Poker School

Can you read the cards?

Poker, normally, is played with a deck of 52 cards.

The cards are ranked in following order

Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8 ,7 6, 5, 4, 3, 2.

The four suits are

Clubs, Spades, Hearts, and Diamonds

All the suits have equal values. It means that Ace of Spade will have same value as Ace of Diamond.

A hand consist of 5 cards.

Poker Hand Rankings

1) Royal Flush

Higest Card, a Ten-To-Ace straight, all one suite.

2) Straight Flush

A run of five card values all in one suite.

3) Four of a Kind
All four cards of a particular value.

4) Full House
Three of a kind plus a pair, any suite

5) Flush
Five cards (any value) in same suite.

6) Straight
A run of five card values in any suite.

7) Three of a Kind
Three cards of the same value.

8) Two Pairs
A double dose of matching card values.

9) One Pair
A pair with same number/picture value.

10) High Card Only
A hand with no pairs straight or flush, it is just random cards.