Poker Hand Rankings
Find out whether your hand is a stud or a dud with our guide through the top 10 poker hands
The value of a hand is based on how the rankings and suits of your cards match up. An Ace has the highest rank while the lowest rank is 2. There are four suits: diamonds, hearts, clubs and spades.
Here are the top 10 hands in poker in descending order:
1. Royal Flush
Ace-King-Queen-Jack-10 all in the same suit.
2. Straight Flush
Like a Royal Flush only with any 5 cards in order, like 4-8, in the same suit.
3. Four of a Kind
Four cards of the same rank.
4. Full House
Three cards of one rank, two of another
Five cards of the same suit but not in sequence.