This article was posted on March 08, 2005

The player places a bet and the video poker machine deals five cards from a standard 52-card pack. The payout depends on the particular type of game begin played.

Video Poker

 by: Chen Ching-feng

. Combining elements of poker and slots, this form poker is one of the few games in the casino where you can actually have a realistic expectation of winning, as opposed to depending on the pure luck of slot machine games or roulette.

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There are a number of video poker variants, including: Deuces Wild, Jacks or Better and Bonus Poker…

After the replacement cards are dealt the winnings are calculated based on the 5-card poker hand. The player then has one opportunity to hold or discard any number of unwanted cards, and is dealt an equal number of replacement cards from the deck.

Chen Ching-feng is a successful writer and online gambling expert providing valuable tips and advice for those interested in gambling and online gambling strategies. His numerous articles found on virtual casino web, provide useful and factual gambling information and insight.

Video poker is usually played against a machine, which displays the player’s cards on a screen

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