Though not the latest release from the studios of NetEnt, Jacks or Better Double Up is a single-player video poker game that features impressive graphics and fast-paced gameplay.
The game’s stunning graphical display doesn’t really come as a surprise considering that this is a NetEnt poker game.
Like most Jacks or Better variants, the rules of the game are simple to understand though the payouts are a bit low when compared with complex poker variants.
Jacks or Better Double Up comes with a smooth interface with precise details that imitate real poker tables. At the top of the screen are useful info that will help you understand the gameplay.
At the bottom is your playing area where you will be dealt your playing cards. You will also find the game controls that allow you to adjust your hands, make bets, change coin values, and play the game.
How to play
To start the game, you need to set your desired bet level and choose your hands. Jacks or Better Double Up allows you to play 1, 5, 10, 25 hands simultaneously which is a big plus for seasoned gamers as it boosts your winning chances. The coins values in this game are set from 0.01 up to 0.50. This allows you to place a maximum bet of 62.50 coins per game.
There are five bet levels in the game with 1 to 4 offering an RTP of 98.40%. If you get to the 5th bet level, the RTP of the game will increase to 99.59% giving you all the chances you need to trigger a huge win in the game.
Wins are counted the same as other Jacks or Better poker variants:
- Winning Hands
- Four of a Kind
- Royal Flush
- Jacks or Better
- Straight Flush
- Full House
- Three of a Kind
- Two Pair
The Double Up feature will double your winnings if you choose to take the risk. After forming a winning hand, you can play the feature by hitting the Gamble button. You will have to predict the colour red or black of five cards placed face-down and your winning will be doubled for every correct guess. This means your winnings can be doubled up to five times.
Jacks or Better Double Up Jackpot
There is no jackpot in Jacks or Better Double Up to trigger on this game which doesn’t come as a surprise. Jackpots are mostly found on slots or bingo games but poker games do offer some wins of their own. The biggest prize in this game comes from creating the Royal Flush hand which will award you a huge payoff of 250x your wager.
Return to Player (RTP)
Depending on your bet level, the game’s RTP goes from 98.40% up to 99.59%.
Jacks or Better Double Up makes for one of the most intriguing video poker games and that’s not just because of its stunning graphics but due to its Double Up feature that boosts your winnings up to 8,000x your wager. This game is available for free play on both mobile and desktop devices.