The phenomenon of video poker, to date, has assumed truly remarkable proportions. For those who want to have fun betting on this game, if they are of legal age to do so, they only have to choose from many places, whether they are bars, gaming rooms or real real casinos, or from the comfort of home with the virtual versions of app or online casino .Gambling enthusiasts have found in video poker a good compromise between the speed and simplicity of running a slot machine and the table game of poker . In fact, the undoubted charm of poker is there, with the distribution of the cards and the known combinations to be obtained, flanked by the speed of the game mechanism, which encourages the player to continue his challenge against luck, in the hope of being able to say – I won! Play Mr-Vegas.
Of course, in video poker there is a complete lack of contact with other players, the emotion given by all the nuances of betting and raising and above all the confrontation when you want to carry on a bluff. For this reason, traditional poker purists are not very interested in video poker, in contrast to the success of the increasing number of players who are drawn to it.This success is due both to the increase in video game lovers, no doubt favored by the rapid progress of technology , and to the fluidity and speed that characterize the game of video poker.
Perhaps for this very reason, as video poker, the different variants have taken on more and more importance, which basically maintain the rules of the original game but, at the same time, exploit and at the same time favor its fluidity and speed.Jacks & Better is often referred to as the “grandfather” of video poker games, perhaps because it was the first video poker game introduced in casinos as far back as the 1970s. Nowadays it can also be found under its original name “Draw Poker”, or “Standard Poker” and “Classic Poker”. Others will simply call it “Jacks or Better”. It is played with 52 cards and, as the name suggests, to make a profit the player should hit a Pair of Jacks or better.
Jacks or Better is suitable for novice players and is therefore 1 of the best known and loved video poker games. In the following paragraphs we will find more information on how to play and win this game. Among these variants, all however interesting and fun, Jacks or Better is the simplest and most direct and, therefore, particularly preferred by most players. The mechanism, as we said, is very simple: the screen is generally functional and rather sober , at the bottom there are the five boxes where the cards of the hand will appear, under which we find the buttons relating to “single bet”, “maximum bet” , “Distribute” and “credit” (or “collect”).