Three-Card Wagering System and Method



Invention Summary


The present invention relates to the field of wagering devices and methods, novel wagering systems and system for enabling execution of the wagering games.


A wagering event requires a first and second wager to receive a partial hand for a player position and a dealer position. After receipt of the partial hand, a play wager must be made at the player position for the event to continue to a potentially positive conclusion, or the first and second wagers are taken by the dealer position.


Cards are dealt to complete the hands and poker ranks in the player’s hand and dealer hand are compared and wagers resolved, including by a comparison with poker ranks in a pay table.



Market Opportunity


According to IBISWorld, over the next five years, growth is expected to be driven by increased legalization of sports betting and rising per capita income. Furthermore, advancements in technology will increase gambling participation. Industry revenue is expected to increase an annualized 2.0% over the five years to 2023, making the industry worth $238.8 billion.

•       Global Hotels & Resorts

•       Global Casinos & Online Gambling

•       Global Tourism


Features and Benefits


A method of playing a wagering game, includes:

•       placing a first single part wager to participate in a casino three-card poker-type game

•       a dealer dealing a hand consisting of three cards to each player who placed a first wager

•       and resolving each player’s three card hand according to a predetermined hierarchy of poker


A more complex variant includes a method of playing a card game, having the steps of:

•       receiving a first wager from a player that a first outcome will occur

•       receiving a second wager from the player that a second outcome will occur,


•       both the first wager and the second wager must be received to play the game

•       a larger of the first wager and the second wager is a primary wager

•       and a smaller of the first wager and the second wager is a secondary wager, and the primary wager cannot exceed a predetermined multiple of the secondary wager


Intellectual Property


U.S. Utility Patent No.: 14/965,599


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For Information, Contact:
Zachary Miles
Associate Vice President for Technology & Partnerships
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Russell Brooke Dunn
Yurong Huang
Mark Yoseloff
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