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Anonymous asked in Games & RecreationGambling · 1 decade ago

what are the odds of losing with quad eights or better in poker?

if you don't mind showing how you calculated , please do.

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  • Doug
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Not good. However, someone much better at math than I am has bothered to calculate this.

    http://www.math.sfu.ca/~alspach/comp46.pdf

    This states if all ten players see the hand to the river, the chances of someone at the table getting a bad beat of that magnitude is 1 in 155k. If you want to be the one with the bad beat, then its 1 in 1.55 million.

    Oh leg reminded me of something important here: This calculation assumes both hole cards are used for both player's best hands because this is a requirement to set off Party Poker's bad beat jackpot.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    We r also 3 young marrieds who like the idea of Strip poker, but r so far too shy to take off that last article. And the guys r as shy or more so than the girls, but we r all loosening up bit by bit. At 1st losing meant u just have on underpants. That didn't seem much of a penalty, and since the game didn't end until 3 player lost, 1st & 2nd losers had to drop out and wait. So, we too needed penalties so everyone would stay in til the end and also, the more times u lost the more u paid the price. Now after u r in just panties or shorts & lose the next time u get swats from ur spouse, with everyone watching! 2nd loss: swats from ea member of opp sex. 3rd: swats from all players. Then the 4th time or more the spouse takes the loser into the next room, then comes back out with loser's underpants to prove she/he is naked inside.They get hung on door knob. Then behind closed door, while the other players gather around to heckle & hear the bare swats being administered inside, the naked loser is "punished"..Loser gets undies back on before coming back out. Game ends when 3 losers have visited the punishment room at least once. It's a pretty interesting game. Except that I have been in that penalty room far more times than anyone else!!! We'll graduate to the REAL game b4 long. Hope to see some tips in Answers.

  • 1 decade ago

    In general, pretty slim... however, if the board shows 8-8-8-8-6, then it's very easy to lose with Quad eights, because everyone else has quad eights as well.

  • 1 decade ago

    cant be done for texas holdem, ohama or 7 cars stud. For 5 card draw look at the back of the card you get in a new deck and look at the odds of hands that beat you and add like .005% to it to compensate for the other quads that beat you. hope that helps

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  • 5 years ago

    I am extremely curious about the answer to this question

  • melva
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    It is really interesting

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