Jacks or Better 1 Hand

Game Description

In this online Video Poker game, keep an eye out for the face cards because it’s Jacks or Better that will help you win. With this draw poker game, the player receives five cards from the dealer and chooses which cards to hold. Press Deal to discard unwanted cards and determine the final hand. The player wins if the final hand has a pair of jacks or better.

 

How To Play 

 

  • Player wins if the final hand is at least a pair of jacks.
  • Player loses if the final hand does not meet the minimum hand of a pair of jacks.
  • Hands are ranked in order as follows: pair of jacks or higher, 2 pair, 3 of a kind, straight, flush, full house, 4 of a kind, straight flush and royal flush.
  • Video Poker hands are graded based on a pay table.
  • Cards for each hand are dealt from a single deck.
  • Cards are shuffled after every hand.
  • The player may discard up to five cards.

 

Video Poker Hands (Highest To Lowest)

Hands in Video Poker are generally ranked in the order based on the following table, but the game-specific pay tables may vary and are always posted on each machine.

 

Hand Name Description Example
Royal flush 10, J, Q, K, A of same suit 10H, QH, JH, AH, KH
Straight flush in sequence, five cards of same suit 3S, 4S, 5S, 6S, 7S
4 of a kind four cards of same rank 6D, 6S, 6C, 6H
Full house 3 of a kind, plus a pair 2H, 2D, 2S, 3H, 3S
Flush five cards of same suit 2D, 4D, 6D, 8D, 9D
Straight five cards in sequence 3H, 4C, 5H, 6S, 7D
3 of a kind three cards of same rank 7H, 7S, 7D
2 pair 2 pairs of different rank JH, JD, KS, KC
1 pair 1 pair (2 cards) of the same rank KS,KC

 

Payouts

  • Payouts are based on the pay table displayed in the game.
  • Payouts increase when the player increases their bet per hand and when they choose to play multiple hands.

 

Single Hand Video Poker 

Each Video Poker game that consists of one hand can be played for $0.05, $0.25, $0.50, $1, and $5. The player can click on the 'Pay Table' button to view the payout table and the proper column will be highlighted based on the amount of coins played. Single credits can be inserted into the Video Poker Machine by clicking the coin-slot in the bottom right corner.