Nothing can take over the popularity of card games, and one among them is “Poker.” Poker has many varieties like Omaha hi, seven-card stud, five-card draw, Omaha hi-lo, etc.
One of the most popularly played poker games is “Texas Hold’em,” which is played by two or more players trying to form the height ranking cards.
In this game, the player with the highest rank of cards wins over the others. The ranking is the most important part of this game which determines the winner.
Ranking the card is known as the Hand-ranking, which has 10 categories under it, and they are mentioned below from the lowest rank to the highest.
High card: This is the lowest rank of cards; all the five cards in this hand are different. This hand contains zero pairs, and all the cards belong to a different suit.
One Pair: This set contains one pair of cards belonging to the same rank and three other cards of different ranks.
Example: Two cards with number 4 of heart and diamond and other three cards with different numbers.
Two Pairs: In this set, there are two pairs of cards belonging to the same ranks respectively and one different card.
Example: Two King sign cards of spade and heart, two cards with number 4 of heart and spade, and one card with number 2 on it.
Three of a kind: Here, three cards are belonging to the same rank and two other cards from different ranks.
Example: Three cards that say, Queen, one card with the number 5 of diamond and another card with number 8 of heart.
Straight: This contains 5 sequential cards but from different suits
Example: 4 of heart, 5 of diamond, 6 of spade, 7 of clover, and 8 of heart.
Flush: This set contains different cards belonging to the same suit.
Example: Cards like, 2,4,7,9 and K of the spade.
Full House: This set is a combination of three of a kind and one pair. That is, it contains three cards from the same rank and two cards from another rank.
Four of a Kind: Here, four cards are belonging to the same rank and one different card.
Example: Card “A” of heart, spade, clover, and diamond and card with number 2.
Straight Flush: The hand has 5 sequential cards from the same suit.
Example: 5,6,7,8 and 9 of clover.
Royal Flush: This is also known as five of hands, where all the high-value cards are sequential from the same suit.
Example: A, K, Q, J, 10 from a spade or all cards of “A” and one joker card.