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.