Hand Ranking

An easy to follow guide to all the Texas Hold'em hands, ranked from the top hand a 'Royal Flush' all the way down to the lowest a 'High Card'.

Royal Flush

The ultimate poker hand, the Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten of any one suit.

Straight Flush

A straight in one suit, i.e. five cards of the same suit in ascending order.

Four of a Kind

Four cards of the same value.

Full House

Three of a kind and a pair. The strength of the hand is determined by the value of the three of a kind.


Five cards of the same suit.


Five cards of assorted suits in ascending order.

Three of a Kind

Three cards having the same face value.

Two Pair

Two sets of pairs.

One Pair

One pair of cards.

High Card

Highest card wins the hand in the event of none of the above hands being present.
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