• The Proper Way to Gamble on Video Poker

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    Video Poker is a popular game that usually will be bet on in casinos across the world, or alternatively at your house on your computer, using a web account. The game rules are absolutely simple and consist of the player attempting to achieve the best assemblage of cards achievable in order to win cash. In this respect it is very similar as a regular game of poker, minus the interaction with any other players. Of course, methods employed during a real-life game of poker, like tricking, will be useless in Video Poker.

    The game of Electronic Poker starts when the gambler inserts credits (whether it’s tokens, credit slips or cash) into the machine and pushes the deal button. A 5 card hand will then be "given out" on the video screen.

    The Electronic Poker machine also has hold buttons, and enthusiasts should now pick which cards to keep and which to discard. For the cards the player wishes to retain, the ‘hold’ buttons need to be pressed so that they illuminate. The player can decide to keep any number of cards they want, whether it’s all or none.

    After the enthusiast has selected which cards he would like to retain, the player will then press ‘deal’, which will mean that any fresh cards will be dealt if desired. The round is now finished, with the Electronic Poker machine analyzing the cards to see if it matches any of the winning hands shown on the payment schedule.

    Typically, the lowest winning hand on an Electronic Poker machine is a pair of jacks with the award money growing for each better hand. A list of common winning hands starts with jacks or better, moving on to 2 pairs, three of a kinds, straights, flushes, full houses, 4 of a kinds, straight flushes and finally royal flushes. It goes without saying that the pay out schedule can range from game to game, so that skillful bettors are able to select the most money-making machine each and every time.

    As soon as the initial round has played out, the player can either choose to stay on in an attempt to maximize their earnings, or press the ‘collect’ button to retrieve any credits that they may have won. Additionally, a few versions of the game give the enthusiast a chance to increase their wins, in which instance another game is played. There are also differences among individual machines, with some decks of cards having wild cards and other varying elements to enhance playability.

     August 11th, 2009  Tyrell   No comments

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