Point Count Wagering Game with Playing Cards

Description:

 

Invention Summary

 

A gaming system which provides a wagering venue of both physical playing card and virtual playing cards based on point count and not poker ranks.

 

The use of playing cards in casinos usually involve poker rank games and point count games in which playing cards are assigned point values according to their rank (e.g., blackjack, baccarat). These games have the desirable 15 features of being readily understood, fast moving yet involving simple player decisions.

 

Market Opportunity

 

According to IBISWorld, over the five years to 2024, the opening of new offline and online markets will likely spur growth as the global economy grows. These new markets are expected to increase gaming activities as governments attempt to gain greater access to money through gaming deregulation. Revenue is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 3.5% to $318.7 billion over the five years to 2024.

 

•       Table Gaming bets or wagering portals

•       Casinos

•       Online gaming

•       Virtual or video card games companies

 

Features and Benefits

 

The present technology includes a method of playing a wagering game with physical playing cards or virtual playing cards.

 

•       Provides a set of randomized playing cards

•       10 receive a game wager on final count value outcomes at a player position for a round of play of the wagering game

•       Provides a first set of exactly three randomized physical playing cards to the player position, with at least one physical playing card being face down so that rank of the physical playing card cannot be visually determined

•       15 providing a second set of exactly three randomized physical playing cards to a dealer position, with at least one physical playing card being face down so that rank of the physical playing card cannot be visually determined

•       displaying the rank of only two of the exactly three physical playing cards at the player position and displaying the rank of only two of the three physical playing

 

Intellectual Property

 

U.S. Utility Patent No.: 14/938,130

Patent Information:
Category(s):
All
Apps
Gaming
For Information, Contact:
Zachary Miles
Associate Vice President for Economic Development
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
702-895-0937
zach.miles@unlv.edu
Inventors:
Daniel Sahl
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