07677565 is referenced by 96 patents and cites 120 patents.

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 collection surface in a card collection area for receiving randomized playing cards, the collection surface receiving cards positioned so that all cards collected are below the top surface of the device, and an elevator for raising the collection surface so that at least some randomized cards are elevated above the top surface of the device. An automatic card shuffler includes a microprocessor with memory. An automated calibration system is provided that calibrates the precise position of the card supporting platform on the elevator so that precise insertion of cards can be performed during card handling procedures.

Title
Card shuffler with card rank and value reading capability
Application Number
10/623223
Publication Number
7677565 (B2)
Application Date
July 17, 2003
Publication Date
March 16, 2010
Inventor
Paul K Scheper
Eden Prairie
MN, US
Feraidoon Bourbour
Minneapolis
MN, US
James B Stasson
Chanhassen
MN, US
James V Kelly
Las Vegas
NV, US
Oliver M Schubert
Las Vegas
NV, US
Atilla Grauzer
Las Vegas
NV, US
Agent
Mark A Litman & Associates P A
Assignee
Shuffle Master
NV, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
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