1. Aces and Eights Video
Poker – This is a variation of Jacks or Better (see below) played with a standard
52-card deck. The basics are the same, but the payout system differs slightly. Aces
and Eights has higher payouts for the following four of a kind hands, from high
to low: with Aces or eights, with sevens, and with other cards. The lowest
winning hand is a pair of Jacks.
2. Bonus Poker Video Poker
– This is a standard game based on Jacks or Better that uses a standard 52-card
deck. In comparison, it has high payouts for the following hands, from high to
low: four of a kind with Aces, four of a kind with twos, threes, or fours, and
four of a kind ranging from fives to Kings. The lowest winning hand is a pair
3. Deuces Wild Video Poker
– Deuces Wild is played with a standard 52-card deck. As the name suggests, the
deuces in the playing deck (twos) count as wild cards in this game, standing in
for cards of any denomination and suit. These wild cards mean that winning hands
are far more common, and for that reason, the pay table is less rewarding than
other variants like Jacks or Better. The lowest winning hand is a three of a
4. Jacks or Better Video
Poker – If you’re new to video poker, this variant (also referred to as Draw
Poker) is a good place to start. It’s one of if not the most popular game out
there. To win this game, all you need is a pair of Jacks or better to get a
payout. A higher pair will result in a payout as well. The lowest winning hand is
a pair of Jacks.
5. Joker Poker Video Poker
– Also known as Joker Wild, this game is another variation of Jacks or Better.
The Joker card acts as a wild, which means that the player can use it in place
of any other card in the deck to complete a hand. Of course, with the addition
of a Joker, the game is played with 53 playing cards instead of the standard 52-card
deck. The lowest winning hand is Kings or Better.
6. Sevens Wild Video Poker
– Sevens Wild is played with a standard deck of 52 playing cards, and the rules
are similar to those of Deuces Wild Video Poker. The sevens are wild and can be
used as a substitute for a card of any denomination and suit to complete a hand.
As with Deuces Wild, the lowest winning hand is a three of a kind.