
Royal Flush (Best Hand You Can
Get):
A royal flush is when you get A, K, Q, J, and 10 in
all the same suit. Any suit means they can be either
all hearts, all diamonds, all clubs or all spades. 

Straight Flush:
A straight flush is when you get any 5 cards in a
row that are all the same suit. An example of this
would be 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 all hearts. Any suit
means they can be either all hearts, all diamonds,
all clubs or all spades. 

Four of a Kind (AKA Quads):
4 of a kind means that you have 4 of the same ranked
card plus one other meaningless card. The best
possible for of a kind would be four aces: AAAAX
(where X is any other card) 

Full House (AKA A Boat):
A full house means that you have a combination of 3
of one card (i.e. 5) and 2 of another card (i.e. J).
Basically it is a combination of a pair and three of
a kind as listed below. The higher combination
of 3 cards is used to decide the higher full house. 

Straight:
A straight is when you get any 5 cards in a row.
Suits do not matter in a straight. An example of
this would be 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 any suits. 

Three of a Kind (AKA Trips or A
Set):
Three of a kind means that you have gotten three of
the same value (in this example 5's) with two other
cards that do not matter. 3 A's are the
highest and 3 2's are the lowest. 

Two Pair:
Two Pair means that you have gotten two pairs of
cards of the same value (in this example A's and
6's). When two players have the same high
pair, the player with the higher of the lower pairs
wins. 

A Pair:
A Pair means that you have gotten two cards of the
same value (in this example A's and 6's). When
two players have the same pair, the player with the
highest of the remaining cards wins. 

High Card:
The lowest scoring hand in poker. This means
that the highest card in your hand is used to
determine if you have a better hand over your
opponent. 