Aces and Eights Poker is also known as “Dead Man’s Hand”. You wanna know why? This game came into existence in the late 1800s. The Aces and Eights Poker from Microgaming has a twist by which you are paid more than usual, this is not the highest payout but 4 of a kind can give you big wins.

How To Play Aces and Eight Pokers

Aces and Eights Poker is known as the Dead Man’s Hand because it is based on a true story of a gunfighter, famous law-man and a legendary gambler “Bill Hickok” who was shot dead in a casino while playing poker with a pair of Aces and Eights in his hands while the kicker is still a mystery.

When you start this online game you would not be facing a table having another player on it in the first place but will only have a dealer and you would be playing against him. Thus there will be only one opponent to face.

As in all poker games, you will receive five cards and if you are not happy with your cards then there is an opportunity to discard all your five cards and receive all five fresh cards. After this, you have your final five-cards. Microgaming Poker can give you exceptional payouts on four of a Kind (especially 4 Aces or 4 Eights).

Placing a 5 coin bet which can be very profitable. The highest payout is for a “Royal Flush” which consists of a Jack, Queen, King, ten and finally an ace all of the same suits and will give you a whopping jackpot of up to 4000 coins. Play in Expert Mode for special features such as “Autoplay” and record your game statistics.

Bonus Round

Players who win will be given an opportunity to play the bonus round which can give you some very big wins. Click “Yes” to the optional Double or Nothing Round and take a chance, If Lady Luck smiles then your win will be doubled otherwise you will get nothing.

Final Thoughts

Microgaming has put their best efforts so that you can have a smooth and pleasant experience. Aces and Eights Poker offers easy gameplay with sharp graphics so that your time is well spent. The game is well compatible with all the versions of operating systems and is a must try for all the poker players.


Game Name: Aces and Eights Poker

Posted On: 03/12/2015

Author: Caroline Mitchell

Aces and Eights Poker
Aces and Eights Poker
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