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Video Poker

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Video Poker

My husband and I love to play video poker. Any suggestions as to the best place for video poker?

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1. Re: Video Poker

From my website at: < http://lasvegas4newbies.com/chap10-2.html >.

All video poker is not alike. Be certain you are playing a “full pay” game which pays out 99.5% of incoming coin. (A little more with maximum coin in.) They are known as a “9/6 JoB” machines – which stand for a payout of 9 coins for a full house and 6 coins for a flush with one coin inserted. (JoB stands for “Jacks or Better.”) The paytable for a full-pay or 9/6 JoB machine looks like this:

Royal Flush 250 coins/credits

Straight Flush 50

Four of a Kind 25

Full House 9

Flush 6

Straight 4

Three of a Kind 3

Two Pair 2

Jacks or Better 1

A casino can tighten a Jacks-or-better video poker machine by simply paying out less for a full house and flush. The most common way that a casino increases it's win is to pay only 8 for the Full House and 5 for the Flush. This is a short-pay 8/5 machine. The casino keeps an extra 2.2% on these machines.

A “10/7 DB” video poker machine (Full House=10 coins, Flush=7 coins) is better yet Payout (when played perfectly and max-credits) is 100.1%. Double Bonus Poker (DB) is a variation on video poker in which the payout for two pair is reduced from two to one in exchange for greatly increased payouts for other hands ...like a payout of 4000 for a Royal Flush.

The best place to play video poker is downtown or at such off-strip properties as Sam’s Town. A great video poker website is VideoPokerReview.com. < http://www.videopokerreview.com/ >

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Thanks, Fred. Very helpful post. You explained it so well.

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3. Re: Video Poker

You can practice your skills at

http://wizardofodds.com/. Great site with helpful tips on lots of casino games.

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4. Re: Video Poker

I downloaded wizard of odds software, and the next day my computer was full of virus' identified from that software.

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go to www.freeslots.com - great VP practice.

I just play it between trips to LV.

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6. Re: Video Poker

I can tell you the funnest place to play is the Baccarat bar at Bellagio when Dororthy is there. She works 10am-6pm I beleive. She has a following of players from all over who go to the Bellagio to see her. We have always had good luck playing double double at that bar.

Good luck