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Face up Poker (Posted on 2007-06-04) Difficulty: 3 of 5
This is a bar bet. You bet another player "You cannot beat me at Poker even if we pick our hands out of a faceup deck, and you pick first."

The rules:
* First, a player picks five cards from the face up deck.
* Then, the other player picks five of the remaining cards.
* Suits are all ranked the same
* There is one draw phase where either player may get new cards.

QUESTION 1: How can you win your bet if the other player goes first, and picks a Royal Flush (10-J-Q-K-A of the same suit) as most people would?

QUESTION 2: How can you win your bet if you go first?

No Solution Yet Submitted by e.g.    
Rating: 1.0000 (1 votes)

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No Subject | Comment 6 of 8 |
 The challenge is that they cannot BEAT you. If they draw first and pick a royal flush, you do too. That would be a tie not a win. If you draw first, you can either draw a royal flush and tie again or take all 4 aces and a king. No way to beat that with the remaining cards.
  Posted by William on 2007-07-09 02:47:33
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