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Poker Hand Rankings for Texas Holdem Players:

The rankings of the hands you make your best five out of using your two Poket card (first two cards dealt to each player), and the five communal cards (cards dealt face up on a Texas Holdem poker table) is the same as it is if you were to play five card draw. Below is a chart outlining the various poker hands with illustrations as examples for each of the hands. The rank # indicates where if falls in terms of strength of the hand in comparison to the other hands.

Hand Example Explanation
Royal Flush A Royal Flush is the highest possible hand you can get in poker. It consists of five Royal card all of which are in sequence and of the same suit (ex. A, K, Q, J, 10 all in the same suit).
Straight Flush The Straight Flush is the second strongest hand in Poker it consists of five consecutive cards that don't all have to be Royal cards but have to be of the same suit (ex. 8, 9, 10, J, Q).
Four of a Kind Four of a kind is a hand where you have four of the same cards (ex. 10, 10, 10, 10, 4).
Full House A Full House is when you have three cards that are the same and two cards that are the same (ex. 10, 10, 10, 8, 8).
Flush A Flush is a hand where all five cards of the same suit (ex. A, 4, 2, J, 6 all in the same suit).
Straight In this hand the five cards are all in sequence but are not part of the same suit (ex. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10).
Three of a Kind Three of a kind is when you have three cards that are the same value (ex. 10, 10 , 10, 4, 2).
Two Pairs Two pairs is when you have two pairs of cards with different values (ex. 10, 10, 8, 8, 2).
One Pair One pair is when you have one two cards with the same value (ex. J, J, 8, 7, 5).

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