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Open ended straight flush draw

A powerful draw that combines the open ended straight draw with a flush draw. This draw is also the most probably way to make the highest ranked made hand in poker: the straight flush. In theory, the open ended straight flush draw can make a straight with 6 possible cards and a flush with 9 possible cards. The high number of outs provides the player with nearly a third of the deck to hit a strong made hand. Against a pair, the Open Ended Straight Flush Draw is a favorite on the flop and has strong equity on the turn.
The Open Ended Straight Flush Draw also has strong equity against three of a kind, having more than 40% equity against one of the most powerful hands in poker. Therefore, it is generally recommended that players play OESFD as a strong hand on the flop. Most players will raise this flop and will be able to properly wager all the chips with this draw.

Also, an open ended straight flush draw always has the possibility of hitting the absolute nuts with a straight flush, giving it some power in situations where the flush and straight are drawing thin or dead.

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