Poker Hand Rankings
had provided a detailed list of every possible combination
of cards (hand) that can be dealt to you in the game of
Texas Holdem. In all texas
holdem games played, poker players must know and differentiate
the Holdem Hands. The list of the hands starts with the
highest and ends with the lowest one.
Five of a Kind - This card combination
is only possible when using wild cards and this hand is
the highest possible poker hand. When more than one hand
has five of a kind, the higher card wins.
Royal Flush - A straight from a ten
to an ace and all five cards of the same suit. In poker
suit does not matter and pots are split between equally
Straight Flush - This is known as the
strongest possible natural Texas Holdem hand. A straight
flush contains five cards in order and all of them are
the of same suit. Ace can be used as low and high card.
Four of a Kind - This is a poker card
combination of four cards, which are of the same rank.
If it happens that there are two or more hands that qualify,
the hand with the higher ranking four of a kind wins.
Full House - Three cards of a kind and
a pair are contained in this poker hand. First three of
a kind brokes ties and then the pair brokes it.
Flush - It is a poker hand in which
all of the cards are the same suit.
Straight - In Straight there are five
cards in order. An ace may accept a value of high or low
Three of a Kind - This poker hand consists
three cards of the same rank, and the remaining two cards
are not a pair. Again, the hand that contains the highest
three of a kind wins. When both three of a kind hands
are the same class, then they compare high cards.
Two Pair - A combination of two distinct
pairs of cards and a fifth card. In such a poker hand
the highest pair wins the pot. When both hands have the
same high pair, the second pair should be compared and
the higher wins. If it happens both hands to have the
same pairs then the remaining high card determines the
Pair - This is a poker hand that consists
of one pair with three distinct cards.
High Card - If you are dealt cards and
they do not match to any of the hands that are listed
above, then you have High Card. This if the lowest card
combination that can be dealt in Texas Holdem.