HAND RANKINGS

Example cards: Ace of hearts, King of hearts, Queen of hearts, Jak of hearts, Ten of hearts

Royal flush

A royal flush is an ace high straight flush.
Example cards: Ace of hearts, King of hearts, Queen of hearts, Jak of hearts, Ten of hearts

Example cards: Nine of clubs, eight of clubs, Seven of clubs, Six of clubs, Five of clubs

Straight flush

A straight flush is a five-card straight, all in the same suit.
Example cards: Nine of clubs, eight of clubs, Seven of clubs, Six of clubs, Five of clubs

Example cards: Queen of diamonds, Queen of spades, Queen of Hearts, Queen of clubs, Ten of hearts

Four of a kind

Quads, or four of a kind, are four cards of equal rank.
Example cards: Queen of diamonds, Queen of spades, Queen of Hearts, Queen of clubs, Ten of hearts

Example cards: Jack of spades, Jack of hearts, Jack of clubs, Eight of hearts, Eight of clubs

Full House or Full Boat

A full house, or full boat, contains a set (three) of cards of one rank and a pair of another rank.
Example cards: Jack of spades, Jack of hearts, Jack of clubs, Eight of hearts, Eight of clubs

Example cards: Ace of hearts, Six of hearts, Queen of hearts, Ten of hearts, Eight of hearts

Flush

A flush is any five cards, all of the same suit.
Example cards: Ace of hearts, Six of hearts, Queen of hearts, Ten of hearts, Eight of hearts

Example cards: Jack of hearts, Ten of spades, Nine of hearts, Eight of clubs, Seven of hearts

Straight

Five cards of sequential rank. Every possible straight will contain either a 5 or a 10.
Example cards: Jack of hearts, Ten of spades, Nine of hearts, Eight of clubs, Seven of hearts

Example cards: Queen of hearts, Queen of spades, Queen of diamonds, Eight of hearts, Five of clubs

Three of a Kind or Set

Three cards of the same rank.

Example cards: Nine of hearts, Nine of spades, Three of diamonds, Three of spades, Six of diamonds

Two Pair

Flush
Example cards: Nine of hearts, Nine of spades, Three of diamonds, Three of spades, Six of diamonds

Example cards: Nine of hearts, Nine of spades, Four of diamonds, Three of spades, Six of diamonds

Pair

One pair is two cards of the same rank.
Example cards: Nine of hearts, Nine of spades, Four of diamonds, Three of spades, Six of diamonds

Example cards: Nine of hearts, Eight of spades, Four of diamonds, Three of spades, Six of diamonds

High Card

The hand with the highest card(s) wins.
Example cards: Nine of hearts, Eight of spades, Four of diamonds, Three of spades, Six of diamonds

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