Sunday, July 15, 2007
The dirty little secret of Hold'em
I read this in a Hold'em book. Can't remember the exact one and it would take for freaking ever to find it in my stash. Here it is. Statistically speaking, Straights are MORE likely to come in Hold'em than three of a kind. This is because it is a lot easier to make five straight cards out of seven (two hole cards and the five on the board) than it is out of just five cards like in five card draw. Yet in Hold'em the hand rakings still reward Straights more than Trips even though they are more common. So there ya go.