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HOLD’EM ODDS

Odds for Your Hole Cards

  There are exactly 1,326 different ways you can be dealt any two cards in the deck.  There are six ways to have a pair because any card can be matched with any one of the other three of it’s rank like this: ♣ ♦ ,♣ ♥ ,♣ ♠ ♦ ♥ ♦ ♠ and ♥ ♠.  Any two cards that are not a pair can come in these combinations: ♣♣ ,♣ ♦♣ ♥♣ ♠ ♦♣ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♥ ♦ ♠ ♥ ♣ ♥ ♦ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♠ ♠♣ ♠ ♦ ♠ ♥ and ♠ ♠ .  Four of these combinations are suited Play Poker.

  If you consider the fact that J ♥ 7♦ and J♣ 7♠ are the same hand because they are not suited, then there are only 169 ways to be dealt two cards.  All 169 hands are printed in descending order on the following page.

Odds That You Will Be Dealt

A A       220-1
Any pair in the Pocket         16-1
A K (suited)  331-1
A K (not suited)     110-1
Any Two suited cards    3.25-1
Any Pair or an Ace     3.91-1    
At least one Ace    5.7-1
Any 2 suited & connected  26.6-1



All 169 Possible Two-card Hold’em Hands

S = Suited.

1.

AA

43.

Q5s

85.

62

127.

J8

2.

KK

44.

Q4s

86.

54

128.

J7

3.

QQ

45.

Q3s

87.

53

129.

J6

4

JJ

46.

Q2s

88.

52

130.

J5

5.

TT

47

JT s

89.

43

131.

J4

6.

99

48

J9s

90.

42

132.

J3

7.

88

49

J8s

91.

32

133.

J2

8.

77

50

J7s

92.

AK

134.

T9

9.

66

51.

J6s

93.

AQ

135.

T8

10.

55

52.

J5s

94.

AJ

136.

T7

11.

44

53.

J4s

95.

AT

137.

T6

12.

33

54.

J3s

96.

A9

138.

T5

13.

22

55.

J2s

97.

A8

139.

T4

14.

Aks

56.

T9s

98.

A7

140.

T3

15.

Aqs

57.

T8s

99.

A6

141.

T2

16.

Ajs

58.

T7s

100.

A5

142.

98

17.

Ats

59.

T6s

101.

A4

143.

97

18.

A9s

60.

T5s

102.

A3

144.

96

19.

A8s

61.

T4s

103.

A2

145.

95

20.

A7s

62.

T3s

104.

KQ

146.

94

21.

A6s

63.

T2s

105.

KJ

147.

93

22.

A5s

64.

98s

106.

KT

148.

92

23.

A4s

65.

97s

107..

K9

149.

87

24.

A3s

66.

96s

108.

K8

150.

86

25.

A2s

67.

95s

109.

K7

151.

85

26.

KQs

68

92s

110.

K6

152.

84

27.

KJs

69.

93s

111.

K5

153.

83

28.

KTs

70.

92s

112.

K4

154.

82

29.

K9s

71.

87s

113.

K3

155.

76

30.

K8s

72.

86s

114.

K2

156.

75

31.

K7s

73.

85s

115.

QJ

157.

74

32.

K6s

74.

84s

116.

QT

158.

73

33.

K5s

75.

83s

117.

Q9

159.

72

34.

K4s

76.

82s

118.

Q8

160.

65

35.

K3s

77.

76s

119.

Q7

161.

64

36.

K2s

78.

75s

120.

Q6

162.

63

37.

QJs

79.

74s

121.

Q5

163.

62

38.

QTs

80

73s

122.

Q4

164.

54

39.

Q9s

81.

72s

123.

Q3

165.

53

40.

Q8s

82.

65s

124.

Q2

166.

52

41.

Q7s

83.

64s

125.

JT

167.

43

42.

Q6s

84.

63s

126.

J9

168.

32



Percentage That Before the Flop Poker , No One Else Hold

An Ace   (10 handed game)   13.3%
An Ace if you do (10 handed)      25.3%
An Ace if you don’t (10 handed game)    15.6%
An Ace (5 handed game)   41.3%
An Ace if you do (5 handed game)  58.6%
An Ace if you don’t (5 handed game)   48.6%