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Turnover of Glencore (2015) ($209.2billion) *is 2.5 x* GDP in Sri Lanka (2019) (84 billion USD p/a)

Number of possible starting hands in Hold'em poker (1,326 )

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Number of possible starting hands in Hold'em poker (1,326 )

- is 1/500 of Estimated world population of Hooded Seal (662,000 individuals)...more
- is 1/500 of Pop. of Luxembourg (2023) (661,000)...more
- is 1/500 of Number of active personnel in the Pakistan Armed Forces (654,000 )...more
- is 1/400 of Estimated world population of American Bison (530,000 individuals)...more
- is 1/400 of Pop. of Maldives (2023) (521,000)...more
- is 1/100 of Estimated world population of Muskox (135,000 individuals)...more
- is 1/100 of Number of seats in the Narendra Modi Stadium (Indian cricket stadium) (132,000 )...more
- is 1/50 of Number of number of words in Robert Louis Stephenson's Treasure Island (67,000 )...more
- is 1/50 of Number of seats in Eden Gardens Cricket Ground (India) (66,000 )...more
- is 1/20 of Estimate of population of Indian Elephant (27,000 individuals)...more
- is 1/20 of Number of satellites orbiting the Earth (2023) (26,700 )...more
- is 1/20 of Estimated world population of Mountain Zebra (26,500 individuals)...more
- is 1/20 of Estimated population of Mountain Zebra (26,500 individuals)...more
- is 1/10 of Number of airports in the United States (13,510 )...more
- is 1/5 of Estimated population of African Wild Dogs (6,600 individuals)...more
- is 1/4 of Number of seats in the Royal Albert Hall (5,270 )...more
- is 1/2 of Number of seats in Royal Festival Hall (2,700 )...more
- is 1/2 of Number of seats in the concert hall in the Sydney Opera House (2,679 )...more
- is 1/2 of Estimate of population of Sumatran Elephant (2,600 individuals)...more
- is about as big as Estimate of population of Borneo Elephant (1,300 individuals)...more
- is 2 x Estimated population of Asiatic Lion (674 individuals)...more
- is 2.5 x Number of Completed buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (532 )...more
- is 2.5 x Number of passengers on an Airbus A380 airliner (typical configuration) (525 )...more
- is 2.5 x Number of passengers on a Boeing 747-400 airliner (maximum capacity) (524 )...more
- is 4 x Number of digits used in writing a googol in binary (333 )...more
- is 5 x Number of skyscrapers in Dubai (>150m tall) (263 )...more
- is 10 x Number of airports in Cuba (133 )...more

Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.

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