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Doubling Jacks Or Better Poker

Game Objective

  Doubling Jacks or Better Poker is a popular machine game based on the conventional poker game Jacks or Better. The objective of the game is to obtain a five-card poker hand that contains at least one pair of jacks or better, to a maximum jackpot of a Royal Flush.
The machine gives you five cards; and gives the player the option to choose the cards he wants to hold .The machine replaces the cards, which the player does not hold. Player wins according to the value of the hand. Doubling Video Poker gives the player the added option of trying to double the win amount.

How To Play


  • Click chips to insert coins and add credits to the Jacks or Better machine. The amount of credits you have inserted is shown in the 'Credits' box.
  • Next, choose the total amount that you wish to wager in the round by clicking on the 'Bet One' button up to five times. If you choose to wager the maximum amount (the machine denomination x 5), simply push the 'Bet Max' button. If you press the 'Bet Max' button, your cards will be dealt automatically. If you use the 'Bet One' button to select the number of wagered coins, you must press the 'Deal' button to receive your cards.
  • Click 'Deal'. You receive 5 cards face up.
  • Click a Card or click 'Hold' to hold a card. You can hold up to 5 cards shown this way.
  • After making the selection, click 'Draw.' The cards that are not held will be replaced. You win based on the combination of the new set of cards and according to the Payout table shown below.
  • Whenever you like, you may cash out to receive your credits in the machine by pressing the 'Cash Out' button. Your money will be returned to your account balance.
  • If you win you get the option of 'Doubling' your win amount or collecting whatever you have won. (Refer to the Doubling Game instructions below)

The Doubling Game


  • This option is given if you have a win. If you choose to "double" you are dealt one open and four facedown cards.
  • You can choose any one of the four facedown cards.
  • If you choose a card that is smaller than the face up card, you lose your original winning. If the cards are equal, it is a tie, and you have the option to collect your original winnings or double again. If your card is bigger, you win double the amount of your original winnings. You then have the option to collect your winnings or double even further.

Payoff Table

Royal flush 200 400 600 800 2500
Straight flush 50 100 150 200 250
four of a kind 25 50 75 100 125
Full house 8 16 24 32 40
Flush 5 10 15 20 25
Straight 4 8 12 16 20
Three of a kind 3 6 9 12 15
Two pair 2 4 6 8 10
Jacks or better 1 2 3 4 5

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