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Bainbridge cribbage player gets amazing ‘29 hand’

Mel Queener shows her “29 hand” after getting the lucky deal during a cribbage game at the Waterfront Park Community Center.  - Photo courtesy of Eileen Magnuson
Mel Queener shows her “29 hand” after getting the lucky deal during a cribbage game at the Waterfront Park Community Center.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Eileen Magnuson

Mel Queener had an amazing hand in cribbage during the weekly cribbage games at the Waterfront Park Community Center on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Queener picked up what’s officially called a “29 hand” or a “perfect hand” - she was dealt three fives and a Jack, with the flip card being the remaining five (and that five being the same suit as the held Jack).

The odds of getting a “29 hand” are reportedly 216,580-to-1.

 

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