Aces & Faces video poker pays out big at Miami Club Casino

Aces & Faces video poker pays out big at Miami Club Casino

December 7, 2014.

Miami Club Casino saw one of its biggest video poker lucky streaks ever this week. Sue, a Miami Club Casino player from Ohio, logged into her account on the 1st and gave Aces & Faces video poker a try with a deposit of just $40. That turned out to be the best move she could’ve made: she ended the night with $25,000 in winnings! Get the full details on Sue’s winning plays below.

Sue’s secret to winning $25,000 in one day

So how did Sue turn $40 into a staggering $25,000? It was almost entirely thanks to the often-overlooked Double or Nothing feature found in Aces & Faces and every other video poker game at Miami Club Casino. She made some huge gambles, and they paid off! Throughout her playing session, Sue doubled up to $3,200 fourteen times, $4,800 five times, and even $6,400 three times.

How the Double or Nothing feature works

Double or Nothing is simple. After any winning video poker hand at Miami Club Casino, you’ll have the option to “Co­lle­ct” your winnings or risk them in the “Double” minigame. If you choose to play Double or Nothing, the game will randomly select a card from the deck and turn it face up. You’ll then be asked to choose from one of 4 face-down cards. If the one you pick is higher in rank than the one shown, you’ll double your money instantly!

Double or Nothing is actually one of the best bets in the casino, too: your odds of doubling your money are exactly 50/50, so there’s no house edge. With just a few lucky picks, you could have your own massive winning story in a matter of seconds. It really doesn’t get much better than that.

How to win in Aces & Faces video poker

Although the Double or Nothing minigame can be a huge money maker, playing proper video poker strategy will ensure that you’ll maximize your chances of winning if you want to try and recreate Sue’s success. Miami Club Casino has all sorts of video poker games for you to choose from, and each one has its own proper strategy. Sue’s game of choice was Aces & Faces, so we’ll give you the strategy just for this variant so you can give it a try for yourself.

Aces & Faces follows the same basic rules of all of Miami Club Casino’s video poker games. You’ll be dealt 5 cards from a standard deck, and you can keep or discard whichever cards you want. When you hit “Draw”, the discarded cards will be replaced with some from the remaining deck. Your hand will then pay out based on its poker ranking, as shown in the paytable.

We highly recommend using the below list to determine which cards to keep on each hand. Just choose the highest possible choice to maximize your overall return, and remember to Double Up if you want to become the next big winner!

  • Four of a kind, straight flush, royal flush
  • 4 to a royal flush
  • Full House, Flush, Straight
  • Three of a kind
  • 4 to a straight flush
  • Two pair
  • High pair
  • 3 to a royal flush
  • 4 to a flush
  • Unsuited TJQK
  • Low Pair
  • 4 to an outside straight (no gaps)
  • 3 to a straight flush, high cards >= gaps
  • AKQJ unsuited
  • 2 suited high cards
  • 4 to a straight, one gap, 3 high cards
  • KQJ unsuited
  • 3 to a straight flush, gaps - 1 = high cards, or any ace-low
  • Suited JT
  • 2 unsuited high cards
  • One high card
  • 3 to a straight flush, gaps - 2 = high cards
  • Discard all

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