Jacks or Better Video Poker Tips

Jacks or Better Video Poker Tips

Hold all paying hands dealt, a bird in the hand beats two in the bush, except break up a lesser paying hand if you get four cards to a royal flush. A Royal Flush is the biggest payoff and is always worth taking a risk on.

When you're dealt non-paying hands, good jacks or better strategy indicates you check for the following and act accordingly:

Hold any four cards to a straight flush.

Hold any three cards to a royal flush.

Hold any four cards to a flush.

Hold any low pair tens or lower with goal of three of a kind or better.

Hold any four-card consecutive straight for a potential five card straight.

Hold any two high cards of the same suit .The payoffs start at a pair of jacks and you might get lucky and get more.

Hold any three cards to a straight flush.

Hold Jack, Queen, and King of different suites.

Hold any two high cards of different suites.

Hold Jack, Queen or King with a Ten of the same suit.

Hold any single high card in hopes of getting a pair.

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