Shown below are the ranking of poker hands, from highest to lowest.
The most-coveted hand in poker – cards of the same suit, in sequence, with the highest card as Ace (10, J, Q, K, A).
Any five cards in sequence of the same suit (Ex: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10).
Four of a Kind
Four cards of the same rank or value (Ex: Q, Q, Q, Q).
Three of a kind combined with two of a kind (Ex: Q, Q, Q, 10, 10).
Five cards of the same suit, not in sequence (Ex: 8, 10, J, Q, A).
Five cards in sequence, not of the same suit (Ex: 8, 9, 10, J, Q).
Three of a kind
Three cards of the same rank (Ex: Q, Q, Q).
Two sets of pairs (Ex: Q, Q, 10, 10).
Two cards of the same rank (Ex: 8, 8).
A poker hand which does not fit in any of the above categories. The hand’s rank is the highest card. If two poker hands have the same highest ranked card, the next highest ranked card wins the hand.