Let it Ride is also frequently called Let ‘em Ride or Let Them Ride. It’s basically another variation of 5 card poker with one main difference that it’s a solitary game. Let It Ride is a very easy game to learn and to play. Beginners who feel nervous to play traditional Tehas Hold’em should grab a chance to play Let It Ride online first to get familiar with the rules of poker and learn the qualifying poker hands. As for the history of Let It Ride, this card game appeared in the land-based casinos of the United States less than 15 years ago, however this time was enough for Let It Ride to become really popular. Right now you have an opportunity to enjoy Let it Ride both on brick-and-mortar casino floors and in UK online casinos.
UK online casinos usually offer two basic types of Let it Ride- single player and multi player. If you are not familiar with the rules yet, then you should certainly start with the single player variation of this card game. The whole game can be divided into three steps. We decided to illustrate you all these steps on the example of Cryptologic software that is used in such UK online casinos as InterCasino, VIP Casino and Playboy Gaming.
The first thing you have to do is to choose the range of betting options in Let it Ride. InterCasino offers 5 ranges for you to pick from that cater to both low rollers and high rollers. They are $1- $50, $2-$100, $5- $300, $50 – $500 and $100- $1000. The first digit shows the minimum amount of the bet you are allowed to play on while the second digit shows the maximum wager. Once you launch the game, you will see a table that looks somehow similar to the blackjack table. There are 5 playing fields in front of you on the screen, but only one of them is active. As we have indicated above, Let it Ride game is divided into 3 rounds:
1st part. You are expected to place your bets. Keep in mind that Cryptologic software requires you to place all three bets in the very beginning although you will be able to pull them afterwards. Some other software allow you to place bets one by one. Available chips denominations are $1, $5, $25 and $100. Cryptologic software also includes a so-called bonus bets and bonus payouts for the highest poker combinations. To be eligible to get them, you are required to place a side bet of $1. Side bet is completely optional.
2nd part. You are dealt 5 cards but only 3 of them are face up. After it you have three options: you can pull a bet ( one of three bets placed will be returned) or you can press Let it Ride button and continue the game. Let it Ride All means that you are not going to pull a bet in the final round as well.
3rd part. The fourth card is revealed. You decide whether to pull a bet ( only one bet will stay on the table) or to Let it Ride. After this the last card is revealed. If there is any qualifying poker combination in your hand, then you win a payout specified in the payout table. If not, then house wins.
All the payouts are specified on the table in front of you. The lowest hand is Pair of 10s or better( payout 1 to 1) and the highest hand is Royal Flush (1000 to 1). As for the bonus payouts, they are paid for the highest hands from three of a kind ($5) to Royal Flush ($30 000). A side bet is required to receive them. One deck of 52 cards is used in Let it Ride. As you can see from the explanation above, it is a very simple and exciting game. The only knowledge you need to success in it is the knowledge of poker hands and that’s it. You can enjoy Let it Ride in most UK online casinos nowadays, dear players.