What are poker slots?

Love playing slots games? If you’re used to seeing a bunch of reels spin with all sorts of rewarding symbols on them, you’re missing out on a whole other world of fun. Poker slots at Palace of Chance combines your love of slot machines with the fun and strategy of poker. They’re super easy to play, even if you don’t understand the ins and outs of poker. Let me walk you through it.

How do you play poker slots?

inner1poker09092014It’s really easy. Each poker slot machine comes with a hand ranking system. For the most part, it’s a lot like Texas Hold’em, although there are some variations depending on the game you’re playing.

In a poker slots game, you’re not playing against other players. Instead, you’re just trying to make the hand ranking system and get paid out accordingly. For example, a pair of Jacks or better might pay out 1x credits, 2-pair might pay out 5x credits, three-of-a-kind might pay out 10x credits, and so on.

You can bet whatever you want (between the set minimums and maximums) just like regular slots. When you hit the Deal button (which is like the regular “Spin” button), you
will be dealt five cards. Now here’s the best part. You can choose to discard all five cards and replace them with better ones. Of course, if you’ve made the board and have already earned a payout, you might want to hold onto them.

Are there bonus rounds?

inner2poker09092014If you’re used to playing slots with bonus rounds, you’ll love poker slots. Remember how I said that with poker slots you don’t play against other players? That’s only partially true. In most poker slots games, your goal is to make the board. So if all you need are a pair of Jacks to get paid out, you’ll win. There are no other cards to face off against. But many online poker slots include bonus rounds where you can keep doubling your bet.

If an online poker site offers a bonus round, you’ll be asked if you won’t to go for double or nothing. If you say yes, you’ll face off against the house in a one-card showdown, winner-take-all bonus game. Some poker slot machines even let you play the bonus round multiple times, so you can double or even quadruple your bet.

Anything else I should know?

Yes. There are lots of variations of poker slots. Palace of Chance has dozens of them. Each one comes with different payout schedules. Some even include wild cards and Jokers, making it even more fun. Have a look around Palace of Chance and explore the games. Then give it a try and see why this type of slots game is such a big deal.

Tonya Hollows

A wannabe professional poker and blackjack player. Incredibly positive and an overall rock n' roll kind of girl. She moved from Canada a few years ago to find new horizons, more related to her gambling skills. Ended up working as a casino hostess in Vegas and then became a full time writer for Palace of Chance.

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