Electronic Poker is a favored game that usually will be enjoyed in casinos around the globe, or alternatively at your house on your personal computer, using a web connection. The regulations are very straightforward and consist of the player trying to get the highest combination of cards as you can in order to win cash. On this account it’s very similar as a normal game of poker, apart from the involvement with other players. Of course, methods employed during a real-life game of poker, such as tricking, will be useless in Video Poker.

The game of Electronic Poker begins when the enthusiast puts credits (whether it’s tokens, tickets or cash) into the video poker machine and presses the deal button. A five card hand will then be "dealt" on the video screen.

The Electronic Poker game also has buttons with ‘hold’ written on them, and gamblers should now decide which cards to keep and which to throw away. For the cards the enthusiast wishes to keep, the ‘hold’ buttons should be pressed so that they illuminate. The player can decide to keep any amount of cards they want, whether it’s all or none.

After the bettor has chosen which cards he wishes to keep, the player will then press ‘draw’, which will mean that any fresh cards are needed they will be handed out. The round is now finished, with the Electronic Poker machine scanning the cards to see if it matches any of the winning hands shown on the pay out schedule.

Generally, the minimum winning hand on an Electronic Poker machine is a pair of jacks with the prize money increasing for each better hand. A common list of winning hands starts with jacks or better, and moves on to two pairs, 3 of a kinds, straights, flushes, full houses, 4 of a kinds, straight flushes and last but not least royal flushes. It should be known that the payout schedule can change from machine to machine, so that experienced players are agile enough to choose the most money-making ones every instance.

After the initial round has finished, the player can either choose to stay on and try to to maximize their earnings, or they can press the ‘collect’ button to retrieve any cash that they may have won. Further, some styles of the game allow the player a chance to increase their wins, in which situation a further round is played. There are also differences between specific games, with some decks of cards including wild cards and other varying characteristics to increase playability.