Go after a Progressive Jackpot with Aces and Eights! Play Aces and Eights Progressive Video Poker in the online casino!
Aces and Eights Progressive - Game Guide
The classic video poker game Aces and Eights Progressive gives Aces and Eights’ players a chance to score a massive progressive jackpot!
The game sets up almost exactly like five card draw poker but while in draw poker the most cards that a player can exchange is three, in Aces and Eights Progressive, after making a wager, the player can decide to exchange all five cards.
In Aces and Eights Progressive, payouts start at a pair of Jacks and work its way all the way up to the best possible hand in poker, the Royal Flush. If you hit a Royal Flush with 5 coins, you take down the Aces and Eights Progressive Jackpot!
Aces and Eights Progressive - How to Play
In Aces and Eights Progressive, the only possible unit to bet per coin is .25 cents. The minimum bet is .25. That’s a Bet One wager. If the player decides to bet the maximum wager, Bet Max, the total bet is $1.25. 5 x .25 cents = $1.25
After making the minimum or maximum wager, the player hits the deal button. Five cards will appear. The player then decides what cards to hold. The player can decide to hold all five cards or exchange up to all five cards. Once the player receives her new cards, the game is over with the player being paid out according to the payout table.
The payout table for Aces and Eights Progressive, because there is a possibility of winning a progressive jackpot, is different than in a regular game of Aces and Eights.
Aces and Eights Progressive – Winning Hands and Payouts
See below for the payout table in Aces and Eights Progressive in the online casino.
|Royal Flush||200||400|| 600|| 800||Jackpot|
|Aces or Eights||80||160|| 240||320||400|
|Four Sevens||50||100||150||200 ||250|
|Four of a Kind ||20||40||60||80||100|
|Three of a Kind||3||6||9||12||15|
|Aces and Eights||1||2||3||4||5|
Aces and Eights Progressive – Strategy/Tips
The key to playing Aces and Eights Progressive is to always play the max amount possible. Laying down $1.25 per game, .25 cents per coin x 5 coins played per game, to win a possible progressive jackpot presents terrific value.
The only reason to play Aces and Eights Progressive is to go for the progressive jackpot. If you’re not going for the progressive jackpot, then why not just play Aces and Eights? The only way to score the jackpot is to play the max allowable, that’s 5 coins per game. Always hit the Bet Max button in Aces and Eights Progressive and just keep track of your bankroll. You can really stretch $1.25 per game if you start your game play with say $200.
You can play 160 games with a starting bankroll of $200: 200 / 1.25 = 160.
That gives you a lot of games that you can play to hit the Aces and Eights Progressive Jackpot!
Video Poker – Glossary
bonus video poker – A form of Aces and Eights Progressive where four of kind pays more. Bonus video poker is sometimes referred to as Double Bonus or Double Double Bonus
credit – The minimum amount that you can bet in Video Poker. 3 Credits means that you’re betting the minimum 3 times.
deal – The act of distributing cards to players.
deuce – Another word for two.
Deuces Wild – A video poker game where the deuces are wild.
face cards – Cards in the deck with “faces”: the Jack, Queen and King.
flush – A hand where all of the cards are of the same suit: all cards are diamonds, clubs, hearts or spades.
full house – In a 5 card game of poker, having a pair and three of a kind.
high card – The card with the highest value in a hand. For example, if you have a King, Ace, 2, 7, and 8, your hand would be called and “Ace-High” hand.
Aces and Eights Progressive – A video poker game where the payouts start at a pair of Jacks.
pair – Two cards of the same value.
play – To play means to bet or raise in a game.
push – A tie or draw.
raise – To increase your wager.
royal flush – When your cards, in a 5 card poker game, are a 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace and are all of the same suit, all of the cards are hearts, for example. A royal flush is the best possible hand in the game of poker.
shuffle – Mixing up the cards before they’re dealt.
straight – When your cards in order. For example, a 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 in a 5 card game of poker constitutes a straight.
straight flush – When all of your cards are in order and of the same suit. For example, a 6 of clubs, 7 of clubs, 8 of clubs, 9 of clubs and 10 of clubs in a 5 card game of poker constitutes a straight flush.
three of a kind – Having three cards of the same value, three 9s, as an example.
two of a kind – A pair, two cards of the same value. Example: two 8s constitute a pair of eights.
video poker – A game based on five card draw poker that is played on computer machines or via online casinos.