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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...
8733761 Genetic deck based game method of play  
A game element for use in a genetic deck based game. The game element includes indicia to partition a larger set of game elements into ordered subsets of game elements. The game element also...
8715028 Card game with fixed rules  
Some embodiments include a game of poker in which player actions are fixed by game rules.
8616965 Gaming machine accepting side bet and playing method thereof  
A gaming machine executing the processing of (A) accepting an input for placing a normal bet; (B) accepting an input for placing a side bet different from the normal bet, (C) starting a card game...
8616949 Gaming machine accepting side bet and playing method thereof  
In the gaming machine according to the present invention, an attribute of a card to be compared with an attribute of a player additional card is determined. In a case where a side bet is placed, a...
8505920 Count down game  
The present teachings relate to a novel game of chance for use in existing table game formats, for example, in live casinos, in video games, and in computer/animated game playing software. The...
8496508 Card game with fixed rules  
Various methods and apparatus are described. Some examples include determining cards, determining actions that must be taken by a player according to game rules, game rules that require certain...
8474823 System and method for generating, funding, and distributing multiple jackpots  
A method and system of generating, funding, and distributing multiple jackpots in a game such as poker, specifically such as Texas Hold 'Em. The jackpots may be separate, independent bad beat...
8177619 Draw vs. stud 3-card casino poker game  
A method of playing a wagering card game for a single player or a number of players using standard playing cards having a standard rank and involving standard poker hand rankings or modified...
8168435 Apparatus, method and storing medium for a virtual role playing game control  
An apparatus, method and recording medium for controlling a game where a battle occurs in virtual space between one or more player characters acting according to manipulation of a player and one...
8152619 Card game with fixed rules  
Various methods and apparatus are described. Some examples include dealing cards, determining actions that must be taken by a player according to game rules, game rules that require certain...
8038154 Method to play a poker game  
The present invention provides a poker game playing method wherein multiple five-card hands from once previously shuffled 52-card poker deck can be played without increasing probabilities against...
8033548 Playing cards and table game system  
The present invention provides playing cards which allow a code to be read reliably from the cards shot out at various speeds. Playing cards (1) are provided with a code (2) not readable under a...
7988153 Westernized mahjong game composed of specialized playing cards or tiles  
The invention disclosed herein relates to a game that uses a plurality of specialized playing cards or tiles that entwines traditional symbols of Chinese origin (associated with the tile game of...
7950665 Educational card game for enhancing counting skills  
A method for playing a game, involving the steps of determining a combination number; dealing to at least one player at least three cards from a deck to make a hand, the deck having at least one...
7926813 Poker game  
A conventional deck of fifty-two playing cards is modified by the addition of at least one extra card which can be of any of the conventional card ranks, which can be of a fifth suit or a...
7845643 Multi-game deck of playing cards  
Each of fifty-two playing cards has upper and lower portions when the card is in a selected orientation. Each card has a first face side with two numbers visible on its upper portion and the same...
7824255 Apparatus for a card game with certain fixed actions  
Some embodiments include a card game in which a set of rules for the card game require a player of the game to perform an action in a particular set of circumstances. For example, in a poker game,...
7803043 Draw vs. stud 3-card casino poker game  
A method of playing a wagering card game for a single player or a number of players using standard playing cards having a standard rank and involving standard poker hand rankings or modified...
7789750 Method of playing a slot machine game with matching symbol combinations  
The present invention includes a variety of methods for wagering upon one or more positions of a symbol matrix and issuing awards based upon the number of symbols in the symbol matrix matching...
7654894 Card game with fixed rules  
Some embodiments include a game of poker in which at least some player actions are fixed by game rules. For example, in some embodiments, a first set of cards displayed on a video screen is dealt...
7651096 Bad beat blackjack  
A side wager for blackjack that allows the player to win when the player loses a hand that the player would have expected to win. If the player is initially dealt a good hand, e.g., 20, and the...
7648140 Method and apparatus for playing a blackjack game with side wagers  
A casino-style blackjack card game that offers players the option of placing wagers against the occurrence of their hand value exceeding 21 (commonly known as busting) on the next card drawn when...
7644925 Method and apparatus for a trick-taking card game  
A method and apparatus for playing a trick-taking card game for two or more players that includes two decks of playing cards: a numbered character card deck and a modifier card deck. Each player's...
7637506 Blackjack tournaments with rules encouraging card counting and broadcasts thereof  
Blackjack tournaments are described which provide for rules and practices that facilitate counting of cards by players, such as dealing from a single deck of 52 cards down to the last card in the...
7600758 Card game  
A card game has several groups of cards with the cards of each group identified by a common color and the cards of each of the groups are successively numbered. A player is given four cards face...
7597327 Method for playing draw poker  
An improved video draw poker game is disclosed wherein for each round of game play five hands of cards are sequentially dealt and played. Bets are placed on each hand, and the player selects some...
7575238 Senate card game  
A senate card game having a plurality of senate cards. The plurality of senate cards may be at least one of Senator cards, a President card, and a Vice President card. The Senator cards are...
7568704 Method of playing blackjack with a bonus bet  
A method for playing live and electronic Blackjack-style games with an optional bonus bet wherein a player bets that he or she will be dealt a natural Blackjack hand. Unless the dealer is also...
7527267 Casino poker game with community hand player choice (pick and win poker)  
A house-banked casino card game includes a dealer having a dealer hand and at least one player having a player hand. The dealer exposes a first community hand and a second community hand, and the...
7520509 Card game  
Disclosed is a card game wherein payouts are based on a maximum number of matching suits in a player's hand. Players have the option to choose the size of their hand at the outset of the game. In...
7503564 Multi-function playing element and method of using in a card or tile game  
A card game that includes both wild and skip card features has a predetermined number of cards designated for use as dual-function wild/skip cards. At the option of the card holder at his playing...
7481435 Playing cards with dual number feature  
The construction of a set of playing cards comprising a group of single-valued cards and a group of double-valued cards is disclosed. In one embodiment, the power of a select group of...
7472908 Playing card wagering game and method therefor  
A playing card wagering game which involves each player placing an ante bet. Cards are dealt, one face down to the player and one face down to the dealer. After looking at his card, each player...
7438294 Method for playing a card game  
A methodology 10 for playing a card game which combines the games of blackjack and poker, which includes a first poker round, and a second blackjack round, and in which a player selectively places...
7410170 Game having an electronic instruction unit  
A multiplayer game in which players are dealt cards from a deck of game cards having indicia thereon corresponding to combinations typically used in the traditional Yahtzee game that are to be...
7341254 Method and apparatus to play card game  
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...
7293773 Card game  
A method of playing a card game and a pack of cards for use therewith, the pack including a number of topic cards at least one of which is selected by the player and a number of playing cards in a...
7066465 Side bet for blackjack style card game  
A side bet which may be implemented in any blackjack-style card game method provides an opportunity to win a bet based on combinations of three cards which may be the player's first two cards and...
7055823 Cards  
The present invention relates to educational and entertaining playing cards. The cards may be used alone or in combination with other hardware game accessories, such as board games, or software...
7048275 System to provide a player with the ability to reserve a wild indicia for use in one or more subsequent games  
A gaming device is provided that includes a display screen that is capable of generating video images, the gaming device being programmed to select a first group of indicia from a plurality of...
6932343 Bonus card game method  
One or more payout indicia cards are randomly interspersed throughout a conventional deck of cards. A base game begins with players wagering and receiving a player hand. During game play of the...
6877746 Blackjack game  
A live or electronically implemented blackjack game is disclosed wherein players are afforded the option of exchanging one or more of the players' dealt cards. Each player is given the option of...
6834857 Game and method of playing  
A new game incorporating Mah Jongg playing tiles or cards for use in a casino or other wagering or playing location is provided. This game preferably gives every participating player the...
6805353 Method of playing a casino card game  
A contract wager and a bonus wager are placed to participate in the card game. A three card player hand is dealt face down to the player, a three card primary dealer hand is dealt face down to the...
6776416 No-bust blackjack-type game  
A wagering game is played with one or more standard decks of playing cards. Each deck comprises a) 52 cards or b) 48 cards without 10's. The method comprises: each player placing at least one...
6752394 Five and seven card stud game method and card playing surface  
A method of playing cards includes the steps of a player placing a first wager; a dealer providing at least one player card to the player to form a first hand; the dealer providing an opportunity...
6688599 Casino game and method  
A method of playing an improved casino game of chance and skill under which a player can play either 1) a house hand or a guest hand, or 2) directly against the dealer. For either embodiment, the...
6688598 Method of playing a wagering game  
A method of playing a wagering game includes providing a set of 30 numerical playing pieces. The set includes three 1's, three 2's, three 3's, three 4's, three 5's, three 6's, three 7's, three...
6685189 Method of playing a rummy game using star playing cards and companion playing card games  
The STAR PLAYING CARDS were designed for a New Appearance and to change the way conventional Card Games are played resulting in stimulating interest and excitement. They consist of New Celestial...

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