Chances are if you're visiting us here at Virtual-Poker.net, you're interested
in learning a little bit about classic poker. Video poker and classic poker
are not highly related. They two games share the concept of poker
hands, but that's as far as the similarities go. Strategy for video
poker is not at all like strategy for any form of classic poker.
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Some points of logic differ when playing video poker and table poker.
Lets take a quick look:
In video poker you never hold a kicker (an unmatched high card). In table
poker you have to take in much more information to make that decision,
and sometimes you will keep a kicker.
Nobody goes for an inside straight in table poker, but play certain versions
of video poker and it's statistically the right move.
In video poker, a hand's value is determined solely by the machine's
pay table. In table poker you can win with absolutely nothing, if you
convince everyone else to drop out. In video poker a pair of jacks is
the same value as a pair of aces.
In table poker having a hand that is a partial royal flush is usually
not worth considering. In video poker however, a great deal of attention
is paid to the royal flush, as it's payout is disproportionate to the
rest of the hands. Video poker players spend a significant amount of time
pursuing royals, whereas table poker players only pursue a relatively
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