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1. (WO1996004969) CARD HANDLING APPARATUS
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/1996/004969    International Application No.:    PCT/AU1995/000497
Publication Date: 22.02.1996 International Filing Date: 15.08.1995
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    06.03.1996    
IPC:
A63F 1/12 (2006.01), A63F 1/14 (2006.01)
Applicants: GAMING PRODUCTS LIMITED [BS/BS]; International Trust Building, Bank Lane, P.O. Box N8188, Nassau (BS).
JOHNSON, Rodney, George [AU/AU]; (AU).
PIACUN, Mark, William [AU/AU]; (AU).
RUDD, Clarence, Ernest [AU/AU]; (AU)
Inventors: JOHNSON, Rodney, George; (AU).
PIACUN, Mark, William; (AU).
RUDD, Clarence, Ernest; (AU)
Agent: GARDNER, John, R., G.; Pizzeys Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys, P.O. Box 7746 GCMC, Bundall, QLD 4217 (AU)
Priority Data:
PM 7441 15.08.1994 AU
PN 0561 17.01.1995 AU
Title (EN) CARD HANDLING APPARATUS
(FR) APPAREIL DE MANIPULATION DE CARTES
Abstract: front page image
(EN)Apparatus (10) for shuffling or handling cards including a chamber (25) in which a main stack of cards (26) is supported, a loading station (12) for holding a secondary stack (14) of cards, and a card separating mechanism (56) for separating cards at a series of positions along the main stack (26). The separating mechanism (56) grips cards at the series of positions along the stack (12) and lifts those cards to define spaces in the main stack (12) for introduction of cards from the secondary stack (14).
(FR)L'invention concerne un appareil (10) destiné à battre ou à manipuler les cartes comprenant une case (25) permettant de recevoir la pile principale de cartes (26), un poste d'alimentation (12) dans lequel est déposée un pile secondaire (14) de cartes, et un méchanism de séparation des cartes (56) permettant de séparer les cartes en divers points de la pile (26). Le méchanism de séparation (56) saisit les cartes en ces divers points de la pile (112) et les soulève, définissant ainsi des intervalles situés dans la pile principale (12), dans lesquels sont introduites les cartes provenant de la pile secondaire.
Designated States: AM, AT, AU, BB, BG, BR, BY, CH, CN, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, GB, GE, HU, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LK, LR, LT, LU, LV, MD, MG, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, TJ, TM, TT, UA, UG, UZ, VN.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (KE, MW, SD, SZ, UG)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)