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How to Play Oasis Poker
To start the game in Oasis Poker, the first action you need to take is to place your initial bet. In order to do this, pick the desired value for a chip in the lower left corner of the screen and click on the Ante section of the game screen. You can bet a maximum of 100 virtual units and the minimum of 1. Click on the Deal button to start the round and you will be dealt 5 cards.
You then face the choice of whether to stop the game, to continue or to change the cards. The latter option is recommended if you are close to producing a good hand. All you do is click on the cards that need to be replaced and then click on the Draw button. But keep in mind that you pay for the replacement by placing an additional bet that will not be returned:
- 1 card = 1 Ante bet
- 2 cards = 2 Ante bets
- 3 cards = 3 Ante bets
- 4 cards = 2 Ante bets
- 5 cards = 1 Ante bet + Call
When you do not see any further possibilities that your hand could provide, you can stop the game by clicking on the Fold button, although you will lose your Ante bet. However, if your hand turned out to be successful, you can continue the game by clicking on the Call button. This is when you place an additional bet that is double the size of the Ante. Once you hit the Call button the dealer's cards will be displayed.
The dealer has to get a King and an Ace or any combination from the paytable so that the dealer's combination could be counted when the hands are compared. If this does not happen, you will only get your doubled Ante bet and the chips for the Call will go back to the balance. When the dealer's cards form one of the combinations, your hands will be compared and if your hand is stronger, you will double your Ante bet and your bet for the Call will increase in accordance with the paytable. Otherwise you will lose all of your bets. Read more details about poker rules and find more online poker games for free at NeonSlots.
Combinations in Oasis Poker
Even though your objective in Oasis Poker is to beat the dealer, you still earn wins for the poker hands that were produced. They provide the following payouts:
- Royal Flush (A, K, Q, J and 10, all of the same suit) 100 to 1
- Straight Flush (5 cards in a sequence, all in the same suit) 50 to 1
- Four of a Kind (all 4 cards of the same rank) 20 to 1
- Full House (3 of a kind with a pair) 7 to 1
- Flush (5 cards of the same suit, in any order) 5 to 1
- Straight (5 cards of any suit, in sequential order) 4 to 1
- Three of a Kind (3 cards of the same rank) 3 to 1
- Two Pairs (2 different pairs in the same hand) 2 to 1
- All other (a pair or the highest ranked card) 1 to 1
The control panel is traditionally located in the lower part of the game screen. In the Oasis Poker game it consists of three parts, the controls, the bet and the info part. The controls are in the centre of the panel and you will see the following buttons:
- Clear - clears your previous bet before the game starts
- Deal - deals 5 cards to you
- Repeat - automatically renews the bet from the last round
- Draw - replaces your cards
- Fold - discards the cards
- Call - places an additional bet and reveals the dealer's cards
The last 4 buttons are not displayed at the beginning, but they appear towards the end of the game. You can find the bet panel on the right side of the screen. It contains chips with the values 1, 5, 25, 100 and 500 but the last value is blocked in the free version. Above it you can see a little line with three arrows, each of which sets the speed for dealing the cards.
The info part of the control panel is on the left side of the screen. It contains the following options:
- Bet - your bet per hand
- Bal - your balance in credits
Above these sections you will find 2 buttons Sound Off/On and Help. The latter one opens a window with the slot's rules and the paytable.
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