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Rank of Poker Hands

The following table shows the standard rank of poker hands when playing in poker rooms online or with friends. Video poker hands are normally ranked the same as their regular poker counterparts. The rankings are shown in the table below, from high (top) to low (bottom):

Poker Hands

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Name of Hand Description of Hand:
Royal Flush A, K, Q, J, and 10 - all of same suit.
Straight Flush Five cards of the same suit in sequence.
4 of a Kind Four cards of the same rank.
Full House 3 of a Kind and a Pair. If more than one player has a full house, the full house with the highest ranking three of a kind wins.
Flush Five cards of the same suit. If there is more than one flush, the hand with the highest card(s) wins.
Straight Five cards in sequence. An Ace can be used in the highest straight (10, J, Q, K, A) and the lowest straight (A, 2, 3, 4, 5).
3 of a Kind Three cards of the same rank.
2 Pair Two cards of one rank, plus two of another. 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 wins.
1 Pair Two cards of the same rank. If two players have the same pair, the highest outside card(s) wins.
High Card The hand with the highest card(s) wins.

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