Single Handed Video Poker Games
Net Entertainment offers several single handed poker games. All American, Jacks or Better, and Deuces Wild are just some of the most popular single handed poker games available.
The classic poker game of Jacks or Better is a five card poker game is one of the most played video poker games from Net Entertainment. The coin sizes for this poker game start for 10c and you can bet anywhere from 20c, 50¢, $1 and $5 coins. The minimum number of coins you can bet per hand is one, and the maximum five. When the game starts you are dealt five cards straight up, and you have to arrange them to make the best possible combination. Royal Flush; the unbeatable hand in poker consisting of an Ace, King, Queen, Jack and ten of a suit, is the highest paying hand in Jacks or Better, but there are also other hands like a Two Pair, Straight Flush, Four of a kind etc. which will get you a payout win.
The All American poker game is also based on the same rules, but it awards a slightly higher payout than Jacks or Better. In Deuces Wild, you can win a payout on a hand that contains four deuces as well.
The other single-handed poker games on the site are Joker Wild, and Double Bonus.
Multi-Handed Video Poker Games
Net Entertainment offers a variety of multi-handed poker games. This includes three handed games like: 3 Hand Jacks or Better, 3 Hand All American, 3 Hand Deuces Wild, 3 Hand Joker Wild; five hand games like: 5 Hands Jacks or Better, 5 Hands Flash Jacks or Better; and ten handed games like 10 Hand Flash Jacks or Better, 10 Hand Flash Deuces Wild. For those who love to take big risks and indulge in a big group of poker playing peers will find 25-hand Flash Deuces Wild and 50-hand Flash Deuces Wild right up their alley.
Basic Video Poker Rules For Amateurs
Most video poker games from Net Entertainment are based on the classic five card poker game like Jacks or Better, and Joker Wild. The player is dealt five cards on the table facing up, and has to use these cards to make the best winning combination. In multi-handed games, the cards you hold in one hand will also be held in the other hands. The different games vary slightly in their formats. For instance, in Jokers Wild you can use the Joker as substitute for any other card to complete a winning hand.
However, there are some basic rules for playing video poker that does not change and understanding these will keep you in good stead. First is the ranking of the poker hands. The payouts also depend on the hand combination you have. A royal flush is the best winning combination in this regard, followed by a straight flush, four of a kind, and a straight flush. Other aspects of poker playing like how to place a bet, understanding dealer position, and the basic etiquettes of playing in a group will also help you in the future.
How To Read Poker Payout Tables
When you play video poker it is easy to keep track of your winnings by taking a look at the payout tables. A standards 52-card deck which is used in almost all poker games produces 2,598,960 hands. Each of these hands has a set return per coin bet. Mostly, payout tables have six columns. The first column states the hands with payouts, and the next five columns give the payouts for the different coins wagered on that hand. You can the select the number of coins you would like to bet on each hand, and keep track of your payouts with the tables in the front of the video poker machine.