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Learn Texas Hold Em- Lesson Eight

 

Hand Rankings

 

Now that you know the basics of the game, please take some time if needed to study the Hand Ranking table (below) and also the Starting hands tables.

 

Name Description Example
Royal Flush A to 10 of the same suit A K Q J 10
Straight Flush* 5 consecutive cards of the same suit 3 4 5 6 7
Four of a kind* 4 of the same cards 6 6
66
Full house* 3 of a kind and a pair 6 6
6K
K
Flush* 5 cards of the same suit A J 64 2
Straight* 5 consecutive cards of diff suits 7 8
9 10
J
Three of a kind* 3 of the same cards 7 7 7
Two pair* 2 pairs of matching cards 7 7
66
One pair* 1 pair of matching cards 7 7
 

If no player has any of the above the person with the highest card wins (highest first: A, K, Q, J, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2)

*in the event of two players having the same hand, the player with the highest value hand will win. For example, for four of a kind 5, 5, 5, 5 will beat 4, 4, 4, 4.

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