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What are the odds?

  1. Jul 29, 2015 #1


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    I have fulfilled a life goal:

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    No one did anything until the river, the other players let me walk into it for free. No one wanted to show down with me.

    What are the odds of this happening at a four person table?
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  3. Jul 29, 2015 #2


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    Depends on what you mean by "this". Getting a royal or the other people not doing anything? The first question has an answet, the second depends completely on the players.

    From my experience (two royals, so it is anecdotal) it is difficult to get paid with a royal (you have all the good cards with the board, remember?) Unless you are up against a paired board, you are looking at asking a non-nut flush to pay you off. It is much easier to get paid with lower straight flushes.
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