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Royal Flush Royal Flush
A royal flush cannot be beat. It's the highest hand in poker. It has an Ace, a King, a Queen, a Jack and a 10 that are all the same suit.
Straight Flush Straight Flush
This hand has five cards, in sequential order, of the same suit. Aces can usually be counted as the lowest card in the order. For example… Ace, 2, 3, 4, and a 5 is a group of five ordered cards.
4 of a Kind Four of a Kind
This is when you have four cards of the same value and one odd card. For example… 7, J, J, J, J.
Full House Full House
For a full house, you need three cards of one rank and two of another. For example… Q, Q, Q, 5, 5 or 6, 6, 6, K, K.
Flush Flush
This hand happens when you have five cards that all belong to the same suit. For example, a 4 of Diamonds, a 6 of Diamonds, 8 of Diamonds, Queen of Diamonds and Ace of Diamonds make a flush.
Straight Straight
To get a straight, you need five cards in sequential order, but they don't have to be the same suit. For example… an Ace of Spades, 2 of Hearts, 3 of Diamonds, 4 of Clubs and 5 of Spades.
3 of a Kind Three of a Kind
This is when you have to have three cards of the same face value and two odd cards. For example… a 6, 6, 6, Q and a 4.
2 Pair Two Pair
Here, you need two cards of the same rank or value. Two pair happens when you have two pair plus one odd card. For example… K, K, 2, 2, and a 3.
Single Pair One Pair
Two cards of the same rank along with 3 odd cards.

High Card
If you don't have any of the above hands, you're hand is your highest valued card, in which case you better be good at bluffing :)