Poker is great game of bluff. You don't have to play for money but if you do then you feel like you're actually winning or losing something.

Poker Odds

Assuming a standard deck of 52 cards (ie no jokers) and that the order of the cards is irrelevant, then the number of hands possible for a single deal is 2,598,960.

Here are the poker combinations:

Name of hand Description Number of ways
such a hand can be dealt
Probability
such a hand can be dealt
(accurate to 4 digits)
Royal flush 10, jack, queen, king, and ace, all of one suit 4 1 in 649,740.0000
Straight flush 5 consecutive cards of one suit 36 1 in 72,193.3333
Four of a kind 4 cards of one denomination 624 1 in 4,165.0000
Full house 3 cards of one denomination and 2 of another 3744 1 in 694.1667
Flush 5 cards of one suit 5108 1 in 509.8019
Straight 5 consecutive cards of mixed suits 10,200 1 in 255.8000
Three of a kind 3 cards of one denomination 54,912 1 in 47.3295
Two pairs 2 cards of one denomination and 2 of another 123,552 1 in 21.0354
One pair 2 cards of one denomination 1,098,240 1 in 2.3665
None of the above   1,302,540 1 in 1.9953

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