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Classic Jacks or Better

Classic Jacks or Better video poker is a very fun and easy video poker to play. It is comparable to Jacks or Better, only with a more classic appearance and an easier gameplay.

Classic Jacks or Better RTP: The theoretic payout of this game is 99.56%
Type of casino game: Video Poker
Type of poker: 1 hand poker
Classic Jacks or Better game features: Gamble function to double your winnings

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This video poker game from NetEnt has the feel of a computer game rather than the traditional video poker game. Check Out the fast gameplay the video preview below and read about all the features in our detailed review!

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Classic Jacks or Better Video Poker Game Tutorial

Classic Jacks or Better is a video poker that is played with one hand. There are versions available with more than on hand, but here we will assume you play the one hand version. Classic jacks or better is played with one deck of cards which will be shuffled before every hand. This game makes use of the conventional poker hands, including a number of extra poker hands.

The following poker hands are used in Classic Jacks or better video poker:

  • Royal Straight Flush: A, K, Q, J, 10 from the same suit.
  • Straight Flush: 5 consecutive cards from the same suit
  • Four of a Kind: 4 cards with the same value (9, 9, 9, 9)
  • Full House: 3 cards of the same value and two cards of the same value (5, 5, 5 and K, K for example)
  • Flush: 5 cards from the same suit (5 clubs for example)
  • Straight: 5 consecutive cards from different suits
  • Three of a Kind: three cards with the same value (K, K, K for example)
  • Two Pair
  • Jack or better: a pair of Jacks, Queen, Kings, or Aces

How to Play Classic Jacks or Better

Double Function

You can activate the double function by clicking the DOUBLE button at the bottom of the screen. When this is turned on, you have a chance to double your winnings every hand. After a winning hand a new game screen will open. Here you can choose to double all your winnings or half. The only thing you will have to do is to pick one of the 4 closed cards; the value of this card has to be higher than the card that is face up. You can go on as long as you are right. When you get it wrong, you will automatically be returned to the main game. While playing you can choose to collect your winnings by clicking the COLLECT button, in that case you will also be returned to the main game.

Classic Jacks or Better Video Poker Bet Limits

You play Classic Jacks or Better with a set coin value of 0.20 euros. You can however choose to adjust the bet level. You can choose from a total of 5 bet levels. So you can bet 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 times the coin value. The minimum bet is 0.20 euros and the maximum bet is 5 x 0.20= 1 euro.

Pay Table / Win Plan

You win when you get a certain poker hand according to the pay table. The Classic Jacks or Better pay table can be viewed directly on the playing screen. Behind every hand you can see the profit you can make. The first vertical column applies to bet level 1, the second to bet level 2, and so on.

Possible Settings

Classic Jacks or Better has a number of settings that may be adjusted to your liking while playing. At the bottom left of the screen you see three icons.

The speaker turns the sound on or off.

The question mark opens the help screen.

The wrench icon allows you to adjust the following settings:

  • Sound Effects
  • Fast Play
  • Double function
  • Game History (not available in practice games)

Classic Jacks or Better Video Poker Manual

You do not have to pick a coin value in Classic Jacks or Better video poker because you play with a set amount. You can set the bet level. You do this by using the BET ONE button. Every time you click this button the bet level will rise once. At the top left side of the screen you can find BET with a number next to it, this is the bet level you activated. You can also see the vertical column in the pay table move.

When you click BET MAX, you will play at level 5 in one click, the cards will immediately be dealt in that case. When you are done adjusting the bet level, you can start the game by clicking the DEAL button. Now you will get 5 cards. If you want to keep or release cards, click the HOLD button below each card. Now click deal again to start the second round and you will immediately see your winnings on screen.

When you won, you can go on to the doubling game by clicking the DOUBLE button.

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