Online casino video poker is one of the most played games on online casinos. A wide range of online casino video poker games are available to players such as Aces and Faces, Jacks or Better, and Deuces Wild. It is a game where players can test their casino online poker gaming skills with a low house edge and a strong possibility of winning.
How To Play Online Casino Video Poker
You receive five cards face up and then you chose which to keep and which to discard. New cards are dealt to replace the discarded cards. You win on a high card, a couple, double couple, a trio, a straight, a flush, full, poker, straight flush or Royal Flush whichever is the highest value.
Top Video Poker Hands
Royal Flush – Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 of the same suit.
Straight Flush – any five cards of the same value
Four of a Kind – any four cards of the same value
Full – three pair combined with one pair.
Straight – five sequential cards, but different suits
Two Pair – two separate pairs
Pair – any two cards with the same value.
Jacks or Better
A player wins when he has a pair of Jacks or a higher combination of cards. Online casino video poker games vary in their payments. The best video poker online casino games give 9 to a full house and 6 to a color.
• High Card – Jack, Queen, King or Ace
• Outside Straight – an open ended straight (eg. 7,8,9,10)
• Inside Straight – a straight with a missing card (eg. 6,7,9,10)
Deuces Wild Poker
Another very popular form of video poker is Deuces Wild. It plays exactly like Jacks or Better with two exceptions, the Deuces are wild (meaning they play as if they were anything else) and the minimum winning hand is the trio. Since the Deuces are wild, it is possible to make five equal. Five equal 15, 9 for a straight flush and 5 for four equals pays best at a poker hand. The object is to achieve any of the winning combinations of poker hands. The Deuces are cards of face value of 2.
• Natural Royal Flush – Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten
• Four Deuces – combination of all 4 Deuce cards (2,2,2,2)
• Deuces Royal Flush – a combination of one or more deuces
• Five of a kind – combination of one or more deuces to complete five cards of the same denomination
• Straight Flush – five sequential cards of the same suit.
• Four of a kind – four cards of the same denomination
• Full House – three cards of the same denomination, and two cards of another denomination.