These are the poker hand rankings from high to low for the standard high-hand variations of poker such as Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Five Card Draw and Seven Card Stud.
This is an unbeatable hand in poker and is a straight flush made up of a 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace all 5 cards must be from the same suit. This is an extremely rare poker hand and the probability of getting one is 0.0032%. If you ever get this poker score when playing for real money you’ll be celebrating for a very long time!
This poker hand is five consecutive cards of the same suit and can only be beaten by a royal flush or another straight flush with a higher combination of cards. So a 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 straight flush would beat 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, irrespective of which suits were played.
Four of a Kind
In Poker jargon this hand is often referred to as ‘quads’. As implied by its name it consists of four cards of the same rank for instance 4 of clubs, 4 of diamonds, 4 of spades and 4 of hearts. If the poker game results in a tie then the player with the highest fifth card which is known as the ‘kicker’ will win.
This poker hand is made up of three cards of the same kind and a pair of the same kind. For instance Queen of Spades, Diamonds, and Clubs and Ace of Spades and Hearts. In the event of a tie, the stronger full house wins.
This is a poker hand of five cards from the same suit though they don’t have to run in sequence. An example of a flush would be 3, 5, 8, 9 and King of Clubs. The strongest hand would be an Ace-high Flush. If it comes down to a tie the flush with the highest-ranking card wins so 2, 6, 7, 9, Queen would beat 5, 6, 8, 10, Jack. If the players who tied have the same high card then it will be determined by the second-highest card rank and so on.