Video Poker Tips
If you are a big
fan of video poker, you´ll probably want to
go into a bit more detail than this, but for a quick strategy guide,
Learn the strategy for the video poker variant you are playing and
stick to that strategy -- if you try and play Jacks or Better with a
Deuces Wild strategy, you´ll come a cropper. Many of the
casinos online will sugeest an optimal strategy for you, but
it´s as well to be the expert and maximise your odds
Bet the max on progressive games. If the progressive drops in, you want
to be in a position to collect.
If you are playing on a tight budget, use a small coin size. That way
you can bet to the max.
Take your time! There´s no rush, especially if you are
playing online. Make sure you discard and keep the right cards. Use a
cheat sheet if necessary. Again, there´s none looking over
your shoulder online!
If you have a jack or above, never throw all 5 cards away. Keep the
Your luck will ebb and flow, so make sure you have enough in your
bankroll to cover any downturns.
Break your play up into smaller sessions- its more fun that way, and
you won´t make silly decisions. Get up and have a walk about,
go outside, have a coffee etc.
And as always, play sensibly. Only bet what you can affors to lose, and
keep a strict budget, stop loss and profit target. Know when
you´ll stop before you start playing if you hit either your
profit target or fall back to your stop loss.