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What are the Chances of THAT Poker Hand ? 



And then there was Muffy. Muffy is usually miffed because a) she plays online poker, and b) utilizes that arcane science of mathematics . . . specifically, the branch of probabilities for hand odds.


Quite rightly, Muffy is ecstatic when her pair of sevens (spades and diamonds) turns into a sevens four-of-a-kind on a 9h, Kh, 7h, 7c flop and turn, and Unfathomably Lucky Larry goes all in on the 9 river. He must have a 9s full over 7s boat, the poor sap. Muffy hurls her equally-considerable stack into the pot. Larry beats her with a four-of-a-kind, nines, and Muffy bites her keyboard in half, in exasperation.


The likelihood of getting four of a kind itself is slim, but it happens with sufficient regularity in real-world poker play to be relatively unremarkable – against 9 other players, the possibility that there is yet another hand of quads does exist. It honestly can happen every now and then. The possibility of it happening when there are only two people at a table, on the other hand . . . well, you’re more likely to be hit by a Singer sewing machine while peeling a purple banana.…

US Ban on Online Casinos Does More Harm than Good – Qiu Qiu Online Terpercaya



With the recent surge in online casino interest the Qiu Qiu Online Terpercaya US government has taken steps to try to ban online gambling within its boarders. Land –based gambling is also outlawed in most US states. But there is an argument that an outright ban may end up doing more harm than good.


Gambling has long been an American tradition and so it was inevitable that with the advent of the Internet and the convenience and sophistication of Qiu Qiu Online Terpercaya software technology, gambling would be taken to the online arena. But based on the outcry from many anti-gambling pundits in Washington, there has been an effort to ban online casino in American altogether.


Basing their argument for a ban on moral grounds, the anti-online casino lobby has managed to keep online casinos off American soil. Therefore, Internet gambling operations are often located outside of the U.S., thus making it next to impossible for the US government to enforce any laws or take action against them. So the online casinos continue to exist and operate without being hindered in any way.


As was the case with prohibition (the banning of alcohol in America …

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