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Jacks are Better Video Poker Strategy

Jacks are Better Video Poker StrategyOne of the ways a casino ensures that they have the advantage is to manage the pay table for all games, including video poker games. In this post we will refer to jacks are Better video poker strategy. If you play other games such as deuces wild or double-double, the strategy of play will need to be adjusted accordingly. The best possible payout is 10 / 7 where the first number refers to the payout for a full house with 5 coins bet and the second refers to the payout for a flush. In the game shown in the picture, the payout is 9 / 6 which is favoring the house to a higher degree.

Jacks are Better Video Poker Strategy

For each reduction of one credit in the paytable for a full house or a flush, the return drops slightly more than 1%. You can use this as a rule of thumb to quickly determine the return on the game that you are playing.

Game Returns for the various payouts are shown below.

  • 10/7 100.17%
  • 9/7 99.11%
  • 9/6 97.81%
  • 8/6 96.73%
  • 8/5 95.65%

These returns assume perfect play all of the time. Few of us actually play perfectly all of the time even if we know the recommended play strategy. The actual returns based on the nonperfect play will be lower than those stated above.

Practicing on a computer or smartphone app will help to achieve better play. It can be well worth the money if you are not playing up to standard. A small percentage improvement can make a large difference in your take home. Especially if you play on a regular basis.


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  1. Need win loss statement for 2020

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