The following is a listing of poker hand
rankings, listed from highest to lowest:
The five highest cards, 10 through the Ace, all five of
the same suit. A royal flush is actually an ace-high straight
flush. Which suit it is doesn't matter in poker. Two people
with royal flushes is considered a tie.
Any five cards of the same suit in consecutive numerical
Four of a Kind
Four cards of the same denomination.
Any three cards of the same denomination, plus any pair
of a different denomination. Ties are broken first by the
three of a kind, then the pair.
Any five non-consecutive cards of the same suit.
Any five consecutive cards of mixed suits. Ace can be high
Three of a Kind
Three cards of the same denomination.
Any two cards of the same denomination, plus any other two
cards of the same denomination. If both hands have the same
high pair, the second pair wins. If both pairs tie, the
high card wins.
Any two cards of the same denomination. In a tie, the high
If no other hand is achieved, the highest card held wins.