Poker Run to the WOCO ~ 29 SEP 2012
                   
RANK OF HANDS IN STRAIGNT POKER (NOTHING WILD):
Straight Flush - Highest possible hand: all 5 cards of the same suit and in a sequence, as the 6, 7, 8, 9, and, 10 of diamonds.
[ 40 combinations, 0.0015% chance ] The highest-ranking straight flush is A, K, Q, J and 10 of one suit, called a Royal Flush, less then 0.0015% chance:  
Four of a Kind - four aces or four sizes; it does not matter what the fith unmatched card is.
[ 13 combinations, 0.0024% chance ]
Full House - three cards of one rank and two cards of another rank, as 8-8-8-4-4.
[ 3744 combinations, 0.14% chance ]
Flush - five cards of the same suit, but not all in sequence.
[ 5148 combinations, 0.20% chance ]
Straight - five cards in sequence, but not all of the same suit.
[ 10240 combinations, 0.39% chance ]
Three of a Kind - a.k.a. "Trips" or "a Set"
[ 54,912 combinations, 2.1% chance ]
Two Pair - as Q-Q-7-7-4.
[ 123,552 combinations, 4.75% chance ]
One Pair - beats any hand containing no pair.
[ over 1,000,000 combnations, 42.5% chance ]
High Card - below the rank of hands containing one pair, all the no pair hands which are rated by the highest card they contain, so that an Ace-High hand will beat a King-High hand and so on; in the event of a tie: Highest card wins, and if necessary, the second-highest, third-highest, fourth-highest and smallest card can be used to break the tie.
[ The best possible high-card hand is A-K-Q-J-9, over 2,500,000 combinations, 50% chance ]




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Poker Run to the WOCO ~ 29 SEP 2012
                   
RANK OF HANDS IN STRAIGNT POKER (NOTHING WILD):
Straight Flush - Highest possible hand: all 5 cards of the same suit and in a sequence, as the 6, 7, 8, 9, and, 10 of diamonds.
[ 40 combinations, 0.0015% chance ] The highest-ranking straight flush is A, K, Q, J and 10 of one suit, called a Royal Flush, less then 0.0015% chance:  
Four of a Kind - four aces or four sizes; it does not matter what the fith unmatched card is.
[ 13 combinations, 0.0024% chance ]
Full House - three cards of one rank and two cards of another rank, as 8-8-8-4-4.
[ 3744 combinations, 0.14% chance ]
Flush - five cards of the same suit, but not all in sequence.
[ 5148 combinations, 0.20% chance ]
Straight - five cards in sequence, but not all of the same suit.
[ 10240 combinations, 0.39% chance ]
Three of a Kind - a.k.a. "Trips" or "a Set"
[ 54,912 combinations, 2.1% chance ]
Two Pair - as Q-Q-7-7-4.
[ 123,552 combinations, 4.75% chance ]
One Pair - beats any hand containing no pair.
[ over 1,000,000 combnations, 42.5% chance ]
High Card - below the rank of hands containing one pair, all the no pair hands which are rated by the highest card they contain, so that an Ace-High hand will beat a King-High hand and so on; in the event of a tie: Highest card wins, and if necessary, the second-highest, third-highest, fourth-highest and smallest card can be used to break the tie.
[ The best possible high-card hand is A-K-Q-J-9, over 2,500,000 combinations, 50% chance ]