Rules and Strategy

Video Poker: The House Advantage

The table below shows the expected return from different existing video poker games for a wide variety of casino software. The lowest figure for each software type is written in bold.

Software Jacks or Better Joker Poker Deuces Wild Tens or Better All American Double Bonus Bonus Poker Aces & Faces Double Joker Deuces & Joker Double Double All Aces Pick'em Poker

5Dimes
100.07%100.64%100.76%--------------------

B3W
99.09%96.64%97.52%98.63%--------98.32%--------

Betsoft
98.25%98.09%98.91%99.14%98.49%------98.10%99.07% --  --  -- 

Boss Media
99.54%98.94%98.91%99.14%--99.11%--------------

Chartwell
99.54%98.60%99.37%--98.11%----------------

Cryptologic
98.25%98.94%97.97%97.96%98.11%99.11%--------------

DGS
99.54%97.58%96.76%----96.38%--------------

G-Fed
99.54%98.60%96.76%99.14%--93.11%98.01%99.26%98.10%99.07% 95.71%  --  -- 

Grand Virtual
99.54%99.56%99.73%99.14%98.49%99.11%99.36%99.26%98.10%99.26%99.25%98.85%--

Microgaming
99.54%98.60%99.37%99.14%99.38%99.11%99.17%99.26%98.10%99.07% 98.98%  99.92% -- 

Net Entertainment
99.56%97.95%97.97%--98.11%----------------

Odds On
99.54%98.60%96.76%99.14%------99.26%98.10%99.07%------

Parlay
97.30%99.15%98.91%96.26%96.50%99.11%99.17%--98.10%96.59%------

Party Gaming
97.30%99.82%96.76%--------------------

Playtech
99.54%98.60%98.91%97.96%------99.26%----------

Random Logic
98.25%96.38%97.06%------96.87%99.26%----------

Rival
99.54%98.60%99.37%99.14%------99.26%98.10%99.07%------

Real Time Gaming
95.00%98.48%97.97%--98.49%98.57%98.96%------97.86%--98.74%

Top Game
99.54%98.60%96.76%------------99.07%------

Wagerworks
99.54%98.47%--------99.17%------------

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