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Poker Rules

Looking to play some poker? Well, you've come to the right place. Look below for a handy little reminder of the standard poker hands, in case it's been awhile, you're a little rusty, or you just want something comforting and familiar. If you're looking for some poker rules refreshers, or even lessons, feel free to check out our game rules for more information.

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STANDARD RANKING OF POKER HANDS

ROYAL FLUSH
The highest ranking hand possible. All five cards are in both sequence and common suit. Example: A(hearts), K(hearts), Q(hearts), J(hearts), 10(hearts)

STRAIGHT FLUSH
Five cards both in sequence and common suit.
Example: 10(diamonds), 9(diamonds), 8(diamonds), 7(diamonds), 6(diamonds)

FOUR OF A KIND
Four cards of the same rank.
Example: 5(clubs), 5(hearts), 5(spades), 5(diamonds)

FULL HOUSE
Three cards of one rank and two cards of another rank.
Example: K(clubs), K(diamonds), K(hearts), 4(spades), 4(clubs)

FLUSH
Five cards of same suit.
Example: K(diamonds), J(diamonds), 9(diamonds), 6(diamonds), 3(diamonds), 2(diamonds)

STRAIGHT
Five cards in sequence (Aces may be used high or low)
Example: 5(clubs), 4(diamonds), 3(hearts), 2(spades), A(clubs)

THREE OF A KIND
Three cards of same rank.
Example: 9(clubs), 9(diamonds), 9(hearts), A(spades), 8(clubs)

ONE PAIR
Two cards of the same rank
Example: 8(clubs), 4(diamonds), J(hearts), J(spades), A(clubs)

HIGH CARD
The rank of hands containing no pair is determined by the highest ranking card.
Example: A (spades), Q (spades), 9 (diamonds), 6 (spades), 3 (clubs)

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