Poker Hands

Learning the poker hand rankings is easy peasy, and therefore the information regarding these hands listed below will hopefully only take you a few moments to learn

Royal Flush - This is a Straight flush with cards from 10 to the ace. An example of this is 10 of Spades, Jack of Spades, Queen of Spades, King of Spades and the Ace of Spades.

Straight Flush - This is a Straight with all five cards of the same suit. An example of this is 7 of diamonds, 8 of diamonds, 9 of diamonds, 10 of diamonds and the Jack of diamonds.

Four of a Kind - This is Four cards of the same rank the suit is irrelevant. An example of this is Jack of clubs, Jack of diamonds, Jack of hearts, Jack of spades.

Full House - This is Three cards of one rank together with two cards of another rank. An example of this is Queen of hearts, Queen of spades, King of diamonds, King of clubs, King of hearts.

Flush Five cards of the same suit. When more than one flush is competing in the showdown, the one with the highest card wins.

Straight - This is simply Five cards in sequence. Should more than one straight be competing in the showdown, the one with the highest card wins. Be awrae that an ace can be taken as either high or low the suit is irrelevant.

Three of a Kind is simply Three cards of the same rank.

Two Pair - As the name suggests this is any two cards of one rank together with two cards of another rank. When more than one hand has two pairs of the same rank.

One Pair is simply as you may have guessed, two cards of the same rank. In case two hands have pairs, the highest pair wins. When more than one hand has a pair of the same rank, the hand with the highest card outside the pair wins.

Highest Card - This is when players have none of the above, the hand with the highest card wins.

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