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year 1979 is the starting point for video poker facts trivia when a
Draw Poker machine hit the casino floor for the first time.
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- The concept of playing against a machine as opposed to the
pressure of a live poker table offered a challenge that previous slot
- Originally known as poker slots,
video poker machines are similar to slots by appearance, speed and
function. The difference comes down to skill and strategy.
Poker Facts reports that there are over 25 versions of video poker
including online games and each one has their own strategy.
- All VP payoffs are listed on the payout schedule at each machine.
- Paytables display how many coins are returned when you hit a
certain hand playing one single coin or any number of coins to the
max. of 5. This paytable determines full pay vs. short pay
12 VP Versions: Video Poker Facts
Below are the facts and details for 12 VP Versions that are and have been classics or standards in the VP World.
- Jacks or Better: 20% of all first hands dealt are winners. This
version usually produces a Royal Flush each 40,000 hands played, or
every 80-100 hours of play.
- Deuces Wild: players discard all cards almost 20% of the time, approximately every fifth hand.
- Bonus Deuces offers an additional payout of 2000 for four Deuces with an Ace plus higher pays for certain five-of-a-kind hands.
- Jokers Wild: fewer than 10% of your initial cards dealt will contain the joker.
- Bonus Video Poker is one of the few VP versions that pay 2 coins for 2 pair or 10 coins for maximum play.
- Double Bonus Video Poker returns a 50 coin payout for a full house with the 10/7 full pay version.
- Double Double Bonus Video Poker pays a 2000 coin hit for 4 Aces with a 2, 3 or 4 that will pay about every 16,000 hands.
- Super Double Bonus. 4Aces=800, 4Kings, Queens or Jacks=600, 4-2s, 3s, 4s=400 and 400 for Straight Flush.
- Pickem Poker offers the most unique paytable of all versions at (18/15) plus a pair of Nines pays at the low end.
- All Aces online or Super Aces offline presents a big hit of 2000 coins for Four Aces, no fifth card required.
- Triple Double Bonus VP has a huge win of 4000 coins for quad Aces
with a 2, 3 or 4 and/or a Royal Flush. However, three-of-a-kind is
reduced to a max coin return of only 10 not 15.
- All American Video Poker available online offers a generous 1000 credit payout for a straight flush.
- Video poker and online slots are among the most sought after
casino games among Mac users. Software for these casino games are
created specifically for Mac computers that incorporates flash that is
extremely lifelike and thrilling.
Some of the video poker games for Mac users at online casinos are Aces
and Faces, Joker’s Wild, Deuces Wild, Jacks or Better, and Bonus Poker.
- Player mistakes include not playing max coin, playing at the
worst machines with low payouts, play at VP that is above your bankroll
and using incorrect strategy.
- To correct strategy, practice with reputable software like Frugal
Video Poker or Video Poker for Winners.
Winners: Video Poker Facts Trivia
- Royal Flush is the big winning hand for video poker and usually
pays 4000 coins with maximum coins in play.
- Exceptions are 6000 coins for Pickem Video Poker, growing
progressives and multi-hand VP where a dealt Royal will multiply by
hands play. So, triple play is 12,000 coins, 5 hand equals 20,000 while
100 hands pay a WOW! hit of 400,000 coins.
- A $1.3 million dollar VP win began with a $5 bet, a pair of
queens, doubling up correctly resulting in $10 on the board. After
doubling up successfully an additional 16 times, the player topped out
with a massive $1.3 million.
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