Poker Probability

What is poker hand probability?

You might know the basics of poker and what hand beats what, but if you also know poker hand probabilities of winning hands you can greatly increase your success rate.

Poker hand probability is a bunch of mathematical statistics that determine the likelihood of you hitting a hand or of having certain hole cards. Take an example of a coin flip, there are two possible outcomes; heads or tails. So you have a 50/50 chance of winning a coin flip. In poker there’s a huge amount of outcomes, with 52-cards giving a huge amount of different hands for the player. Below we’ve outlined odds and probabilities on our Poker Hand Probability Chart, so you can get a better idea of how strong your hand is.

Poker Hand Probability Chart – Stats and Odds of Each Hand

Poker Hand Probability Chart

Hole Cards Probability

Hand Probability Odds
AKs (or any specific suited cards) 0.00302 330.5 : 1
AA (or any specific pair) 0.00452 220 : 1
AKs, KQs, QJs, or JTs (suited cards) 0.0121 81.9 : 1
AK (or any specific non-pair incl. suited) 0.0121 81.9 : 1
AA, KK, or QQ 0.0136 72.7 : 1
AA, KK, QQ or JJ 0.0181 54.25 : 1
Suited cards, jack or better 0.0181 54.25 : 1
AA, KK, QQ, JJ, or TT 0.0226 43.2 : 1
Suited cards, 10 or better 0.0302 32.2 : 1
Suited connectors 0.0392 24.5 : 1
Connected cards, 10 or better 0.0483 19.7 : 1
Any 2 cards with rank at least queen 0.0498 19.1 : 1
Any 2 cards with rank at least jack 0.0905 10.1 : 1
Any 2 cards with rank at least 10 0.143 5.98 : 1
Connected cards (cards of consecutive rank) 0.157 5.38 : 1
Any 2 cards with rank at least 9 0.208 3.81 : 1
Not connected nor suited, at least one 2-9 0.534 0.873 : 1