Jacks or Better Video Poker
Jacks or Better is aptly named, with the minimum winning hand being a pair of Jacks. It draws a crowd because it is fairly easy to learn and play – in fact this is the best online video poker game for both beginners and experienced players.
The most important part of playing Jacks or Better is choosing a good paying game. You should check the payouts for full house and flush based on a bet of a single coin. (See pay table below) The best pay outs come from the 9/6 machines (9:1 full house, 6:1 flush) though they are becoming harder to find.
Generally speaking you should always bet the max amount of coins. If you can't afford to play dollars, play quarters. In other words, pay to win the big prize, the top prize on the payout board. If you bet minimums, you run the risk of losing out on a full-pay jackpot just to save a few nickels.
Jacks or Better Pay Tables
The pay table you see listed is referred to as a 9/6 machine. Don't be surprised to find Jacks or Better games which return as little as 6/5 or as much as 10/7. Remember, though, that the amount of time you play can affect your payout – in other words, what good is feeding your money into a 9/6 machine if you don't have the patience to wait for a full house? In reality, you should try and play them all. Keep playing the ones which provide value for your investment, and as is standard practice, avoid the games that don't provide you a good value.
Jacks or Better Video Poker Tips
Here are some tips for Jacks or Better video poker:
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