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Learn to Profit With Video Slot Machines

Jun 7, 2008
Description: Playing Video Poker on Slot Machines is a different fun on its own as it is very easy to play and win. Lets see what statistics to apply and how to win on Video Poker Slot Machines.

Playing Video Poker requires some skill to play but is very simple and easy to play. It is categorized in middle of Slot Machines and table games. Below are some tips on how to play video poker and maximize your winnings.

When video poker is played with strategy, online Slot Machines gives better results than most of the casino machines. Graphics is suburb with added bonus giving a very real visual playing experience.

How to Play

In Video Poker, you are playing against the machine and not other players. It is based on draw poker and has the same rules as normal poker.

Five cards are drawn on the screen.

The player can take up to 5 cards, if he wishes; from those he can keep the card he wants to keep by pressing "hold" button. The player needs to press the "deal" button, once he has decided what to do and the discarded cards are replaced by new cards.

Based on the outcome after the final hand is completed, the result of the game is determined. If the player wins anything, it is shown on the pay table on the machine.

The Pay Table and Return

The biggest advantage of video poker over other Slot Machines is, the return of the game can be calculated by reading the pay table on the front of the Slot Machines.

Combination of hands from 52 card deck is usually used by most of the video poker games. Games like Joker Poker also uses one-two jokers added to the deck, whereas Deuces Wild uses 52 card deck but the deuces are wild cards.

As the number of combinations can be made from the cards used in the game, so the payout can be worked out by what the machine pays for each winning combinations.

From a 52 card deck, 2,598,960 possible combinations can be made.

To simulate the possibilities of drawing any of these combinations, the chip in the video poker is used. As this is set of probability, to produce house edge, the casino adjusts the pay table of the online machines.

Tips to win

It is very easy to master the basics. Here are some tips to win. You can research more on the internet or in our other articles.

1. Look for favourable payouts

Select the most favourable payouts machine to play with. Except for the payout on the flush, full house, or royal flush, the payouts for all video poker machines are the same. A 9 / 6 will generally hit the royal flush once for each 40,000 hands. The 8 / 5 odds are once for each 45,000 hands etc - So try and play 9 / 6 machines only.

2. Learn the basic strategy for the game

Playing there will be free and also available on the net so use them until they are committed to memory.

3. Play maximum coins

Suppose you bet five coins, except for the royal flush, all winning hands are paid out by a factor of five. This is a bonus amount given as an incentive to play five coins. To increase your winnings play maximum coins. As any player who plays less than maximum coins will contribute to a royal flush that will be won by another player.

4. Play slowly

Be calm, think appropriately and take your steps. Machine doesn't provide any extra points or bonus or money for playing the game quickly. So, take your time.

Video Poker is the best slot games to play.

Video poker has all the fun and excitement of other online Slot Machines. Based on the skill you apply to the game, you can have more fun and make money.
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