Online Video Poker Games - UK Online Casinos
Video Poker has the same hands used on poker games with the difference that Video Poker is played between you and the dealer using a different interface.
Video Poker games in online casinos use a random number generator to determine which cards will be released. Video Poker players have to count on some level of luck and also strategy to win Video Poker games.
Players have to use their strategies to choose which cards to hold and which cards to discard. Video Poker is one of the most played casino games
in both brick-and-mortar and online casinos.
Online Video Poker variations
You will find a variety of Video Poker games
available at online casinos offering the default hands and also different hands combination to win extra money.
Some games can be played with JOKER, DEUCES cards... some games offer you the chance to play up to 100 hands of Video Poker at once and you will find even progressive jackpots on Video Poker games. So you will definitely find a wide range of Video Poker games available to play online.
Game variations will include Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild, Double Bonus, Double Double Bonus, Joker Poker, Deuces and Joker, and more...
Hand rankings on Video Poker
Here you can check the hand rankings on Video Poker games which can be different depending on the game variations. Some games will pay you more on certain Four of a Kinds and so on...
Please note that the order of cards is not important to a winning hand, except for the case of a Royal Flush that should follow the sequence in some games. There are game variations that pay more for Royal Flush in sequence and less for a Royal Flush in any order.Royal Flush
Royal Flush - Ten, Jack, Queen, King and Ace of the same suit. The best hand possible on Video PokerStraight Flush
Straight Flush - Five cards in sequence (until King) of the same suitFour of a Kind
Four of a Kind - Four cards of the same valueFull House
Full House - Three of a kind and one pairFlush
Flush - all cards of the same suit, not in sequence.Straight
Straight - five cards in sequence with multiple suitsThree of a Kind
Three of a Kind - Three cards of the same value and different suitsTwo Pair
Two Pair - two pairs of cards of the same value.Jacks or Better
Jacks or Better - a single pair of Jacks or higher cardsOdds on Initial cards - Video Poker
Here is the odds of getting a winning combination in the first 5 cards dealt on a Video Poker game using 52 cards.
Hand - Odds
Any Pair - 1 in 2.37
Pair J, Q, K or A - 1 in 7.69
Two Pairs - 1 in 21
Three of a Kind - 1 in 47
Straight - 1 in 255
Flush - 1 in 509
Full House - 1 in 694
Four of a Kind - 1 in 4165
Straight Flush - 1 in 72.193
Royal Flush - 1 in 649.740Odds on the draw , holding cards
Below are the odds in case you hold 1, 2, 3 or 5 cards in a Video Poker game using 52 cardsFlush Draw
- holding 1 card: 1 in 361
- holding 2 cards: 1 in 99
- holding 3 cards: 1 in 26
- holding 4 cards: 1 in 5 Full House Draw
- holding 1 card: 1 in 619
- holding 2 cards: 1 in 98
- holding 3 cards: 1 in 16 Four of a Kind Draw
- holding 1 card: 1 in 3,430
- holding 2 cards: 1 in 360
- holding 3 cards: 1 in 23.24Straight Flush Draw
- holding 1 card: 1 in 59,455
- holding 2 cards: 1 in 8,107
- holding 3 cards: 1 in 360
- holding 4 cards: 1 in 47Royal Flush Draw
- holding 1 card: 1 in 178,365
- holding 2 cards: 1 in 16,215
- holding 3 cards: 1 in 1081
- holding 4 cards: 1 in 47
How to play Video Poker
Video Poker games are very similar to slot games because you have to press DRAW/SPIN and the game will show you cards/symbols. The differece in Video Poker is the card sequences you have to match which is actually poker hands.
You can choose your bet amount and then press draw. PRESS DRAW
- The game will show you 5 cards;
- You will choose which cards you want to keep for the next round (one or all cards);
- after choose which cards you want to hold, press DRAW AGAIN;
- the cards you hold will remain in the game and all other cards will be replaced;
- check if you completed a poker hand from the pay table.
There are different types of Video Poker games... some with only 1 hand, others with 10 hands and even 100 hands!
This is a basic text for you to learn how to play Video Poker.
Video Poker games
If you are looking for Video Poker games and really enjoy playing Video Poker in casinos, you should know that a range of Video Poker variations can be found.
There are popular and basic Video Poker games such as Aces and Faces, Jacks or Better, and also variations including more playable hands, bonuses, etc. There are Tens or Better Video Poker which pays you for a pair of 10 and Jacks or Better paying bonuses on different hands ranking.
Depending on which Video Poker game you want to play, you may find games with bonuses and added cards with JOKERīs, wild cards, and many more variations.
Check below what we can offer you to play free Video Poker games ( video poker trainer ) and also more information with our Video Poker reviews.
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Video Poker is a game for those gamblers looking for a low house edge, the possibility to play anonymously, and the chance of large winnings.
The sentence "The house always wins" is an exception when it comes to Video Poker games as you can have a thin advantage over the house when playing most of the pay tables.
For a successful Video Poker gameplay, you have to read about Video Poker strategies and Video Poker paytables.
Every Video Poker game will have a different strategy and they will vary in the % of return. It can be 99% and in some cases, 100% depending on the hand count you are playing and the Video Poker strategy you are using (basic or optimal).
Also, when you play any Video Poker strategy keep in mind that any mistakes will decrease the percent of return.
Check some basic Video Poker strategies here very soon...
Video Poker Reviews
Video Poker games are loved by most of the UK casino players and for this reason, this page is a comprehensive guide to Video Poker players. We list here links to Video Poker reviews, so you can check the difference between the variety of Video Poker types. Dont forget to check our Online Video Poker page including important topics and readings like How to play Video Poker; Video Poker strategies; Video Poker download; Video Poker Games; Video Poker trainer and more... You can also play free online Video Poker games instantly (no download, no signup, no popups, no ads) on our free games page.
All video poker games listed below can be played at Microgaming casinos
Last update: 25 July 2022
Author: Alex Ramos
Author Bio: Alex Ramos is a casino specialist that reviews online gambling sites and games. A professional and independent blogger not linked to any casino corporate media or association. Alex dedicates its career for online casinos and online entertainment. He is graduated in Computing Science and is working in the online gambling industry since 1997.