Best Hands in Order
1. Royal Flush
A Royal Flush is when you have an Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten, all belonging to the same suit.
2. Straight Flush
A Straight Flush is when you have five cards in numerical sequence all belonging to the same suit.
3. Four of a Kind
Four of a Kind is when you have Four cards of the same rank with the fifth card being the highest.
4. Full House
A Full House is when you have three cards of matching rank, with two additional cards of a different matching rank.
A Flush is when you have Five cards all belonging to the same suit. For example, if you're hole cards are two diamonds and there are 3 diamonds on the field, you have a flush.
A Straight is when you have Five cards in ranked sequence. For instance, if you're holding a 'Three' and a 'five' and there's a 'four', 'six' and a 'seven' on the board as community cards you have a straight; Holding Three-to-Eight makes a straight.
7. Three of a Kind
Three of a Kind is when you have three cards of matching rank. For instance, if one of your hole cards is a 'Queen' and there's two Queens on the board, you're holding Three of a Kind.
8. Two Pair
Two Pair is when you have two cards of matching rank combined with two additional cards of a different matching rank. For example, if your hole cards are a 'Jack' and a 'Nine' and an additional Jack and Nine come up on the board you have Two Pair.
A Pair is when you have two cards of matching rank. For example, if your hole cards are two 'Kings' and nothing else comes up on the board, you have a Pair (if your two hole cards are of matching value you have pocket pairs).
10. High Card
A High Card the highest of five cards that are not sequential and that don’t belong to the same suit or rank.