• Cyberstud Rules & Strategy

    Cyberstud poker rules and strategy with tips and advice on how to win a Cyberstud video poker game.

    Cyberstud Video Poker Rules.

    Cyberstud Poker is a 5 card poker game played with astandard 52 card deck. There are no wild cards and you are playing against the dealer:

    • Place the Ante.
    • Player is dealt 5 cards and Dealer is dealt 5 cards with one card face down.
    • Fold or Raise. Folding forfeits all bets. Raises are double the ante.
    • Dealer hand must qualify by holding Ace and King.
    • If Dealer hand does not qualify, Player wins even money on ante and raise will push.
    • If Dealer qualifies and beats Player, Dealer wins ante and raise
    • If Dealer qualifies and loses to Player, ante pays even money and the raise is paid according to pay table.
    • If a tie, both ante and raise is a push

    Cyberstud Poker Payout.

    Hand Name


    Royal Flush


    Straight Flush


    4 of a Kind


    Full House






    3 of a Kind


    Two Pair


    One Pair


    High Card


    Note: While playing Cyberstud Progressive Poker, a Royal Flush wins the progressive jackpot while making the jackpot bet.

    Cyberstud Video Poker Strategy.

    A basic strategy for Cyberstud Poker is:

    • You should fold if your hand holds less than and Ace-King
    • You should raise if you hold a pair or higher
    • You should raise if your hand has an Ace-King and if one of your other cards matches the dealers
    • You should raise if you hold Ace-King and of the three remaining cards one card is Jack or better, one card is 8 or better and one card is 3 or better.  Do not average the value of the cards, the cards must meet the values on their own.

    Read the Cyberstud Poker Review.