Stardeck Poker

Stardeck allows 8 players to play in one hand rather than just 7. Players can deal deal longer without having to shuffle. For poker games, players can choose to utilize the additional SUPER Hands or can choose to follow the regular rules. The SUPER Hands presents new hand probabilities and adds an interesting dimension to poker games.

Poker Hand Illustrations & Rankings

Poker Hand Illustrations

Stardeck Poker Example Hands

Below are examples of the new hands. Each of the SUPER hands include one card from each of the 5 suits.

1. Ace of StarsAce of SpadesAce of HeartsAce of ClubsAce of Diamonds 5-of-a-Kind:
The same card from each of the 5 suits
2. Jack of Clubs10 of Clubs9 of Clubs8 of Clubs7 of Clubs Straight Flush:
Five cards in numerical order, all of the same suit
3. 2 of Stars2 of Spades2 of Hearts2 of Clubs6 of Diamonds SUPER 4-of-a-Kind:
Four cards of the same numerical rank, consisting of one card from each suit
4. 8 of Stars7 of Spades6 of Hearts5 of Clubs4 of Diamonds SUPER Straight:
Five cards in numerical order, consisting of one card from each suit
5. Jack of StarsJack of SpadesJack of Hearts8 of Clubs8 of Diamonds SUPER Full House:
Three of the same numerical rank, and two of the same numerical rank, represented by one card from each suit.
6. 7 of Stars7 of Spades7 of Hearts7 of Clubs8 of Stars 4-of-a-Kind:
Four cards of the same numerical rank and another random card
7. Ace of Diamonds10 of Diamonds7 of Diamonds5 of Diamonds3 of Diamonds Flush:
Five cards of the same suit, regardless of their numerical rank
8. Ace of StarsAce of Spades5 of Stars5 of Spades5 of Hearts Full House:
Three of the same numerical rank, and two of the same numerical rank
9. Queen of StarsQueen of SpadesQueen of Hearts9 of Clubs8 of Diamonds SUPER 3-of-a-Kind:
Three cards of the same numerical rank, consisting of one card from each suit
10. 3 of Stars3 of Spades2 of Hearts2 of Clubs7 of Diamonds SUPER 2 Pair:
Two sets of pairs consisting of one card from each suit
11. 6 of Diamonds5 of Diamonds4 of Stars3 of Stars2 of Stars Straight:
Five cards in numerical order, regardless of their suits
12. 9 of Stars9 of Spades9 of Hearts8 of Hearts3 of Hearts 3-of-a-Kind:
Three cards of the same numerical rank
13a. King of StarsJack of Spades8 of Hearts6 of Clubs3 of Diamonds SUPER Runt:
One card from each suit
13b. Ace of StarsAce of Spades9 of Hearts6 of Clubs2 of Diamonds SUPER Pair:
One pair consisting of one card from each suit
14. 6 of Stars6 of Spades3 of Stars3 of Hearts2 of Spades Two Pair:
Two sets of pairs
15. 5 of Stars5 of Spades9 of Spades4 of Spades2 of Diamonds One Pair:
One pair
16. Jack of Stars9 of Stars7 of Spades5 of Spades2 of Hearts Runt:
No pair; highest-valued card

 

Stardeck Poker Reference Cards

Below is a link to a sheet of 10 Reference Cards that list the Stardeck Poker Hand Rankings. The cards are the size of a credit card and fit nicely into a waller. Simply print the PDF and cut along the guidelines.

Wallet Cards Cut along guides with
slicing machine or scissors.

 

Poker Hand Rankings

Stardeck Five-card Stud Poker with SUPER Hands

# Hand Count Probability
1 5-of-a-Kind 13 0.00016%
2 Straight Flush 50 0.00061%
3 SUPER 4-of-a-Kind 780 0.00944%
4 SUPER Straight 1,200 0.01453%
5 SUPER Full House 1,560 0.01889%
6 4-of-a-Kind 3,120 0.03777%
7 Flush* 6,385 0.07730%
8 Full House* 14,040 0.16998%
9 SUPER 3-of-a-Kind 17,160 0.20775%
10 SUPER 2 Pair 25,740 0.31163%
11 Straight 30,000 0.36320%
12 3-of-a-Kind 197,340 2.38914%
13 SUPER** (Runt > Pair) 324,840 3.93274%
14 2 Pair 403,260 4.88215%
15 1 Pair 3,403,400 41.20395%
16 Runt 3,831,000 46.38077%

* = Flush beats Full House

** = A SUPER Runt (No Pair) beats a SUPER Pair. A SUPER Pair can be made 171,600 ways and a SUPER Runt only 153,240 ways.

Stardeck Five-card Stud Poker without SUPER Hands

# Hand Count Probability
1 5-of-a-Kind 13 0.00016%
2 Straight Flush 50 0.00061%
3 4-of-a-Kind 3,120 0.03777%
4 Flush* 6,385 0.07730%
5 Full House* 14,040 0.16998%
6 Straight 30,000 0.36320%
7 3-of-a-Kind 197,340 2.38914%
8 2 Pair 403,260 4.88215%
9 1 Pair 3,403,400 41.20395%
10 Runt 3,831,000 46.38077%

* = Flush beats Full House

Regular Five-card Stud Poker

# Hand Count Probability
1 Straight Flush 36 0.0014%
2 4-of-a-Kind 624 0.0240%
3 Full House 3,744 0.1441%
4 Flush 5,108 0.1965%
5 Straight 10,200 0.3925%
6 3-of-a-Kind 54,912 2.1128%
7 2 Pair 123,552 4.7539%
8 1 Pair 1,098,240 42.2570%
9 Runt 1,302,540 50.1178%