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HOW IS WINNING PERCENTAGE CALCULATED

The following charts give the percent chance that you will win the hand when you hold the specified cards against the specified number of players and you all players and you all play to the end.

Although this situation does not exactly represent what actually happens in Actual Hold’em Games, it does serve to illustrate the relative values of all the hands, on average.  For example, when you hold K ♥ J♦ your winning poker percentage are: 61% in a two-handed game, 43% in a three-handed game, 35% in a four-handed game, 21% in a seven-handed game and 15% in a ten-handed game.


Winning Percentages for Four (4) Players

(Add 3% for suited cards)

 

K

<Q

J

T

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

A

41

39

38

37

36

34

33

31

30

29

28

27

K

-

36

35

33

31

30

28

27

26

25

24

23

Q

-

-

34

32

30

28

26

25

24

23

22

20

J

-

-

-

30

28

26

25

23

33

21

20

19

T

-

-

-

-

27

25

24

22

21

20

19

18

9

-

-

-

-

-

23

22

21

20

19

18

17

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

22

21

19

18

17

16

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

21

19

18

17

16

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

19

18

17

16

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

18

16

15

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

16

15

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Winning Percentages for Seven (7) Players

 

K

Q

J

T

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

A

27

25

24

23

21

20

18

17

16

15

14

13

K

-

22

21

19

18

17

16

15

14

13

12

11

Q

-

-

20

18

16

15

24

23

22

10

9

9

J

-

-

-

17

15

18

13

11

10

9

9

8

T

-

-

-

-

14

13

12

11

10

9

9

8

9

-

-

-

-

-

12

11

10

9

9

8

7

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

11

10

9

8

8

7

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

10

9

8

8

7

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

8

8

7

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

7

6

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

6

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winning Percentages for Ten (10) Players

 

K

Q

J

T

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

A

21

19

17

16

15

14

13

12

11

10

9

8

K

-

17

15

14

13

12

11

10

9

8

8

7

Q

-

-

14

13

11

10

9

9

8

8

7

7

J

-

-

-

11

10

10

9

8

8

7

7

6

T

-

-

-

-

10

9

8

8

7

7

6

6

9

-

-

-

-

-

9

8

7

7

6

6

5

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

7

7

6

5

5

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

6

5

5

4

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

5

4

4

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

4

3

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

3

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3