Poker hands in five-card draw: Flush, Straight, Three of a kind, Two pair, One pair, High card
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Flush A diamond king-high flush: K♦ 10♦ 8♦ 4♦ 3♦ The flush consists of five identical suit cards (not all within a sequential rank, otherwise it is a straight flush). The strongest color is the one that contains the highest … Read More

The flop
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The value of a starting hand can change dramatically after the flop. Regardless of initial strength, any hand can flop the nuts—for example, if the flop comes with three 2s, any hand holding the fourth 2 has the nuts. Conversely, … Read More

Dead man’s hand
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In poker, the dead man’s hand is a two-pair hand, namely “aces and eights.” The origin of the name is the five-card-draw hand held by Wild Bill Hickok at the time of his murder, which is accepted to have included … Read More

Standard ranking of poker hands
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In poker, certain combinations of cards, or hands, outrank other hands, based on the frequency with which these combinations appear. The player with the best poker hand at the showdown wins the pot. Although used in poker, these hand rankings … Read More

Poker hands
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A hand in poker can mean any of the following: A unit of play consisting of a deal, one or more rounds of betting, and possibly a showdown. A set of five cards with a certain value. For example, the … Read More