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Poker Hand Rankings are valid regardless of which poker variation is played.


Royal Flush

Royal Flush

Ten, Jack, Queen, King, & Ace of the same suit

Straight Flush

Straight Flush

Five cards in sequence with all five cards of the same suit

Four of a Kind

Four of a Kind

Four cards of the same face value (also known as "quads")

Full House

Full House

Three cards of the same face value and two cards of another face value. If more than one player has a full house, the full house with the highest ranking three of a kind ("trips") wins.

Flush

Flush

Five cards of the same suit. If there is more than one flush, the hand with the highest card(s) wins.

Straight

Straight

Five cards in sequence. Cards can be in any suit. Aces can be used as the highest or lowest card.

Three of a Kind

Three of a Kind

Three cards of the same face value (also known as "trips")

Two Pair

Two Pair

Two cards of the same face value and two cards of another face value. If two players have two pair, the hand with the highest pair wins. If they have the same high pair, whoever has the second highest pair wins. If they have the same two pair, whoever has the highest fifth card ("kicker") wins.

One Pair

One Pair

Two cards of the same face value. If two players have the same pair, the highest "kicker" wins.

High Card

High Card

The hand with the highest card(s) wins.

 

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