Jester Poker - How to Play

This poker variation is a five card draw where players look to form the best possible hands after holding onto or letting go the cards they initially receive from the dealer. There’s quite a bit of strategy involved, and the introduction of wild cards means players never know when they might just hit it big! What are you waiting for? Take a walk on the wild side while playing Jester Poker online at! With wild Jester cards in play, who knows what kind of crazy winnings you might walk away with!


Playing Jester Poker


  • To start, player is dealt 5 cards from a deck of 53 cards (standard 52 cards plus 1 jester)
  • The jester is wild and can be substituted for any other card during play
  • Player may select cards to hold or discard
  • Unheld cards are discarded from the player’s hands and removed from the gameplay environment
  • Player is re-dealt cards from the remaining deck to complete the hand and the final hand is evaluated
  • Malfunction or misuse voids all plays and pays


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