01 of 10 Ace-Ace Nick Koudis / Photodisc / Getty Images A pair of aces, also known as "pocket rockets" (and sometimes... 02 of 10 King-King Second on the list is a pair of kings, also known as "cowboys" or "King Kong." This starting hand is... 03 of 10 Queen-Queen A pair of queens, also known as ...
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The royal flush stands as the best hand possible in the rankings, while the high card hand ranks as the weakest. The more rarely a hand occurs, the higher it stands in the poker hand rankings. The odds against a royal flush, for example, are nearly 31,000-to-1, making it the rarest and strongest hand in poker.
Connected Hands: Connected hands can make straights! The more connected your cards are, the better chance they’ll make a straight. For this reason, 3-2 suited is better than 7-2 suited, despite carrying lower preflop equity. The chances of 3-2 making some sort of straight is a lot easier than 7-2 suited.
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The is the best possible hand you can get in standard five-card Poker is called a royal flush. This hand consists of an: ace, king, queen, jack and 10, all of the same suit. If you have a royal flush, you'll want to bet higher because this is a hard hand to beat. Featured Video. Liliboas / Getty Images.
Examples include: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10 (which is called a “Broadway” straight) 10, 9, 8, 7, 6 5, 4, 3, 2, Ace (which is called a “Wheel” or “Bicycle” straight)
Best Starting Hands. Ace/Ace: the strongest starting hand in the game. King/king, queen/queen, jack/jack: high pairs set you off well. An ace with a face card: sets a good foundation, if the flop works in your favor.