Poker Rules – Poker Hands
Before you learn the rules of poker you need to know poker hands. In total there are ten combinations of poker, starting with the high card and ending with the royal flash.
High Card – the lowest hand in poker. If you are holding no coincidence then take into consideration the high cards. The highest card in poker is ace.
Next hand is called a pair.
Two pairs – a combination consisting of two pairs. For example, a pair of deuces and a pair of queens.
After the two pairs there is a hand three of a kind. It consists of three cards of the same rank. In Hold’em it is also called thrips.
Straight – Five cards of any suit, going in order. If two or more players straight, winning the one whose street over.
Flush – five suited cards going in any order.
Full House – includes a set and a pair. If two or more players have this combination, the winner is the one who has a higher full house.
Four of a kind – a combination of four cards of the same rank. For example, four queens.
Straight Flush – five cards of the same suit, going in order.
Royal flush – the top five highest cards in the deck, going in order and of the same suit. Royal flush is the oldest and best hand in poker.