Lucky Draw Jacks or Better
Lucky Draw Jacks or Better is a video poker game in which the lowest winning hand is one pair of jacks. There's different strains of Lucky Draw games, so make sure you find the one that suits you best.
How to Play Lucky Draw Jacks or Better
Lucky Draw is a 5 card draw poker game. There are special play characteristics and payouts, depending on the variation of the game that is being played. Any of these variations may or may not be available to play. The variations are described below:
Jokers are wild cards that substitute for any other card; Awards include Five-of-a-kind (using wild cards)
All two's (deuces) are wild cards that substitute for any other card; Special payouts for Royal Flush with wilds and Royal Flush without wilds; Special payouts for Five-of-a-kind (using wild cards)
Special payouts for Four-of-a-kind with Aces, Twos, Threes or Fours
Special payouts for Four-of-a-kind with Aces, Twos, Threes or Fours
Jacks or Better
The lowest winning hand is one pair of Jacks.
Lucky Draw allows you to wager on 1 to 4 hands of poker at the same time.
To play, click the Bet 1 button. Each time you click the Bet 1 button you will add another hand of cards, until you have wagered on all 4 hands. After you have wagered on all 4 hands, each time you click on the Bet 1 button another credit will be added to your wager, 1 hand at a time. You can continue to bet in this way until you have wagered the maximum amount, which is 20 credits (5 credits per hand). If you wager the maximum amount of 20 credits, the game will automatically start. When you have reached your desired wager, click the Play button to deal the cards.
You can also click the Bet 4 button to bet up to 20 credits, and then press the Play button. Each time you click the Bet 4 button, your bet on each of the 4 hands will be increased by 1 credit. If you click the BET 4 button 5 times, the game will automatically start on the 5th click.
If you have enough credits, click the Bet Max button to automatically bet 20 credits and deal the first hand. Or, just press the Play button right away to automatically rebet the same amount you bet the last game, and start the game.
You will be dealt five cards into your initial hand. You can choose to hold one or more of these cards by clicking on the card itself, or clicking the Hold button below it. If you change your mind, you can release the hold by pressing it again. Any cards that you hold in your initial hand will become your held cards in the hands above.
Then, click the Draw button to discard and receive new cards, or if you have held all cards the Draw button will evaluate your hand. New cards will be dealt into all of your wagered hands to replace the ones that you did not hold.
The Turbo button does not change the method of play or the rules of the game, but quickens the pace of play by eliminating certain animations. When Turbo is on, the button is highlighted in red. You can turn the Turbo feature on or off by clicking it.
Malfunction voids all pays and play.
Only highest winner paid for each wagered hand.
Awards are shown in credits.
New decks are shuffled for each round of play; one deck is used for each hand.
The Game Console provides information and access to additional features:
- Your current balance in your chosen currency
- Your total number of credits
- The denomination in which the game is being played. This represents the value of each credit.
The Meter Bar on the bottom of the game screen displays the denomination that the game is being played in, the number of credits paid if a win occurred, and the number of credits bet on the last/current proposition.
The average payback for this game of chance is between 98.37% and 99.54% based upon play strategy and the size of the wager.
Lucky Draw Jacks or Better - FAQ
Who am I betting with?
You are betting with Paddy Power bookmaker. We are the bookmaker laying the odds for you, the punter, to take. If you lose your bet, we keep your money. If you win your bet, we pay you your winnings.
Is Lucky Draw Jacks or Better fair?
This game of chance is entirely fair and you are just as likely to win in any one game as you are in any other. The deck is shuffled after every game. Each game is generated in isolation and the odds of getting any particular outcome are exactly the same. Therefore if you have won money on the last five games there is nothing to say you will be less likely to win on the next just because you are on a winning streak.
Can I try the game for free?
Yes. There is an option whereby you can play for fun, and this is well worth doing if you wish to develop a feel for the game before depositing your hard-earned cash! You cannot be logged in if you wish to play for fun.
- Your entire balance and free bets as shown in the top bar will be converted to credits upon launching this game.
How do I change my credit value?
- Click on the ‘Credit Value’ button on the top bar to change the credit value.
- Select the credit value you wish to purchase – the game will reload with your new credit value.
- The value will be displayed in the ‘Credit Value’ button on the top bar.
How do I cash out of the game?
- When you exit a game, your funds are immediately saved, transferred and returned to your games/sportsbook balance.
- If you wish to withdraw funds while in a game, go to Options and click the Buyin/Cashout button.
What is the minimum/maximum I can bet?
5p/c is the smallest bet that you can place on any one outcome. The maximum bet you can place is £/€225. Of course, the maximum amount you are allowed to stake will ultimately be dictated by the available funds that you have in your account at the time.
The game does not download load properly. Why is this?
This problem can be broken down into two more specific complaints, which are are below. However, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us (contact info in the footer) if you are having difficulty.
1. The game is not displaying properly - This will be due to your screen resolution being too small. The game works on a minimum screen resolution of 800 by 600 pixels. To change your screen resolution simply go to your desktop and click on the right-hand mouse button. A menu will pop up and you will need to select 'Properties'. Another box will pop up and you will need to select 'Settings' from the tabs running along the top of the box. From here you will be able to alter your screen resolution.
2. The game is simply not working at all - This may be because you need to download the latest version of Flash Player. After loading the game, you will have received a screen prompt asking you whether you wanted to download the latest version of Flash Player. Downloading this will ensure that you will be able to play the game without any problems. If you ignored or switched the prompt off, you can go to the Macromedia website and download Flash Player from there.
The game seems to be running very slowly. It there anything I can do about this?
Unfortunately not. Our game relies upon your machine, and will run as quickly or slowly as your machine allows. Other than upgrading your computer and its facilities, there is little that can be done with regards to improving the speed of the game on any one machine.
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