How to Play Poker

First, you are dealt five cards. The object of the game is to end up with the highest-valued hand. From best to worst, hands are ranked in the following order (from best hand to worst hand)

Royal Flush

This is the best hand you can get in poker. A Royal Flush is composed of 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace, all of the same suit. It is also the hardest hand to get.

Straight Flush

A Straight Flush is comprised of any five cards in numerical order, all of the same suit. Example: 3 4 5 6 7 8 (all must be the same suit. They could all be hearts, diamonds, clubs or spades

Four of a Kind

Four cards of the same number. Example: 4 hearts, 4 clubs, 4 diamond and 4 of spades

Full House

Of the five cards in your hand, three must have the same number (any suit) and the other two remaining cards must also be the same number. Example: 3 of hears, three of diamonds, 3 of clubs(and your other two) King of hearts and King of Clubs.

Flush

A Flush is when you have any 5 cards that are all the same suit. Example: 5 of hearts, king of hearts, 2 of hearts and Ace of hearts

Straight

Five cards in number order regardless of their suits. Example: Example: 6 7 8 9 10 They could be a mix of any suit -hearts, diamonds, clubs or spades

Three of a Kind

Three cards of the same numer and two random cards that are not a pair. Example: 5 of clubs, 5 of hearts, 5 of spades and any other two cards

Two Pair

Two sets of pairs, and another random card. Example 2 2 9 9 and any other card

One Pair

One pair and three random cards. Example Queen of hearts, Queen of Clubs and any other 3 cards