The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Poker
Some frequently asked questions about poker are given below:
What is Poker?
Poker is a very popular card game. Around the world people play this game and in USA it is most popular.
What are the basics of poker?
In poker a standard pack of 52 cards is used. Though depending on the variation of the game the number of cards can be greater or lesser. The cards are ranked as follows: Ace is ranked the highest followed by the other cards in decreasing rank, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, and 2. In some of the unusual variants of the game Ace is ranked lowest.
There are four equal suits in the pack of cards. These are Spades, Hearts, Diamonds and Clubs. All hands in poker get 5 cards each. The highest valued card hand wins.
How many types of hands are seen?
The best part about poker is that you can see different types of hands in a game. There are 10 types of hands seen in a game of poker. These are:
1. Five of a kind
2. Straight Flush
3. Four of a kind
4. Full house
7. Three of a kind
8. Two pair
10. High card
Which is the best natural hand in poker? When does it happen?
A straight flush is the best natural hand in the game. If 5 cards of same suit come in an order (viz. 7-8-9-10-J), then it is called straight flush.
What is a full house?
If three of a kind (K-K-K) and a pair (2-2) come in a same hand then it is called full house.
What is flush?
If one hand gets all the cards from the same suit, then the hand is called flush e.g., A-J-6-4-2 of Spades.