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Poker Hand Rankings


The winner of each poker hand is the player who has the strongest combination of cards, using any combination of "pocket" cards and "community" cards. The combinations are listed here from strongest to weakest hand. Each combination is illustrated by an example, where the following abbreviations are used: c - Clubs, d - Diamonds, h - Hearts, s - Spades; J - Jack, Q - Queen, K - King, A - Ace.

Royal Flush


10 DiamondsJack DiamondsQueen DiamondsKing DiamondsAce Diamonds
Straight flush from 10 to the ace. Example: 10s, Js, Qs, Ks, As

Straight Flush


6 Diamonds7 Diamonds8 Diamonds9 Diamonds10 Diamonds
Straight with all five cards of the same suit. Example: 7d, 8d, 9d, 10d, Jd

Four of a Kind


10 DiamondsQueen ClubsQueen DiamondsQueen SpadesQueen Hearts
Four cards of the same rank. Suit is irrelevant. Example: Jc, Jd, Jh, Js, 6h

Full House


6 Diamonds6 SpadesQueen DiamondsQueen SpadesQueen Hearts
Three cards of one rank together with two cards of another rank. When more than one full house is competing, the one with the highest ranking group of three wins. Example: Kd, Kc, Kh, Qh, Qs

Flush


6 Diamonds7 Diamonds10 DiamondsKing DiamondsAce Diamonds
Five cards of the same suit. When more than one flush is competing, the one with the highest card wins. Example: As, Js, 9s, 7s, 5s

Straight


8 Diamonds9 Clubs10 DiamondsJack DiamondsQueen Clubs
Five cards in sequence. When more than one straight is competing, the one with the highest card wins. An ace can be taken as either high or low. Example: 8h, 9s, 10s, Jd, Qc; suit is irrelevant.

Three of a Kind


8 Diamonds9 ClubsQueen DiamondsQueen SpadesQueen Clubs
Three cards of the same rank. When more than one hand has three of the same rank, the hand with the highest card outside the three same rank cards wins. Example: Kh, Kd, Kc, 10s, 7h

Two Pairs


8 Diamonds9 Clubs9 DiamondsQueen SpadesQueen Clubs
Any two cards of one rank together with two cards of another rank. When more than one hand has two pairs of the same rank, the hand with the highest card outside the paired cards wins. Example: Qs, Qd, Jc, Jh, 4h

One Pair


2 Spades9 Clubs10 DiamondsQueen SpadesQueen Clubs
Two cards of the same rank. In case two hands have pairs, the highest pair wins. When more than one hand has a pair of the same rank, the hand with the highest card outside the pair wins. Example: 10c, 10s, 7d, 6h, 2d

High Card


2 Spades4 Clubs10 DiamondsQueen SpadesAce Diamonds
When players have none of the above, the hand with the highest card wins. Example: Qh, 10d, 8s, 6c, 4h

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