Patent Number: 6,332,614

Title: Method for playing poker games

Abstract: A method of playing a Poker card game between a Dealer and at least oneplayer is described, having the steps of providing at least one deck ofconventional playing cards, requiring each of the at least one player toante before receiving a hand of cards, dealing cards from said at leastone deck to each player and the Dealer so that the Dealer receives twoPoker hands and each of said at least one player receives one Poker hand,causing each of the at least one player to execute an option chosen fromthe following group: to make no bet, to make a bet, evaluating each playerhand and each dealer hand after all betting is complete according thestandard hand rankings of Poker, determining, based upon said evaluation,the player to be the winner if the player hand is ranked higher than bothof said dealer hands, determining, based upon said evaluation, the dealerto be the winner of the hand if either one of the dealer hands are rankedhigher than the player hand, causing a winning player to receive an amountof money; and causing a nonwinning player to lose his bet and his ante.

Inventors: Hesse; Michael A. (Westlake Village, CA)


International Classification: A63F 1/00 (20060101); A63F 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014