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1st March, 2024

Poker Hands

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Poker Hand Rankings

To determine the winner of a poker hand at showdown you must know which 5-card combination is the strongest. Below we have listed every possible hand with it's name, description and an example.

Starting with the strongest and finishing with the weakest ranking hand, here are all the hands you will encounter in a game of poker.

Royal Flush

An Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten all of the same suit.

Straight Flush

Any five consecutive cards of the same suit.

Four of a Kind

Four cards of the same rank.

Full House

Three cards of one rank and two cards of another rank.


Five cards of the same suit, not consecutive.


Five consecutive cards, not of the same suit.

Three of a Kind

Three cards of the same rank.

Two pair

Two cards of a matching rank and two cards of another matching rank.

One Pair

Two cards of a matching rank.

High Card

When no other hand can be made, the highest card is used.
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