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Tharmen
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whats the odds

Postby Tharmen » Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:38 pm

sitting in a mtt im delt 9c 6c .    3 times in a row i tough this number generated card deck is supposed to be fair if you sat down with a deck of cards and delt 10 hands all day you would not see this happen so what is the odds. ok i,ve had same two cards twice in row but 3 come on
Ruspinfirl
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Odds

Postby Ruspinfirl » Mon Nov 28, 2005 1:21 am

To pick any two specific cards from a straight deck is about 1 in 1300 (52*51 / 2). So to get exactly the same 3 times on the trot is 2 billion (American) to 1
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Postby Oply1992 » Sat Dec 03, 2005 3:49 pm

glad someone figured it out--was just reaching for my statistics book and calc..
Aften1988
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3 times in a row

Postby Aften1988 » Sat Dec 03, 2005 3:53 pm

I have a rule that I made up for myself.  lol  If I am dealt the same hand 3 times in a row, I MUST play it on the third time.  No matter what the cards are.  Sounds kinds silly but it has worked for me.

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