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    Interesting fact, it's no wonder I can't master this game.

    There are more card deck combinations than there are atoms on Earth.
    Don't blame your bad hand at the poker table on a stroke of bad luck; it's really just a matter of math, seeing as there are more ways to arrange a deck of cards than there are total atoms on Earth! If a card deck is shuffled properly, there's a pretty high chance that it comes out in an arrangement that has never existed before, because a deck of 52 cards has an astronomically large number of permutations. (Put simply: It's a 69-digit number!)
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    Is the math 52^52 ?

    Interesting this video was just suggested to me...



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    Quote Originally Posted by compuease View Post
    There are more card deck combinations than there are atoms on Earth.
    Don't blame your bad hand at the poker table on a stroke of bad luck; it's really just a matter of math, seeing as there are more ways to arrange a deck of cards than there are total atoms on Earth! If a card deck is shuffled properly, there's a pretty high chance that it comes out in an arrangement that has never existed before, because a deck of 52 cards has an astronomically large number of permutations. (Put simply: It's a 69-digit number!)

    did you just watch the Richard turner movie or see him on one of the magic shows? That is one of his lines about the number of ways to shuffle a deck is numerical nightmare.
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