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Variance of Hot Roll 9/5 Jacks or Better

The Hard Rock Tampa is pretty much a video poker waste land. I have been playing a 5 line Jacks or Better machine at $1.00 with, until recently, some pretty decent results. I understand that the playing strategy doesn’t change for the Hot Roll version but that the variance goes up. I read somewhere that the variance increases two times for this game with these parameters. That would put this variance at 40 (double the variance for traditional Jacks or Better) and similar to a single line 9/6 DDB game (44). Can anyone confirm these numbers. Thanks.