Most of the players neglect videopoker considering it's just another kind of slot machines with poker elements. To bad, too bad. World famous gambler Bob Dancer together with his wife has won more than one million dollars by playing– what do you think – videopoker.
At a first glance this game may seem to be the combination of slots and five draw poker. Despite of the common opinion of videopoker online as slot machine kind it isn't. Players can be confused because of the game "appearance": machine, coin bets, some payout lines and the opportunity to win progressive jackpot. In contrast to the slots you can interfere in the game outcome and this is the game of skill. Videopoker isn't a poker kind also. In videopoker the player doesn't play against other players or dealer. The player hand isn't compared to any other hand.
To play videopoker online is really lucrative as it is the game with simple rules, fast game process, big money prizes and low house edge. The latter one needs to be considered in details. Together with blackjack the game belongs to online casino advantage games. Advantage games are the games where the player can decrease the house edge over the player, in other words the games in which you can increase your chances to win. Let's compare house edges for different gambling games. The house edge in American roulette is 5,26%, in French roulette it is 2,70%, in keno – 25-29% (!). The house edge in videopoker is 0,46-5%.
You should know that you can decrease the house edge to zero or make it negative (up to 0,07%) for casino. What to do for it? Keep to the basic strategy of playing videopoker. The player longing to win must use the strategy or he will loose. There are a lot of videopoker strategies, the most interesting ones can be found at our portal at the menu VideoPoker – Strategies. The rest can be found in the book "One Million Video Poker" by the one Mr. Bob Dancer.
What to do after you know the strategy?
A piece of advice for beginners.
Practice your strategy at casino online where you can play videopoker for free and without registration. Choose videopoker games with big payout coefficients. Your winning sums may be bigger if you play videopoker with progressive jackpot. "Jacks or Better" and "Wild Deuces" are two the most popular videopoker games which can be found in all casinos of our rating of best online casinos. In "Wild Deuces" you can get 0,71-0,77% advantage over casino.