13 November 2011
The online video poker games have become very much popular among the online casino players worldwide. The video poker games are available in different variants, among which some of them are progressive jackpot video poker games. In general, video poker games contain fixed payouts that are given in accordance with the given payout table. However, the payout obtained for natural royal flush game at Max bet option is higher as compared to any other payouts, which is referred as the jackpot payout. Also, the payout for this progressive jackpot is fixed. Similar to the progressive jackpot online slots games, offering massive jackpot payouts, players playing the video poker games, also wanted the same feature in their games. Therefore, many well-known online casino software providers have launched their video poker games, incorporating the progressive jackpots.
Progressive Jackpot Poker by Microgaming
First, Microgaming software provider has launched two progressive jackpot games. Among them, first is SupaJax, which is themed on poker variant of Jacks or Better. The biggest fixed payout that can be obtained from SupaJax game is 3,000 coins. As the wagering denomination is kept fixed at $1, so, the payout will also remain fixed at $3,000. For winning the prize in progressive jackpot, players are required to bet $5 and draw 4 jack cards in addition to special SupaJax (SJ) card. While writing, SupaJax marks at $43,788 that is the highest reach during the last one year. In the previous year, the progressive jackpot has been approached17 times, by an average worth $29,348. The second video poker game offering progressive jackpot is known as Jackpot Deuces. In this game, the jackpot can be obtained by drawing one diamond royal flush. At present, the progressive jackpot for this video poker game stands at $33,032. During the previous year, the progressive jackpot has been approached 66 times at the average worth $26,835.
Progressive Jackpot Poker by Playtech
Playtech online casino software is also providing 2 poker games having progressive jackpots. One of them is named as ‘10-Line (J/B) Jacks or Better’, which is simply a 10 line Jacks or 10 line Better game. This progressive jackpot can be obtained by any of the royal flush with maximum bet on the first line. Also first line is displayed comparatively larger as compared to other lines on the screen. The royal flush on any of the other paylines will give payout worth 4,000 coins. The progressive jackpot for 10 line Jacks or Better game will stand at $11,845. In the previous year, this has been hit 39 times by an average worth $13,173. The second video poker game, powered by Playtech is known as Megajacks. This is also a single line game, where progressive jackpot will hit by drawing the royal flush at maximum bet option. This progressive jackpot was hit just few hours ago for $999. As the fact, this progressive jackpot hits almost daily. The highest payout for this jackpot during the previous year was $5,085, which has been obtained at an average worth $1,547.
Progressive Jackpot Poker by Cryptologic
The video poker game having progressive jackpot, powered by Cryptologic online gaming software provider, is Super Jackpot. However, this progressive jackpot poker game is not popular as the other progressive jackpot poker games. Similar to the progressive jackpot poker game by Playtech, progressive jackpot in case of Super Jackpot game will hit by royal flush at the maximum bet option. While writing, the progressive jackpot marks at $5,373. During the previous year, progressive jackpot has approached 19 times, by having the average worth $7,641.