# Mathematical inconsistencies with pocket pairs on replay

The Mathematics on how often a pocket pair is dealt with another pocket pair are very low, as low as 6%, yet here on replay I feel I see it waaay more often than that. I feel that this is not in line with the statements of the site saying that the shuffling algorithm is 100% fair, random, and not rigged in any way.

I would love to see what the statistics are for this on replay poker. Is it really as low as or near 6%?

If anyone has the ability to answer such a question I would really appreciate!

Another believer in the â€ś Replay poker â€ś is rigged conspiracy. Play 10,000 hands and You do the math on the probability percentage. It must be the heat this week.

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I never said rigged, I said that I â€śfeelâ€ť that it is not in line with their statements, nothing absolute. I have played many more hands than 10,000, and is why I am speaking out about this in a rational manner.

All I ask is a question, can statistics be shown that fall in line with the normality of the 6%.

I think looking at this chart to see how your hand would fare against another pair of hole cards may be more beneficial than worrying about the odds of a second player having a pair as their hole cards. I see two players having pairs, but not as regularly as you imply.

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Thank you MinnowShark that is quite helpful!

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Enjoy, and good luck at the tables.

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This afternoon I had a full house only to go to showdown and find I was up against not one but two other full houses, and mine was the weakest one. Ironically I thought this was appropo to this thread, two of us had pocket pairs, and the one who didnâ€™t, won.

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Youâ€™re right, and you should see it more often than that. The chance of you individually getting dealt a pocket pair is about 6%, but the chance of any player at the table getting a pocket pair is much higher - and it gets higher the more players at the table there are.

You can use the Gordon Pair Principle to approximate the chance of another player having a pocket pair if you have one. For example, if youâ€™re at a 9 seat table and you have a pocket pair then thereâ€™s approximately a 48% chance that someone else also was dealt a pocket pair (8 players x 12 other pocket pairs available / 2)

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It happens to us all & when it does I just hope I didnâ€™t loose to much of my stack:)

What actually happens all the time here at Replay, is that 3, yes thatâ€™s three pocket pairs are dealt at the same time. Iâ€™ve seen it hundreds of times, last time today I fortunately folded my sailboats after raising since I got an inkling after the other two went all in with cowboys and I think it was fishhooks. Cowboys won. 3 ppâ€™s happens a ridiculous amount of the time, if the low pair calls, it often wins, thatâ€™s how it goes.

BlackWidow carried out an excellent analysis on hands dealt here. Go see post 2731 of the Fairness Debate.

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