Cards of the same color are called suited. With suited starting hands, the hope is for a flush (5 cards of the same color). The chances are, however, not very good. The probability is just 5.77%.

A somewhat better chance if the cards are connected (suited connectors). When playing these starting hole cards, there is still a chance for a Straight, Straight Flush, or with cards such as AKs even a Royal Flush.

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  1. Suited Connectors
  2. Royal Flush
  3. Implied Odds
  4. Flush Draw
  5. Baby Flush
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