Four Card Poker™

Four Card Poker™

In Four Card Poker™, you receive five cards to make your best four-card hand, and the dealer receives six cards to make his four-card poker hand.

How To Play


RANKING OF HANDS
Four-of-a-Kind, Straight Flush, Three-of-a-Kind, Flush, Straight, Two Pair and Pair.

PLAYER VS. DEALER
Bet on the required Ante spot to play against the dealer’s hand. Best four-card hand wins. The player wins ties. If you bet on the Ante wager and want to stay in the game after viewing your cards, you must make a Play wager. The Play wager has to be at least equal to the Ante but may be up to three times the ante. It’s your four-card poker hand against the dealer’s four-card poker hand, and the best hand wins! The Ante and Play bets pay even money.

AUTOMATIC BONUSES
The top three hands in the game, four-of-a-kind, straight flush and three-of-a-kind, receive an automatic bonus payout on the Ante bet. See table for odds. Automatic Bonuses are paid even if the dealer has a better four-card hand.

PLAY ACES UP
Bet on the Aces Up spot and win when you’re dealt a pair of Aces or better. The Aces Up bonus is always paid even if the dealer has a better hand.

STRATEGY GUIDE
Four Card Poker™ is a game that rewards skill, patience and nerve.

SKILL
In Four Card Poker™, skilled players make better decisions involving:
• When to make the Play bet
• How much to bet

BASIC STRATEGY
Following this strategy greatly reduces the house’s advantage. It also enables the player to enjoy the volatile nature of the game. If player's hand is: pair of 2s or less (fold), pair of 3s to 9s (bet 1x Ante), or pair of 10s or better (bet 3x Ante).

PATIENCE
As a strategy dictates, you should fold with anything less than a pair of 3s. This means you may fold four, five, even six hands in a row. Just be patient and wait for good hands before making the Play bet.

NERVE
When you get a good hand, you can’t be afraid to max out your Play bet. The dealer’s average hand is a pair of 9s, so whenever you have 10s or better, you’re favored to win. Go ahead and bet 3x your Ante.

PAYTABLE
Four of a Kind pays Automatic Bonus: 25 to 1, Aces Up: 50 to 1
Straight Flush pays Automatic Bonus: 20 to 1, Aces Up: 30 to 1
Three of a Kind pays Automatic Bonus: 2 to 1, Aces Up: 7 to 1
Flush pays Aces Up: 6 to 1
Straight pays Aces Up: 5 to 1
Two Pair pays Aces Up: 2 to 1
Pair of Aces pays Aces Up: 1 to 1


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