07351145 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 7 patents.

A gaming method and apparatus enabling a casino to track the average amount that a player bets at a gaming table, the total amount of player bets at a gaming table (handle) and the players win/loss experience, by measuring and recording into an electronic file each players bet at each betting station of each table a player frequents. The exact amount of each players bet will be measured by the total chip weight of the relevant bet via assigning a specific weight to each chip denomination wherein no two groups of chips in which a total number chips are different from one another have the same total weight, even though their monetary value may be the same.

Title
Method and apparatus for accumulating betting data in games of chance
Application Number
9/305562
Publication Number
7351145 (B1)
Application Date
June 8, 1999
Publication Date
April 1, 2008
Inventor
Richard B Hanbicki
Three Bridges
NJ, US
Marvin A Ornstein
Ocean Springs
MS, US
Agent
Terry B Morris
Assignee
MAO
MS, US
IPC
A63F 13/00
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