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canis582 09-02-2005 10:32 PM

Chances of flopping a boat
 
I was taking a shot at 100nl tonight (Im a 50 player) and I flopped a boat and doubled through. I know I was lucky. How lucky was I? I dont think I've flopped one for quite some time...I was on the button too.

KJL 09-02-2005 11:14 PM

Re: Chances of flopping a boat
 
Did you have a pocket pair?

canis582 09-03-2005 09:13 AM

Re: Chances of flopping a boat
 
Good question, I was playing sooted connectors.

timex 09-03-2005 11:44 AM

Re: Chances of flopping a boat
 
There are 3 of card x and 3 of card y remaining in the deck of 50, the first card has a 6/50 chance of being an x or y, the second card has a 5/49 and the third card has a 4/48 less the 3! *2 time when hit quads = 108/117600 or right around 1/1089 times.

KJL 09-03-2005 11:39 PM

Re: Chances of flopping a boat
 
The chances to flop a boat and only a boat, when holding suited connectors, or any unpaired hand, are:
2*C(3,2)*3/C(50,3)=~.09%

kamk2k8 09-04-2005 08:45 PM

Re: Chances of flopping a boat
 
i would say about a .1% chance, you lucky dog [img]/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]


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