Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThere is provided an adaptive target training system, that comprises electronic target trainers with multicolor output areas and target areas within a defined area that are configured to be illuminated by target emitters in training scenarios. The target devices are configurable to provide training scenarios and in certain embodiments, gather metrics and interact with other devices through a network connection.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA tile-matching game in which each tile has four quadrants displaying values. Tiles can be played on a game board by matching the values of adjacent quadrants. A plurality of alternate scoring methods can be used to determine the number of points scored for each new tile placement. In some embodiments the scoring method for each new move can be randomly determined after the move is made.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAccording to an embodiment, there is provided herein a word search-type puzzle in which the hidden words are arranged in such a way as to form a shape or image within the matrix that contains the hidden words. In an embodiment, after the words have been located and circled or otherwise visually identified, the image will be apparent. According to an embodiment, a theme or theme word will be selected that describes or relates in some way to the image that is revealed when the puzzle is solved by highlighting the hidden words.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method of playing a poker type and a gaming machine. In the game after a base wager is made, four cards are dealt to a player and a dealer. The player forms a two card hand from the four cards dealt to the player, and the dealer forms a two card hand from the four cards dealt to the dealer. The player then either folds or makes a call wager. If the dealer's two card hand is not a qualifying hand, the call wager is declared a push, and the player is paid even money on the ante wager if the player's hand is ranked higher than the dealer's. If the dealer's two card hand is a qualifying hand, then the player's ante wager and call wager are paid even money if the player's two-card hand outranks the dealer's two-card hand.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA ‘Travel Block Wargame’ is the same size as, and also opens like, an average paperback. This allows for a board wargame to be played in any environment in which it would be possible for a person to read a book. To achieve this, each half of a ‘Travel Block Wargame’ game box has a rectangular grid holding a set of blocks in place, though individual blocks may be moved. Various icons are printed on the faces of each block. Some of these blocks are used to create two game boards while others are used as soldiers, markers, counters, charts, tables, chits or randomizers. A rules book and two reference cards are also required to play. At any point in a game, the game box may be closed for transport, with all blocks remaining in place, enabling a game to be continued later and in another location.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA Blackjack game is modified to allow players to bet on an associated wagering game comprising an additional hand. The additional hand is formed according to standard Blackjack rules for forming a dealer hand. Players may wager on their own hand and/or the associated wagering game. According to another embodiment, players may wager on tie conditions between different hands including the player's hand, the dealer's hand and the additional hand from the associated wagering game. According to a further embodiment, different payout schemes may be provided based on the number of cards in hands where a tie condition exists.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method of playing a poker type and a gaming machine. In the game after a base wager is made, three cards are dealt to a player and a dealer. The player forms a two card hand from the three cards dealt to the player, and the dealer forms a two card hand from the three cards dealt to the dealer. The player then either folds or makes a call wager. If the dealer's two card hand is not a qualifying hand, the call wager is declared a push, and the player is paid even money on the ante wager if the player's hand is ranked higher than the dealer's. If the dealer's two card hand is a qualifying hand, then the player's ante wager and call wager are paid even money if the player's two-card hand outranks the dealer's two-card hand.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe application provides for a system and method of playing an educational balancing game. An electronic game spinner is used to select a category to be tested, as well as a specific question within this category. Once the specific question has been selected, potential answers are shown on an electronic game board whereby a user must then use their body to select a circle containing an answer. The game board may also be constructed out of plastic, where the answers are fixed, however, the electronic game spinner scans a code on the game board so that appropriate questions are used with the printed answer selections.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn active target has a target face that is backlit by LEDs, where a detection layer behind the target face detects a new projectile hole in the target, such as from a gun or an arrow. The detection layer may be formed of one or more resistive layers, and the detected increase in resistance due to a new projectile hole being created is sensed and correlated to an XY position of the hole. The location of the new hole is transmitted via an RF signal to the shooter's portable device, such as a smartphone, and the shooter sees the location of the hit relative to the target face in real time. The LEDs may be dynamically controlled. The target is disposable and is supported by a support base containing the control electronics and transmitter.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA stationary target shooting system includes a main body having a horizontal member, a vertical member, and a base. The horizontal member is coupled to a first end of the vertical member. The base is coupled to a second end of the vertical member. At least one paper target holder is disposed on the horizontal member. At least one non-paper target holder depends from the horizontal member. The stationary target shooting system is portable and can be easily broken down and reassembled for use on a variety of surfaces. The stationary target shooting system may be adapted for target shooting with both firearms and archery.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTDescribed herein are systems and methods for stacking block games, which may include a game board or base including magnetized portions and a hover platform having at least one magnet connected thereto and being suspended above the game board or base and in a floating or hovering arrangement that can be generated by magnetic repulsion between the magnet of the platform and the magnetized portions of the game board or base. Further, a plurality of game pieces may be arranged in a stacked orientation on the platform.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA game board for modifying traditional board games comprising: a grid, where the grid includes 196 spaces; a square configuration of the grid, where the square configuration includes a 14×14 square configuration, wherein the grid is adapted for use a plurality of board games; and a border surrounding the grid. The plurality of games may include chess, checkers, 360 chess and last man standing. The game of last man standing includes assigning point values for each player's pieces. The present invention includes a method of modifying checkers using a 14×14 game board including the steps of: aligning checker pieces onto the 14×14 game board in four rows of seven checkers; and engaging in a game of checkers by proceeding with movement of the checkers over the 14×14 game board.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA set of gaming blocks, including a plurality of hexomino game blocks, is provided. The game blocks can be used as part of a game, puzzle, model or toy. The game pieces are particularly configured to include a predefined tolerance to assist with arranging and/or stacking of the game pieces. A playing board assembly is provided that has a curved, surface engaging face to provide for more challenging game play.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThis disclosure is directed to a game apparatus and method comprising a square board, four sets of playing pieces, a plurality of dice, a set of bonus cards, a set of trap cards, and a set of defense cards. Players place their playing pieces in the corresponding home area and attempt to race all of the playing pieces to the opposite home area, known as the landing area. Players throw the dice to determine the amount of playing pieces and squares that each playing piece may move. Squares in the gaming board provide opportunities for the players to receive bonus, trap, and defense cards. The game provides means for creating new configurations of the elements of the gaming board. The method and apparatus provided herein may be computer-implemented.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA game is disclosed having two or more players, each player has a set of game pieces with the same front, and the back having an indication of rock, paper, or scissors. A game board has pre-designated positions for initial positioning of each player's game pieces such that each player may see the back of their respective game pieces and only the front of any other players', one of the positions being the winning position. In turn, each player moves any of their game pieces to an adjacent open position or may challenge another player to a position occupied by that player, the challenge being resolved in the traditional manner The losing piece is removed from the board or, if a tie, the game pieces are left unchanged. Play ends upon one player occupying the winning position without being able to be challenged by any remaining player.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn automatic card-handling device, having a card-handling device that includes a controller, the card-handling device configured for shuffling an input set of cards and delivering an output set of cards resulting from the shuffling; and a communication module operably coupled to the controller, wherein the communication module is configured for sending and receiving information related to operation of the card-handling device across a communication port configured for operable coupling to a cellular network, wherein the information related to the operation of the automatic card-handling device includes information about the use of the card-handling device; and wherein a factor in a usage fee for the card-handling device is use of the card-handling device.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention features a playing card shuffling device, which through the use of a small image capturing means, captures an image of a face value of each card and stores the image in memory. This image is sorted in the format of a bitmap image. An operator of the device would be able to recall, through the use of a keypad, the images of the cards that comprised individual hands in the previous game. This feature allows for verification of a winning hand after a game has been completed. Thereby, a quick recheck of hands before playing a winning hand is performed. The face value of each card is determined by character recognition software. These card values would be stored in memory for archival access for use in monitoring the randomness of the game and determining the number of winnings hands.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA generic method of performing a wagering event includes: a player position posting an ante wager;the player position is dealt two to three face-down cards;a dealer position is dealt at least three down cards and no more than four down cards, and up to one up card;a second wager is posted at the player position or the player position hand folds;sufficient community cards are dealt for use by the player position to complete a three-card stud poker hand from a best-of-four, best-of-five, or best-of-six total playing cards; andthe respective best player position hands and dealer position hands are compared;the respective poker rank at the player position is compared with a paytable to determine resolution of all wagers against the paytable.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTProvided in various example embodiments is a baseball-like archery game, system and method comprising various steps such as positioning archery targets in a plurality of positions on a field corresponding to defensive positions of baseball players in a baseball game, and having players on an offense team shoot arrows from the home plate area toward the archery targets, thereby accruing single, double, triple, or home-run base hit statuses depending on which target is hit, or, alternatively, striking-out when a predetermined number of shots miss an aimed-for target. A player may also be out when a player on a defense team successfully hits the same target hit by the offense player. While the players do not actually run the bases or go out in the field except to retrieve arrows, the scoring and other rules may largely mimic those of baseball.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA football table game includes a game table having a football field playing surface, receiver icons spaced from one another over the playing surface, a first set of coin chips used by a team on offense for attempting passes, a second set of coin chips used by a team on defense to defend against the pass, a first die used by the team on offense for attempting a running play, and a second die used by the team on defense for defending against the running play. The table game includes goal posts erected in the end zones and miniature footballs that are flicked through the goal posts during field goal and extra point attempts. The first team to score more than 21 points wins the game.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA probability game ticket includes a plurality of game regions a portion of which is to be selected by a player, the result of the probability game depending on the selected game regions, wherein the probability game ticket is deprived of human interpretable data printed on the probability game ticket and allowing the player to determine the result of the game by reading the ticket after selection of the game regions.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn automatic card handling device, automatic card handling devices within a network, and methods of use are disclosed. An automatic card handling device includes a shuffling apparatus with a controller and configured to deliver a set of shuffled cards, and a communication module operably coupled to the controller. The communication module is configured for establishing an electronic communication with a local or world-wide network and thereafter sending and receiving information related to the operation of the automatic card handling device across the network. A network of automatic card handling devices may include a plurality of automatic card shufflers. The network may also include at least one server operably coupled to the plurality of automatic card shufflers. In addition, the server may be operably coupled to a service center through a world-wide network.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present disclosure provides a counting device that can be used during card game which is effective in tallying the numerical attributes of the card. In one embodiment of the present disclosure, the device of the present disclosure comprises a housing with plurality of openings; plurality of semi-circular members rotationally connected to the housing, wherein each of the plurality of semi-circular members contains numbers, characters or symbols; wherein for each of the plurality of semi-circular members, one of the numbers, characters or symbols is displayed through one of the openings of the housing; and wherein when each of the plurality of semi-circular members is rotated, the number, character or symbol displayed through the openings of the housing changes.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA generic method of performing a wagering event includes: a player position posting an ante wager;the player position is dealt two to four face-down cards;a dealer position is dealt at least four down cards and no more than 6 down cards, and one up card;a second wager is posted at the player position or the player position hand folds;sufficient community cards are dealt for use by the player position to a) complete a four-card stud poker hand from a best-of-five total playing cards, or to complete b) a five-card poker hand with a best-of-seven playing cards when at least three cards are dealt face down; andthe respective best player position hands and dealer position hands are compared;the respective poker rank at the player position is compared with a paytable to determine resolution of all wagers against the paytable.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA laser activated target comprising at least a first and second target body suspended from a support shaft in a staggered configuration ninety degrees apart, a light sensitive diode affixed in each said target body, a base housing a motor and gearset, a drive extension from the gearset mounted vertically atop said motor and gearset, a circuit board in communication with each diode and speaker mounted laterally to said motor and gearset, said support shaft engaged to drive extension from gearset and extending vertically through said base. The circuit board activated by detection of a laser light strike by said diodes causing the motor and gearset to pivot support shaft ninety degrees exposing the alternate target body and activating the speaker to emit a sound. Alternatively, the laser activated target device is in combination with an oscillating device providing pendulum movement of support shaft and target bodies.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed is a set of a plurality dice useful for playing a spelling game among multiple players and an exemplary method of playing the game. The plurality of dice is assembleable to form a dice block attractive for packaging. Typically, all of the dice are cube shaped and of the same dimensions. Each die of the set has each of its faces labeled with a character set consisting of one or more letters of the alphabet. The difficulty of play can be varied by altering the total number of individual dice in the dice set used for play, for example from 125 dice to 100 dice. Simply adding or removing dice specifically color-coded for that purpose adjusts the difficulty of play.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA cribbage board having illuminating peg holes includes a discrete upper piece and a discrete lower piece. The top side of the upper piece includes a playing surface which is defined by a plurality of holes arranged as a first track and a second track, with each track including a continuous series of holes. The bottom side of the upper piece includes a plurality of distinct hollow channels, each running underneath a separate track of holes. In the hollow channels are a plurality of colored LEDs which illuminate when provided with electrical power. The LEDs are configured to illuminate underneath the first track of holes in a distinct color from the LEDs disposed underneath the second track of holes, so as to enable the different tracks of holes to be readily distinguished in a dark environment.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed is an electronic game board system communicating at least one game-play-data to an external device. The system includes a contactless communication unit (CCU), an electronic game board and one or more play items. The contactless communication unit communicates with the external device, and further provides alternating electric field. The electronic game board includes plurality of the play fields to receive the alternating electric field, wherein the playfields serially interconnected with each other. The play item capacitively transmits the game play data to the contactless communication unit. The contactless communication unit generates a processed-game-play-data defining a status of the play item placed on the play field, and the contactless communication unit further transmits the processed-game-play-data to the external device.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA remote control target and method of using same is provided. A remote control target is used outdoors or at an indoor shooting range and guided over terrain by a remote control. An interchangeable target is mounted on a wheeled carriage assembly comprising a motor wherein the remote control controls movement of the target-bearing carriage over terrain. The remote control target may include a gimbal mounted between the target and the carriage, wherein the gimbal rotates the target with respect to the carriage. In some embodiments, the target comprises an explosive charge, wherein the target explodes when struck in a defined area by a fired projectile, creating a striking visual and auditory display to confirm a “kill.”
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA target system includes a blocking plate with one or more openings through which bullets are fired and one or more targets for being struck by the bullets disposed behind the blocking plate and generally in line with the one or more openings. The target system includes a slotted bracket which limits the range of movement of the target after it has been struck by a projectile. The slotted bracket also provides for tool-less attachment and removal of the targets from the blocking plate.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method and system are provided for accurately determining the point of impact of a bullet on a shooting disc or target plane and optionally the position of the shooter, wherein a number of light curtains are used for registering time instants of the passage of the bullet projectile through predetermined light planes by detecting the shadow cast by the bullet. Differences between the measured times and/or the measured times themselves are then used for calculating the velocity of the bullet and the points at which the trajectory of the bullet intersects the light planes and the target plane, which may be arranged or located behind or in front of the target disc/target disc arrangement of the system having the particular pattern of light curtains, allowing for the calculation of the centre impact point of the bullet on the shooting disc or target plane in 3D.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA high caliber target includes a target plate and a stand. The target plate may be mounted on and removed from the stand. In accordance with one embodiment, the target plate can be mounted and removed without tools. In accordance with one embodiment, the target plate is presented to the shooter without joints or edges which could promote ricochets back toward the shooter. In accordance with another embodiment, the target plate can pivot on impact relative to the stand.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTCard handling systems include shuffling devices, shoe devices, and a card transfer system for automatically transferring cards from the shuffling device into the shoe device. Shuffling devices may include a divider configured to contact at least one card positioned within a compartment of the shuffling device. Shoe devices may include a card loading system for loading cards into a card storage area through an opening in a base of the shoe device. Methods of providing cards during a casino table game play include identifying card information including a rank and a suit of each card in a shuffling device and a shoe device and transporting cards from the shuffling device to the shoe device.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA poker card game played with a conventional deck of cards, in which each player is dealt two “hole” cards then a third “hole” card after a round of betting. The player then discards one of his/her “hole” cards. Community cards are dealt, from which a player can combine his/her two remaining “hole” cards to create a five-card poker hand. Betting occurs during various stages of the poker card game and the winning hand collects the accrued bets.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA target and/or sign which is light weight, sturdy and easy to use may include a main body and a base configured for coupling to the main body. The base may include a main portion with two sides coupled to it. A coupling slit may be formed in each of the two sides. The sign may include two coupling locations formed in the main body. The coupling slits on the base are configured for receiving the two coupling locations on the main body. Embodiments of a target system may include a main body. At least one coupling location may be formed in the main body. The target system may also include a base. The base may include at least one coupling slit configured to receive the at least one coupling location. An extension piece may be placed between the base and the main body in the target and/or sign.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe invention relates to a set of pieces 10, 20 comprising a first series of pieces and a second series of pieces, the pieces of the two series presenting bodies that are analogous but that differ in their colors. Fastener means 11 are fitted to the bodies of each piece in the first series, connection means 21 are fitted to the bodies of each piece of the second series, the connection means being distinct from the fastener means, the fastener means and the connection means co-operating to assemble together the pieces on which they appear. The set is remarkable in that the pieces of the first series do not have connection means and the pieces of the second series do not have fastener means.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA game in which the moves players can make simulate both the symmetric and antisymmetric couplings of muscle pairs that accompany co-ordinated movement of the two sides of the human body, and in which each player's move comprises two components, one beneficial to the player and the other beneficial to the player(s) opponents (herein called chiralkines); a kit for playing the game; an electronic gaming device for use in playing the game; left- and right handed money and left- and right-handed property rights for use in a game or commerce; and apparatuses adapted for use with these.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTCard-handling devices include a card-holding area and a card output shoe. The card output shoe includes a card-way for passage of cards from the card-holding area into a dealing-ready area. A movable gate is positioned between the card-way and the dealing-ready area to prevent cards in the dealing-ready area from re-entering the card-way. Card shufflers include a gate mounted to allow movement of randomized groups of cards from card-receiving compartments to proximate a terminal end plate of a card output shoe and to block movement of cards in an opposite direction. In related methods of moving cards, card movement through the card-way to the dealing-ready position is allowed by a movable gate and card movement from the dealing-ready position into the card-way is prevented by the movable gate.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA bullet trap is disclosed which is formed without intervening sidewalls to enable cross-shooting and the like with reduced risk or ricochet or damage to the bullet trap. Furthermore, the bullet trap can be configured in a variety of ways to eliminate the need for facing plates while providing a removable attachment mechanism, to enable repair on the trap, to reduce bullet adhesion to the trap and to provide improved containment of lead and improved access to the trap.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTA target enclosure is provided. The target enclosure includes a target arm rotatable about a first axis between a first position and a second position. The target arm includes a target plate configured to be exposed to projectile fire of a shooter when in the first position, and a counterbalance lever arm coupled to the target plate. The target enclosure also includes a pneumatic system. The pneumatic system includes an air compressor providing compressed air to the pneumatic system. The pneumatic system also includes a dual-action pneumatic cylinder having a piston rod, the piston rod being coupled to the counterbalance lever arm. The pneumatic system further includes at least one valve configured to provide the compressed air to the cylinder causing the piston rod to actuate between an extended state and a retracted state, thereby causing the target arm to rotate between the first position and the second position.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTProblem: An object of the present invention is to provide a game in which even beginners can easily participate, and which is rich in diversity and unpredictability, thereby enabling long-term enjoyment. Solution: A board game toy provided with a plurality of cards that constitute a deck; a play sheet displaying a grid on which the cards are arranged; normal dice; and special dice having at least one special surface on which a symbol other than a number is displayed; wherein cards are arranged on the grid to form a movement path, and according to an outcome of the roll of at least one of the normal dice and the special dice, a piece is moved over the cards arranged on the movement path, and based on the properties of the card arranged at the stop position, the player rolls at least one dice selected from the normal dice and the special dice and continues the game.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:00:00 EDTSystems and methods are disclosed for determining a score for a user of a gaming platform such that the score reflects the user's success rate in calling plays in a sporting event. A computing device receives a user profile including a coach score and initiates a sequence of states in response to a start of a real-time football game play. The sequence of states include a poll creation state, a first notification state, a coach pick state, a fan voting state, a second notification state, and a play in action state. The computing device calculates a field score associated with the real-time play based on an on-field result. The computing device determines a coach score based on a fan vote and at least one of a coach pick, a winning play, and the field score, and outputs content to the registered user computing device related to the coach score.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method of conducting a side bet for a game of blackjack including the steps of conducting a blackjack game, accepting placement of a side bet by at least one player that pays out based upon the occurrence of successive blackjacks in the blackjack game, and paying out the at least one player who placed the side bet upon the occurrence of the successive blackjacks.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDTA plate-type bullet trap provides an adjustable angle upper and lower plate system which facilitates adjustment of the individual angles of each plate as well as the mutual and relative angles between the plates. In this manner, the geometry presented by the plate-type bullet trap system may be varied to present a maximized efficiency and effectiveness of the plate trap geometry for various entrance paths and characteristics for bullets and other projectiles.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDTA game board assembly includes a table that has a top surface and a perimeter edge. The top surface has a center area defining a highest point of the top surface. The top surface slopes downwardly in all directions continuously from the center area to the perimeter edge. A perimeter wall is attached to and extends upwardly from the perimeter edge. The perimeter edge and the perimeter wall have a plurality of notches therein. Openings are defined in the perimeter wall each associated with one of the notches. A plurality of mounts is attached to the table. Each of the openings has one of the mounts positioned adjacent thereto. Each of the mounts has one of a plurality of paddles attached thereto. Each of the paddles includes a grip to facilitate rotating the paddles. A ball is positioned on the table and is strikable with the paddles.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDTA first set of letters may be assigned to a first player who may be prompted to form a first word using at least one of the first set of letters. A validity of the first word formed by the first player may be determined. When the first word is valid, a flag may be moved from a first position to a second position towards a first finish line based on the first word formed by the first player. If the second position is not beyond the first finish line, the second player may be prompted to form a subsequent word using a last letter of the first word and at least one of a second set of letters. The flag may be moved, based on the subsequent word formed by the second player, to a subsequent position towards a second finish line associated with the second player.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDTApparatuses, systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed for detecting, storing, and retrieving information about the composition of present and past hands of cards in a casino table game. The method includes causing a card-handling device to substantially automatically generate a plurality of hands wherein each hand includes one or more cards. Card information is identified that includes a rank and a suit of each card as each card moves through the card-handling device. A play history is maintained of a card composition of more than one round wherein the card composition of each round includes the cards in each hand of each round. The card information of at least one hand from at least one round may be displayed.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDTA wagering event includes: a) a player position posting a blind game wager;b) the player and a dealer position receive five down cards;c) a three-card community card flop is placed;d) the player must make a play wager of at least 1× of the game wager, or folds;e) after the play wager, the dealer position hand is turned over and the turn and river cards are dealt to the community cards;f) flop and river wagers are optional or non-existent wagers;g) two cards from the player position five-card hand are positioned at a designated location on a gaming table (e.g., under the play wager, turn or river wager); andh) the player position must make a hand rank with a straight or better, and beat the dealer. If the player position wins, he is paid according to a pay table.
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to implement a gaming system which enables a player to augment an initial wager with an extra bet. In order to initiate the extra bet, the player must pay a vigorish along with the extra bet, the vigorish being determined based upon an actual game condition (such as the player's first card).
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDTA game kit and a method of playing a game, wherein the game kit includes at least one flexible, closeable, and opaque bag, one or more objects small enough to be placed into the bag, a set of instructions for playing a game, wherein the set of instructions directs that one or more objects be placed into the at least one bag, and that the bag be closed thereafter, and directs one or more players to manipulate the exterior of the bag to guess an identity of one or more objects in the bag without opening the bag. A winner of the game is determined by ascertaining the player with the correct guess or guesses of the identity of the one or more objects in the bag.