In free video poker the only decision the player makes is after being dealt the first five cards. The player has to decide which cards to hold and which to replace. There are many games available in video poker and each has a different payout table. Therefore the video poker strategy differs from game to game.
However there are two cardinal rules that should be followed. The first is that if you are dealt a winning hand no matter how low in the ranking do not break it in the hope of getting anything better, because a bird in the hand is always worth two in the bush. The second is that