Video Poker Jackpots

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Online slots are not the only type of casino games that come with progressive jackpots. Some card and table games as well as video poker games may also offer pretty large jackpots. The type of jackpot that can be life- changing is the progressive jackpot. However, there are also other types of jackpots and they can be major or minor jackpots, random jackpots and so on. The jackpots may stand alone; they can be offered by an online casino or they may be connected to a larger network. Playtech jackpot network, for example, not only offers slots jackpots but it also offers two progressive video poker jackpots on the games Megajacks and 10- Line Jacks or Better.

Playtech Video Poker Characteristics

Playtech online casino software is one of the leading software platforms in the industry and its games come with innovative features, realistic graphics and good payouts. The video poker games in particular, especially the ones that come with progressive jackpots, offer massive payouts. Playtech software offers a couple of video poker games. The coin size of these games ranges from 0.05c to $5 and some of them come with a gamble feature.


Megajacks is a progressive video poker jackpot that can be played at online casinos powered by Playtech software. The game offers pretty impressive jackpot; it is not as high as the slots jackpots for example, but it can be won quite frequently. Megajacks is a five card game presented in reel format. The minimum bet is 5 coins. Once you place your bet you will be dealt five cards. You can keep them all; discard a few or all of them.

The payout of the game is based on the poker hand rankings. The only exception is that you need to have a pair of Jacks or higher to get a payout. To claim the jackpot you need to get the highest poker hand. You should also bet the maximum in order to increase your chances of winning. The game also has a gamble feature where you can double your winnings or lose everything.

10- Line Jacks or Better

10- Line Jacks or Better is based on the classic video poker variant Jacks or Better. The difference is that here you play 10 hands simultaneously. To win at this game you must have a pair of Jacks or higher. The dominant hand is the Jackpot Hand. All hands are dealt out of a separate card decks and you have to play them at once. The bet you have placed will cost you ten times the amount, but you have ten times the chance to win.

The Jackpot Hand is dealt first and you choose which cards to discard and which ones to keep. Then cards are dealt across the other nine hands. Winnings are collected based on the type of winning hand. The progressive jackpot is won only when you get Royal Flush on the Jackpot Hand and you have bet the maximum amount. If you get it on any other hand, you will walk away with 4,000 coins.