Royal Flush

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.

AKQJ10
ties with
AKQJ10

AKQJ10
defeats
J10987

Straight Flush

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.

98765
ties with
98765

98765
defeats
4321A

Four of a Kind

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.

QQQQ9
defeats
10101010A

Full House

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.

88833
defeats
777AA

Flush

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.

K9762
ties with
K9762

K9762
defeats
QJ1043

Straight

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.

87654
ties with
87654

87654
defeats
65432

Three of a Kind

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.

99972
defeats
333AJ

Two Pair

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.

jJ6610
ties with
jJ6610

jJ6610
defeats
JJ668

jJ6610
defeats
101099K

One Pair

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.

1010A98
ties with
1010A98

1010A98
defeats
1010A96

1010A98
defeats
1010J98

1010A98
defeats
77AK4

High Card

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.

AQ1083
ties with
AQ1083

AQ1083
defeats
AQ1082

AQ1083
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AJ976

AQ1083
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KJ987