Sunday 23 December 2018

Casino Games - Video Poker

video poker
Video poker is a popular casino game that is based on 5-card draw poker. The participant plays on a computerized console that’s the same size as a slot machine.


Charles Fey invented the first draw poker machine in 1901. At the time, machines used 50 cards, making the odds of getting a royal flash half of those in a 52-card full deck. The first video machine was developed in 1970 by Dale Electronics.


Most video poker players prefer the Jacks or Better mode of the game. In this mode the player is supposed to have a pair of jacks or better to win. The payout of any hand of superior value is based on the predetermined scale, but the typical payout of a royal flush is 250x,


The odds of getting a royal are 1 in 16,215.

Biggest win

One of the biggest winners at video poker was 42-year-old Huck Seed who won $670,665 in Las Vegas.


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