Essentials in Texas hold ’em hands
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There are (52 × 51)/2 = 1,326 distinct possible combinations of two hole cards from a standard 52-card deck in hold ’em, but since suits have no relative value in poker, many of these hands are identical in value before … Read More

Pai Gow rules
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The set-up Tiles are randomized on the table, and are stacked into eight stacks of four tiles each. This assembly is known as the woodpile. Various ritualistic “shuffles” are made, rearranging the tiles in the woodpile in standard ways that … Read More

Bridge tournaments
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At its core, bridge is a game of skill played with randomly dealt cards, which makes each deal a game of chance. Despite this, chance can be largely eliminated by comparing pairs’ results in identical situations. This is achievable when … Read More