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Mississippi Stud House Edge and Risk Odds Explained

Players who try to sort good bets from the bad sometimes find difficulty with new games that involve more than one round of betting.

Those games have two figure that could fairly be categorized as house edges. A reader recently pointed out that wizardofodds.com lists a house edge of 4.91 percent for Mississippi Stud Poker, but also an element of risk of 1.37 percent.

Stories from the Casino Floor: Mississippi Stud Newbie

Players frequently tell me stories about big wins, ask questions about how the games work, or to point out unusual things they see in casinos. In the case of a reader named Melinda, she just wanted to share how nice people had been at her table, and how that helped her win at Mississippi Stud.

Mississippi Stud Poker Straight Strategy

Mississippi Stud Poker calls on you to raise your bets or fold after seeing three cards and again after seeing four cards. 

The dividing lines can seem arbitrary, but they’re not. For those who play basic strategy for Mississippi Stud, the dividers are based in the math of the game.


Mississippi Stud Poker Straight Strategy

In any game where strategy makes a difference, there are fine points and there are players who struggle with small differences.

One such game is Mississippi Stud Poker, in which players must ante to start, then may raise by betting one to three times their ante after seeing their first two cards, again after seeing the first of three community cards and a third time after the second community card is exposed.

How Does a Multi-Bet Format Affect the House Edge in Mississippi Stud?

Many poker-based table games involve an ante before you see your cards, and then a bet or multiple bets to keep playing. Caribbean Stud was the trend-setter, but we also see that format in Three Card Poker, Mississippi Stud and other games.

Casino Spotlight: Step into the Action at Gold Strike

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