Five-draw (joker): Pre-draw odds

THE PROBABILITY OF BEING DEALT
SPECIFIC HANDS BEFORE THE DRAW


(53-card deck – including Joker)

The probability of being dealt… (before the draw) Expressed in percent (%) is… The odds against it are… Number of possible combos
5 ACES 0.00* 2,869,684 to 1 1
STRAIGHT-FLUSH

Royal Flush

Other Straight Flush

0.01
0.00**
0.01
14,066 to 1
119,569 to 1
15,942 to 1
204
24
180
FOUR-OF-A-KIND 0.03 3,465 to 1 828
FULL HOUSE 0.15 656 to 1 4,368
FLUSH 0.27 367 to 1 7,804
STRAIGHT 0.71 139 to 1 20,532
THREE-OF-A-KIND

3 Aces

Three-of-a-kind

(Large: K’s – 8’s)

Three-of-a-kind

(Small: 7’s – 2’s)

2.21
0.37
0.92

0.92

44.3 to 1
271 to 1
108 to 1

108 to 1

63,360
10,560
26,400

26,400

TWO-PAIR

Aces-up

K-up, Q-up, J-up

Small Two-Pair

(Tens-up and under)

4.83
1.10
1.69
2.03
19.7 to 1
89.6 to 1
58.0 to 1
48.2 to 1
138,600
31,680
48,600
58,320
ONE PAIR 42.34 1.36 to 1 1,215,024
PAIR OF A,K,Q,J (Openers)

Aces

Kings

Queens

Jacks

14.19
4.81
3.13
3.13
3.13
6.05 to 1
19.8 to 1
31.0 to 1
31.0 to 1
31.0 to 1
407,184
137,904
89,760
89,760
89,760
SHORTS

Shorts

(Large: 10’s – 7’s)

Shorts

(Small: 6’s – 2’s)

28.15
12.51

15.64

2.55 to 1
6.99 to 1

5.39 to 1

807,840
359,040

448,800

 

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