98Clubs
Joined: Jun 3, 2010
• Posts: 1728
June 14th, 2015 at 5:51:48 PM permalink
How many of the hands possible are rated Gong/Gong or better (a hand that beats any 9/9)?
Some people need to reimagine their thinking.
Wulfgar1224
Joined: May 19, 2014
• Posts: 111
June 14th, 2015 at 10:19:56 PM permalink
I believe that the answer is 298. I entered H2,7,L2,7 into the calculator on the wizardofodds.com website. There were only 298 possibilities that beat that hand.
charliepatrick
Joined: Jun 17, 2011
• Posts: 2597
June 14th, 2015 at 10:23:57 PM permalink
Assuming you use house way (which for these hands doesn't matter)..
WinTieLose
All Hands216 127 600297 006 440223 146 960
beats best 9/9
16 676 344
2 436 124
134 032

 295 2 Pairs 16 * 15 / 2 120 Pairs (not L2 H2 9 8 7) + H2 + {9 H8 L8 H7 L7} 10 * 1 * 5 45 sly L2 45 Pairs (H2) + L2 + (9 8 7) 1 * 1 * 5 5 Pair (H2) + (98 98 97 97 88 87 87 87 87 77) 10 sly L2 15 Pair (9 8 7) + H2 + L2 5 * 1 * 1 5 Pair 9 + {H2 / L2} + {H8 L8 H7 L7} 8 Pair {H8 / L8} + {H2 / L2} + {9 8 H7 L7} 16 Pair (H7 / L7} + {H2 / L2} + {9 H8 L8 7} 16 H2 + L2 + (98 98 97 97 88 87 87 87 87 77) 10
98Clubs
Joined: Jun 3, 2010