Video poker games are some of the simplest gambling games to learn how to play. In fact, the rules are usually posted while you are playing so that you have a chance to look at them while you play. The basic idea of all video poker games is to make the best poker hand possible.
The ranking of poker hands, in ascending order for Video Poker Games are as follows. Jacks or better means a pair of jacks or higher. Two pair means that this is any two pairs of cards. Three of a kind means that his is any three of the same card. Straight means that there are any five consecutive cards in numerical order, such as five though 10. Flush means any five cards with the same suit, such as five hearts. Full House means that this is a combination of a pair, and three of a kind in the same hand. Four of a kind indicates four of the same cards. Straight flush indicates five cards that are in numerical order and all have the same suit.
The Best Video Poker Games Payoffs
The better hand you can achieve, the better your payoff will be. Thus a four of a kind will pay off much more than two pair in video poker games. Also, you are not playing against anyone in video poker games, so you are just paid according to what you get. So unlike regular poker, you will be paid with a good hand no matter what.
Many people prefer these types of video games to the traditional table games. Being able to play on your own, without distraction, really appeals to a certain type of person. Once you've picked up the basics, it can be a blast to play.