Let It Ride Poker Strategy
Let It Ride Poker is one of the newest variations of the basic poker game. It was
developed in 1993 in Nevada and it rapidly spread among Las Vegas and
Reno land casinos, where it found great acceptance. In Let It Ride Poker, the player
simply tries to achieve a winning hand and doesn't play against the house or other players.
The house edge in this game is about a 2.8%. Odds or chances of winning
are fixed, but the results depend strongly on the ability of the player
for guessing what can be a winning hand by seeing only three or four
cards of a fivecard hand. Good returns imply to maintain high bets in
winning hands and reduce it to one third in losing ones. In order to
increase returns, it is advisable for the player to stick to the
following guidelines:
1 After
seeing the first three
cards, take back your bet except if you have any of the following in your hand:
Pair of tens or better
Three cards to a flush with a 10 or better
Three cards to a straight flush
Three cards to a royal flush
2 Then, at the sight of four cards, take back your bet except if you have
the any of the following:
Pair of tens or better
Two pairs
Three of a kind
Four of a kind
Four cards to a flush
Four cards to straight flush
Four cards to a royal flush
WINNING HANDS OF LET
IT RIDE POKER
ODDS
AND PAYOFFS
Hand 
Description 
Payoff 
Odds 
Royal Flush 
Ace,
King, Queen, Jack and Ten from same suit. 
1000 to 1 
625000:1 
Straight Flush 
Five
cards in consecutive order from same suit. 
200 to 1 
68500:1 
Four of a Kind 
Four
cards from different suits displaying the same
number or picture (same rank). 
50 to 1 
4170:1 
Full House 
A
hand with a Three of a Kind and a Pair. 
11 to 1 
700:1 
Flush 
Five
cards of same suit. 
8 to 1 
509:1 
Straight 
Five
cards in consecutive order, any combination of
suits. 
5 to 1 
279:1 
Three of a Kind 
Three
cards from different suits displaying the same
number or picture. 
3 to 1 
47:1 
Two pairs 
Two
groups of two cards showing the same number (or
picture). 
2 to 1 
21:1 
Pair of Tens or Better 
One
pair of Tens, Jacks, Queens, Kings or Aces. 
1 to 1 
6:1 
