The previous part of our video poker strategy provided you with an explanations on situations when you should throw away paying hands and situations for any draws that will bring you advantage. Let’s have a look at other situations:
* The next best thing to keep is a four to flush followed by an open-ended straight draw. If you’ve ever played Texas Hold’em, you should know that open-ended stright draw is a combination of cards that can make a straight on either end. There are 8 cards that can complete and open-ended straight and 9 cards that can complete a flush in deck and that explains why they’re so close.
* Any pair, even a pair lower than Jacks have a slight chance to turn into two pair, three of a kind, four of a kind or full house. These combinations is what make the pair a pretty good draw in online video poker. Actually, the pair draw is better than the open-ended straight draw in many situations. It is wise to keep the straight draw if at least one of the cards in the straight is Jack or better.
* If the best you’ve get is a pair, then you should keep any two cards to a royal flush except for a ten. Suited combinations of Aces, Kings, Queens or Jacks will do. These card are much more valuable because the can form a pair that will make your hand a paying hand.Tags: basics, facts, guide, online casino strategy, online video poker, rules, strategies, tips, video poker