Video poker software and progressive jackpot games
Progressive Video Poker is basically a set of games with huge payouts. Each progressive jackpot machine is linked and every bet you make contributes towards a huge pool, which can be won if you are lucky enough to hit the jackpot.
Like any other normal Video Poker variant, progressive Video Poker too has its own strategies and the most important one, which also helps in qualifying for a Progressive Jackpot, is that you must play with maximum bet per game and must keep Royal Flush as your priority.
Online games like Video Poker are powered by software technologies that allow a casino to provide more than one variant or one progressive game. Good and reputed software not only offers different variety of video poker progressive games but can also support multiple versions of the game. Each of theses reputed software offering video poker progressive differ in the payback percentage, the jackpot hand and sometimes the maximum bet denominations.
Playtech and the Progressive
Playtech being popular software supports a 25 cent progressive game called Mega Jacks, which is also a variant of Jacks or Better. Mega Jacks is one of the most affordable progressive Video Poker as the maximum coins that can be bet per game is only $1.25. If you hit a Royal Flush on playing a maximum bet, you end up winning this progressive jackpot game.
In Mega Jacks, the theoretical payback percentage is 99.54% when the jackpot comes to be $1000, while when the jackpot goes higher than $1000 the payback percentage also increases.
Microgaming and the progressive games
Microgaming has a good reputation for providing some of the best online progressive versions of games like Roulette and Blackjack. This extremely good casino software support two progressive video poker games; Jackpot Deuces and Supajax.
Jackpot Deuces is progressive version of Wild Video Poker and the maximum bet involved is $5. In order to win this progressive jackpot version, you must hit a Royal Flush of diamonds while betting the max bet of $5.
Supajax Progressive game is played with a 53 card deck which includes 52 standard cards and one Supajax card. In this progressive game, you win when you have four jacks and a Supajax. With a theoretical payback % being 100.11%, this progressive game must be played with maximum bet of $5 per game. Other winning hand strategies for hitting this jackpot includes Natural Royal Flush, 3 Jacks, Natural Straight, 3 Jacks plus Supajax, 3 of a Kind, 3 to a Royal Flush, Natural Flush, Jack, Jack plus Supajax, Ace, Q or K, etc.
Cryptologic and Progressive games
The progressive video poker game supported by Cryptologic software is called Super Jackpot, which is an 8/5 Jacks or Better game played for Royal Flush. available in $1 (USD Denominations) or 25 cent and £1 (British sterling) or 25p, Super Jackpot has hand the standard Jacks or Better winning hand combinations like Royal Flush (the jackpot hand), Straight Flush, Four of a Kind, Full House, Flush, Straight, Three of a Kind, Two Pairs and Jacks or Better.
Boss Media also offers one progressive Video Poker Jackpot game called Jackpot Poker (a 7/5 Jacks or Better game). Being Jacks or Better game version, this progressive offers the standard hand combinations with Royal Flush Straight as the Jackpot hand, when hit.
Other Video Poker software offering progressive Video Poker versions are Random Logics, iGlobal Media, RealTime Gaming, Odds on and Net Entertainment.