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Last Updated: October 8, 2018

Super Easy Aces

Introduction

Super Easy Aces is a "super easy" game involving only two cards. It started a at the Primm Valley Resort on October 4, 2018.

Rules

  1. The game uses a modified 54-card deck, consisting of the following cards and number in the deck:
    • Ace: 25
    • 2: 12, three of which are the two of diamonds
    • 3: 8, two of which are the three of diamonds
    • 4: 7
    • Joker: 2
  2. After bets are made, two cards shall be dealt, one Player card and one Dealer card.
  3. Four of the bets pay based only on a single Player card, as follows.
  4. Aces: Pays 1 to 1 if the Player card is an ace, jokers push, all others lose.
  5. Deuces: Pays 3 to 1 if the Player card is an deuces, except the two of diamonds pays 4 to 1, jokers push, all others lose.
  6. Threes: Pays 5 to 1 if the Player card is an deuces, except the three of diamonds pays 6 to 1, jokers push, all others lose.
  7. Joker: Pays 25 to 1 if the Player card is a joker. all others lose.
  8. The Dealer Match bet shall pay if the rank of the Player card matches the Dealer card. The win shall depend on the rank of the two cads, as follows:
    • Aces: 1 to 1
    • Deuces: 3 to 1
    • Threes: 5 to 1
    • Fours: 10 to 1
    • Jokers: 100 to 1

Analysis

The following table shows my analysis of the Aces bet. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 3.70%.

Aces Analysis

Event Pays Cards Probability Return
Ace 1 25 0.462963 0.462963
Joker 0 2 0.037037 0.000000
All other -1 27 0.500000 -0.500000
Total 54 1.000000 -0.037037

The following table shows my analysis of the Deuces bet. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 1.85%.

Deuces Analysis

Event Pays Cards Probability Return
Two of diamonds 4 3 0.055556 0.222222
All other deuces 3 9 0.166667 0.500000
Joker 0 2 0.037037 0.000000
All other -1 40 0.740741 -0.740741
Total 54 1.000000 -0.018519

The following table shows my analysis of the Threes bet. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 3.70%.

Threes Analysis

Event Pays Cards Probability Return
Three of diamonds 6 2 0.037037 0.222222
All other threes 5 6 0.111111 0.555556
Joker 0 2 0.037037 0.000000
All other -1 44 0.814815 -0.814815
Total 54 1.000000 -0.037037

The following table shows my analysis of the Jokers bet. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 3.70%.

Jokers Analysis

Event Pays Cards Probability Return
Joker 25 2 0.037037 0.925926
All other -1 52 0.962963 -0.962963
Total 54 1.000000 -0.037037

The following table shows my analysis of the Dealer Match bet. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 4.68%.

Dealer Match Analysis

Event Pays Cards Probability Return
Pair of jokers 100 1 0.000699 0.069881
Pair of fours 10 21 0.014675 0.146751
Pair of threes 5 28 0.019567 0.097834
Pair of twos 3 66 0.046122 0.138365
Pair of aces 1 300 0.209644 0.209644
No pair -1 1015 0.709294 -0.709294
Total 1431 1.000000 -0.046820

Video

Here is a video I made of the game creator Paul Harry at the 2017 Cutting Edge Table Game show.

  • — Official web site of Super Easy Aces.
  • by the game maker.
  • — Segment on Las Vegas channel 13 news.

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