Jacks or Better Video Poker
Jacks or Better Poker is available as an online Video Poker game. The concept behind the game is real simple. The idea is that a pair of Jacks or Better wins. Leading to the better hand consisting two pairs, flush, straight, etc. up to a royal flush. Jacks or Better Video Poker is played in many variations in online and land based casinos around the world. It is my trian of thought that Jacks or Better Poker is derived from many of earlier games that gave influence to the game of Poker and Video Poker we know it today.
When playing poker and Online Video Poker started to become more respectable and enjoyed by a wider sector of sociaity. It came out of the roadhouses and riverboats to form and shape the game as we know and play it today. Jacks or Better Poker is one simple variation of the game that is commonly played, especially in video Poker. Let us say with the full 52 card deck now used to play Poker and the flush hand .
Poker has been around for nearly 200 years, and there have been many many variations that have come from the game. Jacks or Better is one of the easiest variations of the game that is played, especially in Video Poker. Jacks or Better uses the common rules aplied to most types of Poker games with a few exceptions. I have read other reviews that had stated in 1829 poker was played with a deck consisting of 20 cards, and with four players betting on which player's hand was the most valuable.. This was said to be reported by Joseph Crowel a famed actor of his time.But know one is sure when or where this game was first played.