Seven Card Stud Notes

In contrast to the poker hands were the poker rules define the categories and ranks, there are no fixed rules for the starting hand groups in Seven card Stud.

The Groups

Here the starting hands are divided into the following groups:
Rolled Up: Three cards of the same rank.
Pairs: All starting hand with a pair and another card.
Three Big Cards: Three cards ten or higher.
Three to Straight: Three cards in sequence.
Two to Straight: Two cards in sequence and another card.
High Card: All other starting hands.
Please note that if a starting falls in more than one group, it is only listed in the higher group.
For example king of diamondsqueen of diamondsjack of hearts is listed within the group "Three Big Cards", even it would also qualify for "Three to Straight".

Explanation for the numbers use to display the texas hold'em statistics

Starting with all starting hands, you can click on the name of the rank to see the distribution for that category. This will show you the statistics for the selected rank. You can do this, until there are no more different ranks in that category. On the right side you will see hand examples for the best and worst hands of the category you are currently displaying.

Above you see a screen shot for the statistics for two pair.

The heading shows the name of the group, in this case rolled up.
Number of Hands: the total for this group. In this case there are 52 pair combinations from all 22.100 Seven Card Stud starting hands.
Odds: The odds to receive a hand from this group (rolled up). Here your odds to get a pair are 424/1.
Different ranks: Number of different ranks for that group. Here, there are 13 different rolled up ranks, namely from rolled up aces down to rolled up deuces.

The Columns

Category: The name of the category. In the example, the marked cells in that row show the values for rolled up Jacks.
Number: The number of hands that fall into that group. In the example, there are 4 different combinations for rolled up jacks.
Odds: The odds to receive that hand. In the example the odds to get rolled up jacks are 5.524/1.
Distrib.: The distribution among that group. Here the number of 7,69% shows, that from all rolled up starting hands 7,69% will be jacks.
Chance: The probability to receive that hand. The basis for the calculation are always all hands. The chance to get rolled up jacks out of all possible seven card stud starting hands is 0,02%.
Totaled: In this column the chance for this and the better ranks is totaled. For rolled up jacks, the number tells you, that 0,07% of all hands will be rolled up jacks or better