Hand rankings

Some hand are stronger and some are weaker. Compare the hands and learn how to rank them.

Hands are combined with cards:
- of the same rank (pairs),
- of the same suit and
- if they are in a row (straight).

  • Royal Flush

    Hand royal flush

    The strongest hand in Poker is: Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 of the same suit (A-K-Q-J-10).

  • Straight Flush

    Hand straight flush

    5 cards in a row of the same suit. The stronger straight is the one ending with a card of the highest rank.

  • Poker

    Hand four of a kind

    4 cards of the same rank. Stronges hand is the one with cards of the highest rank. In case of a draw we compare the kicker.

  • Full House

    Hand full house

    3 cards of the same rank and a pair. The stronger hand is the one with higher three cards.

  • Flush

    Hand flush

    5 cards of the same suit. The strongest hand is the one with the card of the highest rank.

  • Straight

    Hand straight

    5 cards in a row of different suit. The strongest straight is A-K-Q-J-10, and the weakest is A-2-3-4-5 where Ace is counted as a one.

  • Set

    Hand three of a kind

    Three cards of the same rank. In case of a draw we compare the kicker.

  • Two pairs

    Hand two pair

    2 times 2 cards of same rank. The strongest hand is the one with the higher ranking pair. If there is a draw we compare the kicker cards.

  • Pair

    Hand pair

    2 cards of the same rank. Best hand is the one with higher ranking. If there is a draw we compare the kicker card.

  • High hand

    Hand high card

    In a hand without any pair we compare only the highest card and if neccessary the

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