5 sequentially ranked cards in the same suit, ace high

Probability of hand dealt: 0.00015%

Royal flush is the highest ranking standard poker hand. It is both a straight (5 sequentially ranked cards) and a flush (5 cards of the same suit), and plays ace high.

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J10987

5 sequentially ranked cards in the same suit

Probability of hand dealt: 0.0015% (incl. royal flush)

Straight flush is the second highest ranking standard poker hand. It is both a straight (5 sequentially ranked cards) and a flush (5 cards of the same suit), but unlike the royal flush, aces are only played low.

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4321A

4 cards of equal rank + any other card (1)

Probability of hand dealt: 0.024%

Four of a kind is the third highest ranking standard poker hand. The rank of the quad will defeat lower ranking quads, regardless of the rank of the unmatched card.

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3 cards of equal rank + 2 cards of equal rank

Probability of hand dealt: 0.1441%

Full house is the fourth highest ranking standard poker hand. The rank of the trio will defeat lower ranking trios, regardless of the rank of the pair.

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777AA

5 cards of any rank in the same suit

Probability of hand dealt: 0.196%

Flush is the fifth highest ranking standard poker hand. The highest ranking card, or next highest ranking card where high ranked cards match in each hand, will defeat the highest ranking card in another hand.

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QJ1043

5 sequentially ranked cards of any suit

Probability of hand dealt: 0.39%

Straight is the sixth highest ranking standard poker hand. The highest ranking card in one hand will defeat the highest ranking card in another.

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65432

3 cards of equal rank + any 2 mismatched cards

Probability of hand dealt: 2.11%

Three of a kind is the seventh highest ranking standard poker hand. The rank of the trio will defeat lower ranking trios, regardless of the rank of the 2 unmatched card.

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333AJ

2 cards of equal rank + 2 cards of equal rank + any other card (1)

Probability of hand dealt: 4.75%

Two pair is the eighth highest ranking standard poker hand. The higher ranking pair will defeat lower ranking pairs, regardless of the rank of the unmatched card, unless the ranks of both pairs are the same in each hand.

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101099K

2 cards of equal rank + any 3 mismatched cards

Probability of hand dealt: 42.26%

One pair is the nineth highest ranking standard poker hand. The rank of the pair will defeat lower ranking pairs, regardless of the rank of the unmatched card, unless the rank of the pair is the same in each hand.

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77AK4

Highest ranking card in the hand + any 4 mismatched cards

Probability of hand dealt: 50.11% (no pair)

High card is the tenth highest, and last, ranking standard poker hand. The highest ranking card in a mismatched hand, or next highest ranking card where high ranked cards match in each hand, will defeat the highest ranking card in another hand.

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