Online Video Poker
Online video poker is a popular game based on the five card draw poker and is available in multi hand versions with up to 100 hands that can be played simultaneously. Most casinos offer a variety of video poker games including Aces & Faces, Deuces Wild, Jacks or Better, Joker Poker, All American, Mega Jacks amongst others.
Video poker wager denominations can start as low as £0.01 up to £10 and players can wager up to 5 coins per round. Many games allow also players to bet on more than one hand. Gaming controls on video poker games are incredibly simple with buttons to increase or decrease wager amounts, Hold buttons for the cards and Bet Max or Deal buttons to play.
Each game has its own rules concerning the winning hand, for example in Jacks or Better a player would need a minimum pair of Jacks while in Tens or Better the minimum is a pair of 10s and in Deuces Wild, you need at least three of a kind. Each game has a detailed FAQ section which helps players understand the specifics of the game. Additionally, most video poker games are available in both Play for Money and Play for Fun modes allowing for unlimited practice time before committing money to the game. Pay tables on poker games are prominently displayed with potential win amounts for a single coin, multiple coins as well as for different hands, the highest win being for a Royal Flush.
Many video poker games allow players to double their last wins by picking a high card. In this round, players will be presented with five cards with the dealer's card being face up. Select on one of the face down cards and if your card is higher you double your winnings and if it is lower you forfeit your winnings.
Some online casinos also offer progressive version of video poker games such as Jackpot Deuces, Jacks or Better and like slots games, a percentage of the wager is contributed towards the progressive jackpot which is typically won on a maximum wager. Currently, the SupaJax video poker game is worth over £10,000 while the progressive jackpot for Jackpot Deuces is over £6,000.