How Hands Are Ranked

 

Royal Flush  
This is the best poker hand you can have.
Ex: Ten, Jack, Queen, King, and Ace of the same suit.

10 of hearts jack hearts queen hearts king hearts ace hearts

Straight Flush
Five cards, all of the same suit that are in sequence.
Ex: 6c, 7c, 8c, 9c,Tc

6 club 7 club 8 club 9 club 10 club

Four-Of-A-Kind
Four cards of equal rank
Ex: Qc, Qh, Qd, Qs

queen club queen heart queen spades queen diamonds

Full House
Three cards of equal rank, and two different cards of the equal rank. (Three of a kind and a pair)
Ex: Th, Tc,Td - 5s, 5d

10 heart 10 club 10 diamond 5 spade 5 dia

Flush
Any five cards of the same suit.
Ex: As, Ts, 9s, 5s. 2s

ace spade 10 spades 9 spade 5 spade 2 spade

Straight
Five cards of mixed suits, in sequence.
Ex: 9c, Th, Js, Qd, Kh

9 club 10 heart jack spade queedn diamond king heart

Three-Of-A-Kind
Any three cards of equal rank.
Ex: 9c, 9h, 9s

9 ckub 9 heart 9 spade

Two Pair
Two cards of equal rank and a different two cards of equal rank.
Ex: 5d, 5s - 2h, 2s

5 diamond 5 spade 2 heart 2 spade

One Pair
Two cards of equal rank.
Js, Jh

jack spade jack heart

 

This is how hands rank in poker games that have no wild cards.