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Poker Ranking

The following ranking shows the value of all five-card-combinations in poker ordered from lowest to highest value.

A combination with a higher value beat all the combinations with a lower value.

Cards Name Explanation
high card

High Card Also known as a "no pair" hand. The example is considered "King high."
one pair

One Pair Two cards of the same rank.
two pair

Two Pair Two cards of one rank, two of another.
three of a kind

Three of A Kind Three cards of the same rank.

Straight Five cards in sequence. (The ace can be considered higher than the king or lower than the two.)

Flush Five cards of the same suit.
full house

Full House A hand with three cards of one rank and two of another.
four of a kind

Four of A Kind A hand with four cards of the same rank.
straight flush

Straight Flush Any five cards in sequence and of the same suit.
royal flush

Royal Flush Five cards in sequence and of the same suit, starting from the Ace down to the 10. (Note: A Royal Flush is not a category of hand in and of itself, it is simply the highest-valued straight flush, and thus also the highest-valued hand. Since it is mentioned often in the context of hand rankings, it is worth noting in this list.)