Play All American Poker
One of the best best video poker games has got to be All American Poker. CoolCat Casino's most exciting poker variation is here in its fun money or real money version so that you can get a taste of how Americans like their poker games!
As mentioned in the pay chart, the aim of the game is to score a winning hand as usual with all card games, this is pretty obvious with the name of the game alone, however, since this is a video poker variation, our All American Video Poker game has special unexpected surprises like the ability to double your win by either playing a double or nothing bonus round or selecting a card with a higher value than the dealer's.
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How to play All American Poker
All American Poker is very close to the standard online video poker games such as Jacks or Better Video Poker. Like Jacks or Better, this game is also played with the standard 52-card deck and the player is dealt with five cards in one hand. However, the only, but the major difference in the All American pay table makes this game of video poker stand out from the rest of the games.
The goal of this USA casino version of poker is to get a hand rank listed in the table by holding the best cards in the hand that can boost your probability of getting a winning hand.
Start the game by placing the bet first. You can modify the size of your bet by pressing the up and down arrows on the extreme left side of the screen. You can set your bet in the denominations of $0.05, $0.25, $0.50, $1.00 and $5.00. Click on the $5, $25 and $100 chips to add credits to the game. Press the 'Bet One' tab to lay your wager. You can place multiple bets per hand by pressing the 'Bet One' tab multiple times or press the 'Bet Max' tab to bet five coins in one go. You can place the maximum bet of worth five coins and the minimum of one coin per hand.
After placing the wager, press the 'Draw Deal' button to draw the set of five up cards of which you can hold as many cards as you wish. After that you can press the 'Draw Deal' button once again to replace the discarded cards (the one you didn't hold) with the other ones.
The cards in the game of All American Poker are ranked on the basis of the traditional sequence of the cards i.e.: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2. The cards are shuffled before each and every game.
The poker hands in the game of All American Poker are exactly similar to the hand ranks in Jacks or Better. But the increased payouts offered All American Poker sets it apart from the other video poker games like Jacks or Better. The table mentioned below shows the different poker hands along with the description of each hand:
|Royal Flush||10, Jack, Queen, King, and Ace of same suit|
|Straight Flush||Five cards of same suit in sequence|
|Four of a Kind||Four cards of same rank|
|Full House||Three of a kind and a pair|
|Flush||Five cards of same suit|
|Straight||Five cards in sequence|
|Three of a Kind||Three cards of same rank|
|Two Pair||Two sets of two cards of the same rank|
|Jacks or Better||Two cards of the same rank that are either Jacks or higher|
Every hand in All American Poker offers different payouts based on the number of coins you wager with. The payouts increase as you raise your betting limit. The payout chart mentioned below illustrates the payouts on the all the Poker hands and on the different coin bets:
|Poker Hand||One Coin||Two Coins||Three Coins||Four Coins||Five Coins|
|Four of a Kind||35||70||105||140||175|
|Three of a Kind||3||6||9||12||15|
|Jacks or Better||1||2||3||4||5|
All American Poker does not offer any Wild card.
Double or Nothing Bonus Round:
The double or nothing bonus feature is initiated the moment you win a hand. Click 'NO' if you don't want to play the bonus round. Click 'YES' if you want to play the bonus game and get the double of your winnings. When you click on yes, four hole cards are you dealt along with the dealer's up card. Out of these four hole cards you must pick up a card which is higher than the dealer's up card.
To illustrate: If you get a pair of jacks or better, the double or nothing bonus feature is triggered. Your jacks or better win is doubled if you click on 'YES'.
If the dealer's up card is 8 and you pick up a 10, you'll win the double of your jacks or better winning amount.
If the dealer's up card is Jack and you get a 7, you'll lose all your winnings.
If the dealer's up card is 10 and you also reveal a 10, it will result into a tie and you'll get half of the total bonus win.
If you click on 'NO' after playing one or more bonus games, you'll be paid half of the total bonus win.
All American Poker also offers the multi-hand gaming option. You can play with 3, 10, 52 or 100 hands at a time. The denominations in which you can bet on the multi-hand games range from $0.01, $0.05, $0.25, $0.50 to $1.00 per hand. The payout table on the extreme left side of the screen demonstrates the various returns offered by the different poker hands. The table features the predetermined payout per hand which is further multiplied by the number of hands you win.
To illustrate: If you win 2 straight hands in the 100 hands of All American Poker, you'll win 16 (2 x 8 = 16) coins. Similarly, if you get 5 hands of two pairs, you'll win 5 (5 X 1 = 5) coins.
You can also get the double of your multi-hand wins by playing on the double or nothing bonus feature.
Whenever you play on the multi-hand option, the game screens various multiple hands with all the cards facedown. When you settle down your wager per hand, five up cards are dealt. The cards in the rest of the hands are face down. Click on the specific cards that you wish to hold from among the five up cards. The cards that you hold will also be exposed in the rest of the hands in the game. Pressing the draw button will deal in the rest of the cards.
The multi-hand game of All American Poker provides the players with an advantage of enhancing their winning odds by great degrees. Playing on the multiple hands will increase your chances of getting at least two or three winning hands as compared to the single hand of Poker.
The only disadvantage of playing with the multi-hand games is that they always pay you less than what you bet on all the hands unless you get the high hands like royal flush or straight flush or you play on the double or nothing bonus round to get the doubles on your winning amount.
Speed Deal Option:
Clicking on the Speed Dial option of the game will help you deal the cards on a much rapid pace than the normal dealing of the cards. The speed dial option is offered only under the 10, 52 or the 100 hand variations of All American Poker.
All American Poker Strategy
All American Poker is a better version. It is almost similar to Jacks or Better Poker with a wide variety of multi-hands and extensive odds of winning. However, it has much better payouts. The Straight Flush in All American Poker offers a payout of 1000 coins on the highest limit whereas Jacks or Better offers only 250 coins for the same. With such a huge difference in payouts, this game stands out as a better version of Jacks or Better. The basic objective of applying a strategy is to hold the right card or cards combination and improve your chances of winning.
Many players make the mistake of using Jacks or Better strategy because the game play is the same. However with the payout tables so different, you have to try a different strategy of holding cards to increase your odds of winning in All American Poker.
With the Straight Flush and Four of a Kind paying higher, your strategy should be geared towards hitting these hands.
Hold Good Cards before Redrawing: While drawing your cards, first of all you have to see whether it holds a payout. If you are lucky enough to get a Poker hand of Two Pair, Three of a Kind, Full House, Flush, Four of a Kind, Royal Flush or Straight Flush, then hold these cards to get the corresponding payouts.
The Non Paying Hands You Should Hold:
- Four cards to a Royal Flush
- Four cards to a Straight Flush
- Three cards to a Royal Flush
- Four cards to a Flush
- Any pair under a Jack
- Four cards to an Outside Straight
- Two suited high cards
- Three cards to a Straight Flush
- Two unsuited high cards (if more than 2 choose the 2 lower ones).
- Suited high cards 10-Jack, 10-Queen, 10-King
- A card which is either Jack or, Better.
Play with the Max Bet Option: Always play with the Max Bet option. The Royal Flush and the Straight Flush pays a maximum of 4000 and 1000 coins respectively on betting with a maximum of five coins bet.
The resourceful tips for an efficient gameplay of this american version of the popular game of poker, are as close to the tips in Jacks or Better as the rules of the game.
Memorize the Hand Ranks:
Make sure you carefully read the table referring to the description of the various hand ranks in the game before you begin playing. This will help you take an effective decision on what all cards you should keep in order to get to the higher hands in the game.
Holding the right hands:
The cards that you hold in your first deal will evaluate your skills as an online poker player. If you get a hand with cards showing Q-Q-J-K-4, hold all the cards except 4. The odds of getting a three of a kind are higher if you draw another Q. If you draw another J or a K, you will get a two pair. Even if you don't draw any of these cards in the next deal, you are entitled to the jacks or better still.
Bet Max. Coins:
Make it a point to bet with maximum coins so that you don't repent when you get a royal flush and you miss out on the highest reward of 4000 dollars by just few coins.
Free casino game:
Play on the free casino game of the All American Poker if you wish to master the game without spending a single buck. While you play on the free casino game, you can also put all the efficient card holding tips into practice.
History of All American Poker
Seeing the game of Jacks or better making its way into the hearts of players all over the world with the wide variety of multi-hands and extensive odds of winning, the game makers created another version of video poker with much better payouts. The straight flush in the All American Poker offers the payout of 1000 coins on highest limit whereas Jacks or Better offers only 250 coins for the same. With such a huge difference in the payouts, the game of All American Poker is worth the candles.
In addition to this, the interface of All American Poker is also quite different from Jacks or Better in the sense that it is decorated with the spectacular display of colorful fireworks in the backdrop. It gives an impression that the entire America is celebrating your victory in the All American Poker.
The clear description of all the terms used in this mentioned below will help you get a proper understanding of the game. Make sure you read the terms carefully so that you don't feel lost when you start playing the game for real.
Bet: Bet is the total number of coins that you wager with per deal.
Betting Limits: It is the highest and the lowest value of wagering in the game. In the game of All American Poker, the player can wager with highest betting limit of $5 and the lowest of $1.
Coin Size: Coin size is a measuring unit for the value of the coins that you use to play the game. For example, if you are playing in the denomination of $1, your coin size is $1. In the single hand game of All American Poker, you can play with the coins in the denominations of $0.05, $0.25, $0.50, $1.00 and $5.00. However, in the multi-hand games the denomination ranges from $0.01 to $1.00.
Chips: Chips are the different values of the coins that you can use in lieu of money to play the game. In the game of All American Poker you can credit your account with the chips of worth $5, $25 and $100.
Bet Max.: Bet max is the highest betting limit that a player can wager with on every hand. In All American Poker, the player can bet maximum of five coins per deal.
Deal: To draw the cards during a hand is known as the dealing of cards. In a single hand for this game, you can draw five up cards.
Deal All: Deal all allows you to deal all the cards in one go.
Hand: A hand is the combination of different cards in the game. There are total five cards in one hand of All American Poker.
Hole Card: The facedown card in the game is known as the Hole Card.
Up Card: The face up card in the game is known as the Up Card.
Hand Ranks: Hand Ranks are the various high and low winning hands in the game that give different payouts. There are total nine hand ranks in the game of All American Poker.
High Hand: High hand is the best card in the game of poker. The highest hand in this game is the Royal Flush.
Double or Nothing: It is a bonus round where you need to pick up a bigger card than the dealer's face up card.
Multi-hands: The multi-hand option lets you play with several hands at a time. You can play with 3, 10, 52 or 100 hands in one deal by placing multiple bets.
Coins Played: The coins played are the total number of coins that you have decided to bet with on a single hand of All American Poker. For instance, if you choose to bet with five coins with a denomination of $1, you are basically playing the hand with $5.
Cash Out: Cash out option allows you to transfer all the credits from the game to your casino account.