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Number: 463/13
Name: Amusement devices: games > Including means for processing electronic data (e.g., computer/video game, etc.) > In a game requiring strategy or problem solving by a participant (e.g., problem eliciting response, puzzle, etc.) > With chance element or event (e.g., backgammon, scrabble, etc.) > Card- or tile-type (e.g., bridge, dominoes, etc.) > Ultimate outcome dependant upon relative odds of a card or tile combination (e.g., poker, etc.)
Description: A card or tile game wherein each card or tile has assigned thereto a particular feature or features (e.g., number, suit, etc.) represented by said indicia, and further wherein a contest winner is determined by a participant who is both in active competition at a time for determining a winner and has either obtained or been assigned a set of more than one card or tile that, at said time, has the lowest chance or probability of association (e.g., pair, three-of-a-kind, etc.) of predetermined individual features.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6749500 Simulated poker for use with predetermined outcomes Jun. 15, 2004
6743094 Table bonus game Jun. 1, 2004
6733012 Method of playing a card game with multiple wager options May. 11, 2004
6729961 Method for displaying an interactive game having a pre-determined outcome May. 4, 2004
6729621 Video poker games May. 4, 2004
6726564 Maximum bet table game and apparatus Apr. 27, 2004
6726561 System and method of playing a card game Apr. 27, 2004
6722974 Automated system for playing live casino table games having tabletop changeable playing card displays and play monitoring security features Apr. 20, 2004
6719629 Computer-implemented method and gaming apparatus for playing card games in succession Apr. 13, 2004
6719288 Remote controlled multiple mode and multi-game card shuffling device Apr. 13, 2004
6708975 Multi-format poker game Mar. 23, 2004
6705944 Multiple game apparatus and method Mar. 16, 2004
6705943 Combined poker games Mar. 16, 2004
6698759 Player banked three card poker and associated games Mar. 2, 2004
6695695 Electronic video poker method and system having multiple poker hands Feb. 24, 2004
6695699 Gaming apparatus and method with game based credit roll-up time Feb. 24, 2004
6692353 Electronic amusement device offering secondary game of chance and method for operating same Feb. 17, 2004
6688598 Method of playing a wagering game Feb. 10, 2004
6682073 Gaming machine with tool feature Jan. 27, 2004
6679777 Playing an interactive real-time card selection game over a network Jan. 20, 2004
6672959 Bonus feature on starting hands Jan. 6, 2004
6672958 Multi-draw poker game Jan. 6, 2004
6666765 Casino game and method having a hint feature Dec. 23, 2003
6663487 Gaming machine with randomly variable pay table Dec. 16, 2003
6659868 Apparatus for and method of playing a dice game Dec. 9, 2003
6659863 Method of playing a poker game with card back hands Dec. 9, 2003
6655690 Method for playing a casino card game Dec. 2, 2003
6651982 Card shuffling apparatus with integral card delivery Nov. 25, 2003
6651983 Poker game Nov. 25, 2003
6652377 Electronic video slot and poker games Nov. 25, 2003
6651985 Automated system for playing live casino table games having tabletop changeable playing card displays and play monitoring security features Nov. 25, 2003
6644666 Card game Nov. 11, 2003
6638165 Virtual image/real image superimposing and displaying apparatus, and slot machine Oct. 28, 2003
6638162 Card game Oct. 28, 2003
6637747 Method of and apparatus for playing a card game Oct. 28, 2003
6638163 Stud poker games Oct. 28, 2003
6634946 Pari-mutuel networks, devices and games Oct. 21, 2003
6626757 Poker playing system using real cards and electronic chips Sep. 30, 2003
6626433 Card game Sep. 30, 2003
6616142 Game with reservable wild indicia Sep. 9, 2003
6612927 Multi-stage multi-bet game, gaming device and method Sep. 2, 2003
6612926 Method and apparatus for concurrent display of cards in a playing hand and cards issued in previous playing hands Sep. 2, 2003
6604740 Slot machine game having a plurality of ways to designate one or more wild symbols (select-a-wild) Aug. 12, 2003
6604998 Modified poker system with combination of multiple games using at least some common cards and method of playing the same Aug. 12, 2003
6602134 Draw poker game in which player makes additional wagers for replacement cards Aug. 5, 2003
6595520 Method of conducting a multiple hand card game Jul. 22, 2003
6595852 Video gaming system and method Jul. 22, 2003
6592456 Video poker system and method Jul. 15, 2003
6585587 Method for playing an electronic video card game Jul. 1, 2003
6575465 Card game Jun. 10, 2003

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