Mississippi Stud

Mississippi Stud Poker is a game that is found at larger Las Vegas casinos. It plays like a reverse version of Let it Ride. The player needs enough money to play three stacks to complete a hand. A player ideally has nine times the ante when the hand starts to be able to stay in the hand with maximum bets. This means it takes at least four times the posted minimum bet to finish a hand of Mississippi Stud.

Where to play Mississippi Stud in Las Vegas

Mississippi Stud is not as popular as it once was. However, there are still 17 Las Vegas casinos that deal the game. A few casinos deal it for $5. It is more common at the $10 limit. The minimum bets shown below are what we found during our 2021 Las Vegas Table Games Survey. Limits may go up during busier hours.

Las Vegas Mississippi Stud minimum bet


  • Cromwell
  • Golden Nugget
  • Margaritaville
  • Red Rock
  • Rio
  • South Point

  • Bally’s
  • Caesars Palace
  • Flamingo
  • Harrah’s
  • Linq
  • Luxor
  • New York-New York
  • Paris
  • Park MGM
  • Venetian

  • Bellagio
  • Planet Hollywood

How to play Mississippi Stud

The ante bet is required. There are also optional side bets. This includes a citywide progressive at Caesars Entertainment casinos.

Once the ante is made, the player receives two cards. Three cards are placed in the center. There is no dealer hand. The player wins based on hand strength.

Players decide to bet one to three times the amount of the ante or fold after seeing two cards. The same decision occurs after the second and third community cards are shown. A player that folds at any point loses all bets. Players that go to the end will need at least a pair of sixes to push and a pair of jacks to win.

Mississippi Stud payouts

The pay table is below. The number must be multiplied by the amount bet across all wagers, including the ante.

  • Royal flush: 500
  • Straight flush: 100
  • Four of a kind: 40
  • Full house: 10
  • Flush: 6
  • Straight: 4
  • Three of a kind: 3
  • Two pair: 2
  • Pair of jacks to aces: 1
  • Pair of 6’s to 10’s: Push

Las Vegas Mississippi Stud Poker FAQ

Can I play Mississippi Stud Poker in Las Vegas?

Yes. It is offered by 17 casinos.

Where can I find $5 Mississippi Stud in Las Vegas?

The Mississippi Stud minimum bet is often $5 at Cromwell, Golden Nugget, Margaritaville, Red Rock, Rio and South Point.

Are there any video Mississippi Stud Poker machines in Las Vegas?

No. The last one left the market in 2011. It was at Riviera.

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