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Video Poker Strategy Maker


Welcome to the video poker calculator and strategy generator. Javascript must be enabled in order for it to work. Here is how you use it:

  • The first step is to select the game category. For example, classic 5-card draw poker, Five Aces Poker, or Quick Quads.

  • After choosing the category, you must select the game itself. This means Jacks or Better, Bonus Poker, Deuces Wild, etc.

  • After you have selected the category and the game, you must enter or modify the paytable. Each game starts with a default paytable, which you can modify by double-clicking a prize and replacing it with the desired prize.

  • After you have chosen the category and game, and entered the paytable, click Continue to analyze the game. Note that it may take several minutes to fully analyze a game.

  • After the analysis is complete, the results will show the following items: (1) the analysis of the game when perfect strategy is used; (2) the analysis of the game when the basic strategy is used; (3) the basic strategy; and (4) the exceptions to the basic strategy. Once the analysis is done and displayed, you may start over and choose a different game, or go back and adjust the paytable.

Acknowledgement: The Wizard would like to thank webmaster J.B. for his outstanding work creating the Video Poker Strategy Maker.






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NOTE: See the Video Poker Strategy Calculator FAQ for a list of frequently asked questions.