Poker – Card Values

In the following paragraphs all of the possible 5-card-combinations will be listed according to their values – from the lowest hand to the highest hand.


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One Pair

Two cards of the same denomination. F.e. two 9’s

Two Pairs

Two cards of the same denomination and two of another denomination.

F.e. two 4’s and two 9’s.

Three of a kind

Three cards of the same denomination.

F.e. three 6’s.


Five cards in denomination sequence.

F.e. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 8, 9, 10, Jack, Queen, etc.


Five cards of the same colour/suit but not in denomination sequence.

Full House

Three of a Kind and a Pair. F.e. three 4’s and two 7’s.


Four cards of the same denomination.

F.e. four 9’s, four Queens four Kings, etc.

Straight Flush

Five cards in denomination sequence and all in one suit/colour.

 F.e. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  in spades

Royal Flush

A Straight Flush from 10 to Ace. If the Flush is not to Ace it is just a Straight Flush and not a Royal Flush.