A good poker player knows why you don't draw to an inside straight — that's a hand in which, if you're holding 5689, you need a 7 (the “inside” card) to make a straight. But if you plan your next move on the rare chance of drawing the 7, you will almost always fail.
What are the odds of hitting an inside straight on the river?
Speaking of which, here's the percentage chance of your straight draws completing from flop to river: Chance of openended straight draw completing: 31.5%, or 1:2.2 odds. Chance of inside straight draw completing: 16.5%, or 1:5.1 odds.
What are the odds of getting a straight draw on the gutshot?
8.5%
The odds of hitting a gutshot straight draw on the turn is 8.5%, or 10.75to1 odds against. If you miss the draw on the turn, you have an 8.7% chance (10.5to1 odds against) of making the straight on the river.
What are the odds of getting a straight?
5card poker hands
Hand  Distinct hands  Probability 

Flush (excluding royal flush and straight flush)  1,277  0.1965% 
Straight (excluding royal flush and straight flush)  10  0.3925% 
Three of a kind  858  2.1128% 
Two pair  858  4.7539% 
Is it harder to draw a boy or girl?
General rule is that male is easier to draw than a female in humans. The reason is a man has a rougher skin which is a bit easier to render than a smooth skin which a woman has.
What are the odds of getting a full house after flopping a set?
Odds of Making a Full House on the Flop
A pocket pair will hit a Full House roughly once every 100 flops. An unpaired hand will hit a Full House once every 1,000 flops. Ignoring the exact starting hand, we should expect to flop (on average) one Full House for every 714 flops we see.
What are the odds of hitting a gutshot after the flop?
Basic Strategy Advice
Method (Straight)  Probability (%) 

Hitting an OESD from flop to river  31.5 
Hitting a Gutshot from flop to turn  8.5 
Hitting a Gutshot from turn to river  8.7 
Hitting a Gutshot from flop to river  26.5 
Frequently Asked Questions
How often do you flop a straight draw?
While you won't flop a straight very often, your chances of flopping a straight draw are much better. The chance of flopping a straight draw with a connector hand (JT through 54) is 9.71%, or 1 to 9.3.
What are the odds of turning two pair?
The Odds of Two Pair in Poker
Factoring in the different possible suit combinations, you have 123,552 total possible ways to make two pair out of a 52card deck. With all five community cards on the board in a game of Texas Hold'em, you have a 23.5% chance of making two pair (3.26to1 odds against).
What is the rarest hand in poker?
The Royal Flush
Well, technically, all fivecard combinations are equally likely. However, the rarest meaningful hand would have to be the Royal Flush. That's an AKQJT all of the same suit. It's the best hand you can get, and there are only four of them out of 52 choose 5 possible combinations (2,598,960).
What are the odds of winning a pocket pair vs two overcards?
Here is the bottom line. If this is a preflop all in and it is you and one other opponent and you have a pair and he has two overcards, the odds of the pair winning is 55% vs 45% for the overpair.
What are the odds of winning with two pair?
5card poker hands
Hand  Distinct hands  Probability 

Two pair  858  4.7539% 
One pair  2,860  42.2569% 
No pair / High card  1,277  50.1177% 
Total  7,462  100% 
FAQ
 What does bet mean in poker?
 Explanation of Bet Although a bet is technically “any wager made at the table”, the action is given a different name depending on the previous action. If our opponent makes a bet before us on the current street, we have the option to raise or call.
 What is a see in poker?
 Verb. To call; to match all previous bets without raising. EXAMPLE: "I see your $100." SYNONYMS: Call, Meet.
 What does it mean to match a bet in poker?
 To call is to match a bet or match a raise. A betting round ends when all active players have bet an equal amount. If no opponents call a player's bet or raise, the player wins the pot. The second and subsequent calls of a particular bet amount are sometimes called overcalls.
 What is pay to see in poker?
 In many river scenarios, a player will face a large bet from an opponent and have a tough decision on whether to call or not. If the call is made the player is rewarded by getting to see the cards of the person he called first. He or she is said to have, “paid to see the hand.”
 Why is a bet called a bet?
 The slang bet appears to come from the everyday word bet, “a wager” or “to risk something of value.” By the 1850s, we were saying You bet! as an affirmative exclamation with the sense of “Indeed!” This expression has the underlying notion of You can bet that it is so or That's a bet.
What are the odds of drawing to an inside straight
What are the odds of drawing an inside straight?  Chance of openended straight draw completing: 31.5%, or 1:2.2 odds. Chance of inside straight draw completing: 16.5%, or 1:5.1 odds. Protip: instead of memorizing the numbers, you can use the socalled rule of fours to quickly calculate the percentage chance of your draws completing.  
What are the odds of hitting a gutshot?  Basic Strategy Advice


What are the odds of hitting a straight?  5card poker hands


Is JQKA 2 a straight?  In standard poker no. However there are several card games and variants that allow nonstandard straights. In Big Two the highest rank card is the 2; therefore the largest straight is JQKA2, while the smallest straight is 34567.  
What are the odds of being AK suited?  1.2%: Chance of getting any aceking (including suited) . 8%: Chance of flopping a flush with aceking suited. 
 Is AK suited better than AA?
 Depending on the suits, AA beats AK between 92 to 88 percent of the time. If I am the one holding AA, and I am allin, AK wins about 50% of the time.
 How often does AK hit the flop?
 Many opponents assume you'll cbet that flop everytime. Of course, AK won't hit the flop every time…in fact it misses the flop on average 2/3 of the time. This is very standard for hands with unpaired broadway cards, so knowing how to play when the hand misses the flop is crucial.
 What are the odds of getting AA vs KK?
 For a 10player table, we see that the odds of AA being out when you hold KK is about 21.8to1, or 1 in 22.8. Since we get dealt KK 1 time in 221 hands on average, to get the overall probability of being dealt KK and facing AA we multiply 22.8 by 221 to get about 1 in 5039.
 Is AK better than QQ?
 QQ is a 56% favourite over AK. If you run it thousands of times, QQ wins quite a bit more than AK does. Something like 22 vs AK is much closer to a flip, although the pocket pair is still ahead. It's roughly a 53% favourite.