Texas Hold’em poker is the most popular form of poker in the world and this article will teach you how to play.
The game consists of two cards being dealt to each player and then five community card being dealt by the dealer and the players will use a combination of these cards to make the best five card hand. Whoever has the best hand at the end of the betting will win the pot.
Here is the list of the rank of hands, starting with the lowest.
A High card- the highest card is an Ace, followed by King, Queen... One pair is two cards of the same rank, such as two Aces. Two pair is two cards of the same rank and another two cards of the same rank, such as two Aces and two Kings. Three of a kind is three cards of the same rank such as three Aces.
A Straight is five cards of sequential rank, such as 10, Jack, Queen, King Ace. A Flush is five cards of the same suit, such as Ace of hearts, two of hearts, five of hearts, seven of hearts and eight of hearts. A Full House is thee of a kind and a pair, such as Ace, Ace Ace and King King. Four of a kind is four cards of the same rank such as Ace Ace Ace Ace. Straight Flush is a straight of entirely one suit such as Ten of diamonds Jack of diamonds Queen of Diamonds King of Diamonds Ace of Diamonds. Royal Flush An Ace-High straight of one suit.