Poker Odds

Poker Hands Odds

Having a good understanding of the odds of you or anyone else having a given hand can increase your chance of winning.

The table below shows the odd of a particular hand being dealt in a 5 card game from a 52 card deck.

Hand
5 Cards
Royal Flush
1 in 649,739 Hands Dealt
Straight Flush
1 in 72,192 Hands Dealt
Four of a Kind
1 in 4,164 Hands Dealt
Full House
1 in 693 Hands Dealt
Flush
1 in 508 Hands Dealt
Straight
1in 254 Hands Dealt
Three of a Kind
1 in 46 Hands Deal
Two Pair
1 in 20 Hands Dealt
One Pair
1 in 4 Hands Dealt
No Pair
1 in 2 Hands Dealt

The next table lists the hands in order of increasing frequency, and shows how many ways each hand can be dealt in 3, 5, and 7 cards.

Hand
3 Cards
5 Cards
7 Cards
Straight Flush
48
40
41,584
Four of a Kind
0
624
224,848
Full House
0
3,744
3,473,184
Flush
1,096
5,108
4,047,644
Straight
720
10,200
6,180,020
Three of a Kind
52
54,912
6,461,620
Two Pair
0
123,552
31,433,400
One Pair
3,744
1,098,240
58,627,800
High Card
16,440
1,302,540
23,294,460

The above tables can only provide a rough guide as the exact odds are affected by many variables including the number of players and the version of poker being played.