Video poker is a virtual version of poker that is played with a machine, similar to a slot machine. Players seek to have a hand similar to a random one drawn by the machine. They may discard one or more cards and receive others, an act which requires an amount of strategy and skill.
Tonga is an island state in Polynesia, comprising of several islands. Formally it is governed as a monarchy, and socially it is a strictly conservative country. Gambling is not regulated, and while mobile casinos are a valid alternative for locals looking to play, traditional values may impede it from becoming a popular pastime.