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Video Poker Rules

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 Video Poker game Rules

Object of the game

The players objective is to get the best hand possible. You are dealt five cards. To try to improve your hand, you can discard or hold any of your five cards. New cards are dealt to replace the discarded ones. If the rank of your final five-card hand is listed on the payout schedule, you win! The table on the top of the game window shows you the payoff for each betting level. Look at this table to see what the hand ranks are. All Video Poker variations rank hands the same, though a given variation may add several extra ranks. A 52 card deck is used (53 or 54 in some video poker variations) and is reshuffled after each hand.

How to play

Select name of video poker machine you want to play in Game|Select Poker Machine... dialog.

To play, first make a bet. You can either click the Bet One button until you have bet the number of coins you desire (to a maximum of 5 coins), or click Bet Max to bet the maximum coins all at once. Then click the Deal / Draw button to distribute the cards. (When you have entered the maximum number of coins, the machine will deal automatically.)

You will be given 5 cards. Now you have a one-time option to draw additional cards to replace cards you discard. Evaluate your five cards and decide which, if any, you want to hold to achieve the highest ranked poker hand possible. You may hold cards by simply clicking on either the card or the Hold/Discard button. When you do so, the held cards will be displayed with a "Hold" sign under them. You can use keyboard to hold cards. Press 1 to hold first card, 2 to hold second card and so on. If you want to reselect a card just press the corresponding number again.

Once you have selected a given amount of cards to hold, click on the "Draw" button again. The cards that were not marked as "Hold" will be replaced. If after this replacement you have any combination of cards that qualifies for a payout, your credit will be increased by the amount of coins shown in the Win field.

To change the type of Video Poker machine you are playing, click on Game|Select Poker Machine... menu item and select the game you would like to play. When you change the game type, your credit and coin denominations will not change.


Playing the Double Up

The doubling option gives you a chance to increase your winnings. Check Options | Double Up menu item to have this option enabled.

After getting a winning hand you will be given the chance to double the payout, or to collect your winnings. To collect your winnings, click the "No" button. If you want to try and win more, click the "Yes" button. You will be given another hand of five cards. The dealer's card will be exposed, while the remaining four cards will be left face down. Hold one of them. If the card you chose is higher than the dealers' card, you will win the double amount of your original payout. You will then be given the chance to double your payout again or to collect your winnings. If your card is of the same rank, it is a tie, and you will have a chance to collect your original winnings or to double up. Otherwise, you lose and will not receive any payout.

If you have collected your winnings you can begin another hand.


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