By Gayle Mitchell
Super Aces is another VP version that offers a higher payout for the much-ignored straight flush by upping the payout slightly from 250 to 300.
However, here is the really big news--the payout for Four Aces leaps to 2000 credits.
The beauty of this payout is that no fifth card is required, unlike Double Double Bonus where a 2, 3 or 4 must be in place.
It is hard to believe, but let me repeat, four aces as in ANY four aces pays 2000 coins.
It should be noted that Super Aces total overall average payout is not over 100%, however, it has become a very popular VP version sought after by players who find those 2000 credits just too tempting to resist. Another minus factor is that the full house and flush combination is reduced to only 7/5.
Even so, for the players who want to play this super game, I feel it is worthy of mention.
Generally, these ‘super’ versions are found as a game selection on the multi-line, triple play machines.
We have provided a Super Aces pay-schedule illustration below.
Pay Schedule - Super Aces - 7/5 one-coin return max. coin return
Pair--Jacks or Better returns the bet 5 coins
Two pair (2 PR) returns the bet 5 coins
Three-of-a-kind (3/kind) pays 3-1 15 coins
Straight (ST) (sequence, not same suit) pays 4-1 20 coins
Flush (FL) (non-sequential, same suit) pays 5-1 25 coins
Full house (FH) (3 of a kind and a pair) pays 7-1 35 coins
Four-of-a-kind (quad) fives to kings pays 50-1 250 coins
Four-of-a-kind (quad) 2’s, 3’s or 4’s. pays 100-1 400 coins
Four Aces pays 400-1 2000 coins
Straight flush (SF) (in sequence, same suit) pays 60-1 300 coins
Royal flush (RF) (except with max. coins) pays 250-1 4000 coins
Strategy: of course, you are always on the lookout for a pair or three aces to hold awaiting
the ‘big strike’, but you should also be aware of straight flush possibilities that come your way.
It’s not worth the measly payout for a full-house of 35 coins to save two pair here and
certainly not two pair where one pair is aces.
As mentioned, Super Aces is found at multi-line machines so three aces held give you
three chances at a nice payday.
In one video poker session, I was profitably surprised to be dealt four aces multiplied by three that resulted in a 6000 coin payout.
BTW, I have a Super Aces tale that will lead you to ask, as I did, ‘what are the long odds on this happening?’
I noticed a player who had a 6000 payout in front of her with three quad aces, but she had only held three aces and had not been dealt four aces.
Thank about that, all three hands produced a fourth ace on discard!
I entertain my VP friends with this great payoff story.
Until next we meet, may all your VP choices turn out to be ‘Royalty’ (or 1/2 Royals in the case of Super Aces).
(Gayle Mitchell is author of Casino Gambling Made Easier books, E-Books, booklets & Slots Trilogy. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed)