Pai Gow Poker is an Americanized version of the ancient Chinese game. It’s a little like blackjack and a little like poker, making for a fun and exciting, fast-pasted game of strategy! The object is to make two poker hands, one with five cards and one with two. Fortune Pai Gow* adds a bonus bet where each player competes to make the best possible hand out of all seven cards.
How to play
Players make a standard pai gow wager and the Fortune Bonus wager. If a player has wagered at least $5 on the Fortune Bonus, the dealer will place an “Envy” button next to his wager. The dealer then follows house procedures for pai gow poker. If a player’s hand qualifies for payouts, the dealer pays him according to the posted paytable.
The dealer pays any Envy Bonuses at the end of each round. If at least one player has a four-of-a-kind, all players with Envy buttons win. In the event that more than one player has at least a four-of-a-kind, all players with Envy buttons win multiple payouts. Note: A player cannot win Envy Bonuses for his own hand or the dealer’s hand.
* Proprietary game and trademark used under license from SHFL entertainment, Inc.