The value of the hands, known also as hand ranking is as follows:

Texas Holdem Poker Tip - Hand RankingRoyal Flush – this is the highest hand for the Texas Holdem Poker Tip and in poker in general. It is consisted by Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten from one suit.

Straight Flush – this card combination is made by four cards from one suit, which are in numerical sequence.

Four-Of-A-Kind – here, the player has four cards from the same rank. For example, four Queens or four Sevens. If two players have four-of-a-kind, the winner is the player with the highest four-of-a-kind.

Full House – the full house is also known as boat, but this name is rarely used. To have full house means to have three cards from one rank and two from another. If two players have the same two-of-a-kind cards, the winner is the player with the highest three-of-a-kind.

Flush – flush is a combination of five cards from the same suit. There must be no sequence between the cards, because if there is, it will be a straight flush. If two players have flushes, the winner is the player with the highest top card.

Straight – the next Texas Holdem Poker Tip hand is formed by five cards in numerical sequence but from different suits. If there are more than one straights, the winner is the player with the highest top card from the straight.

Three-Of-A-Kind – this is one of the lowest hand ranks in Texas Holdem Poker Tip. It is consisted by three cards from one suit and if there are two players with three-of-a-kind, the player with the highest card from the kickers is the winner.

Two-Of-A-Kind – Here the player must has two cards from one suit.

High Card – when the players cannot form any of the combinations above, the winner can be determined by the highest hole card. If the top cards of two players are equal, the comparison is made between the second top cards and so on.