The Odds of Winning Solitaire, Backed with Data

By Neal Taparia - Last updated: 02/24/2024

When you play our free solitaire games, you may be wondering what are your odds of winning. We looked at our data of millions of random games played to get you definitive answers. Here is the summary of our most popular games.

  • For Solitaire or Klondike Turn 1, out of of 2,898,974 games played, 955,805 were won, making with win percentage 33.0%.
  • For Solitaire or Klondike Turn 3, out of of 1,429,916 games played, 158,382 were won, making with win percentage 11.1%. This means Turn 3 is about 3 times more difficult than Turn 1!
  • For FreeCell, out of of 296,733 games played, 121,239 were won, making with win percentage 40.9%. This is interesting because every game of FreeCell except one is winnable.
  • For Spider Solitaire 1 Suit, out of of 133,346 games played, 69,169 were won, making with win percentage 51.9%. This makes 1 Suit Spider Solitaire by far the easiest Spider Solitaire game.
  • For Spider Solitaire 2 Suits, out of of 221,671 games played, 36,728 were won, making with win percentage 16.6%.
  • For Spider Solitaire 4 Suits, out of of 75,678 games played, 46,55 were won, making with win percentage 6.2%, and making this the most difficult Spider Solitaire game.

Below, you can see the data and win percentages for our most popular games. Keep in mind these are human win rates. Because a game is not won does not mean it isn't winnable. However, given our large data set, these represent a good average or the typical win rate for someone who plays these games.

Note, we used a data set of just a few days to collect enough information to be statistically significant.

Game Total Random Games Played Total Games Won Win Percentage
Solitaire or Klondike Turn 12,898,974955,80533.0%
Solitaire or Klondike Turn 31,429,91615,838211.1%
Spider Solitaire 2 Suits221,67136,72816.6%
Las Vegas Solitaire179,6074,4962.5%
Spider Solitaire 1 Suit133,34669,16951.9%
Yukon Solitaire108,12114,65313.6%
Las Vegas Turn 3 Solitaire79,3644,1055.2%
Spider Solitaire 4 Suits75,6784,6556.2%
Pyramid Solitaire64,45519,21629.8%
Gold Solitaire46,869751516.0%
Russian Solitaire39,8411,2083.0%
Mahjong Turtule38,3785,92515.4%
Forty Thieves28,1549833.5%
Alaska Solitaire24,2621,2515.2%
Tripeaks Solitaire23,93312,20751.0%
Canfield Solitaire20,8361,7908.6%
Mahjong Triangle13,9622641.9%
Four Peaks Solitaire11,8556,01550.7%
Diamond Solitaire9,0435,05755.9%
Mahjong Fish8,0772112.6%
Thieves of Egypt Solitaire7,0711952.8%
Josephine Solitaire5,28665512.4%
Hole in One Solitaire5,2433,56668.0%
Mahjong Gate3,8632686.9%
Putt Putt3,82653213.9%
Mahjong Bird3,7431584.2%
Eight Off2,51492636.8%
Double Klondike2,3771,30254.8%
Golf Rush2,23287439.2%
Five Bridges1,7861,38377.4%
Double Russian1,754512.9%
Australian Solitaire1,49934422.9%
Double Klondike Turn 31,48259840.4%
Face Up Klondike1,42054638.5%
Triple Klondike1,24365752.9%
Demons and Thieves1,20437831.4%

About the author

Neal Taparia is one of the founders of Solitaired. He loves playing card games and is interested in understanding how games can help with brain training and skills building. In addition to card games, he also likes fishing and mountain biking.

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