Card handling devices including multi-card storage compartments, and related methods

  • US 10,960,292 B2
  • Filed: 06/01/2020
  • Issued: 03/30/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/27/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A card-handling device, comprising:

  • a card input mechanism;

    a temporary card storage area positioned to receive cards from the card input mechanism, the temporary card storage area comprising storage compartments distributed longitudinally along a rack;

    a card output mechanism configured to eject cards from the temporary card storage area; and

    a card size adjustment member attached to the rack and extending along a lateral side of each storage compartment, the card size adjustment member being movable between a first lateral position in which the card size adjustment member defines a first width of each of the storage compartments and a second lateral position in which the card size adjustment member defines a second, different width of each of the storage compartments, as measured in an at least substantially horizontal plane when the card-handling device is oriented for use.

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