Patent Number: 6,637,746

Title: Method and apparatus for playing a wagering game

Abstract: A playing card wagering game method which involves each player placing an initial one part wager. Cards are dealt by a dealer, two cards face down to each participating player and three cards face down to the dealer display card area in front of the dealer position. Players examine their cards and must discard one of their two cards. Players decide to stand or double down on their initial wager. Dealer reveals one of the three dealer display area cards. Next players decide to challenge or to surrender one half of their total wagers. Dealer turns face up the remaining two cards in the dealer display card area and resolves all bets which were not withdrawn based on the winning card being of same color and same odd or even value as the match card. The present invention mat be played with the lower ranking portion, said portion comprising of card ranks Two through Eight of a standard deck of Poker playing cards or by video machine technology in a casino or home environment.

Inventors: Baranauskas; Alfons V. (Concord, OH)


International Classification: A63F 3/00 (20060101); A63F 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2011