Pilatch Card Games

Tournament Pilatch

Keeps players enthralled while sweeping your tournament to its conclusion.

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2 to 9 players can play Tournament Pilatch per deck.
Deck Build

42 cards. Ranks 1-10, Jack, Queen, King, Ace in each of the three suits. No wild cards.

Beginning a Hand

Each player starts with a bet card up.

Shuffle the deck. Deal each player a hand of 3 cards. Have a round of betting.

Then deal community cards.

Community Cards

The community cards are dealt out in three rounds:

  1. Deal 2 cards face-down, then 2 cards face-up. Have a round of betting.
  2. Deal 1 card face-down, then 1 card face-up. Have another round of betting.
  3. Deal 1 card face-down, then 1 card face-up. Have a final round of betting.
Best 5-cards hand wins. Your 3 cards in hand will be combined with either 4 face-up, or 4 face-down community cards. You can use only 5 of those 7. See the rules on winning.

Hands, Best to Worst:
Hand Name Description Chance*
Straight Flush A Straight, in only one suit 0.07%
Full House Triples, and a Pair of another rank 1.25%
Straight 5 adjacent ranks (Ace is high, 1 is low) 3.75%
Triples 3 of the same rank, and 2 others 4.26%
Flush 5 of the same suit 9.37%
Two Pairs A Pair, another Pair, and 1 other 20.5%
Rags 'n Riches Cannot form any other hand type 22.0%
Pair 2 of the same rank, and 3 others 72.2%

* simulated raw stats