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Two Ways Royal

Two Ways Royal is a Video Poker game which is a modified version of Jacks or Better. The basic changes to the Jacks or Better paytable are that the low Straight Flush (2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of one suite) is considered a Low Royal Flush and a Four of a Kind has an increased payout while Full House and Flush hands have decreased payouts.

For ease of comparison, the below table displays the best House Edge for Two Ways Royal available at each software provider;

Software5 coins House Edge
BetSoft0.20%
Playtech0.20%
Vuetec2.66%

Online we’ve found Two Ways Royal Video Poker at casinos using Playtech, BetSoft and Vuetec software. The paytables we’ve seen are displayed below;

Some notes on the tables below;

– We’ve included both the 5 coin House Edge and the House Edge when playing 1-4 coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are the same and as such only one figure is listed. To find the house edge/paytable for 2-4 coins just multiple the 1 coin figure by the number of coins.

Betsoft

Betsoft5 coins1-4 coins
Royal Flush4000800
Low Royal Flush4000800
Straight Flush25050
4oaK20040
Full House306
Flush255
Straight204
3oaK153
2 Pairs102
Tens or Better51
House Edge0.20%0.20%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 0.20%.

* This game is called Split Way Royal at Betsoft casinos.

Playtech

Playtech5 coins1-4 coins
Royal Flush4000250
Low Royal Flush4000250
Straight Flush25050
4oaK20040
Full House306
Flush255
Straight204
3oaK153
2 Pairs102
Tens or Better51
House Edge0.20%2.44%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 2.44%.

Vuetec

Vuetec5 coins1-4 coins
Royal Flush4000250
Low Royal Flush4000250
Straight Flush20040
4oaK15030
Full House306
Flush255
Straight204
3oaK153
2 Pairs102
Tens or Better51
House Edge2.66%4.90%

* The paytables for 2, 3 and 4 coins are just the paytable for 1 coin multiplied by the number of coins. The House Edge for 1-4 coins are all equal at 4.90%.

Paytable Analyser

If you encounter a different paytable you can use our Paytable Analyser to find the House Edge for the game.

Strategy Calculator

To find out the correct play for individual hands use our Strategy Calculator which will tell you the correct cards to hold for the paytable you are playing.

Strategy Trainer

If you intend to play a lot of Two Ways Royal we would advise learning the optimal strategy for the game you’ll be playing. Below you’ll find a strategy trainer that will allow you to practice the game and correct you when you make mistakes;

*All figures in this article rely on use of a strategy optimized to the specific paytable in use. Use of any other strategy will increase the House Edge. You can find the optimized strategy for any paytable using the calculators on this page.