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Smarter Bet Guide to Slots and Video Poker
by Basil Nestor
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A pocket-sized book that provides a clear-cut explanation of payback comparisons, progressive jackpots and how to evaluate them, video poker strategy tables, and other mathematically derived techniques to lower the casino advantage.
The Joy of Six Slot simulates craps action
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Microgaming's video slot release The Joy of Six allows players the chance to experience the excitement of the enthralling game of craps. Based in a casino environment, the five-reel, 30-payline slot lets players throw the dice in a vibrant world of vivid graphics, craps animations and distinctive sound effects. The large variety of features within the game gives players many opportunities to profit from an enjoyable experience.
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Ranking the Hands in Video Poker

Video Poker hands are ranked as follows:
Royal Flush
Royal Flush: Ace, king, queen, jack, and ten of the same suit.
Straight Flush
FiveBasil NestorBasil Nestor is the author of the new Playboy Complete Guide to Casino Gambling. This wonderful book teaches players how to avoid sucker bets and win more when playing gambling games.  He is also the author of The Smarter Bet Guide series for video poker, slots, craps, and many other books about gambling.  Basil's website is  cards of the same suit in exactly adjacent ranks.
Four of a Kind
Four cards of the same rank and a fifth card of any rank and suit.
Full House
Three cards of the same rank and a pair of another rank.
Five cards of the same suit that are not exactly adjacent ranks.
Five cards not of the same suit in exactly adjacent ranks. An ace can be used to make both the highest and the lowest straight.
Three of a Kind
Three cards of the same rank and two cards of different ranks.
Two Pair
Two cards of one rank, two cards of another rank, and a fifth card of a third rank.
One Pair
Two cards of one rank and three cards of different ranks.
No Pair
Five cards that don’t make any combination.
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