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December 10th, 2012 at 11:57:34 AM permalink
As my loyal guinea pigs, you may be the first to see JB's Ultimate X video poker strategies. As always, we welcome all comments, corrections, and questions.

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December 10th, 2012 at 12:50:38 PM permalink
Do any of the "Ultimate X" machines have progressive jackpots? If so, I assume the progressive is not multiplied, but does it have a bearing on the, "never leave a multiplier behind" strategy? If you are playing 10 lines, I think you will quickly go bust chasing the one line that comes up double, while the other 9 are losers.

If your next multiplier is on line 5, can you drop from 10 lines to 5 and still play the mulitpier?
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December 10th, 2012 at 1:12:50 PM permalink
Quote: Ayecarumba

Do any of the "Ultimate X" machines have progressive jackpots?


No.

Quote: Ayecarumba

If your next multiplier is on line 5, can you drop from 10 lines to 5 and still play the mulitpier?


No again, because if you're in the 10-hand game, you must play all 10 hands. If you exit to the main menu and choose the 5-hand game, it has its own separate multipliers.
Ayecarumba
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December 10th, 2012 at 1:18:45 PM permalink
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... if you're in the 10-hand game, you must play all 10 hands. If you exit to the main menu and choose the 5-hand game, it has its own separate multipliers.



Thanks for the info JB. If you exit, then return, are the multipliers retained? If so, would it be advisable to check every game for unused mulipliers, even if the pay table is sub-optimal?
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December 10th, 2012 at 1:29:39 PM permalink
Quote: Ayecarumba

Thanks for the info JB. If you exit, then return, are the multipliers retained? If so, would it be advisable to check every game for unused mulipliers, even if the pay table is sub-optimal?


I'm not sure, but I think they would be. It wouldn't surprise me if the machine wiped them out after a certain period of inactivity though.
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December 10th, 2012 at 1:51:28 PM permalink
I'm fairly sure that multipliers just hang indefinitely until somebody bets into them. Otherwise I don't think I would hear stories about some some players searching for abandoned multipliers.
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December 10th, 2012 at 1:55:58 PM permalink
i dont drive around looking for them, but find multipliers left on at least 2-3 every visit, unfortunately max is 25 cent denom where i play currently,
but last year found 12x on a 1 dollar game and cashed out for a bout 2900
honestly there is no better ap play on the earth if you find it where else can you get an almost 1100 percent return
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December 10th, 2012 at 8:25:45 PM permalink
Awesome stuff JB! I am really surprised a multiplier indifferent strategy doesn't cost more than 0.1%.

Are you eventually going to do DDB? I rarely see anyone play Ultimate X with any other version (with a horrible paytable of course).
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December 11th, 2012 at 7:02:44 AM permalink
When I was playing Multi-Strike at Caesar's during my stay there, I noticed that Ultimate X (next machine over) had more than a few people walking by, pressing the buttons to check if anyone had left multipliers on the machine.
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December 11th, 2012 at 7:23:30 AM permalink
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