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.
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.
Four Card Poker™ is a game that rewards skill, patience and nerve.
In Four Card Poker™, skilled players make better decisions involving:
• When to make the Play bet
• How much to bet
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).
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.
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.
- 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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