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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, but not in a row.


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 no-one has anything, the highest card wins aces count high.




FOLD:  end participation in the hand and forfeit any money already put into the pot.


CHECK: make no bet, but reserve the right to stay in the hand.  (You can only check if no-one else has already bet).


BET:  put money into the pot.  (The amount you can bet varies depending on the betting rules of the game).


CALL:  match a bet made by another player (or players) in order to stay in the hand


RAISE:  put extra money into the pot beyond the amount needed to "call".




Odds of being dealt any particular hand in 5 cards:


Royal Flush:  0.0015 %

Straight Flush:  0.0015%

Four Of A Kind:  0.02%

Full House : 0.14%

Flush:  0.196%

Straight:  0.39%

Three Of A Kind:  2.13%

Two Pair:  4.75%

One Pair:  42.2%

Nothing (High Card only) :  50.1%

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