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The Basic Strategy for Joker Wild Video Poker

The video poker game of Joker Wild has two versions. One of these versions is Kings or Better Joker Wild game that gives back your money bet when you get a two-pair hand or a pair of Kings or Aces. This is the better game and the strategy mentioned here is applicable for this version of Joker Wild video poker game.

If the video poker machine deals you a Joker Wild hand that includes the Joker card, the Joker Wild strategy is based on following situations:

- Hold all Joker Wild hands that will complete a Three of a Kind or higher rank with the exception of holding any four cards that you will be using to make a royal flush, even if you will have to discard a lower value hand ranking.

- Press hold, especially if the cards King, or Ace or both are included, on any four cards that you can use to complete a Straight Flush or a Flush.

- If you have three cards that will complete a royal flush then hold those cards.

- Hold a pair of high cards like King or Ace.

- Hold any three cards that will complete a straight flush.

- Any four cards, even if a King or an Ace is not present, that will complete a flush should be on hold.

- Four consecutive cards that will complete a straight should be on hold.

- If dealt with none of the above Joker Wild hand situations, then hold only the Joker card.

If the video poker machine deals you a Joker Wild hand without the Joker card, the Joker Wild strategy is based on following situations:

- Hold all paying Joker Wild hands except for four cards that will complete a royal flush.

- If any four cards three cards can be used to complete a Straight Flush or a Royal Flush respectively then hold those.

- Hold any pair from Two's to Queens.

- If you have any three cards that can be used to form a straight flush then hold those.

- If any four consecutive cards may complete a straight then hold those.

- If two cards can complete a royal flush especially if one of the cards is an Ace or a King then hold the two cards.

- Hold the King and Ace cards.

- Hold either the King or Ace by itself.

- Hold two cards of similar suits that is lower that the King or Ace to complete a royal flush.

- If dealt with none of the above Joker Wild hand situations, then draw a new set of five cards.

It is very important to remember that in playing the Joker Wild video poker game, you should be sure that you always make the right hold or discard decision for every dealt Joker Wild hand. Always take your time in playing Joker Wild and don't be too hasty in making decisions.

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