Evolution’s video poker makes US debut

May 14, 2024
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The game offers poker fans the opportunity to play up to 100 hands at once and choose from five pay tables.

Now streaming in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Evolution has announced the US debut of its video poker online casino game. The company currently operates in Europe and other regions, but is making its US debut to offer a familiar feeling for older players while also creating a new experience for the next generation of players. 

The game offers poker fans the opportunity to play up to 100 hands at once and choose from five pay tables, representing an online recreation of the video poker terminal games that came to prominence in the 1980s.

”Whilst our online video poker is already live in Europe and other regions and doing very well indeed, this game has been designed with the US market very much in mind,” Evolution CEO Jacob Claesson said. 

“As such, we are expecting it to make a big impact with an online audience right across North America. Also, with the highest RTP (Return To Player) of all our poker games, we have found that the game is incredibly effective in attracting new players.”

Evolution’s video poker attempts to fuse nostalgia with modern gaming technology. Players choose from any of the five pay tables that they believe best suits their skill level and experience before having the option to play up to 100 hands at once as previously stated. 

“What’s fascinating is that video poker was originally such a massive hit back in the day on gaming terminals. Now we’ve completely reinvigorated the game for the 21st century. Our first person RNG version of this game faithfully brings that retro gaming experience into the modern age. And then we have our live version, which brings a live dealer and real-time gameplay to the table and adds an exciting  new dimension to the fun,” Claesson said. 

First person video poker, the random number generator (RNG) version of the game, is also now available for players in New Jersey and West Virginia.

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