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POKER HAND RANKINGS:

(from highest to lowest)

 

Royal Flush:                  T, J, Q, K, A all of the same suit.

 

Straight Flush:               Five cards in a row all of the same suit, but not Ace high.

 

Four of a kind:              Four cards of the same rank e.g. KKKK.

 

Full House:                   Three cards of the same rank plus a pair e.g. KKKAA.

 

Flush:                           Five cards of the same suit.

 

Straight:                        Five cards in a row e.g. 5,6,7,8,9.

 

Three of a kind:            Three cards of the same rank e.g. KKK.

 

Two pair:                      Two pairs e.g. KKAA.

 

One pair:                      Any two cards of the same rank e.g. KK.

 

High card:                     If all else fails, the highest card wins aces count high.

 

 

HOLD EM STARTING HANDS GUIDE:

 

The best starting hands in Hold Em :

 

Pairs :                           AA, KK, QQ, JJ, TT, 99, 88

 

Big suited cards:           AKs, AQs, AJs, ATs, KQs, KJs, KTs, QJs, QTs, JTs

 

Big unsuited cards*:        AK, AQ, AJ, AT, KQ

 

* AK plays well in all hold em games, the rest play much better at Limit Hold Em than No Limit / Pot Limit.

 

 

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