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Quick Quads — analysis and review

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Quick Quads is a video poker game I noticed at the Red Rock in September, 2008. For the first five coins bet per hand, the game plays like ordinary multi-play video poker. For an optional sixth coin bet, the player qualifies to add two cards together to complete a four of a kind. For example, if the player had 99936, as I did in the picture below, he can add the 3 and 6, to make a fourth nine. A full house like 66633 will pay as a four of a kind too. Only four of a kinds of 2 to 10 qualify as Quick Quads, and aces count as one point. The game sometimes bumps up some of the four of a kind wins too, for a sixth coin bet. With the sixth coin bet, the player will get about 2.7 times as many four of a kinds.

The following return tables are for those games and pay tables that I am aware of. The return column is the product of the win, probability, and 5/6.

Jacks or Better

Quick Quads — "9/6" Jacks or Better — 47.2-9-6

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal Flush 800 504,987,360 0.000025 0.016889
Straight Flush 50 2,198,649,216 0.000110 0.004596
Four of a Kind 47.2 122,334,156,636 0.006137 0.241396
Full House 9 215,235,163,704 0.010798 0.080984
Flush 6 219,460,508,964 0.011010 0.055049
Straight 4 221,046,761,088 0.011089 0.036965
Three of a Kind 3 1,357,437,205,548 0.068099 0.170248
Two Pair 2 2,577,228,780,816 0.129293 0.215488
Jacks or Better 1 4,172,612,655,420 0.209329 0.174441
Nothing 0 11,045,171,648,448 0.554108 0.000000
Total 19,933,230,517,200 1.000000 0.996056

Quick Quads — "9/6" Jacks or Better — 47-8-5

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal Flush 800 13,865,882 0.000025 0.016695
Straight Flush 50 57,810,073 0.000104 0.004350
Four of a Kind 47 3,418,095,385 0.006173 0.241783
Full House 8 5,986,205,359 0.010811 0.072075
Flush 5 5,609,526,825 0.010131 0.042212
Straight 4 6,122,788,449 0.011058 0.036860
Three of a Kind 3 37,947,418,753 0.068534 0.171335
Two Pair 2 71,956,655,523 0.129956 0.216593
Jacks or Better 1 116,443,951,952 0.210301 0.175251
Nothing 0 306,144,529,499 0.552906 0.000000
Totals 553,700,847,700 1.000000 0.977155

Bonus Poker

Quick Quads — Bonus Poker — 46-8-5

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 499,479,060 0.000025 0.016705
Straight flush 50 2,050,898,292 0.000103 0.004287
Four aces 100 4,198,382,916 0.000211 0.017552
Four 2-4 60 24,260,272,056 0.001217 0.060854
Four 5-K 46 95,160,932,484 0.004774 0.183003
Full house 8 215,327,009,640 0.010802 0.072016
Flush 5 196,543,103,748 0.009860 0.041084
Straight 4 218,788,333,320 0.010976 0.036587
Three of a kind 3 1,370,336,618,856 0.068746 0.171866
Two pair 2 2,593,167,713,280 0.130093 0.216821
Jacks or better 1 4,179,309,331,284 0.209665 0.174721
Nothing 0 11,033,588,442,264 0.553527 0.000000
Total 19,933,230,517,200 1.000000 0.995495

Quick Quads — Bonus Poker — 45-7-5

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 41,694,807 0.000025 0.016734
Straight flush 50 172,022,966 0.000104 0.004315
Four aces 100 357,482,134 0.000215 0.017934
Four 2-4 60 2,019,889,874 0.001216 0.060800
Four 5-K 45 8,002,493,319 0.004818 0.180659
Full house 7 17,057,139,521 0.010269 0.059900
Flush 5 16,618,651,777 0.010005 0.041686
Straight 4 18,252,801,375 0.010988 0.036628
Three of a kind 3 114,849,320,697 0.069140 0.172851
Two pair 2 215,903,401,155 0.129976 0.216627
Jacks or better 1 348,104,262,948 0.209562 0.174635
Nothing 0 919,723,382,527 0.553682 0.000000
Total 1,661,102,543,100 1.000000 0.982768

Double Bonus

Quick Quads — Double Bonus — 55-9-7

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 416,770,032 0.000021 0.013939
Straight flush 50 2,221,012,980 0.000111 0.004643
Four aces 160 4,557,688,164 0.000229 0.030486
Four 2-4 80 24,016,116,516 0.001205 0.080322
Four 5-K 55 96,063,967,488 0.004819 0.220884
Full house 9 196,153,989,828 0.009841 0.073804
Flush 7 279,463,319,628 0.014020 0.081783
Straight 5 279,008,719,644 0.013997 0.058322
Three of a kind 3 1,336,541,350,020 0.067051 0.167627
Two pair 1 2,379,363,959,088 0.119367 0.099472
Jacks or better 1 3,928,927,420,656 0.197104 0.164254
Nothing 0 11,406,496,203,156 0.572235 0.000000
Total 19,933,230,517,200 1.000000 0.995536

Quick Quads — Double Bonus — 55-9-6

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 40,357,891 0.000024 0.016197
Straight flush 50 178,513,587 0.000107 0.004478
Four aces 160 381,354,831 0.000230 0.030611
Four 2-4 80 2,002,218,941 0.001205 0.080357
Four 5-K 55 8,022,239,314 0.004829 0.221351
Full house 9 16,479,221,444 0.009921 0.074405
Flush 6 18,720,076,672 0.011270 0.056348
Straight 5 24,206,488,762 0.014573 0.060719
Three of a kind 3 112,527,088,498 0.067742 0.169356
Two pair 1 200,337,843,864 0.120605 0.100504
Jacks or better 1 340,149,265,941 0.204773 0.170644
Nothing 0 938,057,875,355 0.564720 0.000000
Total 1,661,102,545,100 1.000000 0.984970

Triple Bonus

Quick Quads — Triple Bonus — 8-5

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 504,017,940 0.000025 0.016857
Straight flush 100 2,365,418,856 0.000119 0.009889
Four aces 240 4,524,385,524 0.000227 0.045395
Four 2-4 120 26,336,782,476 0.001321 0.132125
Four 5-K 50 96,938,617,308 0.004863 0.202632
Full house 8 185,443,611,660 0.009303 0.062022
Flush 5 205,240,266,984 0.010296 0.042902
Straight 4 235,581,271,812 0.011819 0.039395
Three of a kind 3 1,376,903,008,512 0.069076 0.172689
Two pair 1 2,440,209,901,752 0.122419 0.102016
Jacks or better 1 4,133,837,770,020 0.207384 0.172820
Nothing 0 11,225,345,464,356 0.563147 0.000000
Total 19,933,230,517,200 1.000000 0.998742

Double Double Bonus

Quick Quads — Double Double Bonus — 9-6

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 40,509,448 0.000024 0.016258
Straight flush 50 180,325,761 0.000109 0.004523
Four aces + 2-4 400 101,462,630 0.000061 0.020360
Four 2-4 + A-4 200 281,871,741 0.000170 0.028282
Four aces + 5-K 200 285,409,488 0.000172 0.028637
Four 2-4 80 1,749,858,673 0.001053 0.070229
Four 5-K 52 8,020,141,679 0.004828 0.209222
Full house 9 16,325,816,841 0.009828 0.073712
Flush 6 18,925,846,361 0.011394 0.056968
Straight 4 19,216,930,099 0.011569 0.038563
Three of a kind 3 114,364,100,347 0.068848 0.172121
Two pair 1 203,217,279,861 0.122339 0.101949
Jacks or better 1 350,258,786,613 0.210859 0.175716
Nothing 0 928,134,203,558 0.558746 0.000000
Total 1,661,102,543,100 1.000000 0.996539

Quick Quads — Double Double Bonus — 9-5

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 41,586,173 0.000025 0.016690
Straight flush 50 171,933,885 0.000104 0.004313
Four aces + 2-4 400 101,766,868 0.000061 0.020422
Four 2-4 + A-4 200 283,655,097 0.000171 0.028461
Four aces + 5-K 200 286,395,723 0.000172 0.028736
Four 2-4 80 1,761,480,341 0.001060 0.070695
Four 5-K 50 8,037,627,304 0.004839 0.201614
Full house 9 16,400,617,734 0.009873 0.074050
Flush 5 17,124,450,082 0.010309 0.042955
Straight 4 19,227,910,746 0.011575 0.038585
Three of a kind 3 115,198,938,646 0.069351 0.173377
Two pair 1 204,430,736,883 0.123069 0.102558
Jacks or better 1 352,893,636,516 0.212445 0.177038
Nothing 0 925,141,807,102 0.556944 0.000000
Total 1,661,102,543,100 1.000000 0.979491

Triple Double Bonus

Quick Quads — Triple Double Bonus — 9-6

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 42,159,127 0.000025 0.016920
Straight flush 50 180,016,893 0.000108 0.004515
Four aces + 2-4 800 115,726,392 0.000070 0.046446
Four 2-4 + A-4 400 300,805,456 0.000181 0.060363
Four aces + 5-K 200 243,528,116 0.000147 0.024434
Four 2-4 80 1,722,493,674 0.001037 0.069131
Four 5-K 50 8,080,238,209 0.004864 0.202683
Full house 9 15,904,028,437 0.009574 0.071808
Flush 6 20,279,348,255 0.012208 0.061042
Straight 4 21,310,786,712 0.012829 0.042764
Three of a kind 2 110,985,272,031 0.066814 0.111357
Two pair 1 201,564,082,461 0.121344 0.101120
Jacks or better 1 339,962,222,985 0.204661 0.170550
Nothing 0 940,411,834,352 0.566137 0.000000
Total 1,661,102,543,100 1.000000 0.983133

Quick Quads — Triple Double Bonus — 9-5

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 42,571,737 0.000026 0.017086
Straight flush 50 174,151,436 0.000105 0.004368
Four aces + 2-4 800 116,033,699 0.000070 0.046569
Four 2-4 + A-4 400 302,494,565 0.000182 0.060702
Four aces + 5-K 200 244,677,649 0.000147 0.024550
Four 2-4 80 1,733,027,255 0.001043 0.069553
Four 5-K 50 8,087,120,649 0.004869 0.202855
Full house 9 16,021,094,571 0.009645 0.072336
Flush 5 17,408,300,707 0.010480 0.043667
Straight 4 21,530,051,487 0.012961 0.043204
Three of a kind 2 112,174,352,941 0.067530 0.112550
Two pair 1 203,445,322,095 0.122476 0.102063
Jacks or better 1 347,709,655,908 0.209325 0.174437
Nothing 0 932,113,688,401 0.561142 0.000000
Total 1,661,102,543,100 1.000000 0.973941

Triple Bonus Poker Plus

Quick Quads &mdashTriple Bonus Poker Plus — 8-5

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 42,001,495 0.000025 0.016857
Straight flush 100 197,118,238 0.000119 0.009889
Four aces 240 377,032,127 0.000227 0.045395
Four 2-4 120 2,194,731,873 0.001321 0.132125
Four 5-K 50 8,078,218,109 0.004863 0.202632
Full house 8 15,453,634,305 0.009303 0.062022
Flush 5 17,103,355,582 0.010296 0.042902
Straight 4 19,631,772,651 0.011819 0.039395
Three of a kind 3 114,741,917,376 0.069076 0.172689
Two pair 1 203,350,825,146 0.122419 0.102016
Jacks or better 1 344,486,480,835 0.207384 0.172820
Nothing 0 935,445,455,363 0.563147 0.000000
Total 1,661,102,543,100 1.000000 0.998742

Quick Quads &mdashTriple Bonus Poker Plus — 7-5

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Royal flush 800 42,190,772 0.000025 0.016933
Straight flush 100 197,439,598 0.000119 0.009905
Four aces 240 377,034,879 0.000227 0.045396
Four 2-4 120 2,192,800,284 0.001320 0.132009
Four 5-K 50 8,091,875,947 0.004871 0.202975
Full house 7 15,283,668,468 0.009201 0.053672
Flush 5 17,226,161,655 0.010370 0.043210
Straight 4 19,639,115,446 0.011823 0.039410
Three of a kind 3 114,799,360,449 0.069110 0.172776
Two pair 1 203,189,250,297 0.122322 0.101935
Jacks or better 1 344,464,937,451 0.207371 0.172809
Nothing 0 935,598,707,852 0.563240 0.000000
Total 1,661,102,543,098 1.000000 0.991029

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