Forget the other hands – the fact is: If you do not get a real flush you will lose in video poker in the long run. Period.
So how do you increase your chances of hitting the royal flush?
Many video poker players ignore the next advice when they play, but it is the only way to beat a video poker machine. Here are five simple tips to win at video poker.
1.Play machines with the best disbursements
Disbursements for all video poker machines are the same except for disbursement in the flush, full house or royal flush.
This means playing only the highest paying machines and avoiding the lowest ones.
Here is a typical comparison of disbursements on a cat-or-better machine.
Machine Refund Machine Refund with Strategy
9 for a full house 6 for a 99.5% flush
8 for a full house 5 for 97.4% flush
7 for a full house 5 for 96.3% flush
6 for a full house 5 for 95.2% Flush
This means that a player, in the 9/6 machines, will win more for the same hands than other players.
9/6 will usually hit the Royal Flush once for every 40,000 hands.
The 8/5 odds are once for every 45,000 hands etc.
You therefore need to play 9/6 machines.
- You need to play maximum coins.
If you bet five coins, All winning hands are paid out by a factor of five, except for the royal flush. This is a bonus amount designed as an incentive to play five coins.
Any player who plays less than the maximum coins will contribute to a real blush that is won by another player. Make sure your not from these losers!
- Game Progressives
It is already obvious that you need to play maximum coins, but you also need to look at the size of the jackpots on various machines and then play the one with the biggest jackpot.
The best video poker games are 9/6 machines with BIG jackpots, and they can never be too big!
- You need to play for a long time
A player, in the 9/6 types, Has odds of 1: 40,000 to get a real flush, or about 100 hours of play.
You need to keep feeding the machine until you win it, it is as simple as that.
You will therefore need to finance your play out of your own pocket, or collecting money from the intermediate hands you earn.
- You need to play with a strategy.
In video poker, your odds are improved if you play with a strategy – and it’s easy to learn.
The strategy will vary depending on the exact game.
The game you must play must be cat-or-better and of course; Must be a machine with the 9/6 payout.