Simplified, Rapid Play of Baccarat-Type Game

Description:

 

Invention Summary

 

All-new set of rules for a baccarat-style game meant to add excitement to Baccarat. Through simplified rules and efficient wagering processes, players are able to play faster and catch on quicker. This simple system enhances the game through electronic capabilities.

 

Market Opportunity

 

The casino and gambling market has been steadily increasing with the expansion of online/virtual gambling as well as the increasing legality of gambling in and out of the United States. According to IBISWorld, industry revenue for casinos and online/virtual gambling is expected to increase by 3.5% to $318.7 billion over the five years to 2024. Furthermore, as gaming expenditure increases by an annualized rate of 3.1%, the market will also expand by an annualized rate of 2.6% as more gaming enterprises are established.

 

These factors point to the steady growth of the casino and gambling industry and as a result, the spread and appeal of table games. According to IBISWorld, gaming tables are the major product offered by the industry with 35% dedicated to this segment alone. This segment is estimated to make up 15.8% of industry revenue in 2019 and includes games such as baccarat, Pai Gow and poker. By simplifying the rules and making baccarat “fast”, this system opens the door for more players to enjoy a Baccarat-style game.

 

Features and Benefits

 

•       Simplified method for a “fast” Baccarat experience.

•       Lowers the learning curve to play allowing more to enjoy.

•       Able to translate to electronic systems increases versatility.

•       Method and system outlined for physical and digital play.

•       “Fast” and simple rules means more games played.

 

Intellectual Property

 

U.S. Utility Patent No.: 9,669,289

 

Patent Information:
Category(s):
All
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:
Dongsun Lee
Daniel Sahl
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