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9033342 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Playing card shuffler
 
An apparatus is for shuffling a plurality of playing cards used in gaming. The apparatus includes a card support adapted to support the unshuffled cards on-edge. An exciter is also included, and...
8998211 Methods of randomizing cards  
Apparatuses and methods for moving playing cards from a first group of cards into plural hands of cards, wherein each of the hands contains a random arrangement of cards. The apparatus may...
8967621 Card shuffling apparatuses and related methods  
Card shuffler apparatuses include a card repositioner used to randomly reposition a plurality of cards on-edge over an aperture extending through a card support surface to allow cards to...
8960674 Batch card shuffling apparatuses including multi-card storage compartments, and related methods  
Automatic card shufflers include a card input mechanism for inputting cards into the card shuffler, a card storage device for receiving cards from the card input mechanism and temporarily storing...
8931779 Methods of handling cards and of selectively delivering bonus cards  
Methods of delivering groups of cards to a card game and, upon the occurrence of an event, dispensing a bonus card comprising feeding playing cards individually from an infeed area of a card...
8920229 Secured gaming cards and verification system  
A gaming card verification system includes electronic gaming tables and a system server in communication with and located remotely from the tables. The system or table tracks playing cards at each...
8899587 Multiple mode card shuffler and card reading device  
A multiple-mode card shuffling and/or card verification device includes a top surface, a card receiving area for receiving an initial set of playing cards, a randomizing or arranging system for...
8844931 Card shuffler with gravity feed system for playing cards  
A card feed system for feeding cards into a card handling system. The card feed system includes a card input compartment with a playing card support surface, a front wall, a rear wall and two side...
8820745 Device and method for handling, shuffling, and moving cards  
Card-handling devices include a card-holding area and a card output shoe. The card output shoe includes a card-way for passage of cards from the card-holding area into a dealing-ready area. A...
8651485 Playing card handling devices including shufflers  
A playing card shuffling device includes a visual display in information communication with the playing card shuffling device. At least one processor is programmed to provide displayable...
8651486 Apparatuses for providing hands of playing cards with differential hand count capability  
An apparatus for providing hands of playing cards includes a playing card moving system for moving a number of playing cards defining a hand of playing cards from a container to a delivery tray,...
8646779 Device and method for handling, shuffling, and moving cards  
Card-handling devices include a card-holding area and a card output shoe. The card output shoe includes a card-way for passage of cards from the card-holding area into a dealing-ready area. A...
8636285 Ergonomic card delivery shoe  
An apparatus for handling cards has a dispensing end. The dispensing end has a base plate for supporting cards being manually removed. An upper plate with a U-shaped opening is spaced above the...
8590896 Card-handling devices and systems  
Playing card-handling devices, such as shufflers, dealing shoes, discard racks and verification systems, are rotatably secured to a gaming table to allow for functional and ergonomic adjustment of...
8556263 Card shuffler with card rank and value reading capability  
A device for forming a random set of playing cards is disclosed. The device comprises: a top surface and a bottom surface of the device. A single card receiving area is provided for receiving an...
8550464 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with selectable odds  
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...
8511684 Card-reading shoe with inventory correction feature and methods of correcting inventory  
Methods and apparatus for identifying unexpected cards in a card-handling device are disclosed. The method comprises providing a card-handling device, wherein the card-handling device comprises a...
8485907 Systems, methods, and devices for monitoring card games, such as Baccarat  
Gaming systems, methods, and devices for determining or verifying the outcome of a card game, for example the card game of Baccarat. The systems, methods, and devices can be used in conjunction...
8408551 System and method to handle playing cards, employing elevator mechanism  
A card shoe handling device includes a playing card output receiver including a playing card support surface and a ceiling at least partially disposed relatively over the playing card support...
8366109 System and method to handle playing cards, employing elevator mechanism  
A card shoe handling device includes a playing card output receiver including a playing card support surface and a ceiling at least partially disposed relatively over the playing card support...
8360431 Shuffling apparatus  
A shuffling apparatus comprising: at least three card holders, each adapted to hold at least one deck of cards; a conveying mechanism adapted to convey cards between each card holder and at least...
8342932 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with intermediary playing card receiver  
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...
8342533 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with multi-compartment playing card receivers  
An inventory sensor is positioned and configured to identify playing cards stored in compartments of one or more playing card receivers. The inventory sensor allows the identity of a playing card...
8313365 Detecting duplicate collections of virtual playing instruments  
Aspects of the present invention provide systems and methods relating to online gaming utilizing virtual playing instruments. The virtual playing instruments may be generated from physical playing...
8267404 Playing card shuffler with differential hand count capability  
A programmable card handling machine with a display and appropriate inputs for adjusting the machine to any of a number of games comprises inputs including a number of cards-per-hand selector, a...
8262090 Method, apparatus and article for random sequence generation and playing card distribution  
A method, apparatus and article generates a pseudo-random playing card sequence and distributes playing cards according to the pseudo-random playing card sequence. For example, the method,...
8162734 Card gaming machine  
A card gaming machine including: an extraction unit for extracting at least a card from among a plurality of the cards with a predetermined kinds of symbols drawn thereon; a display unit for...
8118305 Mechanized playing card dealing shoe with automatic jam recovery  
A distinct dealing shoe having no shuffling functionality receives a shuffled, randomized or ordered group of cards. The cards may be mechanically moved one at a time from a receiving area for the...
8113932 Method and computer readable medium relating to creating child virtual decks from a parent virtual deck  
Methods and systems relating to virtual playing instruments generated from physical playing instruments are provided. In one embodiment, a child deck may be created using one or more rules to...
8105168 Method and computer readable medium relating to virtual playing instruments  
Aspects of the present invention provide systems and methods relating to online gaming utilizing virtual playing instruments generated from physical playing instruments. According to one aspect of...
8070160 Playing cards shuffling and dealing machine  
The invention presents a methodology and device for distribution of playing cards. Automatic operation without manual intervention is its main theme. This eliminates the likely manipulations,...
8025294 Card shuffler with card rank and value reading capability  
A card shuffling device includes a top surface, a card receiving area for receiving an initial set of playing cards, a randomizing or arranging system for the initial set of playing cards, a...
8011661 Shuffler with shuffling completion indicator  
A playing card shuffling device has a visual display in information communication with the playing card shuffling device. At least one processor is programmed to provide displayable information to...
7770893 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack  
A system reads an identifier from a hand of cards to identify the cards. For example, the system can read an identifier from a pair of cards forming the initial hand in blackjack, where the one...
7766331 Method and device for physically randomizing a plurality of playing instruments in absence of a random number generator  
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...
7766334 System and computer-executable instructions for physically randomizing a plurality of playing instruments in absence of a random number generator  
Aspects of the present invention provide systems and methods relating to online gaming utilizing virtual playing instruments generated from physical playing instruments. According to one aspect of...
7753798 Systems, methods, and devices for monitoring card games, such as baccarat  
Gaming systems, methods, and devices for determining or verifying the outcome of a card game, for example the card game of Baccarat. The systems, methods, and devices can be used in conjunction...
7736236 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack  
A system reads an identifier from a hand of cards to identify the cards. For example, the system can read an identifier from a pair of cards forming the initial hand in blackjack, where the one...
7717427 Playing card dealing shoe with automated internal card feeding and card reading  
A distinct dealing shoe having no shuffling functionality receives shuffled, randomized or ordered group of cards. The cards may be mechanically moved one at a time from a receiving area for the...
7677565 Card shuffler with card rank and value reading capability  
A card shuffling device includes a top surface, a card receiving area for receiving an initial set of playing cards, a randomizing or arranging system for the initial set of playing cards, a...
7591728 Online gaming system configured for remote user interaction  
The present invention provides systems and methods relating to a physical gaming system that may host remote players. According to one embodiment of the invention, physical cards are utilized in a...
7556561 Electronic player interaction area with player customer interaction features  
A system and method for providing an electronic poker game of the present invention includes a table having a table top with a playing surface and a plurality of electronic player interaction...
7537216 Method, apparatus and article for computational sequence generation and playing card distribution  
A computationally generated playing card sequence (e.g., pseudo-random, non pseudo-random, or partially pseudo-random) allows shuffled distribution of playing cards. Playing cards may be organized...
7523937 Device for use in playing card handling system  
A playing card handling system includes a pivoting pair of jaws to retrieve playing cards from a playing card receiver, for example a carousel. The rotational or angular velocity of a picker may...
7407438 Modular dealing shoe for casino table card games  
A playing card delivery shoe is used in the play of the casino table card game of blackjack is disclosed. The shoe may comprise a) an area for receiving a first set of playing cards useful in the...
7341510 Casino poker game table that implements play of a casino table poker game  
An apparatus and a method of play in the practice of the present invention that are described below. An apparatus supporting the play of a casino table card game according to the present invention...
7300056 System and methods for randomizing playing instruments for use in online gaming  
Aspects of the present invention provide systems and methods relating to online gaming utilizing virtual playing instruments generated from physical playing instruments. According to one aspect of...
7261294 Playing card shuffler with differential hand count capability  
A programmable card handling machine with a display and appropriate inputs for adjusting the machine to any of a number of games comprises inputs including a number of cards per hand selector, a...
7222852 Method, apparatus and article employing multiple machine-readable indicia on playing cards  
A stacked set of playing cards are supported to expose an information bearing portion bearing a first machine-readable indicia and an information bearing portion bearing a second machine-readable...
7073791 Hand forming shuffler with on demand hand delivery  
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for moving playing cards from a first group of cards into plural hands of cards, wherein each of the hands contains a random arrangement of...

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