The odds of being dealt four Deuces from the deal is 48 out of 2,598,960.
Over the past couple of years, I have found myself playing more Deuces Wild and less Double Double Bonus Video Poker.
I continue to receive e-mails about casinos that are cutting benefits to their loyal players. I have to admit that I get these types of e-mails even when there isn’t a pandemic going on.
Recently, I had the misfortune to learn the hard way about “trouble hands” and “danger hands." It was unexpected, and it was a costly lesson.
Obviously, I am not a beginner at video poker, so I like games with a little more volatility in them. But, if you are just starting out, then I recommend you start with the basic game.
When playing video poker, your decision should be based on maximizing the expected value.
Over the past few weeks, I have described how the expected value is calculated for video poker. While the exact methods vary somewhat from game to game, the concept is still the same.
A couple of weeks ago I discussed how the expected value of a hand is calculated and how it guides the strategy when playing video poker
Last week I explained how an expected value is calculated for video poker. I used an overly simplistic example of a Three of a Kind.
Video Poker is a bit complex, sort of. You’re dealt five cards. There are now 32 distinct ways, theoretically, that you can play the hand.
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