Cyberstud Progressive Poker is an online poker game which ingeniously relates to both five card stud and blackjack. The latter comes to mind due to the game table layout and the fact that players bet not against each other but against the house. On the other hand, the aim of the game – as in any poker game – is to obtain a better hand than that of the opponent.
A hand in Cyberstud Poker starts with the player placing his ante before the cards are dealt. Five cards are distributed to the player and one to the dealer face up. At this point, the player either has the option of folding or calling which is equivalent to twice the amount of the ante.
Once the player had made his decision, the dealer’s hand is dealt for the qualification criteria applied to the latter is at least an Ace-King combination. Should the dealer fail to satisfy that condition, the player automatically wins.
The hand rankings in Cyberstud Poker start from an Ace-King followed by a pair, two pairs, three of a kind, straight, flush, full house, four of a kind, straight flush and royal flush. For example, a flush pays 50 to one, the full house pays a hundred to one, a four of a kind fetches 500 to one while a straight flush pays 20,000 to one.
Cyberstud Poker is linked to a progressive jackpot which can be won by hitting a royal flush, regardless of the suit. For a shot at winning the progressive jackpot, the player is required to place an additional bet at the beginning of a hand in the spot provided on the game table. At the time of this writing the Cyberstud Poker Progressive Jackpot amounts to $83,024.
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