Patents by Inventor Raymond E. Korenek

Raymond E. Korenek has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5184821
    Abstract: Disclosed is a game apparatus for playing poker and similar card games, including a playing table having a plurality of images which may be selectively lit to indicate winning bets, an indicator board to indicate identified cards, and a switchboard for controlling the playing table. Also disclosed are a plurality of rotatable wheels driven by an electric motor and a plurality of different size sprockets connected to the electric motor by a series of chains, whereby the plurality of rotatable wheels may be simultaneously driven at different speeds of rotation. The rotatable wheels include a large wheel having randomly selected images of a complete deck of cards plus a Joker, the suits being arranged to alternate a red and a black card, and four smaller wheels mounted on the large wheel and having randomly selected images of thirteen cards from a second deck, the suits being arranged in a manner similar to the large wheel. Spring markers cooperate with pins on said wheel to identify selected cards.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 1992
    Date of Patent: February 9, 1993
    Inventor: Raymond E. Korenek