Bonus Deuces Wild
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Bonus Deuces Wild is a popular video poker format in which all twos are wild. The Microgaming version of this video poker game uses a slightly tweaked pay table that results in a 99.1461-percent RTP.
About Bonus Deuces Wild Video Poker
Deuces Wild video poker differs from Jacks or Better in that deuces are wild and two pair is eliminated from the pay table. Bonus Deuces Wild differs by providing additional value for four deuces plus an ace, and it itemizes five-of-a-kind so that five aces is more valuable than five 3-5s which in turn is more valuable than five 6-Ks.
Coin sizes range from $0.25 to $5, and wager sizes range from $0.25 to $25. Since the Microgaming machines provide their best odds at five coins, it is advisable that players not bet less than $1.25. Once the bet is set, click Deal to begin. The game has four phases: initial deal, discard, re-deal and win-lose. In the event of a win, the game provides the option to a double.
Double-or-nothing is a special feature that is available on all Microgaming video poker machines. It is a game of Hi-Lo and a 50-50 proposition, which makes it a solid play for any win that pays out even, such as a straight or three-of-a-kind in the case of Bonus Deuces Wild. There is no limit to how much you can win doubling up, but this machine limits you to one double attempt per winning hand.
The jackpot is awarded on a royal flush. On most Microgaming video poker machines, the jackpot is 4,000 coins, but here it is 5,000, which is worth $25,000 at the maximum bet. The machine also pays out 2,000 coins for four deuces and an ace and 1,000 coins for four of a kind.
Graphics & Audio
Microgaming does an excellent job of recreating what an actual video poker display looks like in a casino or pub. It may look a bit outdated to the newcomer, but that style has remained mostly unchanged since video poker machines first appeared because players expect it. Sound quality is also very good, and the sound effects serve their purpose without every getting in the way.
The RTP on Microgaming’s Jacks or Better is about 0.39 percent higher, so the player seeking to maximize their odds will likely want to stick with it. Nevertheless, we like the top-heavy pay table and always work Bonus Deuces Wild into our video poker rotation.