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Let It Ride Bonus (Grand Prix Poker)

Using the three cards you are deal and the dealer's two cards, attempt to form a five-card hand whose value is equal to or higher than a pair of 10s.

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Good to know

Before playing your first game of Let It Ride Bonus (Grand Prix Poker), you might benefit from learning about certain notions of the game. These helpful tips and basic rules will give you a sense of what to expect before you get to the casino. Once you are at the table, don’t hesitate to ask the dealer any questions you may have. Helping you understand how the game is played is part of their job.

Taking a seat at the table

Let It Ride Bonus tables can be easily identified by their blue playing surface.

First, find a spot that isn’t already occupied. A special marker is used to indicate spots reserved for players who have temporarily left the table. These spots may be used until the absent player returns.

The initial bet

Place your money on the table. Never hand it to the dealer. The dealer will exchange your money for value chips. Each player makes three distinct bets of equal value. You must place your bets on the designated areas of the layout before the first card is dealt. Initial bets cannot be made, changed or withdrawn after that point. You may only play one hand per game.

You must respect the minimum and maximum limits indicated at the table when placing your bets.

The cards

Grand Prix Poker (Let it Ride) is played with one standard deck of 52 card. In decreasing order, the rank of the cards is as follows: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2. An Ace may be used to complete an Ace-2-3-4-5 straight or straight flush.

The game

The dealer distributes three cards, face down, to each player in turn, and also deals himself three cards, face down. Two of the dealer’s three cards will serve as community cards, that is, all players will be using them to complete their five-card hand.

After having examined his three cards, each player has the option of letting his three bets ride or requesting that one or two of them be withdrawn, as indicated below. To withdraw a bet, the player must signal his intention to the dealer by scratching the layout. He must not withdraw his bet himself. Players are not authorized to show their cards nor to discuss them with other players.

Players options

1st bet: the player has the option of letting his first bet ride or requesting that it be withdrawn without seeing any of the community cards. Once all players have acted on their first bet, the dealer discards one of his three cards and reveals one of the two remaining cards.

2nd bet: the player has the option of letting his second bet ride or requesting that it be withdrawn after having seen the first community card. Once all players have acted on their second bet, the dealer reveals his second card.

3rd bet: the player must let his third bet ride.

The combinations in decreasing order

Royal flush: Ace-King-Queen-Jack-10 of the same suit.

Straight flush: five cards of the same suit in consecutive order.

Four of a kind: four cards of the same rank.

Full house: three-of-a-kind and a pair.

Flush: five cards of the same suit.

Straight: five cards in consecutive order, regardless of suit.

Three of a kind: three cards of the same rank.

Two pair: two sets of two cards of the same rank.

Pair: two cards of the same rank.

Winning and losing hands

The player’s bet wins if the value of his hand, made up of his three cards and of the two community cards, is equal to or higher than a pair of 10s.

Some games enable you to place additional bets. Ask the dealer about your options.

This text gives a summary of the main rules regarding Let It Ride Bonus. For more detailed information, please consult Québec’s By-law respecting casino games. In case of a discrepancy between the rules in this text and those in the By-law, the rules in the By-law prevail.

Let it Ride Bonus is a proprietary game and trademark used under license from SHFL entertainment, Inc.

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