Poker Hands

Online poker hands

As we had promised we are giving you an article on the poker hands. We know that this was supposed to be the first thing that we talked about but we got so carried away with the gaming action and forgot about the basics. But since we are back, we do hope that you can forgive us.
And with that said and done, let’s get to the poker hands.

Online poker hands
Poker Hands

Royal Flush: This is the top poker hand. The hand has an Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10. All of which have to be of the same suit.
Straight Flush: The 2nd most important hand that any poker player should know is the Straight Flush. This hand has 5 cards, all in sequence and all of the same suit. For example 8; 7; 6; 5; 4 all of which are hearts.
4 of a Kind: As it says its 4 cards of the same rank. These can be any cards and the 5th card can be any random card.
Full House: The Full House hand in poker has 3 cards of the same rank and a pair. Take for instance three 8’s and two 9’s.
Flush: These can be any 5 cards of the same suit but they are not in sequence. It can 5 cards all of which are clubs but in no order.
Straight: These are any 5 cards in a sequence but different suits. For example, a 9 of hearts, 8 of clubs; 7 of diamonds; 6 of hearts and a 5 of spades.
Three of a Kind: This hand has 3 cards of the same value and any 2 cards.
Two Pair:  Has 2 different pairs of cards and 1 random card. Eg: a pair of 4’s and a pair of 3’s and a Queen.
Pair: This hand has 1 pair of cards and any 3 different cards. Eg: 2 Aces and any other 3 cards.
High Card: Okay this is the last kind of poker hand. When you don’t have of the above combinations, the highest card in your hand is the one that counts.