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Multi Hand Video Poker Play Introduction

Standard video poker machines are called single-play because the player plays only one game at a time. However, single-play games are not the only type of video poker game available in a casino (or online). There are also games that play three, five, 10, 50 and even 100 hands at a time. 

These multiple hand games are called multiple-hand or multiple-play (or multi-hand / multi-play for short). There is nothing magical about how to play video poker multiple hand games.

By
Jerry Stich
February 14, 2019

From Beginner to PRO: 6 Simple Video Poker Tips

Video poker games have become a large portion of today’s casino landscape. There are dozens of different games. Each of these has multiple pay tables. How can you best take advantage of what the casino is offering? Here are several tips that will help you get the most from your live casino & online casino video poker play. By following these tips, you will be well on your way to enjoying success in your video poker play.

By
Jerry Stich
February 26, 2017

Shockwave Video Poker - Rules & Strategy

Shockwave Video Poker is a unique style of Jacks or Better video poker. There are two different modes of play – normal and Shockwave. The normal mode is exactly what it sounds like – normal Jacks or Better play. It accounts for well over 90 percent of play. The game operates in normal mode until a four-of-a-kind hit. It then enters “Shockwave” mode for ten plays or until another four-of-a-kind occurs, whichever happens first. And here is where it gets exciting.

By
Jerry Stich
June 25, 2018

How to Get a Straight at Video Poker?

Let's have a little straight talk about straights - specifically, one-card draws that attempt to complete straights in video poker.

Not all straight draws are created equal. Some draws are on the inside. Some are outside, or open-ended. That makes a difference in video poker strategy as we chase the 4-for-1 payoffs straights bring on most video poker games that don't have wild cards.

By
John Grochowski
March 25, 2018