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Jacks or Better Online Poker Rules

There’s nothing better than the classic video poker experience, and that’s exactly what you’ll get when you play Jacks or Better Poker online at  This five card draw game offers players a chance to selectively keep or discard their hand in order to end up with “jacks or better” and walk away with some great winnings. 


Blending the right level of accessibility for new poker players and a strategic depth that seasoned pros will love, Jacks or Better has a little bit of something for everyone interested in trying out video poker.  You never know what will happen until you play, so try your luck today! 


How to Play Jacks or Better Video Poker


  • Player receives 5 cards from a standard deck of 52 cards
  • Once the hand is dealt, the player has the ability to hold onto any amount of cards he or she desires
  • Unheld cards are removed and discarded entirely from gameplay
  • Player is redealt cards from the remaining deck to complete the hand, and the final hand is evaluated
  • Malfunction voids all plays and pays


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