Create the best hand possible.
Hold’em is a popular version of poker. Varieties follow this basic format.
Poker and table games based on poker come in many forms, but the following hands are common to all types of poker:
Royal Flush: 10-Jack-Queen-King-Ace, all in the same suit
Straight Flush: Five cards of the same suit in consecutive ranking
Four Of A Kind: Four cards of the same rank
Full House: A Three Of A Kind with a Pair
Flush: Five cards of the same suit
Straight: Five cards of consecutive rank, regardless of suit
Three of a kind: Three cards of the same rank
Two pair: Two sets of two cards of the same rank
Pair: Two cards of the same rank
Blind Bet: In some forms of poker, players sitting at certain spots of the table will have to make a wager before seeing any cards.
Call: To make a wager equal to the amount of the wager made immediately prior.
Raise: To make a wager higher than the last bet.
Check: To waive the right to start betting while retaining the right to act if another player begins to bet.
Fold: To refuse to call a raise; the player leaves the hand and discards their cards.