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9039522 Progressive jackpot alerts in a gaming system  
Various embodiments are directed to a gaming system capable of providing progressive level alerts or promotions when a progressive jackpot reaches a predetermined value. In one embodiment, the...
9033784 Video poker method of play  
In accordance with a poker game, a player is dealt a first set of cards, such as 5 cards. The player elects which cards to hold and which cards to discard, if any. Upon discarding any cards, a...
9028325 Number of players determined using facial recognition  
There is provided a system and method for determining a number of players present using facial recognition. There is provided a method comprising capturing an image of the players present, and...
9022858 System and method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts and bonus rounds  
A system and a method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts based on a cash in or initial investment amount are described. In response to a player's initial investment or cash in...
9022860 System and method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts and bonus rounds  
A system and a method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts based on a cash in or initial investment amount are described. In response to a player's initial investment or cash in...
9022859 System and method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts and bonus rounds  
A system and a method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts based on a cash in or initial investment amount are described. In response to a player's initial investment or cash in...
9011238 System and method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts and bonus rounds  
A system and a method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts based on a cash in or initial investment amount are described. In response to a player's initial investment or cash in...
9011227 Casino game with pay line multipliers  
A poker machine apparatus has a pay line multiplier that is randomly selected for each active pay line. The pay line multiplier varies for each round of play. An extra wager may be required from...
9005010 Wagering game method, gaming machine, gaming system, and program product providing an enhanced tournament award feature  
Gaming systems and methods provide a tournament game which selectively awards an enhanced tournament play result. The enhanced tournament play result may be of variable value which is selected for...
9005000 Reusable card-based gaming system and method  
An apparatus for gaming, comprising a card reader system for reading card data from a game card associated with a player. An instant win game system for associating an instant win game entry with...
8998210 Card disposal system for table game  
A card disposal system for a table game is provided that is capable of assuring the disposal of all of cards corresponding to a predetermined number of decks that are used at a game table without...
8974279 Bad beat insurance  
In various embodiments, a system and a method of implementing bad beat insurance are disclosed. After a stage of a portion of a game is played, it is determined that a player is favored to win the...
8960675 Game using images produced by wetting medium  
A game for creating and enlivening discussions between two or more people based upon images produced using liquid drops on a semi-absorbent surface. A few drops of liquid are randomly applied to a...
8961295 Power conservation in wagering game machines  
Systems and methods provide power management on a wagering game machine. Inrush power may be reduced by staggering application of power to various power supplies in a wagering game machine. A...
8961299 System and method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts and bonus rounds  
A system and a method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts based on a cash in or initial investment amount are described. In response to a player's initial investment or cash in...
8960676 Card game  
A card game is disclosed in which participants arrange six poker cards into three hands, including a one-card hand, a two-card hand, and a three-card hand. Wagers are placed on each of the...
8956210 Methods and systems for playing baccarat jackpot  
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 includes at least one zero-point card....
8944434 Melding card games with solving component  
The present disclosure is directed to card games, and more particularly to card games in which players play to form certain card combinations or “melds,” in order to collect information that in...
8944905 Method of lottery wagering on real-world events  
Methods for direct wagering and lottery wagering on real-world events including outcomes based on fantasy sports league performance. One method according to an embodiment of the present invention...
8936509 Methods and devices for card games with card replacement  
A player of a card game, such as poker, is presented with opportunities to replace one or more of the cards in his or her hand. The first such replacement may be free, but the player may incur a...
8936246 Multi-action poker game and method of conducting multiple hands substantially simultaneously  
Simultaneous poker hands played on an elliptical, table incorporating two dealer stations with each dealer station including one or more of the following: automatic shuffler; chip rack and chips;...
8926419 Select and drag method for a gaming machine  
A method for playing a casino gaming device including a select and drag feature is disclosed. In one embodiment, a player selects values for multiple positions or spots on a game of chance. The...
8905404 Card games  
A card game in which players compete against a dealer to obtain a poker hand and a blackjack hand that beats the dealer without busting by exceeding a predetermined number of points.
8905403 Cards and card games  
A method and apparatus to play poker or blackjack games that include novel playing cards that do not have non-descriptive backs and novel card arrangements with multiple hands sharing a common...
8888101 Card table  
A card table structure, preferably a poker table, includes a frame with legs for supporting the frame over a floor surface and a peripheral rail that extends about the table. A playing surface is...
8864135 Gaming system having multiple player simultaneous display/input device  
A game table having a multiplayer interactive display/input device which enables multiple players to simultaneously play primary or base wagering games and/or secondary or bonus games using the...
8851478 Video poker games  
One or more additional “bonus hand” cards that have no playing value are added to the deck of playing cards that is used in a video poker. When a “bonus hand” card appears in the player's...
8845407 Device for providing a game  
One object is to provide a game that continuously attracts players. In accordance with one aspect, a server device according to an embodiment provides a game wherein a first entity and a second...
8844932 System and method for returning a house advantage in a game of chance  
A form of play is disclosed that provides a house advantage in a blackjack side game.
8834252 Gaming machine  
The present invention provides players with fun brought by a moveable component. A gaming machine 1 comprises a game result determination unit, determining a game result; a game execution unit,...
8821241 Method, apparatus, and computer readable storage for implementing a wager game  
A casino wagering game wherein a player makes a wager and then a dealer and the player are each dealt respective hands. The player and dealer split their respective hand into a high hand and a low...
8821238 System and method for personalized location-based game system including optical pattern recognition  
There is provided a personalized game system comprising a user account database containing user accounts for a plurality of users, a pattern database containing recognition data for a plurality of...
8821253 Sharing wagering game machine resources  
Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to determine that a second resource is available to be shared in place of a first resource located in a first wagering game machine operable to receive...
8814166 Method, system, and device for conducting a game  
A method, system, and device for conducting a game includes receiving a war base wager and a blackjack base wager. A player war hand and dealer war hand are dealt. The war base wager is resolved...
8814165 Game, method of play, and stackable members such as cards which may be used for a game  
In an aspect, the invention is directed to a set of game pieces including a character game piece representing a character and a plurality of parameter impact game pieces. Each of the parameter...
8807567 Card game  
A card game includes a deck of cards used, for example, to play craps, poker, or any combination thereof.
8794628 Method and apparatus for playing a poker-style game  
A method and apparatus for playing a poker-style game including dealing cards to an initial dealer hand with one card face up and one card face down, and dealing cards to an initial player hand....
8795050 Gaming system and method for providing improved element setting options  
A gaming system configured to operate a game associated with a plurality of game elements is provided. The gaming system provides a quantity of the game elements to a player and a dealer. The...
8795049 Gaming system and method for providing improved element setting options  
A gaming system configured to operate a game associated with a plurality of game elements is provided. The gaming system provides a quantity of the game elements to a player and a dealer. The...
8790173 Card game system and device having supplemental awards based on consecutive non-terminating outcomes  
A card game includes a plurality of rounds playable upon at least one base wager and at least one supplemental wager. Each one of the rounds results in an outcome, where a base award is associated...
8784188 Apparatus systems and methods for facilitating a payout of a gaming device  
In accordance with some embodiments, a method provides for determining that a qualifying outcome has been obtained as a result of a game play conducted on a gaming device and determining a buy-in...
8784173 Multi-win poker game  
An electronic video poker machine configured to allow play of multiple hands of video poker. The electronic video poker machine comprises at least one display device, at least one input device,...
8784187 Gaming machine and control method thereof  
A gaming machine of the present invention has a memory for, after a predetermined number of cards have been extracted from among a plurality of cards, storing a plurality of predetermined values...
8777225 Playing cards  
A deck of playing cards wherein at least one card comprises a base layer that bears a front surface and a back surface and a substantially planar holographic optical element that is operatively...
8770585 Apportionment of pay out of casino game with escrow  
A gaming apparatus which, for each of a plurality of plays of a primary game: randomly generates one of a plurality of different primary game outcomes, displays the generated primary game outcome,...
8764014 Method of dealing hands of cards in games having a dealer and multiple players  
The conventional manner of play of Twenty-One is modified by having the two initial dealer cards comprising the dealer's initial hand dealt to the dealer position before any cards are dealt to any...
8764015 Brokering plays of a game  
Methods, apparatus and article of manufacture for receiving from a client an amount of money and instructions to place a type of bet in a game. The outcome of the game is determined without...
8764559 Distributed secrets for validation of gaming transactions  
Nested commit/reveal sequences using randomized inputs from each participant in a gaming transaction (e.g., the house and each player) may be employed to provide a selection of outcome or outcomes...
8758107 Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing a card game having a discarded card re-insertion feature  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system, gaming device, and method providing a card game having a discarded card re-insertion feature. Upon receiving a primary wager,...
8758109 Game of chance systems and methods  
Some embodiments may relate to method or apparatus that allow a user to choose a source of random numbers or other information that may be used as the basis for a game. Other examples of methods,...