A Straight is a hand made out of five connected cards that have subsequent rankings. The Ace in this case can be the lowest card, in a 5-4-3-2-A straight, or the highest one, in A-K-Q-J-10. If the...
Straight: Five cards in ranking order, but not of the same suit. Example: 2-3-4-5-6 of different suits. Aces can be high or low, but cannot wrap around (K-A-2-3-4). In a tie, the Straight with the highest cards wins. If the cards are the same, you would split the winnings.
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A Straight poker combination consists of a five-card poker hand having five cards in a sequence regardless of the suit. If you somehow end up with five cards in a sequence from the same suit, then you have yourself a rare and strong straight flush that is bound to win you the pot more often than not. How is the Straight Poker Hand formed?
The highest possible Straight is A-K-Q-J-10 (also called “Broadway”). Straight combinations go ...
When flushes ties, follow the rules for High Card. Straight A straight is 5 cards in order, such as 4-5-6-7-8. An ace may either be high (A-K-Q-J-T) or low (5-4-3-2-1). However, a straight may not 'wraparound'. (Such as Q-K-A-2-3, which is not a straight). When straights tie, the highest straight wins. (AKQJT beats KQJT9 down to 5432A).
Two cards of one rank, two cards of another rank and a kicker of a third rank. Ranked by the high pair, then the bottom pair and finally the kicker, so that KK449 beats any of QQJJA, KK22Q, and KK445. Two cards of one rank accompanied by three kickers of different ranks.
Straight – Five cards in sequence, but not all of the same suit is a straight. An example is 9♥, 8♣, 7♠, 6♦, 5♥. Three of a Kind – This combination contains three cards of the same rank, and the other two cards each of a different rank, such as three jacks, a seven, and a four.
Each straight is ranked by the rank of its highest-ranking card. For example, J ♥ 10 ♥ 9 ♣ 8 ♠ 7 ♥ ranks higher than 10 ♠ 9 ♠ 8 ♣ 7 ♥ 6 ♠, which ranks higher than 6 ♣ 5 ♠ 4 ♥ 3 ♠ 2 ♦. Straight hands that differ by suit alone, such as 9 ♣ 8 ♣ 7 ♣ 6 ♦ 5 ♦ and 9 ♠ 8 ♠ 7 ♠ 6 ♥ 5 ♥, are of equal rank.