shrimpboatcapt
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August 22nd, 2016 at 4:23:47 PM permalink
Is there any hope for table games that use a modified deck (i.e. stripping suits, only using paint cards, etc)?
DJTeddyBear
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August 22nd, 2016 at 4:29:31 PM permalink
Pai Gow Poker uses 52 standard plus one joker.

Spanish 21 uses decks that don't have any tens. (Actual tens. They still have ten value face cards.)

There's probably others.

It's perfectly legal as long as it's disclosed.
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shrimpboatcapt
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August 22nd, 2016 at 4:53:59 PM permalink
Hey DJ - Thanks for the quick reply.

What about table games that are essentially mash-ups of a few different games?

For example, I've been working on a modified deck game combining Ceelo, 3 card poker, Pai Gow, and Baccarat. Even though it's actually alot of fun, saying that aloud makes it sound gross. Any suggestions for packaging and marketing such a monstrosity :) ?
RealizeGaming
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August 22nd, 2016 at 5:03:45 PM permalink
Quote: shrimpboatcapt

Is there any hope for table games that use a modified deck (i.e. stripping suits, only using paint cards, etc)?



I'm not sure if a game with a modified deck will work, but from a patent standpoint it is easier to get around the 101 rejection when using a modified deck.
Paigowdan
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August 22nd, 2016 at 5:08:01 PM permalink
You can use modified decks if straightforward and already done: add one or two jokers, or remove the pip-10 cards. Do NOT remove 3s and 7s, and add 8s - that'll annoy both players and casinos.
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shrimpboatcapt
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August 22nd, 2016 at 5:22:15 PM permalink
@DJTeddyBear
@RealizeGaming
@Paigowdan

My card game is a riff off of a dice game. It uses a deck full of only A-6 cards. Am I in the ballpark of viability or out in the parking lot :)?
DJTeddyBear
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August 22nd, 2016 at 5:28:48 PM permalink
Are you aware that in California the craps games use cards? Depending on the casino, they have different versions of running the game.

Some use dice to select random cards which then produce the outcome, some merely use random/shuffled cards for the outcome.
Superstitions are silly, childish, irrational rituals, born out of fear of the unknown. But how much does it cost to knock on wood? 😁 Note that the same could be said for Religion. I.E. Religion is nothing more than organized superstition. 🤗
Paigowdan
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August 22nd, 2016 at 5:41:51 PM permalink
Quote: shrimpboatcapt

@DJTeddyBear
@RealizeGaming
@Paigowdan

My card game is a riff off of a dice game. It uses a deck full of only A-6 cards. Am I in the ballpark of viability or out in the parking lot :)?


Yes, this is good, as is a Royal deck (10 to Ace) and a Spanish deck.

Many card companies produce casino quality special decks on demand for games that use "special but reasonable" deck compositions, to ease their casino use.
Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes - Henry David Thoreau. Like Dealers' uniforms - Dan.
shrimpboatcapt
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August 22nd, 2016 at 6:01:36 PM permalink
@DJTeddyBear - Thanks! I was not aware of Card craps. Feeling much better knowing that there is an established market. But now wondering if they have patents blocking me out?

@Paigowdan - Thanks! I have a new paigow variant - if you want to play I can pm link.
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August 22nd, 2016 at 8:11:01 PM permalink
Quote: shrimpboatcapt

Is there any hope for table games that use a modified deck (i.e. stripping suits, only using paint cards, etc)?


Yes.
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