Caribbean Stud bucks is a money table game. It is played on a 21 table and is based on the standard 5- card stud bucks game. It is also the first money table game to offer a progressive jackpot.
Each player makes the opening bet, or "ante". Players then have the option to bet $1.00 to participate in the progressive jackpot. Players win all or part of the progressive jackpot with a Royal Flush, Straight Flush, Four of a Kind, Full House or Flush.
After the progressive jackpot bet, players then have the option to bet to call the dealer. If a player feels he has a hand which will beat the dealer's, he will make this bet, which is twice the amount of the ante bet. If a player feels his hand can't beat the dealer, he can fold and not bet to call the dealer. At that point, the dealer must have a hand of Ace/King or higher to continue. If the dealer does not have such a hand, the hand is over. The dealer will pick up all cards and pay ante bets to all players still in the hand. If the dealer's hand is high enough to open and the player's hand beats the dealer's, the player may qualify for one of the following bonuses: