Poker Terms Dictionary
lesson, Video Poker Terms at Learn to Play
will prepare you
for your next casino visit.
Video Poker Terms: A - B
and Faces Video Poker:
credits for Aces, Kings, Queens and
payline VP game using one 52-card deck. Unlike progressives, basic VP
constant top jackpot payout, ex. 4000 coins for Royal Flush.
the max coins (usually 5) for each play/spin. The best payouts occur
maximum bet is wagered.
Bet One Button
Pressed when betting less than max coin. Press 1 for 1 coin, 2 for 2
Pays bonus credits for certain quads and/or certain quads with a
Bonus Deluxe VP:
Bonus Deuces 9/4 VP:
Payout of 2000 for 4 Deuces with an Ace as the fifth card plus higher
five 3’s, 4’s and 5’s.
Bonus Jacks+ VP:
2 pair pays 2, Four Aces pays 400.
Video Poker Terms: C
for straight, flush,
house, quad and/or straight flush combination.
for winning hands
or when you place an initial betting amount as displayed on the credit
Press for replacement cards not held during play or deal new hand.
Most VP slots offer several denominations options, from nickels to $25.
Deuces Wild VP
Deuces pays 1000.
search of a
Double Bonus Jacks +
pays 50 coins for full-house with max. coin.
Double Double Bonus VP:
Aces with 2,
3 or 4 kicker pays 2000.
Double Jackpot Poker (aka
: 2 pair pays, bonus credits for King, Queen, Jacks and
Method of deciding which cards to hold and which to discard for each VP
version, providing the best chance of winning in the long run.
Video Poker Terms: F - K
cards all the same
suit—clubs, spades, hearts or diamonds.
of a Kind (QUAD): Four
cards of the same
denomination. Ex. 4 Aces.
House (FH): Hand
containing three of a
and a pair. Ex. AAA-22.
Full-Pay VP (FP):
Game that displays the best pay table. Ex. Jacks+ 9/6.
cards as dealt or held
constitute your hand.
to Jack, Queen, King or Ace. Most VP games will return your bet for a
Jacks or Better.
Pressed for each cards you choose to hold for that particular hand.
Completed with one card only, (ex. dealt--6, 7, 9, 10)--only the eight
produce a winning hand. This is a good bet to complete a Straight Flush
Jacks or Better
(Jacks +) Video Poker:
2 pair pays 2.
Joker Wild VP:
of a kind usually pays 1000 coins.
Poker Terms: M - P
Max Bet Button
Pressed when you bet the maximum coins for a hand. Usually a 5-coin
Multi Play: VP
slots where you can play 3, 5, 10 or up to 100 hands at one time.
Outside Straight or
Completed with two possible cards, (Ex. dealt
6, 7, 8,
9)--a ten or five can produce a winning hand. Hand should be held for a
hand is dealt with five
initial cards. Whoopee, collect those credits.
% of how much a game will give back to the player in the long run given
strategy. 9-6 Jacks+=99.5% game means that if you make expert plays,
likely result is that you will get back $995 of every $1,000 you wager.
Out: Number of coins
paid for a winning hand expressed as
‘one-coin’ payout. Multiply by 5 for total payout for max coin play.
full house=9 for 1 or 45 coins total.
‘Em Poker Video Poker
Pair of 9’s or better=min. payout. Two cards are displayed along with 2
of 3 cards with 1 card visible=total 4 cards displayed. Choose one
three cards to complete a 5-card hand.
: Offers growing jackpots dependent upon amount of
through the linked VP bank/carousel. When either jackpot wins, values
to minimums for each. Max coin play is mandatory here.
Video Poker Terms: Q - R
draw cards are selected at random from a single deck of 52 cards (53
Wild). Each subsequent hand is shuffled utilizing 52 cards and dealt
from top Poker hand down is: Royal Flush, Straight Flush, Four of a
House, Flush, Straight, Three of a kind, Two pair, One pair of Jacks or
payout for Ace, King,
Queen, Jack and Ten of the same suit in any order with no wild cards.
Formed with Wild Card(s).
Royal and/or Deuces Royal.
Video Poker Terms: S
cards not of the same suit. Ex. is 4-5-6-7-8.
Flush (SF): Sequence
of five cards of the same
all clubs 4-5-6-7-8.
playing individual hands determined by the VP paytable and version.
suits comprise a non-wild
deck of 52 cards: 14 of each of Clubs, Spades, Hearts and Diamonds.
Super Aces Video Poker, aka
All Aces Online
: Four Aces pays 2000. No kicker required.
Super Double Bonus VP
Quad K, Q & J’s pay 600, Aces=800.
or Better VP (10+): Pair
of Tens or Better is
minimum payout for this game.
Video Poker Terms: T - X
of a Kind (3/kind): Hand
with three cards of the
same denomination. Ex. AAA.
Pairs (2PR): Hand with
two pairs. Ex. is
Promotional event where players vie for cash prizes with highest number
credits for play within a specific time.
for Video Poker.
to complete a winning hand. Two popular VP versions are Deuces Wild—(4
and Jokers Wild—(1 wild, but there are other versions with up to 4
versions available online and off.
wild card(s) to form a Royal Flush. Ex. Deuces or Joker.
Hand: Any hand
where you receive
credits. Ex. a pair of Jacks or three-of-a-kind in Deuces that return
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