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Posted on 4/28/13 8:29:45 AM | Show thread starter's posts only

Did you know that Professional Dealers must know the name for every possible combination of hole/pocket cards in the entire deck even distinguishing them by suit combinations too?

Posted on 4/28/13 8:37:51 AM | Show thread starter's posts only

In the first, "Casino Royale" in the James Bond film series the game that was featured and played was Roulette. In the more recent remake, Roulette was replaced with Texas Hold 'Em due to the globally mass popularity of the game.

Posted on 4/28/13 1:26:06 PM | Show thread starter's posts only

Did you know that there are a possible 2,598,960 hands in a 52-deck of cards:dizzy:


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Posted on 4/28/13 1:28:40 PM | Show thread starter's posts only

Did you know that the odds of a Royal Flush are 649,740 to 1. :dizzy:


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Posted on 4/28/13 1:32:47 PM | Show thread starter's posts only

Edited by FirstLady2013 at 4-29-2013 02:34 AM

Ok, so did you know that the Big 3 games are Texas Holdem, Omaha and Stud Poker with Holdem and Omaha as the current favorites;:dizzy: however, 7-Card Stud Poker has a long history and is said will never go out of style.:call: The game of poker offers many versions and multiplayer games to include Razz, Caribbean Stud, 5 Card Stud, SitNGo, Red Dog. H.O.R.S.E. and Let It Ride.  Other poker variations are Pineapple Poker, Pai Gow Poker, 3-card Poker, Baccarat, Chemin de Fer, Pusoy/Chinese Poker and Badugi Poker. Some of the less played or oddity poker variations are Whiskey Poker, Bull, Indian Poker, Double Draw, Knock, Round the World and 2-card Poker.:dizzy:


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Posted on 11/27/13 7:13:00 PM | Show thread starter's posts only

hello u all

Posted on 11/27/13 9:52:56 PM | Show thread starter's posts only

Edited by alexcohol at 11-27-2013 09:11 PM

There are 80,658,175,170,943,878,571,660,636,856,403,766,975,289,505,440,883,277,824,000,000,000,000 ways a single deck of 52 cards can be shuffled. wow

Quotes I found on this...
"Start a timer that will count down the number of seconds from 52! to 0. We're going to see how much fun we can have before the timer counts down all the way.

Start by picking your favorite spot on the equator. You're going to walk around the world along the equator, but take a very leisurely pace of one step every billion years.

After you complete your round the world trip, remove one drop of water from the Pacific Ocean. Now do the same thing again: walk around the world at one billion years per step, removing one drop of water from the Pacific Ocean each time you circle the globe. Continue until the ocean is empty.

When it is, take one sheet of paper and place it flat on the ground. Now, fill the ocean back up and start the entire process all over again, adding a sheet of paper to the stack each time you’ve emptied the ocean.

Do this until the stack of paper reaches from the Earth to the Sun.

Take a glance at the timer, you will see that the three left-most digits haven’t even changed.

So, take the stack of papers down and do it all over again. One thousand times more.

You’re just about a third of the way done."
if there was a trillion galaxies with a trillion planets in each with a trillion people on each planet each shuffling a thousand times a second since the beginning of the known universe they would only now start having the same order of cards!

Posted on 11/27/13 10:44:07 PM | Show thread starter's posts only

Lol I just look at the frontpage of the forums and click on random most recently updated threads and what not. Turns out your usually the last poster xD

Posted on 1/7/14 9:02:46 PM | Show thread starter's posts only

Edited by teddzeppelin at 1-8-2014 10:09 AM

alexcohol replied at 11-28-2013 10:52 AM
There are 80,658,175,170,943,878,571,660,636,856,403,766,975,289,505,440,883,277,824,000,000,000,000 ...

what would u have you had a tillion googles of light years and broke the distance down into a tillion th of 1 billion of a google of a tillion of one jiffy then X's it to the 10th power divided by the mass of one photon cubed to the 10th power what would u have