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All poker hands from a single deck

This question suggested itself to me – and I found a solution – after I solved Can you balance this poker deck?. Take out two aces from the standard 52-card deck. Your challenge is to partition the ...
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Can you balance this poker deck?

You are given the digits 0 to 9 in 4 poker suits. Distribute them onto the 8 highest poker hands (make one of each) of 5 digits each. They are Royal Flush (9 to 5 of one suit) Straight Flush (...
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How many different kinds of hands can appear in a single Texas Hold 'em game?

Texas Hold 'em is a form of poker where each player has 2 "pocket" cards, which they combine with 3 (or more) community cards from a pool of 5 to form their hand, which are then scored under ...
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Mind Reading in Three-Handed Pot Limit Omaha

Alice, Bob, and Charlie are playing a game of Pot Limit Omaha. After the river card is dealt, but before the players' hands are revealed, the following conversation takes place: Alice: "My hand ...
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Optimal solution to a modified poker game

Note: Knowledge of the poker game Texas Hold-em is (probably) needed in order to answer this question. You and a friend (only two people are playing) are playing a standard game of Texas Hold-em but ...
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