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Mark L Yoseloff, Russell B Dunn, Josef Alexander Hartl: Video game with bonusing or wild feature. Mark A Litman & Associates P A, November 6, 2001: US06311976 (675 worldwide citation)

A method of playing a wagering game comprises placing a wager in a reel-type video wagering game, and playing a first game segment in the reel-type video wagering game in which symbols are randomly displayed to the player. At least some displayed symbols may be non-monetary credit symbols, and after ...


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Mark L Yoseloff: Match symbol side bet game. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, May 8, 2001: US06227969 (432 worldwide citation)

A side game with potential wagering is provided along with an underlying game. The side game may include the use of symbols or cards or card figures, and may be played live, on video gaming apparatus, or with a combination of live play and various display means, including, but not limited to, cathod ...


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Rodney George Johnson, Mark William Piacun: Collating and sorting apparatus. Mark A Litman & Associates P A, July 31, 2001: US06267248 (228 worldwide citation)

A collation and/or sorting apparatus for groups of articles is exemplified by a sorting and/or shuffling device for playing cards. The apparatus comprises a sensor (


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Attila Grauzer, Feraidoon Bourbour, James Philip Helgesen, Troy Nelson, Robert J Rynda, Paul K Scheper, James Bernard Stasson, Ronald R Swanson: Device and method for forming hands of randomly arranged cards. Shuffle Master Gaming, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, November 21, 2000: US06149154 (209 worldwide citation)

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 the same quantity of cards. The apparatus comprises a card receiver for receiving the first group of card ...


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Atilla Grauzer, Oliver M Schubert, James V Kelly, James B Stasson, Paul K Scheper: Smart table card hand identification method and apparatus. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, October 3, 2006: US07114718 (173 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus determines an identity of at least each card in a card hand at a casino table card game. The method is performed automatically by a computer-based system that reads the rank and suit of each card that leaves a dealing shoe and then uses a smart discard tray that reads the disc ...


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John G Breeding, Attila Grauzer, Paul K Scheper, James B Stasson, Nick W Kukuczka: Method and apparatus for automatically cutting and shuffling playing cards. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, December 4, 2001: US06325373 (167 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a machine for shuffling multiple decks of playing cards including a first vertically extending magazine for holding a stack of unshuffled playing cards, and second and third vertically extending magazines each for holding a stack of cards, the second and third magazine ...


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Roger M Snow: Blackjack game with side wager on displayed cards. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, October 26, 2004: US06808173 (160 worldwide citation)

An underlying game of Blackjack or a variant of Blackjack is played with an initial wager by a player on the underlying game and an optional wager on a side game can be made. The side wager is made before any cards are displayed. The side wager is made on whether a specific rank of card will be show ...


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Roger M Snow: Wagering game with table bonus. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, August 2, 2005: US06923446 (155 worldwide citation)

A method of playing a casino table wagering game with at least two players comprises wagering on an underlying game where players may receive a bonus for obtaining a player hand of at least a predetermined rank; placing a side bet that at least one player of the at least two players will obtain a pl ...


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Oliver M Schubert, Atilla Grauzer, Justin G Downs III, James V Kelly: Modular dealing shoe for casino table card games. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, August 5, 2008: US07407438 (143 worldwide citation)

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 play of the casino table card game of blackjack; b) first card mover that moves playing cards from the f ...


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Oliver M Schubert, Justin G Downs III, Joshua David Marz: Intelligent baccarat shoe. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, May 8, 2007: US07213812 (139 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling the game of baccarat is disclosed, the method including the steps of providing a card delivery shoe equipped with a sensor capable of reading at least a rank of each card; at least one first processor capable of controlling operation of the card delivery shoe; and receiving s ...