deadcat
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February 18th, 2022 at 11:14:54 AM permalink
Why do you hold 4 cards to an inside straight draw (with no high cards, straight pays 4) instead of discarding all 5 cards? On 6/9 Jacks or better with the same straight payback (4 for a straight) you don't do that.
ThatDonGuy
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February 18th, 2022 at 11:38:27 AM permalink
On 6/9 Jacks or Better, two pair pays 2. On Triple Bonus Plus, two pair pays 1, so I am assuming the expected value of going for the inside straight (of the 47 cards, 4 make the straight, so the expected return = 16/47 if none of the four held cards are higher than a 10) is higher than the expected value of drawing five new cards because of the reduced value of being dealt two pair. Double Bonus appears to be the same way.
deadcat
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February 18th, 2022 at 11:48:56 AM permalink
Ok, that makes sense, thank you. (Of course you also have the increased payout for drawing 5 and getting quads, but of course the 2 pair scenario is much more likely).
Last edited by: deadcat on Feb 18, 2022
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