3 Card Poker Gold is two games in one, the Pair Plus game and the Ante game. These games can be played together, or as individual games. 3 Card Poker Gold is played with one standard deck of 52 cards that is shuffled before each game.
The Pair Plus game has payouts for specific hand combinations. The payouts are not dependant on the Dealerís hand.
The Ante game has normal and bonus payouts. Normal payouts depend on the Dealerís hand qualifying with a Queen High hand combination or higher, and the ranking of your hand and the Dealer's hand.
Ante bonus payouts are paid if you have a bonus hand combination during an Ante game. The ante bonus payouts are not dependant on the rank of the Dealerís hand.
The aim is to complete the game with the strongest hand. All payouts are dependant on the rank of the hand you are holding. In 3 Card Poker Gold, you can only play one hand at a time.
Pair Plus Game
The Pair Plus game has payouts for specific hand combinations. The payouts are not dependant on the Dealer's hand.
You can play with just the Pair Plus bet and no ante. If you do not ante, you cannot Play or Fold.
- To qualify for the Pair Plus payouts you must place a Pair Plus bet on the table.
- If you have placed an ante and a Pair Plus bet and you choose to fold, your Pair Plus bet and payout is lost, regardless of the rank of your hand.
- In 3 Card Poker Gold you can only play one hand at a time.
- You place a 1 credit bet on the Pair Plus betting circle.
You are dealt a Flush hand combination and the Dealer is dealt a Straight Flush hand combination.
A Straight Flush hand combination is stronger than a Flush hand combination, but the Pair Plus payouts are not dependant on the Dealerís hand.
You are paid out at odds of 4:1 on your Pair Plus bet for the Flush hand combination.
To view the Pair Plus payout odds, go to the Pair Plus Payout Schedule section.
The Ante game has regular and bonus payouts.
Regular payouts depend on the rank of the Dealerís hand, and the rank of your hand.
Ante bonus payouts are paid if you have bonus hand combinations. The bonus payouts are not dependant on the rank of the Dealerís hand.
Once you have placed an ante, and the cards are dealt, click the Play button to place a Play bet. The Play bet is equal to the ante.
The ante and ante bonus payouts are lost if you fold, regardless of the rank of your hand.
To view the ante bonus payout odds, go to the Ante Bonus Payout Schedule section.
Game Play Actions for 3 Card Poker Gold
Depending on the cards you are dealt and the game Rules, different play actions are available. You can perform more than one play action, or repeat a play action depending on the stage of the game.
The play actions are:
||Deal button to start a game of 3 Card Poker Gold.
||Click the Deal button to start a game of 3 Card Poker Gold.
A hand of three cards is dealt to you and the Dealer is dealt three cards face down.
||Click the Play button to place a Play bet equal to your ante in the Play betting circle.
||You think you have a hand that can beat the Dealer. Click the Play button to place a Play bet equal to your ante in the Play betting circle.
Your hand and the Dealerís hand are compared.
||Click the Fold button to end play for your hand.
||You think you do not have a winning hand and you want to end the game. Click the Fold button to end play for your hand.
Your hand is complete and any bets placed on your hand, ante or Pair Plus, are lost.
Malfunctions void all plays and pays.