Welcome! This site aims to help beginners become better video poker players. It's a video poker machine with special rules. It evaluates your ability to follow the strategy outlined by The Wizard of Odds on this page.
You can use the numbers 1,2,3,4,5 on your keyboard to hold cards, and enter will deal/draw/start a game depending on context.
Sound good? Then lets play:!--frsh-keyboard:0-->
Here are the rules of the Simple Strategy, you should hold:
High card: A jack, queen, king, or ace. These cards are retained more often because if paired up they return the original bet.
Outside straight: An open ended straight that can be completed at either end, such as the cards 7,8,9,10.
Inside straight: A straight with a missing inside card, such as the cards 6,7,9,10. In addition A,2,3,4 and J,Q,K,A also count as inside straights because they are at an extreme end.
The pay table is called 9-6 Jacks or Better. The Simple Strategy has a calculated payout of 99.46%. You should be aware that this strategy does not apply to other pay tables.
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