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Old 03-22-06, 07:20 AM
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Hold 'Em odds questions

This happened last night in my weekly game:

Flop: Ad, Kd, 10d
Turn: Qd
River: Jd

7 of us playing at the time, all of us fairly flabbergasted when the board makes the royal flush (being dorks we all pulled out camera phones and had to send text messages to our other poker-playing friends). What are the odds? I looked on wizardofodds.com and didn't really see an answer other than the odds of a specific indidvidual making the RF, not what the odds are if the board makes it.

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Reminds me of a hand few weeks ago that nobody believes me. 8 people playing, 4 people went all in preflop with...yep...you guessed it

JJ
QQ
KK
AA

The board was all rags and AA held on
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I believe it's:

20/52 * 4/51 * 3/50 * 2/49 * 1/48 = 1 in 649,741 of getting dealt a pat royal on 5 cards.

This, of course, assumes you don't know anybody's hole cards -- even your own.

The 20/52 part for the first card comes from any ace through ten dropping.
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last night i had a hand with 3 people all in pre flop with AK, and a forth AK folded not as cool as a royal flop though.
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Originally Posted by ElementZ
Reminds me of a hand few weeks ago that nobody believes me. 8 people playing, 4 people went all in preflop with...yep...you guessed it

JJ
QQ
KK
AA

The board was all rags and AA held on
At a 4/8 Limit table, about a year ago. Bets capped pre-flop with 3 people in it. Flop comes up A-K-Q. Bets capped again. The three people were holding AA, KK, and QQ.

KK wisely folded on the turn when there was a bet and a raise in front of him.
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Originally Posted by moorehed
last night i had a hand with 3 people all in pre flop with AK, and a forth AK folded not as cool as a royal flop though.
Don't remember in vegas when we were at that table? 3 of us had AJ and we all split the pot.
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Originally Posted by El Scorcho
I believe it's:

20/52 * 4/51 * 3/50 * 2/49 * 1/48 = 1 in 649,741 of getting dealt a pat royal on 5 cards.

This, of course, assumes you don't know anybody's hole cards -- even your own.

The 20/52 part for the first card comes from any ace through ten dropping.
Thanks btw El Scorcho for figuring it out!

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