As with other forms of poker, to excel in Seven Card Stud is a necessary, though not sufficient, to know the odds that are the basis of the game: thus we see in this article to examine some essential, in order to compare with opponents in a conscious way.
Let’s start with a premise: Seven Card Stud to win a hand you need to average a pretty strong hand, more so than in Texas Hold’em. Assuming an extreme case, where all the players at the table to come to a showdown, for more than fifty percent of the time the winning point will be at least one scale, and almost never less than two pairs.
For this reason, it is best to know the probability that you have so much to be awarded in the first three cards a particularly strong, how to close the important points in the streets later.
Collision with a trio served as one of the top three cards is that each player of seven card stud would like, but it is a very rare opportunity: in fact, you may see only one out of 425, or if you prefer the 0.002% of the time .
Much more likely, at least in proportion, is the possibility of being served three cards of the same suit, a circumstance that will occur about 5% of the time you will be served a hand. In the case in which you are in this situation, be aware that the possibility you to close indeed your flush is equal to about 17%, or once in six.