Western Video Poker (Windows)

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Western Video Poker is a single-player, mouse controlled simulation of the popular casino machine. It appears in many of eGames compilations including Casino Jackpot 2 which is where this version of the game comes from. It is one of a series of similar games developed for eGames by WickedWare.

As in a standard 'Deuces Wild' poker game the aim of the game is to make the best 5-card hand. Unlike other forms of poker the player does not win by beating other players but by compiling a hand that exceeds the game's minimum hand, which in this case is three of a kind, or better to score.

The game starts with the player selecting how much cash they want to start with, they then place a bet $1 is the minimum and $5 is the maximum allowed. They are then dealt five cards and they can hold/discard any of these. A second deal is then made to replace the discarded cards and the hand is evaluated. If the hand scores three of a kind or higher then the player is paid, should this happen a hand appears at the bottom of the screen and fires a six gun in celebration, for high scoring hands two guns appear.

This game has optional sound, in-game help but no high score table and a players winnings are not retained for the next game nor are they transferred to other games in the series.

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Western Video Poker Windows The player has placed their bet and the first round of cards has been dealt. It's a good start with two wild deuces so as long as they are held it's impossible to lose
Western Video Poker Windows The initial game screen follows the developer's logo<br>The game does not start until the player has selected their stake
Western Video Poker Windows The cards are dealt face down as the tumbleweed blows across the screen
Western Video Poker Windows When the player wins one, or two, six guns appear and fire in celebration. This is followed by a pop-up window that shows the payment being made

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piltdown_man (143155) added Western Video Poker (Windows) on Sep 20, 2015