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OK, so you have: Board: 3⋄ 9♠ A♠ 4♠ 8♠ Player 1: Q♠ 9⋄ Player 2: K♠ J⋄ Player 3: Q♣ 5♠ Well, combining the 5 best cards, each player will have: Player 1: A flush: A♠ Q♠ 9♠ 8♠ 4♠ Player 2: A flush: A♠ K♠ 9♠ 8♠ ...


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This question is considered by way to many players as relevant to building a bankroll. What you are winning or losing in any particular session has nothing to do with your expectation. One is going to have rushes and bad runs. These things even out. What the important thing to keep in mind is that you want to play winning poker for as many hours as you can. ...


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The worst case for a possible straight flush is holding something like A2s, AKs, A5s, etc., where there's only one possible way to flop the straight flush. In that case, the probability is one in 50C3, or 19600. The best case is 45s..TJs, which is 4 in 19600, because there are 4 ways to flop the straight flush. Hands like 58s are 2-ways, hands like 79s are ...


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There are 40 straight flushes in a deck: 10 per suit (A-5, 2-6, ... , 10-A) times 4 suits. For a random draw of 5 cards (e.g. your 2 hole cards plus the 3 flopped cards) there are 2,598,960 possible combinations: (52! / 47!) / 5! Since 40 of those are straight flushes, the odds of flopping a straight flush are: 1 in (((52! / 47!) / 5!) / 40) = 1 in ...


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Normally you should keep playing as long as you feel you have an edge over the table. If you do want to work with a certain cut-off point, it would be better to specify it in time than in winnings or loosings. For instance, you might know from experience that you can't keep focused for more than 4 hours, so you quit after 4 hours, unless you are at an ...


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Assuming you are playing Texas Hold'em. Its the best 5 card hand using ANY combination of your hole cards (Cards in your hand) and the community cards (cards on the table). You won the hand with a pair of Aces. Pair of Aces > Pair of Queens.


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Everywhere I've played the hand isn't dead until the cards are actually in the muck. What you describe is how I often call. Most people don't show their hand if they're folding, me especially.


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The rulings on this particular thing vary according to where you play. Some places let you show your cards in a hand to another player only if you are head up. Others do not and in particular this is generally not allowed in tournaments. The way you describe this incident most places would rule this hand dead. The problem is the player as you said "threw ...



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