Video poker is a version of poker for online casinos that has the possibilities of high payouts even with a small bet. Varieties of video poker that exist include; Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild and Aces and Faces. This game is simple standard poker like in the land-based casinos and operates similar hand rankings.

There are variations of hand rankings when it comes to poker. Some of them include the royal flush, four of a kind, three of a kind, full house, straight, straight flush, two pair and a pair. The royal flush refers to a straight flush that has an Ace as the high card. The straight flush means that you have five consecutive cards that are of similar suit in your hand. Four of a kind and three of a kind simply means that the cards at hand are four or three of same value respectively. A full house in video poker implies that you have three cards of a kind and a pair. When you have a flush at hand it implies that you have five cards that are of similar suit. For the two pair on the other hand it implies that you have two sets of cards that are of similar value while a pair is just two cards that are of same value at hand.

Playing Video Poker

Playing video poker in online casinos is quite simple. You will start by inserting credits or you simply load the game on your device. From there choose the credit size that you are comfortable with. The credit size will vary from casino to casino from single hand to multi-hands. You can place between one bet to five credits per game, the choice is all yours. For better pay offs, it is advisable that you play the maximum bet. After making sure that you are comfortable with your bet, you can press the bet button and the cards chosen will be dealt. Alternatively, you can choose to hold all cards or any and then get it replaced.

There is also the double up option for poker and it not bad since it has no effect on the house advantage. For this option, you will be required to have one card facing up while the other four cards dealt facing down. Then you are supposed to choose one of the cards facing down hoping that it will be higher than the one facing up. If it happens to be a tie, the bet is returned and if you win you will simply collect or if you want to give it a try then you can double up once more.

Video Poker FAQ

  • How will I withdraw my wins?

There are provisions for you to choose from so as to withdraw your wins. Some of the methods available include: MasterCard, Western Union, Skrill and PayPal among others. Make sure that you choose a method that you can afford and reliable too. Before you are allowed to make any transaction, you will also be asked to prove your identity and for that reason then make sure that you submit your correct personal information.