High Limit Video Poker

Finding high limit video poker machines is a cinch.

Video poker remains one of the most popular skill-based games at online casinos and land-based casinos. Players use a combination of skill, wit and strategy to form the highest-ranking 5 card hand possible. Traditional games of video poker make it easy for low rollers and casual players to enjoy these games.

Many players enjoy high limit video poker because of all the benefits it provides. There are many perks to playing high limit video poker, notably VIP treatment, exclusive rewards and bigger payouts. On the flipside, players will want to consider the things like standard deviation (downswings and upswings) and bankroll management practices. High limit video poker machines boast impressive pay tables with significantly larger rewards for players.

A good strategy to adopt when playing high limit video poker games is that of determining your hourly wins and losses. A formula makes it possible to calculate with a great degree of accuracy what your bankroll ought to be. The calculation is as follows: take your average bet size and multiply it by the number of wagers per hour. Multiply that figure by the house edge.  The figure that is generated represents your expected loss per hour in a high limit video poker game – or a low limit video poker game.

A simple example illustrates this clearly: assume that you play 100 hands per hour and each wager is $100. Let us further assume that the house edge on Jacks or Better video poker is 0.5%. The calculation is as follows: 100 multiplied by $100 multiplied by 0.5% = $50 (hourly loss). Effective bankroll management is the most important consideration when playing high limit video poker games.

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