Big Ace Poker

Big Ace Poker

Helping You To Understand
Playing in Online Poker Rooms


Poker Hands

The Poker hands below are listed in highest to lowest. Thus a Royal Flush would beat a Straight Flush and a Full House a Flush and so on.

Card suites are the four different symbols on the playing cards, namely Clubs (), Diamonds (), Hearts () and Spades ().

Royal Flush

Consists of an Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 all of the same suit.
For example:

Royal Flush - Clubs  Royal Flush - Diamonds  Royal Flush - Hearts  Royal Flush - Spades


Straight Flush

Any five cards (2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 or 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 and so on) in sequence of the same suit.
For example:

Straight Flush


Four of a Kind

Irrelevant of the fifth card, Four of a Kind is when the player has all four cards of the same rank (or value), i.e. four Kings or four fives and so on.
For example:

Four of a Kind


Full House

A Full House occurs when the player has three of a kind and One Pair.
For example:

Full House


Flush

Any five cards of the same suit but not in sequence.
For example:

Flush


Straight

Any five cards in sequence but not all the same suit.
For example:

Straight


Three of a Kind

If the player has three cards of the same rank (or value).
For example:

Three Of A Kind


Two Pair

The player has two cards of the same rank and another two cards of a different rank.
For example:

Two Pair


One Pair

There is only two cards in the five that have the same rank (or value).
For example:

One Pair


These are the most common Poker hands played, but be sure to check the hands at the poker room that you are playing at, as some tend to offer more hands or place restrictions on certain hands.