How to Play Video Poker
playing Video Poker, you must deposit money into
the machine. To do this, you must select a bill
type ($100, $50, $20, $10, $5) from the panel on
the Video Poker screen. You can toggle through the
different bill types by clicking on the panel.
Once you have made your selection, deposit the
bill into the Video Poker machine by clicking on
the bill deposit area. You should see a bill move
from your clip into the Video Poker machine. You
may then select which coin denomination you wish
to play - $0.25, $1, $2, or $5. To increase or
decrease denominations, please click on the
"right arrow" or "left arrow" buttons, respectively, at
the top of the Video Poker machine.
amount of coins you have available within the
machine is shown in the CREDITS field at the
bottom of the Video Poker machine. For example, if
you deposit $20 when the coin denomination
selector is set to $1, you will see 20 in the
CREDITS field. If you then click the "left
button of the coin denomination selector (which
changes the coin value to $0.25), you will then
see that the CREDITS field has been changed to 80
coins. The Bet field displays the amount of coins
you have selected to bet on that hand. Please note
that the Balance field will not change when you
change the coin denomination since it shows your
balance in dollars (not coins).
now select either "Bet One" or "Bet
Max" to choose
how many coins you would like to play with up to a
maximum of five coins. "Bet Max" will
automatically let you play with all five coins.
When you are ready, click on the
button to distribute the cards. You will be given
The machine uses a 52 card
deck (53 for Joker Poker) which is played fresh
after each hand.
Hold onto the card(s)
that you need in order to achieve the highest
ranked poker hand possible. You may hold cards by
simply clicking on them. The selected cards will
shift out of the dealt hand and show a thumb tack
holding them in place.
Once you have
selected a given amount of cards to hold, click on
the "Draw" button. The cards that were not marked
with a thumb tack will be replaced. If after this
replacement you have any combination of cards that
qualifies for a payout, your credit will be
increased by the amount of coins shown in the Paid
To change the type of Video Poker
machine you are playing, click on
"Games" in the
menu bar and select the game you would like to
play. When you change the game type, your credit
and coin denominations will not change.
Note: You can only change the
Video Poker machines when your hand is finished,
i.e. when the BET buttons are active.