American Poker II Deluxe is the latest poker game (video variant) developed by Novomatic. This is a Joker’s Wild poker game that includes the Joker which acts as the wild card.
Coming with a wide range of bets, and even not being one of VIP Novomatic slots online, American Poker II Deluxe does suit all types of players from low rollers, mid-range players to high rollers.
The beauty of this title is that gamers can access and play the game on the go. This is necessitated by the fact that the game is mobile-friendly hence can also be played on devices running on Android or iOS operating systems in addition to being accessible and playable on the desktop.
How to Play this Game?
In many ways, this game is similar to other Joker’s Wild poker games. The game uses a deck of 52 cards including the Joker which acts as the wild.
To start one’s adventure, the player first needs to choose his bet amount. The minimum bet amount in this game is 10 credits while the maximum bet amount is 500 credits.
Once the gambler has decided on the bet amount that he wants to wager with, the next step is to press the Deal button to get the action going.
A total of five cards are flashed on the screen thus becoming the players. From his hand, the player has the opportunity to change one or more of the cards; the gamer will be changing the cards for others from the same deck.
In this game, the player is given two shots at changing the cards in his hand. Once the gambler has used his two chances, it automatically means that the hand which pops up on the third occasion will be his last hand hence he will receive payouts that correspond with this last hand.
Depending on his finishing hand, the gamer stands to win any one of the following 10 hands:
- The highest payout that a player can get comes if he lands a Royal Flush. This consists of a King, Queen, Jack, Ace and number 10.
- The second highest payout that a gambler can get comes if he lands a Straight Flush. This consists of 5 cards which are of the same suit following each other in value from the lowest to the highest. Putting this into perspective, this hand can consist of cartes that come in the following sequence: two, three, four, five and six.
- The third highest payout that a player can get comes if he lands Five of a kind. This hand has cards which all rank the same.
- The fourth highest payout that a gamer can get comes if he lands Four of a Kind. This hand has 4 cartes which all rank the same but with one outlier.
- The fifth highest payout that a player can get comes if he lands the Full House. This hand consists of 3 cards which rank the same and One Pair.
- The sixth highest payout that a player can get comes if he lands a Flush. This hand consists of any five same suit nonconsecutive cartes.
- The seventh highest payout that a gambler can get comes if he lands a Straight. A Straight consist of 5 cards which rank from the lowest to the highest in perfect order of mixed suits.
- The eighth highest payout that a player can get comes if he lands a Three of a Kind. This hand consists of 3 cards of the same rank and two any other cards.
- The ninth highest payout that a player can get comes if he lands a Two Pair. This combination consists of 2 sets of 2 cards of the same rank and then an outlier card.
- The tenth highest payout that a player can get comes if he lands a Jacks or Better. A Jacks or Better consists of any single pair that is Jacks or higher.
This game comes with one extra feature, i.e. the Mini-Bonus. In this Mini-Bonus, the player stands a chance of winning a huge pot.
This is an entertaining video poker game which is great for beginners as it is very simple to understand and also to play.