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Poker Hands

The Winning Hands of Poker

Poker is one of the most popular casino games online, attracting more new players than any other online casino game. But like any other game, knowing what separates winners from losers is vital for any new player, and though poker is a game with many variations the list below is a ranking system with which players should familiarise themselves before entering any round or tournament.

Straight Flush

A straight flush is the highest ranking poker hand, containing five cards of the same suit running in sequence. Should two players have a flush, the winner is decided through comparison of their highest ranking cards. A Royal Flush (Ace, King, Queen, Jack, Ten) is the strongest possible hand, with the Ace performing as the high card.