Video Poker

Video Poker Player Guide

Video Poker Player Guide

Video poker combines the speed and privacy of slot machines with some of the strategic decisions of traditional poker. You probably already know that slot machine gambling offers lousy odds and no strategy opportunities, but you might not know that many video poker...

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Glossary of Video Poker Terms

Glossary of Video Poker Terms

These video poker terms are words and phrases you might hear in the video poker area or read about online while trying to learn how to play video poker. Study this video poker glossary, and you'll be learning much of the gambling slang used by video poker players. It...

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How to Play Deuces Wild Video Poker

How to Play Deuces Wild Video Poker

Learning how to play Deuces Wild video poker is fairly different to that of learning to play Jacks or Better. Deuces Wild introduces the wild card to video poker, which creates whole new layers of strategy and many card options that don't exist in straightforward Draw...

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How to Play Jacks or Better Video Poker

How to Play Jacks or Better Video Poker

Learning how to play Jacks or Better video poker is the first step most video poker players take. When the game first debuted in the mid-1970s, Jacks or Better was known as "Draw Poker", and that term is still used by some today. Because Jacks or Better is the easiest...

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How to Play Video Poker

How to Play Video Poker

Learning how to play video poker the right way is going to take a little bit of research, study, and practice. It isn't the mindless exercise in pushing buttons that slot machines are. You can learn strategies to improve your play, while getting distracted, tired, or...

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Easy to Learn Video Poker Basics

Easy to Learn Video Poker Basics

Video poker basics are easy to learn, though mastery takes a lot of study and quite a bit of practice. The good news is that this is one of those casino games in which you can influence the odds if you make the right plays. Hand selection and choosing which cards to...

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Video Poker Hands

Video Poker Hands

Video poker hands share the same hierarchy as most other poker games. If you've played Texas hold'em, 5-card draw, or 7-card stud, you'll be familiar with the card ranks and the hand combinations. What trips up some gamblers about the hands in video poker are the...

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Video Poker Myths and Misconceptions

Video Poker Myths and Misconceptions

Video poker myths are legion and mainly based on a misunderstanding of the random number generator which drives card selection in video poker. Many of the misconceptions are similar to what you'll find among the slot machine myths because they're based on ignorance of...

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Video Poker Tips for New Players

Video Poker Tips for New Players

These video poker tips will help gamblers new to the machines avoid the mistakes that cost so many players money. The more money you have in your pocket, the more fun you can have at the video poker carousel. So the next time you head to video poker row, keep these...

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