A favorite poker aphorism dating back to the days of five-card draw is the advice "never draw to an inside straight."
The phrase is so well known it has become an idiom, used even in non-poker contexts as a way of advising someone to avoid taking unnecessary or unwise risks. You don't even have to know exactly why you shouldn't draw to an inside straight in order to understand the caution being advised.
Poker players who understand pot odds know why drawing to an inside straight usually isn't recommended. How much do you know about inside straight draws? Test yourself with the eight multiple-choice questions below, all of which have something to do with inside straight draws.
Get six of eight right and you pass the quiz, and when done check out the "Top results" to see how you did versus others. If logged in here at PokerNews, your username will appear. Need an account? Click here to get one.