Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Nov 15 04:18:16 UTC 2001

On Wed, Nov 14, 2001 at 06:08:25PM +0800, Laurence Horn wrote:
> At 3:28 PM -0600 11/14/01, Donald M. Lance wrote:
> >Laurence Horn wrote:
> >
> >>  >  But what means "The ace has a higher value
> >>  than a club"?  One of the terms of comparison must be a typo, but I'm
> >>  not sure which, or (if it's the "ace" that should be "spade") in what
> >>  context.
> >
> >Senior moment, not exactly typo.  I meant the suit of spades has a
> >higher value than the
> >suit of clubs in poker.
> Not in poker, as I've ever played it.  In bridge, I believe spades
> and hearts are the major suits and clubs and diamonds the minor, but
> in poker a club flush to the ace ties with a spade flush to the ace.
> Jesse?

Spades, hearts, diamonds, and then clubs--in bridge. In poker there is
no distinction among the suits, at all, ever.

Jesse Sheidlower

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