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From Blackjack to Video Poker

I’ve focused on my career as a semi-professional blackjack card counter, but was fortunate to get involved with video poker when I did because there were so many great opportunities available to smart players.
By
Henry Tamburin Ph.D
March 11, 2018

All You Need to Know About Quick Quads Video Poker

When you save three of a kind and hope for a four of a kind – and don’t get it – do you ever notice how often the two drawn cards total the same as the three you saved? Wouldn’t it be nice if these hands also counted as a winning four of a kind? If you would like that to happen, consider Quick Quads.
By
Jerry Stich
March 7, 2018

6 Strategy Tips on How to Play and Win at Jacks or Better

The very popular Jacks or Better video poker game has been around for a long time. The reason is the high return and relatively low variance of the game. The original “full-pay” game returns 99.54 percent with proper play. That means the someone playing the proper playing strategy will lose, on average, only 46 cents for every $100 played through this game.

By
Jerry Stich
January 3, 2018

Video Poker Tournament Strategies

Video poker tournaments are either limited to a certain number of hands or a specific amount of time. Sometimes the tournament has both a time limit and a limit to the number of hands. In a tournament with a time limit, playing fast is important. The royals-only strategy introduced previously is ideal for fast play while still giving the player a decent chance to end up in the money.

By
Jerry Stich
January 10, 2018