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Inventor:
Huizinga; Richard
Address:
Newcastle, WA
No. of patents:
9
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8262090 Method, apparatus and article for random sequence generation and playing card distribution September 11, 2012
A method, apparatus and article generates a pseudo-random playing card sequence and distributes playing cards according to the pseudo-random playing card sequence. For example, the method, apparatus and article generates a pseudo-random playing card sequence and prints playing cards
7950661 Wireless monitoring of a card game and/or wagers in gaming May 31, 2011
A method for automating a card game includes wirelessly interrogating each of a plurality of playing cards using radio frequency transmissions. For at least some of the playing cards, determining a rank of the playing card is based on the wireless interrogation using a mapping stored on
7905784 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack March 15, 2011
Identifiers are read from playing cards collected after completion of at least one hand of a card game, such as blackjack, and the value of a hand is determined from the resulting sequence of read identifiers (i.e., ending sequence). The playing cards are collected in a defined order,
7770893 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack August 10, 2010
A system reads an identifier from a hand of cards to identify the cards. For example, the system can read an identifier from a pair of cards forming the initial hand in blackjack, where the one card is face up and the other card is face down. The system determines the value of a hand of
7686681 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with selectable odds March 30, 2010
A system and method forms playing card markings on playing card media to provide playing cards based on a desired set of payout or house odds and/or house advantage. The playing cards may, for example, be printed in a random or pseudo-random order that is based on the selected payout or
7427234 Method, apparatus and article for hierarchical wagering September 23, 2008
A primary wager is placed by a primary player regarding an outcome of a gaming event, and a secondary wager is placed by a secondary player regarding an outcome of the primary wager. Tertiary wagers may also be placed regarding an outcome of the secondary wager. The outcome of the ga
7316615 Method and apparatus for monitoring casinos and gaming January 8, 2008
A system automatically monitors playing and wagering of a game, including the gaming habits of players and the performance of employees at least partially by tracking the movement of chips bearing identifiers. A chip tray reader images the contents of a chip tray, while a table reader
7011309 Method and apparatus for monitoring casinos and gaming March 14, 2006
A system automatically monitors playing and wagering of a game, including the gaming habits of players and the performance of employees. A card deck reader automatically reads a symbol from each card in a deck of cards before a first one of the cards is removed. The symbol identifies a
6964612 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack November 15, 2005
A system reads an identifier from a hand of cards to identify the cards. For example, the system can read an identifier from a pair of cards forming the initial hand in blackjack, where the one card is face up and the other card is face down. The system determines the value of a hand of










 
 
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