Like to know how to play Video Poker?

 

There are many versions of video poker game offered by both terrestrial and online casinos.   The premise of all the forms are similar though.  You are dealt a 5 card poker hand, have the option of discarding any of those cards and getting a re-deal, with the aim of achieving the best possible poker hand.  The better the hand, the more you win...and you winnings are determined by the particular game's pay table.  The variations of the game have slightly different hand rankings and pay tables, but the theme is the same.

One of the better known versions is Jacks or Better Video Poker, which offers the following payouts:

Coins bet

1

2

3

4

5

Royal Flush

250

500

750

1000

4000 to 5000

Straight Flush

50

100

150

200

250

4 of a kind

20

40

60

80

100

Full House

7

14

21

28

35

Flush

5

10

15

20

25

Straight

4

8

12

16

20

3 of a kind

3

6

9

12

15

2 pair

2

4

6

8

10

Jacks or better pair

1

2

3

4

5

Notice that the five coin payout for a royal flush will vary from machine to machine - so pick a machine that pays well.  Notice also that the 5 coin payout for a royal flush is considerably more that 250 per coin - making the 5 coin bet your best bet.

Good luck!

 

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