# Poker Probability & Poker Odds

Your odds of building a flush are about two to one. Yahoo Secret Question What town was your mother born place forgot it my mail is sha Zynga poker weekly tournament question? It contains or requests illegal information. Legal Privacy Security Contact. Leader Board What's this? Was this comment helpful?

## Desirable Poker Hands

Next comes two pairs, which consists of two pairs of cards bearing the same value. As an example, pretend you are holding two diamonds and there are two diamonds on the flop. Your odds of building a flush are about two to one.

This means that for about every three times you play this same hand, you can expect to get a flush once. To calculate poker odds, you need to know how many outs are in your hand. In poker, an out is defined as a card that helps you make your hand.

There are 13 cards in each suit. If you have an ace of hearts and a king of hearts, and there are two more hearts on the flop, there are nine more hearts in the deck and you have nine outs.