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Super Aces Bonus Video Poker Strategy

Introduction

The following strategy is the optimal strategy for 8/5 Super Aces Bonus Poker, which returns 99.94%. To use it, make the play which is closest to the top of the list, noting the exceptions.

  1. 4 of a kind or better
  2. 3 aces
  3. 4 to a royal flush
  4. Straight, flush, or full house
  5. 3 deuces through kings
  6. 4 to a straight flush
  7. Pair of aces
  8. Two pair
  9. Pair of Jacks, Queens, or Kings [1]
  10. 3 to a royal flush [1]
  11. 4 to a flush
  12. 4 to a straight: 89TJ, 9TJQ, or TJQK
  13. Pair of deuces through tens
  14. 3 to a straight flush: 8TJ, 9TJ, or 9JQ
  15. 4 to a straight: 2345, 3456, 4567, 5678, 6789, 789T, or JQKA
  16. 3 to a straight flush: 345, 456, 567, 678, 789, 89T, 89J, 8JQ, 9TQ, 9JK, or 9QK
  17. Suited JQ, JK, QK, JA, QA, KA [2]
  18. 4 to a straight: 9JQK, TJQA, TJKA, or TQKA [2]
  19. Ace
  20. Unsuited JQK
  21. 3 to a straight flush: 234, 235/245, 346/356, 457/467, 568/578, 679/689, 78T/79T, 78J/79J/7TJ, 89Q, 8TQ, or 9TK
  22. 4 to a straight: 89JQ, 8TJQ, 9TJK, or 9TQK
  23. Unsuited JQ, JK, or QK [3]
  24. Suited TJ, TQ, or TK [3] [4]
  25. Jack, Queen, or King [4]
  26. 3 to a straight flush: 236/246/256, 347/357/367, 458/468/478, 569/579/589, or 67T/68T/69T
  27. 4 to a straight: 2346/2356/2456, 3457/3467/3567, 4568/4578/4678, 5679/5689/5789, 678T/679T/689T
  28. Discard everything

Exceptions

  1. Suited TJQ or JQK beats a pair of Jacks, Queens, or Kings if there is no straight or flush penalty to the 3-card royal
  2. Unsuited 9JQK, TJQA, TJKA, and TQKA beats suited JK, QK, JA, QA, or KA if there is a flush penalty to the 2-card royal
  3. Suited TJ beats unsuited JK if there is no 8 or flush penalty to the TJ
  4. King beats suited TK if there is a flush penalty to the TK

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