How to Play Double Bonus Poker
Double Bonus Poker is one of the many variations of video poker. Most video poker games have the same structure, but what makes each game different is the layout, theme, coloring & the pay table. Some also feature a bonus round that is different than other variations of the game. However, more than likely the game still remains the same. The aim is to obtain the best poker hand a player can when playing this game. If you aren’t familiar with video poker rankings, here is a chart to help you out!
All five cards of the same suit. In poker all suits are ranked equally.
Any straight with all five cards of the same suit.
Four of a Kind
Any four cards of the same rank.
Any three cards of the same rank together with any two cards of the same rank.
Any five cards of the same suit (not consecutive).
Any five consecutive cards of different suits.
Three of a Kind
Any three cards of the same rank.
Any two cards of the same rank together with another two cards of the same rank.
Any two cards of the same rank. Our example shows the best possible one-pair hand.
Any hand not in the above-mentioned hands. Our example shows the best possible high-card hand.
Upon starting the game the player will notice at the top, the pay table is all laid out for them, which is nice because the pay table varies from game to game. Under that, the player will see five cards which are the cards for them to play with, and then of course under that they will see the buttons they will need to play with. Off to the right is where players will find their financial buttons. The game takes bets as low as 0.25 and as high as $25. The game speed is adjustable and there is an auto play mode which is nice. Players will first want to place their bet & then click “deal.” The player will then see five cards dealt out to them where they will need to pick from to choose which will make the strongest poker hand. To choose their cards, the player can click on the card or the button below each card to ‘Hold’ the card. After they choose their cards they can click draw which will start the second round of cards, the new cards will replaces the ones the player decided to discard. If the player has a winning combination they will be taken to a bonus round. This is where the player will be required to double their bet if they choose to play. In this round the player will have four cards and the dealer will have one. The dealer’s card will be facing up, and the player will need to choose from one of his cards for a card higher than the dealer’s card, the trick is.. the player’s cards are facing down. If the player wins this round they can continue doubling their bet and playing the same game or, they can opt out of the bonus round and continue playing the traditional game of Double Bonus Poker.