Royal Flush Clip Art
If you're playing poker, the hand you'd most like to see is a royal flush. If you don't know, a royal flush is ten, jack, queen, king and ace, all of the same suit. (spades, clubs, hearts or diamonds) and it's the best possible hand in poker.
But what are your chances of making a royal flush in spades, in say, Texas Hold'em?
If math interests you, you may find this part interesting, if not, I put some really cool royal flush clip art with special effects, below.
To start, you first need to know that there are 311,875,200 ways of being dealt five cards from a 52 card deck. But, since the order that the cards come out doesn't matter, that number shrinks to 2,598,960 possible distinct hands. So the odds of you getting a royal flush in one suit are 1 in 2,598,960 or .0000004. Or put a different way, not good.
Another way to arrive at the .0000004 answer is to figure the chance of getting any of the five cards you need to make a royal flush from the entire deck of 52 cards. Then the chance of getting any of the remaining 4 cards from the remaining 51 cards left in the deck and so on.
Here is the formula for figuring the odds of getting a royal flush:
5/52 = .096
4/51 = .078
3/50 = .06
2/49 = .041
1/48 = .021
Now multiply all of the decimal equivalents (.096 x .078 x .06 x .041 x .021) to arrive at the chance of getting a royal flush in one particular suit, .0000004.
Of course, in Texas Hold'em, a royal flush in one suit is just as good as any other suit and since there are four suits, your odds are four times better. This means that instead of a 1 in 2,598,960 chance to make a royal flush in one suit, you have a 1 in 649,740 to make a royal flush in any of the four suits or 000002. Or put another way, not much better.
With those odds, if you're ever fortunate enough to have a royal flush in a game, it's too good a hand not to show.
You cannot use any images on this site for sale or to form your own
free collection of clip art.
You may use these free royal flush clip art images on your personal site as long as you give a link back to this site. To give a link, just copy the "royal flush clip art" link in the previous sentence and paste it to your site, or copy and paste the URL below.
For use on any commercial site or project, please contact us directly.
These terms are subject to change at any time.
Instructions for Downloading the free Royal Flush Clip Art
Choose a small version of any of the royal flush clip art above the large images to the right. When you click on one of the images, it will appear larger.
Once you've chosen an image and see it larger, double-click on the larger image, which will make the best version of the art appear. This will give you the highest quality art.
Next just right-click and save the final version of the artwork to your hard drive.
Free Royal Flush Clip ArtClick thumbnail to view full-size
Have you ever had a royal flush in a poker game?See results without voting
Other Clip Art Sites
- Free Golf Clipart
Golfers are allowed a maximum number of clubs in their bag at one time during a round, which is 14. They are free to choose whatever clubs they want to carry as long as they conform to the overall rules of...
- Free Tennis Clipart
The modern game of tennis originated in the United Kingdom in the late 19th century and was known as "lawn tennis". Originally, tennis rackets were made of wood and the strings came from animal gut. The...
- Free Soccer Clipart
Soccer, or as its more commonly know to the world outside of the U.S., football, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players using a spherical ball known as a soccer ball. It is widely...
- Free Basketball Clipart
Basketball was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a physical education teacher at the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts. The first basket was a peach basket, however one problem was that the basket...
- Playing Cards Clip Art
The free playing card clip art below comes in three categories. The first one is a complete set of regular playing cards for anyone who might want to add their own effects, the second one has a puzzle effect and the last one has a stretched and pulle
- Free Poker Clip Art
Below you will find different types of poker clip art. Of course the best hand is a royal flush consisting of ten through ace, all the same suit. The hands below are not the best, but I would take any of...
More by this Author
Owning a classic car is great, but a lot of it depends on how well funded you are. Please read on to see some thoughts and photos of some terrific Ford, Chevy and Chrysler Corporation classic cars.
This free golf clip art includes golf balls, golf bags and golf clubs.
The free playing card clip art below comes in three categories; a complete set of regular playing cards for anyone who want to add their own effects, a “puzzle” effect and a “stretched” effect.
No comments yet.