# Learn The Hands Of Poker

If you have played poker and are familiar with all the bits and bobs of the game, then you are, more than likely familiar with poker hands. If you are not here is your opportunity to pick up some necessary information. A poker hand is each time somebody has had five cards dealt in their hands. As with any regular card game, there is a precise ranking for poker hands. Understanding these rankings and becoming familiar with them is important if you plan on having any success in the poker arena. Listed below are some examples of poker hand rankings.

HIGH CARD – The high card is ordered by the value of the highest card. If your poker hand
Was seven, six, five, then the seven would be the highest card. If {, however ,} two of the cards had the same worth, then it’s the next highest card.

PAIRS – This is kind of self explanatory. If 2 of your 5 cards have the same worth, you have got a pair.

TWO PAIRS – This, as in the example, would be a hand consisting of two different pairs.

THREE OF A KIND – In this hand, 3 of the five cards are the same.

STRAIGHT – The straight is composed of five consecutive valued cards which are ranked according to the rule of the highest card.

FLUSH – A flush occurs when all 5 of the cards in the hand are of the same suit or classification.

FULL HOUSE – The full house has three of the five cards with the same worth while the. Remaining two cards are a pair.

FOUR OF A KIND – Having four of the five cards in your hand with the same worth and is ordered by the value of the 4 cards.

STRAIGHT FLUSH – This hand mixes a straight and a flush. Or put in other terms, the cards. Are the same suit with successive values.

ROYAL FLUSH – In this hand you have all of the best cards.

Alright, now you have read this perhaps we will be able to showwhat’s explained above in some easier terms : High Card – 3,4,5,6,7
Pair – 4, 4 & 7, 7