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Double Bonus

Double Bonus is a Video Poker game which is a modified version of Jacks or Better. The basic changes to the Jacks or Better paytable are that Four of a Kind hands, Flushes and Straight hands have increased payouts, while Two Pairs pay less.

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

Software 5 coins House Edge
Amaya 0.89%
BetOnSoft 0.55%
BetSoft 0.89%
Cryptologic 0.89%
DGS 3.62%
IGT 0.89%
Microgaming 0.89%
Realtime Gaming 0.63%*

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

Online we’ve found Double Bonus Video Poker at casinos using Microgaming, Cryptologic, Betsoft, DGS, IGT, BetOnSoft and RealTime Gaming software. 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
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 45 9
Flush 35 7
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 0.89% 1.96%

* 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 1.96%.

Betsoft

Betsoft 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 800
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 45 9
Flush 35 7
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 0.89% 0.89%

* 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 0.89%.

Cryptologic

Cryptologic 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 45 9
Flush 35 7
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 0.89% 1.96%

* 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 1.96%.

Digital Gaming Solutions

DGS 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 45 9
Flush 30 6
Straight 20 4
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 3.62% 4.76%

* 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 4.76%.

IGT

IGT 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 800
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 45 9
Flush 35 7
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 0.89% 0.89%

* 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 0.89%.

**This paytable and associated House Edge is correct for all IGT Double Bonus games but is only correct for Match Time Pay Double Bonus if the bonus feature is disabled.

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

IGT 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 45 9
Flush 30 6
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 2.19% 3.34%

* 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 3.34%.

Microgaming

Microgaming 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 45 9
Flush 35 7
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 0.89% 1.96%

* 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 1.96%.

Realtime Gaming

Realtime Gaming (Bodog, Jackpot Capital and Deck Media groups) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 225 45
Full House 50 10
Flush 35 7
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 0.63% 1.70%

* 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 1.70 %.

Realtime Gaming (Club World group) 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 200 40
Full House 50 10
Flush 35 7
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 1.43% 2.50%

* 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 2.50%.

* There are usually 3 paytable variants for RealTime Gaming software. We’ve only encountered two Double Bonus paytables 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.

Saucify

BetOnSoft 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 800
Straight Flush 400 80
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 50 9
Flush 35 7
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 0.55% 0.55%

* 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 0.55%.

 

 

Quick Quads Double Bonus variants

 

Quick Quads is a game variant that allows a 6th coin to be played that gives a boost to the 4 of a Kind payouts and when you receive 3 of a Kind and the additional 2 cards add up to the rank of the 3 of a Kind the hand is paid out as 4 of a Kind. We have not encountered Quick Quads at any online software providers.

Double Bonus (Best Paytable) 6 coins 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 400 80
4oaK Other 275 250 50
Full House 45 45 9
Flush 35 35 7
Straight 25 25 5
3oaK 15 15 3
2 Pairs 5 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 5 1
House Edge 0.45% 0.89% 1.96%

* 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 1.96%.

Double Bonus (Weaker Paytable) 6 coins 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 400 80
4oaK Other 275 250 50
Full House 45 45 9
Flush 30 30 6
Straight 25 25 5
3oaK 15 15 3
2 Pairs 5 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 5 1
House Edge 1.50% 2.19% 3.34%

* 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 3.34%.

 

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.

Double Bonus (Best Paytable) 10 coins 5 coins 1-4 coin Paytable Multiplier
Royal Flush 4000 4000 250 2
Straight Flush 250 250 50 2
4oaK Aces 800 800 160 2
4oaK 2-4 400 400 80 2
4oaK Other 250 250 50 2
Full House 45 45 9 12
Flush 30 30 6 10
Straight 25 25 4 7
3oaK 15 15 3 4
2 Pairs 5 5 1 3
Jacks or Better 5 5 1 2
House Edge 1.89% 2.19% 3.34%

* 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 3.34%.

Double Bonus (Weaker Paytable) 10 coins 5 coins 1-4 coin Paytable Multiplier
Royal Flush 4000 4000 250 2
Straight Flush 250 250 50 2
4oaK Aces 800 800 160 2
4oaK 2-4 400 400 80 2
4oaK Other 250 250 50 2
Full House 45 45 9 12
Flush 25 25 5 10
Straight 20 20 4 8
3oaK 15 15 3 4
2 Pairs 5 5 1 3
Jacks or Better 5 5 1 2
House Edge 4.07% 4.73% 5.94%

* 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 5.94%.

 

 

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. Currently we are only aware of Multi-Strike Double Bonus being offered offline.

Microgaming 5 coins 1-4 coin
Royal Flush 4000 250
Straight Flush 250 50
4oaK Aces 800 160
4oaK 2-4 400 80
4oaK Other 250 50
Full House 45 9
Flush 30 6
Straight 25 5
3oaK 15 3
2 Pairs 5 1
Jacks or Better 5 1
House Edge 1.84% 3.05%

* 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 3.05%.

 

 

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.

Double Bonus 6 coins 5 coins
Royal Flush 4000 4000
Straight Flush 250 250
4oaK Aces 800 800
4oaK 2-4 400 400
4oaK Other 250 250
Full House 45 45
Flush 30 30
Straight 25 25
3oaK 15 15
2 Pairs 5 5
Jacks or Better 5 5
House Edge 1.92% 2.19%

* 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 3.34%.

 

 

Five Aces

 

Five Aces is a Video Poker game which adds an additional card to the deck. The additional card is a 5th Ace. This Ace does not have a suit and as such cannot contribute to any hand that requires a suit (Royal Flush, Straight Flush or Flush).

IGT (Offline – Double Bonus) 5 coins 1-4 coin
4oaK 2s with a Joker 10000 0
Royal Flush 4000 250
4oaK 2s 125 25
Wild Royal Flush 60 12
5oaK 45 9
Straight Flush 30 6
4oaK Other 15 3
Full House 15 3
Flush 15 3
Straight 10 2
3oaK 5 1
House Edge 0.93% 3.41%

* 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 3.41%.

 

 

 

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 Double Bonus 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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