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Why is it easier to make a flush than a straight with four cards already matching?
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For an open-ended straight draw, there are exactly 8 cards that will give you your straight: 4 of each suit at the low end, and 4 of each suit at the high end. However, to make a flush, you have 9 ...

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Texas Hold'em Rules
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To answer your specific example, if there's a flush on the table (say 3, 4, 5, 6, A spades), and the two players have no over spade (a spade higher than the 6 on the table), and there is no straight ...

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In Texas holdem, how should my betting change as my stack of chips changes?
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If you are short-stacked, you should be picking and choosing which hands you are in much more carefully. You will not have the bankroll to intimidate other players, and you can count on table leaders ...

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