If you’re a video poker fan with a yen for the Jacks or Better (JOB) games you know that hitting four of a kind is the next best thing to a royal flush, but neither happens very often. It’s especially frustrating when you’re dealt three of a kind on the initial deal and there are 47 remaining cards with only 2 chances of drawing that 1 matching fourth card.
Enter Quick Quads (QQ). This new game gives you the opportunity to earn a four of a kind payout when your hand contains only three of a kind. Here is how it works:
After selecting your game of choice
on a machine designated for Quick Quads, you must first play six credits per
game instead of the usual five to be eligible for the QQ bonus feature. Currently
the VP games offered are Jacks or Better, JOB Bonus, Double Bonus,
Double Double Bonus and Triple Bonus in single play, 3 play, 5 and 10 play.
There are two ways to receive a QQ bonus payout:
Initial deal – If you are dealt three of a kind from rank 2 thru 10 and the remaining two cards add up to that particular rank, you will be paid the four of a kind payout for that rank. Example: you are dealt 8,8,8,5,3. In that 5 + 3 = 8, you will be paid for quad eights.
After draw – After you discard two non-matching cards and your draw cards add up to that rank. Example: 4,4,4,K,J. Discard the K,J. If a 3,A or 2,2 are drawn, you have quad fours.(Aces count as one).
Suppose you’re dealt a full house
such as a 7, 7, 7, K and K. Then it becomes decision making time. Do you hold
the full house and collect 45 credits, or discard the kings hoping for one of
four possible combinations drawing a large quad win of 260 credits: a 7, or 6
& A; a 5 & 2, or 4 & 3. If not, you’ll be paid 15 credits for the
three of a kind. Some QQ games pay more for certain quad combinations than
regular VP bonus games. Here is an example of the Double Double Bonus (DDB )
payouts on a 5 coin max bet vs. Quick Quads:
HAND DDB QQ
Royal Flush . 4000 4000
Straight Flush 250 250
4 Aces/w 2-4 800 1000
Four 2-4. 400 400
Four 5 - King 250 250
Full House 45 45
Flush. 30 30
Straight 20 20
3 of a Kind 15 15
2 Pair 5 5
Pair JOB 5 5
Payouts will vary on winning hands between jurisdictions and casinos. Always check the pay tables for the best value.
For more information log on to www.videopoker.com/quickquads
where you can download a free guide to Quick Quads by video poker expert Bob
Dancer, author of Million Dollar Video
Poker. You can view an online tutorial, find out where to play the machines
and also play for free on the internet.
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