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In the game of poker there are different poker hand rankings for each poker hand you may possess. Your poker hand is one of the 10 possible types of poker hand rankings in the poker hand chart below.

The best possible hand is the royal flush, known as the mother of all poker hands because it is the best poker hand and a winning poker hand. Many brick and mortar and online casinos give bonuses of some type for getting a royal flush.

At the Canterbury Park Card Club in Minnesota you receive a free hat when you show any type of a straight flush. Some of our online poker rooms award a cash prize to those who get a royal flush as part of a high hand jackpot.

The poker hand values given in our chart will help you determine what rank your poker hand has compared to other poker hands. The top six poker hand values are usually winning poker hands in just about any scenario, but they can still lose to the poker hands above them. For instance, if I have a straight and my opponent shows a flush, then I lose. Why does my poker hand lose? Because a flush beats a straight according to the basic poker hand chart.

As you can see below, the higher up on the chart you get, the more difficult it is to receive that poker hand. This poker hand order has been around for a long time and has sometimes caused confusion amongst many poker players because they have been known to mix up the poker hand strength of the hands, especially the straight and the flush. But now you have no excuse for confusion because we have laid the poker hands out for you with this chart and you can easily tell that a flush does indeed beat a straight.

For exact odds calculation, try out a free poker odds calculator, where you can input your own hole cards, flop, and turn, to calculate the odds and chances of winning the hand. This can be found in Google.

After you read and understand the poker odds chart, you can start playing free online poker. We have partnered up with trusted online poker rooms and are able to offer our users large rewards for their play. After you become accustomed to the game of poker you may also play against other players online for real money.

Poker Hand Rank Chart

Royal Flush

The best possible hand in poker is a royal flush. All cards are of the same suit and make a “Broadway” straight.

1 in 649,740.00

Royal Flush

Straight Flush

All cards are of the same suit and make a straight.

1 in 72,193.33

Straight Flush

Four of a Kind

Simply put, four of the same value card is called four of a kind.

1 in 4,165.00

Four of a Kind

Full House

Three of a kind and a pair together in the same hand is called a full house. A full house is the best hand that you will see on a somewhat normal basis.

1 in 694.16

Full House

Flush

All cards are of the same suit is a flush. It’s value is determined by the top card. The best flush has a top card of an ace.

1 in 508.80

Flush

Straight

All cards are in sequential order and not of the same suit is called a straight.

1 in 254.80

Straight

Three of a Kind

Three of the same value card in your hand is called three of a kind.

1 in 47.32

Three of a Kind

Two Pair

Two Pairs of different value cards is called two pair. The highest pair determines the power of the hand. Aces and twos is a better two pair that Kings and Queens.

1 in 21.03

Two Pair

One Pair

A pair of the same value card is called one pair.

1 in 2.36

One Pair

High Card

The highest card in your hand is simply called high card. No pairs, etc.

1 in 1.99

High Card

Other Poker Hand Chart Resources

Although we feel that we have discussed the poker hand chart thoroughly, you may want to dig deeper into the actual mathematics and permutations of how the numbers above are calculated. In order to do that, we recommend you visit the Wikipedia page on poker probability.

Printable Poker Hand Chart

If you’d like to be able to print something out and bring it with you to the casino, then this printable poker hand chart is just what you’re looking for. Don’t print this page and waste paper though, just click on the poker hand chart below and print from there. Fold it up and stuff it in your pocket for the next time you go out to play poker. You might even want a poker hand chart for your home games to make sure no arguments arise between you and your friends.

Poker Hand Chart

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