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Galaxy 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 game comes from. It is one of a series of similar games developed for eGames by WickedWare.

As in a standard 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, here the player needs a pair of jacks 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 redeal is then made to replace the discarded cards and the hand is evaluated. If the hand scores higher then a pair of jacks then the player is paid, should this happen an animated rocket appears together with the word WINNER in a small window on the game screen, if the player loses then animated asteroids appear in the same window

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.


Galaxy Video Poker Windows The first hand has been dealt. The player selects cards to hold by clicking on them
Galaxy Video Poker Windows The basic game screen<br>The game does not start until the player selects their stake money from the pop-up bar at the bottom of the screen
Galaxy Video Poker Windows A winning screen<br>The word WINNER flashes rapidly below the animated rocket. <br>The amount won is shown in a pop-up window
Galaxy Video Poker Windows The in-game options menu

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piltdown_man (156521) added Galaxy Video Poker (Windows) on Sep 20, 2015