Hand Rankings Illustrated
presents an in-depth look at Poker Hands. Click on
the links to the left, or scroll down to view the winning
order of poker hands. First we offer an
illustrated view of poker hands from the best hand - a Royal Flush,
down the worst - high card. Next is offered a detailed
explanation of the official
rules of poker hands.
For your convenience, we also offer a stripped down version with
pictures and titles of official poker hands in standard order so that
you can print it and keep it handy as your
poker hands cheat sheet.
And for the Holdem fans, we offer a chart of
Texas Holdem Starting Cards
- there are 168 different pairs of starting cards sorted in 8 groups of
different strengths so that you'll know when to hold'em and know when
Oh, yeah...one last thing. Poker is a game of
skill, but unlike Blackjack, the skill goes beyond the mathematical.
The real challenge of poker is in reading
your opponent. Even the best poker face usually has a tell or