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I'm not a Eucre expert by any means, but in my opinion, not leading the ♡A is foolish advice. If that's the only heart in your hand, then the odds are greater that your opponents will also have hearts. As you say, the dealer is likely strong in red. The best chance you have of winning the trick is on the opening lead. Why would you lead a suit which relies ...


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The website http://OhioEuchre.Com/ has much information on bidding strategies. Euchre is a game of chance where aggression pays off. The more you play the better you will get. Take chances! Even when you are getting euchred you're learning more about the game. The person that said there is little strategy to euchre is incorrect. Just play in any ...


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An Alternative Method Most players will learn when to bid by feel, but for those who are not yet at that point or prefer something more concrete, you can assign a score to your hand, in order to determine whether you should bid. Some players use a 3-2-1 point system, with the bowers worth 3 points each, face trumps worth 2 points each, and low trumps or ...


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When I used to play a lot of Euchre the side that didn't call trump would often toss in their cards after taking one trick conceding the rest of the tricks to the caller. Sometimes all it would take is to show the left bower after the right had been played on the first trick. Each group has to decide what they are comfortable with, but I think the more you ...


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Calling and getting all five tricks is A March. Calling trump and failing to get 3 tricks is called a Euchre. This is the earliest reference I could find to Euchre, in Hoyle's 1845 edition. This excerpt is from The Law and Practice of the Game of Euchre by Charles Henry Wharton Meehan. Written in 1862, per Wikipedia, it is believed to be the oldest ...


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Surprisingly, the odds for Scenarios 1 and 3 are the same! The chances for each: Scenario 1: 0.0047% Scenario 2: 0.0535% Scenario 3: 0.0047% Here are the calculations: Note: The order you consider cards in these calculations doesn't matter, so I'll use the most convenient ordering possible. Scenario 1: First, there are 24 cards in a Euchre deck. To ...


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This is how I've understood it: Calling trump and getting all 5 tricks -- that is called a "March", although I've heard it called "getting a Euchre" which I feel is wrong, because of below. Earn 3 or more tricks when opposing team calls trump -- If your opponent calls trump, and you get 3 or more tricks, you have "euchered" or "set" them, and they have ...


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Just play the game a lot and you'll learn when to bid and when not to. I find euchre to have a fairly small amount of strategy to it. In general If you have 3 trump and one of them is A or better, then you can feel free to bid. If you have some off-trump Aces, than that's a good sign and you should bid. You also have to consider what card you might be ...


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Conservatively, the idea would be to have at least 3 trump with one of the top 3 being in that group though I have played lots of times where I'd have 2 trump with one of the top 3 and an off-suit Ace. Some people will play a much more aggressive style though there are a few variations to keep in mind as some people will play a stick the dealer rule and ...


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First, I had no idea that Euchre had a point system (with regard to the value of each card in the deck). I played in college and I found that, more important than a strict strategy on how to play a certain hand, is to learn the habits of your opponents. I realize this is not novel considering card games. But with Euchre it becomes even more important, ...


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TO improve at Euchre, play a game that makes even greater demands on your strategic thinking, and play technique. Playing Bridge I have seen my Euchre level rise as my capability at Bridge increased, but playing any of 9-5-2, Whist, Hearts, Pinochle and many others (along with Euchre as well, naturally) will improve your play. As one example, learning when ...


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Solutions (TLDR) The probabilities of a single player getting one of the above hands, from a single deal, are: Scenario 1: 0.09%-0.10% Scenario 2: 1.40%-1.54% Scenario 3: 0.04%-0.05% The range of values in Scenario 2 is due to a discrepancy between my calculation and my simulation - the calculation gives the lower of these, and simulation gives the ...


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Oh, my. I finally digested the site you referenced. It reminded me that creating a website doesn't require a degree or certification. There is an awful lot of discussion on this particular thread which takes for granted this site offered sound advice. It absolutely does not. In fact, there are six pages' worth of advice which will quickly make you a ...


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Edit: I just realized I misread the question and answered a way more complicated case than what you asked. In the case where you literally already have three tricks and the other team has one, definitely throw it in. My answer below is for the more complicated case where you know what the final score will be without having played enough tricks to actually ...



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