Rules of the game
The dealer uses a 52-card deck, which is played fresh after each hand. For specific details regarding each winning combination, please check the payoff table at the top of the screen.
In order to play Aces & Faces:
Choose the Amount you want to bet by clicking on the arrows on the right of the machine.
Click on the "Bet One" button, once for each credit you wish to bet, or the "Bet Max" button to place the maximum bet of 5.
After betting using the "One" button, click on the "Deal" button, whereupon you will be dealt one five-card Poker hand. (If the player utilizes the "Max" button to bet, the deal will occur automatically.)
After the first draw, click on "Hold" under the cards, if any, that you wish to keep.
Click on "Draw" again,thereby replacing the cards that you have not chosen to hold with new ones.
Your cards are then compared to the table of winning combinations (at the top of the screen). If the value of your hand is lower than the minimum winning combination, you lose your bet. If the value of your hand is higher, you win.
Double Playoff Round:
When you produce a winning hand (a combination of 2 Jacks or better) you are offered a double playoff round in which you are given the opportunity to "Double" your winnings. If you do not wish to participate in the double playoff round, simply click on "Collect".
How to play the Double Playoff Round
When required, click on the "Double" button to leave your previous hand's winning as your bet, or click on "Half Double" to leave half of your previous hand's winnings as your bet.
The cards of the Aces & Faces Video Poker will be dealt face down, and then one card will turn face up.
Click on one of the four cards that remain face down.
If the card that you choose is of a higher value than the card turned over by the computer - you win, and the double playoff round continues, if you wish.
Please Note: If you do not wish to continue participating in the double playoff round, simply click on "Collect".
You may once again click on the "Double" button to leave your previous double playoff round's winning as your bet.
If the card that you choose is of an equal value to the card turned over by the computer it is a Tie, or Push. The playoff round continues, if you wish.
If the card that you choose is of a lower value than the card turned over by the computer, you lose your bet and the playoff round is over.
Please Note: The double playoff round automatically ends after a total of five rounds.
Common Winning Combinations:
Jacks or Better: One Pair pays off only if the cards in the pair are Jacks, Queens, Kings, or Aces. Lower pairs do not pay off.
Two Pair: Two sets of pairs of the same card denomination.
Three of a Kind:Three cards of the same denomination.
Straight: Five consecutive denomination cards, not of the same suit.
Flush: Five non-consecutive denomination cards, all of the same suit.
Full House: A set of three cards of the same denomination, plus a set of two cards of the same denomination.
4 Aces: Four cards of the same denomination.
4 Jacks, Queens, Kings: Four cards of the same denomination.
Four 2s Through 10s: Four cards of the same denomination.
Straight Flush: Five consecutive denomination cards, all of the same suit.
Royal Flush: Five consecutive denomination cards, all of the same suit, starting from 10 and ending with an ace.