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Oliver M Schubert: Apparatus and method for monitoring gambling chips. Casino Software & Services, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, November 6, 2001: US06313871 (239 worldwide citation)

A sensor is disposed in proximity to the gaming table. The sensor is adapted to sense an occurrence of an event on a surface of the gaming table and to output a change-of-state signal. The video camera or video cameras that are disposed in proximity to the gaming table are configured and positioned ...


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Atila Grauzer, Oliver M Schubert, James V Kelly, James B Stasson, Paul K Scheper: Playing card dealing shoe with automated internal card feeding and card reading. Shuffle Master, Mack A Litman & Associates P A, April 18, 2006: US07029009 (211 worldwide citation)

A distinct dealing shoe having no shuffling functionality receives shuffled, randomized or ordered group of cards. The cards may be mechanically moved one at a time from a receiving area for the deck to a buffer area where more than one card is temporarily stored. The cards in the buffer area are th ...


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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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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 ...


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Attila Grauzer, Oliver M Schubert, David B Lopez, Douglas K Lovgren, Christopher Costello: Intelligent baccarat shoe. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman Associates P A, October 14, 2008: US07434805 (134 worldwide citation)

A playing card delivery shoe is used in the play of the casino table card game of baccarat. 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 baccarat; b) first card mover that moves playing cards from the first set to a p ...


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Oliver M Schubert, Joshua David Marz: Intelligent baccarat shoe. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, September 4, 2007: US07264241 (117 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; a first processor capable of controlling operation of the card delivery shoe; and a second processor cap ...


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Philip Stephen Smith, Ezra Christopher MacKenna, Donald T Bush, Daymon B Savage, Atilla Grauzer, Oliver M Schubert, James V Kelly, James B Stasson, Feraidoon Bourbour, Paul K Scheper: Card shuffler with reading capability integrated into multiplayer automated gaming table. Shuffle Master Incorporated, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, February 16, 2010: US07661676 (111 worldwide citation)

A gaming system simulates events in a casino table card wagering game where there has traditionally been a dealer, whether or not the dealer is an active player in the game. Two distinct video areas are preferably provided, one providing video images of a virtual dealer, and the second video display ...


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Atilla Grauzer, Oliver M Schubert, James V Kelly, James B Stasson, Paul K Scheper: Playing card dealing shoe with automated internal card feeding and card reading. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, May 20, 2008: US07374170 (101 worldwide citation)

A distinct dealing shoe having no shuffling functionality receives shuffled, randomized or ordered group of cards. The cards may be mechanically moved one at a time from a receiving area for the deck to a buffer area where more than one card is temporarily stored. The cards in the buffer area are th ...


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Atilla Grauzer, Oliver M Schubert, James V Kelly, James B Stasson, Feraidoon Bourbour, Paul K Scheper: Card shuffler with card rank and value reading capability. Shuffle Master, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, March 16, 2010: US07677565 (96 worldwide citation)

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 r ...