Jokers Wild

Jokers Wild video poker is extremely popular because it moves fast and is easy to play, while retaining an element of strategy. The object of Jokers Wild video poker is to attain the highest ranked poker hand, using a joker as a wildcard. The payoff for each hand is displayed on the video poker machine face.

Let's Play! | Rules | Jokers Wild Poker Hands | You Win!

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At the beginning of each game you are required to place an initial wager.

  1. Select a coin value of either 5¢, 25¢, $1, or $5.
  2. Click the coin slot, Bet One or Bet Max.
  1. To reduce your bet amount, right-click on either the or Bet One to remove coins. Your bet will be reduced by the amount of the currently selected coin each time you right-click. You can also click Cash Out to remove all coins prior to spinning the reels.
  2. Click Deal and five cards will appear face up on the screen.

 

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Jokers Wild video poker uses a one deck shoe.

The deck includes one joker and is re-shuffled after every hand.

Once the cards are dealt, you may choose to keep any of the cards by either clicking Hold, found directly below the card, or on the card. Once you have selected which cards to hold, click Deal and the remaining cards will be exchanged for new cards.

After this second deal, you are paid out based on the rank of the resulting poker hand.

 

back to the topJokers Wild Poker Hands

Jokers Wild poker hands are valued based on the following five-card ranking.

Hand Definition Example
Natural Royal Flush The highest hand in Jokers Wild video poker consists of the following cards: ten, jack, queen, king, and an ace all of the same suit. Royal Flush Royal Flush Royal Flush Royal Flush Royal Flush
Five of a Kind Four cards of the same denomination, one in each suit plus a joker.     
Joker Royal Flush Consists of the following cards: ten, jack, queen, king, and an ace all of the same suit with one of these cards represented by a deuce. Royal Flush Royal Flush  Royal Flush Royal Flush
Straight Flush Five cards in sequence, all of the same suit. Straight Flush Straight Flush Straight Flush Straight Flush 
Four of a Kind Four cards of the same denomination, one in each suit.     
Full House Three cards of one denomination and two cards of another denomination.     
Flush Five cards all of the same suit.     
Straight Five cards in sequence of any suit.     
Three of a Kind Three cards of the same denomination and two unmatched cards.     
Two Pairs Two sets of two cards of the same denomination and any fifth card.

 

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A winning hand pays out according to the number of coins wagered and their value.

The following payout schedule illustrates the number of coins to be won if you bet 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 coins.

Hand 1 Coin 2 Coins 3 Coins 4 Coins 5 Coins
Natural Royal Flush
500
1000 1500 2000 5000
Five of a Kind
100
200 300 4000 500
Joker Royal Flush
50
100 150 200 250
Straight Flush
50
100 150 200 250
Four of a Kind
20
40 60 80 100
Full House
9
18 27 36 45
Flush
6
12 18 24 30
Straight
4
8 12 16 20
Three of a Kind 2 4 6 8 10
Two Pairs 1 2 3 4 5

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