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Poker Probabilities Igo, Rob Jul 05, 2006
I read and enjoyed your article "Detecting design: specification versus likelihood." You have done an admirable job explaining probability and hypothesis testing. I have one small nit to pick: Early on you say,"The
chances of getting a Royal Flush if the cards are dealt randomly are about 2.5 million to 1." I'm guessing you know that this is the probability of drawing a royal flush *in a particular suit,* specified beforehand (or any
combination of five cards, for that matter).

Cheers,

Rob