# The necessities of Poker Hands

If you have played poker and are familiar with all the ins and outs of the game, then you are, quite likely acquainted with poker hands. If you are not here is your chance to pick up some necessary information. A poker hand is each time someone has had 5 cards dealt in their hands. As with any standard card game, there is a certain ranking for poker hands. Learning these rankings and becoming familiar with them is significant if you plan on having any greatness in the poker arena. Mentioned below are some illustrations of poker hand rankings.

HIGH CARD – The high card is ranked 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 ,} 2 of the cards had the same worth, then it is the next highest card.

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

TWO PAIRS – This, as in the above example, would be a hand composed from 2 different pairs.

THREE OF A KIND – In this hand, three of the 5 cards are the same.

STRAIGHT – The straight is composed of 5 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 is having 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 ranked by the value of the four cards.

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

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

Alright, now that you have read this maybe we will be able to illustrate what is explained above in some simpler terms : High Card – 3,4,5,6,7
Pair – 4, 4 & 7, 7