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I just got done proving it above...and so did you. If there are 4 of us are playing, the simplest way are these hands dealt to the four players:
4, 4, 5, 5
4, 4, 5, 5
7, 7, 8, 8
7, 7, 8, 8
So now what happens when a 6 is cut Phil? Are those not ALL 24 hands everyone is holding? Oh and Phil...there are even more. Some might be holding 4, 4, 5, 6 and a six cut would ALSO give ALL 24 hands to everybody. Two identical 24 hands happen all the time. Have no idea what the odds are, but as you can see above, it is pretty rare but can and does happen.
Your last card played scores a run of four (3, A, 4, 2). If it was truly the LAST card played and nobody had anymore, then you can add one more point for the Go.
9 points
5 for the run
2 15 combinations
4+ 6 +5
4 + 6 + 3 +2
8 points
2pts per pair
2 combinations of 15
7 + 3 + 3 + 2 (twice)
The normal time limit per game is 15 minutes. A nine game match should last no more than 3 hours and a 22 game match should last not longer than 7 hours. You did not say how many people were in your "tournament" so it is impossible to say, but if a player cannot play a game in 15 minutes (meaning if it went all 3 games NO longer than 45), then they are playing way too slowly. Most games by experienced players take between 7 and 12 minutes.
Does this last two played score 5 for a run of 5 or nothing
Two three ace four and then a two
I know the four is for a run of four
We just had a 19 point hand!
Three 5s and a Jack of hearts and the turn up card was a Q of hearts.
So playing with two people, the play went as follows: 3 then 4 then 7 then 5 then 6. Does the last person get a 5 point run? Or did the 7 ruin it and they only get the three point?
I came onto this site to check whether the cut card could be placed into your hand for counting
Placing starter card in hand, crib or pack
Penalty: 2 points
When counting hands, neither player must mix the turnup card into their own hand or crib, or place it back in the pack. There is a 2 point penalty for this.
surely you contravene this rule if you do what your friend does
i have 3 8's and 2 7's. score this for me please
Unfortunately your hand does not count.....Fortunately you have had two dealt to you...I have never seen even dealt one in thirty years and thousands of games played.
Travis
I don't know, but if some one can figure that out, figure this one as well:
What are the odds of both player's hands (not the crib) and the cut card being all one suit? AND the cut card ended up being the jack, to boot. So 9 cards, all spades. This just happened to me tonight in a live game with my son. Would have really freaked me out if the last 4 spades in the deck ended up in the crib (there were none).
I can't find any rules for my question.
Let's say the last card played was an 8, the dealer says go and the counts begins from 0.
If the Dealer now lays down an 8  does it count as a pair?
Or after one player layed down a 3 and an ace and scores 2 for 31 and the second player now lays down a two. Does he score 3 (run) for 2?
Or does all this combinations need to happen within the way to 31?
About 1 in 3.7 million  in a two handed game  where you don't attempt take into consideration the odds of your opponent getting any of your flush suit.
In a two handed game your opponent couldn't prevent you from drawing 8 flush cards and the upcard in the same suit  because this hand requires 9 cards in the same suit  leaving the last four to the opponent.
As your opponent draws any of the flush suit cards, odds would be exponentially greater to draw the 9 suited cards to create a double flush.
A three or four person game would be ridiculous  as any more than 4 of the flush suit cards being dealt to other players, blocks this potential hand.
7 7 4 5 in hand and ace on board
Please verify for my girlfriend and I
Not possable, there is simply not enough 4s or 5s or 6s to make 4 hands of 24 by cutting a 6 possable. The best you could do is 3. Try the odds of this one tho. I kept in my hand last night, 2,7s, an 8 and a 9. I cut an 8. After the hand was played out, we descovered that my opponent also had 2,7s an 8 and a 9. Now what are the odds of getting 2 identical 24 hands? Have witness and pics to prove. I have asked guiness the same question
222=6
82221:15=2
Overall rule is 15's are 2 points. no matter if the 2 is in the play pile.
This pegging question is similar to the one that came up today in our atsea tournament aboard our ship and I was wondering if you could confirm for me. I've done an extensive online search for an answer and have come up empty. The answer from Rudy and Ezra is the closest I could find and I believe applies equally to our situation. It is thus:
I had no more cards to play. My opponent had three remaining in his hand. The play was:
9
9 for 18; he pegs 2 points for the pair
9 for 27: 6 points for the pair royal and one for the "go"
total pegging points = 9
Could anyone confirm that this is correct? There were those who claim that the total pegging points in this situation was 7 (6 for the pair royal and 1 for the "go". Apologies if this seem inherently obvious. I believe the 9 pegged points to be correct.
Many thanks,
What Is The score for 2 four, 2 fièvre, 2 six
The way we play is that only a 'go' will get you out of the stinkhole but you still get anomalies. For example, if the cards are counting 28 with the last card a '2' and then I lay another '2', I get a 'go' but I can't count the 'go' because I also get 2 points for the pair.
8 points
22 33 equals two pair 4 pts
7+3+3+2=twice 1 for each 2 =4 pts
Never heard of it, but it would be possible. Here are the hands that the four would have to hold. One players could hold 8,8,7,7 and two or three players must hold a combination of 4, 4, 5, 5 or 4, 5, 5, 6 or 4, 4, 5, 6, lastly one player could hold 9, 6, 6, 6 but that would mean that no other 6 was in another hand. So you would have to have 8877 or 4455 in two of the hands. In case you were wondering 3, 3, 3, 3 and a 6 cut is only 20.
Two distinct combinations of 15 and two pair.
Winner of the deal deals. They don't get to designate who will deal.
This has been asked and answered a dozen times on this board. The answer is NO. You get two points for landing on 31 REGARDLESS of what card was played.