Poker Hands Cheat Sheet


Mastering the game of poker is an art that combines strategy, intuition, and a keen understanding of the hands that can lead to victory. Whether you’re a beginner stepping into the world of poker for the first time or an experienced player looking to sharpen your skills, having a comprehensive reference at your fingertips can be a game-changer.

The “Poker Hands Cheat Sheet” is your ultimate guide to understanding the hierarchy of poker hands and their rankings. In this guide, we’ll unravel the complexities of poker hands, from the high-ranking royal flush to the modest pair. Whether you’re striving to dominate the table or simply seeking to improve your knowledge of the game, this cheat sheet will serve as your trusty companion on your journey through the exciting world of poker. Let’s delve into the heart of poker hands and unlock the secrets to success.

Hands ranked from lowest to highest

High Card (no pair)No two cards have the same rank, the five cards are not in sequence, and the five cards are not all the same suit.
When comparing the same types of hands, the higher-ranking card defeats the lower-ranking card.
Ex. K♥ J♣ 8♣ 7♦ 3♠ (“King High”)
One PairTwo cards of the same rank, plus three other unmatched cards.
When comparing the same types of hands, the higher-ranking pairs defeat the lower-ranking pairs.
Ex. 4♥ 4♠ K♠ 10♥ 5♠ (Pair of Fours)
Two PairTwo cards of the same rank, plus two cards of another rank (that match each other, but not the first pair), plus one unmatched card.
When comparing same types of hands, Higher ranking pair of the two defeats lower ranking pair.
Ex. J♥ J♣ 4♣ 4♠ 9♥ (“Jacks over Fours”)
Three of a KindThree cards of the same rank, plus two unmatched cards.
When comparing the same types of hands, the higher-value three of a kind defeats the lower-value three of a kind.
Ex. 2♦ 2♠ 2♣ K♠ 6♥
StraightContains five cards of sequential rank but in more than one suit.
Two straights are ranked by comparing the highest card of each. Two straights with the same high card are of equal value.
Ex. Q♣ J♠ 10♠ 9♥ 8♥ (“Queen-High Straight”)
FlushContains five cards of the same suit, not in rank or sequence.
When comparing the same types of hands, the highest-ranking card wins.
Ex. Q♣ 10♣ 7♣ 6♣ 4♣ (“Queen-High Flush)
Full HouseContains three matching cards of one rank and two matching cards of another rank.
When comparing the same types of hands, the higher-ranking set of three wins.
Ex. 3♣ 3♠ 3♦ 6♣ 6♥ (“Threes over Sixes”)
Four of a KindContains four cards of one rank and an unmatched card of another rank.
When comparing the same types of hands, higher-ranking quads defeat lower-ranking ones.
Ex. 4♣ 4♠ 4♦ 4♥ 6♣
Straight FlushContains five cards in sequence, all of the same suit (therefore, both a straight and a flush).
Compare hands by looking at their highest card. Two identical straight flushes tie since suits have no value.
Ex. Q♣ J♣ 10♣ 9♣ 8♣
Royal FlushThe highest poker hand, containing an Ace, King, Queen, Jack, and a 10, all of the same suit.
Ex. 10♥ J♥ Q♥ K♥ A♥

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