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 consists of 5 cards.

Poker Hand Rankings

Royal flush1) Royal Flush

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



Straight Flush2) Straight Flush

A run of five card values all in one suite.



Four Of A Kind3) Four of a Kind
All four cards of a particular value.



Full House4) Full House
Three of a kind plus a pair, any suite



Flush5) Flush
Five cards (any value) in same suite.



Straight6) Straight
A run of five card values in any suite.



Three of a kind7) Three of a Kind
Three cards of the same value.



Two Pairs8) Two Pairs
A double dose of matching card values.



A Pair9) One Pair
A pair with same number/picture value.



High Card10) High Card Only
A hand with no pairs straight or flush, it is just random cards.



Poker Loyalty Program

Most of the online poker rooms offer this program which allows players to earn extra cash based on the amount of play.