Ben Joffe

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6 player deck, small blind always wins:

  1. A spades.
  2. K hearts.
  3. Q spades.
  4. J clubs.
  5. 8 spades.
  6. 7 diamonds.
  7. 6 hearts.
  8. 3 spades.
  9. 4 diamonds.
  10. J diamonds.
  11. 4 hearts.
  12. 9 clubs.
  13. 5 clubs.
  14. A hearts.
  15. K diamonds.
  16. 8 diamonds.
  17. T clubs.
  18. Q clubs.
  19. 7 clubs.
  20. 5 diamonds.
  21. A clubs.
  22. K spades.
  23. 2 spades.
  24. 6 clubs.
  25. 9 spades.
  26. 6 diamonds.
  27. 4 spades.
  28. 3 hearts.
  29. J hearts.
  30. T spades.
  31. 5 spades.
  32. 2 diamonds.
  33. 3 clubs.
  34. Q diamonds.
  35. K clubs.
  36. 9 hearts.
  37. 4 clubs.
  38. 6 spades.
  39. 7 spades.
  40. A diamonds.
  41. Q hearts.
  42. J spades.
  43. T diamonds.
  44. 5 hearts.
  45. 3 diamonds.
  46. 2 clubs.
  47. 2 hearts.
  48. 8 hearts.
  49. T hearts.
  50. 8 clubs.
  51. 9 diamonds.
  52. 7 hearts.

This deck has no obvious patterns.

Found on 15 March 2010 by Shane Cobalt.


There also exists special case solutions to this particular kind of deck that don't require a computer to find as pointed out by Tom Darrow on 19 Feb 2010, one such deck is below:

  1. A spades.
  2. Q hearts.
  3. T clubs.
  4. 8 diamonds.
  5. 6 spades.
  6. 4 hearts.
  7. 2 clubs.
  8. K diamonds.
  9. J spades.
  10. 9 hearts.
  11. 7 clubs.
  12. 5 diamonds.
  13. 3 spades.
  14. A hearts.
  15. Q clubs.
  16. T diamonds.
  17. 8 spades.
  18. 6 hearts.
  19. 4 clubs.
  20. 2 diamonds.
  21. K spades.
  22. J hearts.
  23. 9 clubs.
  24. 7 diamonds.
  25. 5 spades.
  26. 3 hearts.
  27. A clubs.
  28. Q diamonds.
  29. T spades.
  30. 8 hearts.
  31. 6 clubs.
  32. 4 diamonds.
  33. 2 spades.
  34. K hearts.
  35. J clubs.
  36. 9 diamonds.
  37. 7 spades.
  38. 5 hearts.
  39. 3 clubs.
  40. A diamonds.
  41. Q spades.
  42. T hearts.
  43. 8 clubs.
  44. 6 diamonds.
  45. 4 spades.
  46. 2 hearts.
  47. K clubs.
  48. J diamonds.
  49. 9 spades.
  50. 7 hearts.
  51. 5 clubs.
  52. 3 diamonds.

This deck repeats the faces [AQT8642K9753] every 13 cards, and repeats the suits every 4 cards.

2 BB DE
3 SB BB DE
4 SB BB UG DE
5 SB BB UG CO DE
6 SB BB UG HJ CO DE
7 SB BB UG M1 HJ CO DE
8 SB BB M1 M2 CO DE
9 SB UG
10 SB BB M3 HJ DE
11 BB UG M1 HJ
12 SB M5
13
14 M8
15 M6
16 M6
17
18 M10
19
20 M6
21 M8
22 M8