to aid their memories with mnemonic codes (16) . Additional_-variations are disclosed, including li...  
WO/2007/015883A3
The present invention relates to a method and device for playing a game in which values of a game piece are gradually revealed. In one embodiment, a housing receives a game piece. The housing includes an opaque portion covering markings ...  
WO/2007/011781A2
A variation of a poker game is shown, with a unique deck of cards. The deck inserts two additional values (11 and 12), and un-suits two values (10s and 11s). The play is substantially equivalent to that of Texas Hold 'Em except that the ...  
WO/2007/010055A1
The invention relates to a method for the reliable auditing of a series of pre-established confidence requirements for a game using either onsite or remote electronic means. The invention involves the use of a game module with which the ...  
WO/2007/011781A3
A variation of a poker game is shown, with a unique deck of cards. The deck inserts two additional values (11 and 12), and un-suits two values (10s and 11s). The play is substantially equivalent to that of Texas Hold 'Em except that the ...  
WO/2007/011801A1
A method of playing a poker-type game where a player wagers on a game that has one or more predetermined cards revealed in each of a plurality of hands. A first number of community cards are revealed followed by a second round of wagerin...  
WO/2007/009179A1
A web or grid (16) for a game board (10) for use in playing a combination of darts and a card game with sets of darts has a plurality of elongate members disposed parallel to each of two mutually perpendicular axes, to define a plurality...  
WO/2007/008441A3
A gaming system (100) provides a secondary game in which the outcome depends on the results from multiple instances of a primary game. The secondary game is associated with a particular structure that includes a number of separate locati...  
WO/2007/008461A3
Methods of playing drawings games incorporating novel steps and electronic game systems configured for use with a video display and adapted to interactively provide novel methods of playing drawing games. Novel steps of the methods inclu...  
WO/2007/003888A1
One embodiment of the invention provides a method of televising a card game, where the card game involves placing at least one playing card face down on a surface. The method includes providing each playing card with an electronic memory...  
WO/2007/006002A3
A method of operating a plurality of wagering game tournaments on a plurality of gaming machines includes receiving a wager from a player to play a wagering game on a gaming machine of the plurality of gaming machines. The method further...  
WO/2007/005747A3
Aspects of the invention relate to fully automated systems and methods for shuffling and scrambling playing instruments, such as cards, before being dealt to one or more players. In one embodiment, a rotating device is utilized to scramb...  
WO/2007/002721A2
A pari-mutual wagering system offering a plurality of wagering options to bettors for individual predictions of the individual outcomes sporting contests in contest groupings having a plurality of such sporting contests. At least one of ...  
WO/2007/002484A3
Each player places at least one game wager. Game wagers include player hand proposition wagers on the composition of the player hand and inclusion of cards having predetermined characteristics in the player hand; competitive wagers on th...  
WO/2007/002484A2
Each player places at least one game wager. Game wagers include player hand proposition wagers on the composition of the player hand and inclusion of cards having predetermined characteristics in the player hand; competitive wagers on th...  
WO/2006/138262A2
A playing card delivery shoe (300) is used in the play of the casino table card game of baccarat or blackjack or any game where cards are pulled one at a time from the shoe. The apparatus comprisies a reader (350) or an imager that scans...  
WO/2006/138596A3
A gaming system allows a game manager to manage and run a multiplayer game and adjudicate all player characters with the ability to control the game and game play for all players from a centralized command facility in real-time. Interact...  
WO/2006/135980A1
This invention relates to the awarding of prizes for games, such as for example, table games like card games. In one form the present invention is suitable for use in the game of Blackjack and provides a system for awarding a game prize,...  
WO/2006/136011A1
A device for and method of providing a poker game. In a broad aspect, the method is generally directed to a game in which, in a particular game instance, a hand is initially provided with a plurality of cards from which a user may select...  

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