Poker Hand Rankings

RankingsWhen you start playing any of the poker game variants, there is one thing that every player must know, the poker card hands. These poker card hands, also commonly referred to as hand rankings, will help you understand what combination of cards will help you beat the other players. However, not all poker games are created equal, so there are some slight variations when it comes to the poker card hands.

Popular Poker Hand Rankings

Hand Rankings

This poker hand ranking actually goes with most forms of poker, including:

  • Texas Hold’Em
  • Omaha
  • 5 Card Stud
  • 5 Card Draw
  • 7 Card Stud
  • Straight Poker

Lowball Hand Rankings

California Lowball

This hand ranking works for most forms of Lowball, including:

  • California Lowball
  • Kansas City Lowball
  • Razz
  • Triple Draw
  • London Lowball

Three Card Poker Hand Rankings

3 Card Rankings

This specific hand ranking can only be used when you encounter three card poker variants, as the player will only play with a hand of three cards. Most other poker games use a five card hand.

Video Poker Hand Rankings

Video Rankings

Video poker is quite simple, so if you understand the other hand rankings, this will be easy for you to play.

There may be other poker games and variants out there, but these are the most popular ones being played currently. If there are others we have missed, just remember that each game, although changed slightly, will have very similar rules and hand rankings. So, understanding the basics will get you a long way in poker. For more details on rankings of poker hands, read this article: Texas Holdem.