Texas Hold’em Pre-Flop Odds

The chart below lists the odds of being dealt certain pre-flop hands. As you can see, waiting around for a “monster” is risky business. The odds of being dealt pocket aces, or any other specific pocket pair for that matter (such as King-King) is 221 to 1.

This chart should be used to give you an idea of the probability that you will be dealt the following cards. Use it only as a general guide to determine your strategy of play.

Odds of being dealt the following:

Starting Hand

Odds Against Being Dealt

 

 

Ace-Ace (AA)

221 to 1

Ace-Ace or King-King (AA or KK)

110.5 to 1

KK, QQ, or JJ

73.66 to 1

1010, 99, 88, 77 or 66

44.2 to 1

55, 44, 33 or 22

55.25 to 1

ANY POCKET PAIR

17 to 1

A-K Suited

331.5 to 1

A-K not Suited

110.5 to 1

A-Q or A-J Suited

165.75 to 1

A-Q or A-J not suited

55.25 to 1

Ace with suited card less than Jack

36.83 to 1

Ace with non-suited less than Jack

12.27 to 1

Any two suited cards

4.25 to 1

one Ace, or a pocket pair

4.91 to 1

Any combination of A,K or Q

27.6 to 1

Suited connectors (2-3 through K-Q)

30.13 to 1

Non-suited Connectors

15 to 1

Any two suited cards

3.25 to 1