For the first time in 70 years, Dennis Vandenberg hit it big, when he was recently dealt a 29-point cribbage hand.
According to en.wikipedia.org, the odds of being dealt a 29-point hand in a two-player cribbage game are 216,580 to one.
If you’re wondering how it works: The jack and four fives — three in White’s hand and one on the deck — create eight combinations that add up to 15, for a total of 16 points. The four fives create six unique pairs of fives for a total of 12 points. The jack in his hand of a suit matching the deck’s five gives one point. And 16 plus 12 plus one equals 29!