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Deuces Wild

Deuces Wild is one of three principal Video Poker games that have been modified to create most of the games that are available today. Deuces Wild changes the basic Video Poker game by changing all 2s in the deck into Wild cards (a card that can be used as whatever card in the deck is most beneficial to the player).

For ease of comparison, the below table displays the best House Edge for Deuces Wild available at each software provider;

Software 5 coins House Edge
Amaya 0.63%
BetOnSoft 0.58%*
BetSoft 1.09%
Bwin/Pary 3.23%*
Cryptologic 1.09%
DGS 3.23%
Dragonfish 2.94%**
GameScale 1.09%
GamesOS 1.09%
GameSys 0.01%
IGT 0.27%
Microgaming 0.63%***
Net Entertainment 2.03%
Novomatic 0.45-2.13%
PlayNGo 5.03%
Playtech 1.09%
Realtime Gaming 1.09%****
Rival 0.63%
SkillOnNet 1.54%*****
TopGame 3.23%******
Vuetec 2.94%
Wager21 (-7.30%) – 1.09%*******
Wager Gaming Technologies 3.23%

* We don’t recommend playing with any casino using BetOnSoft software due to increased risk of player issues.

** We don’t recommend playing with any casino using Bwin/Party software due to increased risk of player issues.

*** We don’t recommend playing with any casino using Dragonfish (888) software due to increased risk of player issues.

**** Multi-hand version only. Single hand Deuces Wild has a substantially poorer paytable.

***** Available at Bodog, Jackpot Capital and Deck Media groups.

****** We do NOT recommend playing with any SkillOnNet casinos due to software fairness issues that were previously detected on their Video Poker games. The House Edge figures are only accurate if the game operates fairly.

******* Due to assorted player issues we do not recommend playing with any TopGame casinos.

******** It is highly likely that Wager21 software does not operate in a random fashion and as such the figures included in this article while accurate for a fair game are likely inaccurate.

Online we’ve found Deuces Wild Video Poker at all the major casino software providers. The paytables for the different softwares are displayed below;

Some notes on the tables below;

- We’ve included both the 5 coin House Edge and the House Edge when playing 1-4 coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are the same and as such only one figure is listed. To find the house edge/paytable for 2-4 coins just multiple the 1 coin figure by the number of coins.

Amaya

Amaya 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 100 20
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 2.03% 3.23%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 3.23%.

Amaya (Deuces Wild 2) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 300
4oaK 2s 1250 250
Wild Royal Flush 225 45
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 3
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 0.63% 1.82%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 1.82%.

Betsoft

BetSoft 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 1.09% 2.31%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

Bwin/Party

Bwin/Party 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 80 15
Straight Flush 65 10
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 4
Flush 10 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 3.23% 4.44%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 4.44%.

* We consider the Bwin/Party group to be a poor choice for players and do not recommend any of their casinos.

Cryptologic

Cryptologic 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 1.09% 2.31%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

Digital Gaming Solutions (DGS)

DGS 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 80 16
Straight Flush 65 13
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 3
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 3.23% 4.44%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 4.44%.

DGS (MicroStakes) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1250 200
Wild Royal Flush 150 25
5oaK 75 16
Straight Flush 25 13
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 3
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 5.18% 6.41%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 6.41%.

Dragonfish

Dragonfish 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 100 20
5oaK 60 12
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 2.94% 4.15%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 4.15%.

*Due to various player issues we do not recommend playing with any casino using Dragonfish software.

GameScale

GameScale 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 1.09% 2.31%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

*We do NOT recommend playing at any GameScale casinos. This group have various player issues and are associated with other disreputable behaviour.

GamesOS

GamesOS 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 800
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 1.09% 1.09%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 1.09%.

GameSys

Bet Cruise (Normal) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 1250 250
4oaK 2s 500 100
Wild Royal Flush 140 28
5oaK 80 16
Straight Flush 50 10
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 2.73% 2.73%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.73%.

Bet Cruise (No House Edge) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 2000 400
4oaK 2s 500 100
Wild Royal Flush 140 28
5oaK 100 20
Straight Flush 60 12
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 0.01% 0.01%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 0.01%.

IGT

IGT 1 coins
Royal Flush 800
4oaK 2s 200
Wild Royal Flush 25
5oaK 16
Straight Flush 10
4oaK Other 4
Full House 4
Flush 3
Straight 2
3oaK 1
House Edge 0.27%

* Only a 1 coin variant available. Payouts proportionate at all bet sizes.

We’re also aware of an offline Deuces Wild game offered by IGT that uses the following paytable;

IGT 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 100 25
5oaK 60 10
Straight Flush 45 8
4oaK Other 25 4
Full House 15 4
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 1.06% 2.24%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.24%.

Microgaming

Microgaming (Single Hand) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 80 16
Straight Flush 65 13
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 3
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 3.23% 4.44%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 4.44%.

Microgaming (All other versions) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 300
4oaK 2s 1250 250
Wild Royal Flush 225 45
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 3
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 0.63% 1.82%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 1.82%.

Net Entertainment

Net Entertainment 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 100 20
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 2.03% 3.23%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 3.23%.

Novomatic

Novomatic 5 coins
Dealt Royal Flush 2018-52430
Royal Flush 400
4oaK 2s 150
Wild Royal Flush 25
5oaK 15
Straight Flush 10
4oaK Other 4
Full House 4
Flush 3
Straight 2
3oaK 1
House Edge (-5.62)-2.13%

* The Novomatic Deuces Wild does not function on a multi-coin bases.

** The Jackpot values in the above table are drawn from our own observations and may not be the complete range of values.

*** The breakeven value for this jackpot is 15900. When looking at the different values for the Jackpot, divide the Jackpot figure by the bet size to get the Jackpot value.

PlayNGo

PlayNGo 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 50 10
Straight Flush 40 8
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 5.03% 6.23%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 6.23%.

Playtech

Playtech 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 1.09% 2.31%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

Realtime Gaming

RealTime Gaming (Bodog, Club World, Jackpot Capital and Deck Media Groups) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 1.09% 2.31%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

* There are usually 3 paytable variants for RealTime Gaming software.  We’ve only encountered 1 Deuces Wild paytable at quality groups. There are relatively few RealTime Gaming casinos that we would recommend playing with and the paytables we have found have been taken from those few groups that maintain a positive reputation.

Rival

Rival 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 300
4oaK 2s 1250 250
Wild Royal Flush 225 45
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 3
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 0.63% 1.82%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 1.82%.

Saucify

BetOnSoft 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 800
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 50 10
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 0.58% 0.58%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 0.58%.

* Due to assorted player and affiliate issues we do not recommend playing with any casino that uses Saucify software.

SkillOnNet

SkillOnNet 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 3000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 1.54% 2.31%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

* We do NOT recommend playing with any SkillOnNet casinos due to software fairness issues that were previously detected on their Video Poker games. The House Edge figures are only accurate if the game operates fairly.

TopGame

TopGame 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 80 15
Straight Flush 65 10
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 4
Flush 10 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 3.23% 4.44%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 4.44%.

* TopGame casino have a far higher than average level of player complaints and we do not recommend playing with any casino using this software.

Vuetec

Vuetec 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 100 20
5oaK 60 12
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 2.94% 4.15%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 4.15%.

Wager21

Wager21 (Progressive) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush Jackpot 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 45 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge (-7.30%) – 1.09% 2.31%

Wager21 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 500 200
Wild Royal Flush 100 25
5oaK 75 15
Straight Flush 50 9
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 7.92% 8.57%

*It is highly likely that Wager21 software does not operate in a random fashion and as such the figures included in this article while accurate for a fair game are likely inaccurate.

** The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

***At Wager21 casinos the progressive Deuces Wild is called Lucky Deuces.

****This is a progressive jackpot game. The breakeven jackpot value for this game is $6230.

Wager Gaming Technologies

 

RealTime Gaming (Intertops) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 80 16
Straight Flush 65 13
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 15 3
Flush 10 2
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 3.23% 4.44%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 4.44%.

 

 

Ultimate X Bonus Poker variants

 

Ultimate X is a game variant that allows a 10 coin feature to be played that gives a multiplier to any win on the hand AFTER a winning hand. We have not encountered Ultimate X at any online software providers.

Deuces Wild (Best Paytable) 10 coins 5 coins 1-4 coin Paytable Multiplier
Royal Flush 4000 4000 250 2
4oaK 2s 1000 1000 200 2
Wild Royal Flush 125 125 25 2
5oaK 75 75 15 2
Straight Flush 45 45 9 12
4oaK Other 20 20 4 7
Full House 20 20 4 5
Flush 15 15 3 5
Straight 10 10 2 3
3oaK 5 5 1 2
House Edge 0.88% 1.09% 2.31%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

Deuces Wild (Weaker Paytable) 10 coins 5 coins 1-4 coin Paytable Multiplier
Royal Flush 4000 4000 250 2
4oaK 2s 1000 1000 200 2
Wild Royal Flush 100 100 20 2
5oaK 60 60 12 3
Straight Flush 50 50 10 11
4oaK Other 20 20 4 7
Full House 20 20 4 5
Flush 15 15 3 5
Straight 10 10 2 3
3oaK 5 5 1 2
House Edge 2.15% 2.42% 3.62%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 3.62%.

 

Multi-Strike Bonus Poker variants

Multi-Strike Video Poker is a Video Poker variant that allows you to play 4 hands in a single round with an increasing win multiplier for each hand that you win. Multi-Strike Deuces Wild Video Poker is offered offline and at download Microgaming casinos.

Deuces Wild (offline) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 25
5oaK 80 16
Straight Flush 50 10
4oaK Other 20 4
Full House 20 4
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 0.88% 1.87%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 1.87%.

 

 

Super Times Pay Bonus Poker Variants

 

Super Times Pay is a game variant that allows a 6th coin to be played that randomly awards hands a win multiplier of 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 or 10. We have not encountered Super Times Pay at any online software providers.

Deuces Wild 6 coins 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 4000 250
4oaK 2s 1000 1000 200
Wild Royal Flush 125 125 25
5oaK 75 75 15
Straight Flush 45 45 9
4oaK Other 20 20 4
Full House 20 20 4
Flush 15 15 3
Straight 10 10 2
3oaK 5 5 1
House Edge 0.81% 1.09% 2.31%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.31%.

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Paytable Analyser

If you encounter a different paytable you can use our Paytable Analyser to find the House Edge for the game.

 

Strategy Calculator

To find out the correct play for individual hands use our Strategy Calculator which will tell you the correct cards to hold for the paytable you are playing.

 

Strategy Trainer

If you intend to play a lot of Deuces Wild we would advise learning the optimal strategy for the game you’ll be playing. Below you’ll find a strategy trainer that will allow you to practice the game and correct you when you make mistakes;

 

*All figures in this article rely on use of a strategy optimized to the specific paytable in use. Use of any other strategy will increase the House Edge. You can find the optimized strategy for any paytable using the calculators on this page.

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