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Why is Royal Flush ever listed separately from Straight Flush?

Many sources explicitly list Royal Flush as the highest poker hand (example). This seems unnecessary - it's the highest hand anyway as the highest Straight Flush. When presenting a ruleset, ...
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Who has the winning hand in this Texas-holdem scenario? [duplicate]

The table cards were A,K,K,8,3. All four suits were on the board. Player one had A,8. Player two had A,3. Is this a split pot?
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Who has the winning hand in Texas-holdem (different full house hands) [duplicate]

The table cards were Q,Q,9,9,4 All four suits were on the board. Player one had Q,3. Player two had 9,8. Which player wins?
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7 votes
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Texas hold'em flush Tie or Not? [duplicate]

I was playing Texas Holdem last night with some friends at my house and this was the hand we were dealt: My cards 7♠ 6♦ His cards 10♠ 7♥ Cards on table 6♠ 8♠ Q♠ J♠ 2♠ Odd hand. Everyone else ...
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When both players have the same 2 pair, can a 3rd pair be used as a valid kicker? [duplicate]

player A : 4,4 player B : A,10 board : K,K,Q,Q,2 Which player wins? I guess Player B but player A claims he has a pair of 4 which is a bigger kicker. who is correct?
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6 votes
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Is this a split pot? [duplicate]

The board shows two queens, a 9, 8, and 7. I'm holding a queen and a Jack. The other player is holding a queen and an Ace. Is this a split pot or does the Ace play?
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How did this hand from the 2008 WSOP eliminate Scott Montgomery? [duplicate]

In the 2008 WSOP, played as No Limit Texas Hold 'Em, Scott Montgomery placed fifth. Looking at how hand scoring works, I do not understand the manner in which he was eliminated. Here is a screenshot ...
Rewan Demontay's user avatar
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Why does this player not have a straight?

I'm relatively new to poker so bare with me. Community cards: J, Q, K, 2, 4 P1: A,6 P2: Q,Q A site determined that P2 won with three of the kind. Is this wrong? How does player P1 not win with a ...
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2 votes
1 answer
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Hold 'em tie with 2 people [duplicate]

Player 1 has A 8; Player 2 has A 9. Community cards are A K 7 4 4. Does player 2 win with a 9 kicker? Or is the K the kicker for both resulting in a tie?
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Deciding winner with flush on table (Texas Hold em no limit) [duplicate]

I am creating my own poker game prototype as a hobby project. The game calculates the combinations every player has and decides a 5 card hand to be used when calculating a winner if players have the ...
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In case of same card in both player [duplicate]

Suppose two players in a game of poker (assume Texas Hold'em) have cards with the same values. For example, Player A and Player B have the cards 4 & 9. The board shows a 2,3,4,7, and 8 face up. ...
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Can someone explain me why was this a split pot? texas hold'em [duplicate]

I would want to ask you why was this a split pot.
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1 answer
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What if multiple players have the same hand via using all the shared cards? [duplicate]

I'm trying to learn the basics of poker, and I encountered this bit of info: Sometimes the best texas hold em hand is made by the five shared cards on their own. If they were 10-10-10-10-A and you ...
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texas holdem full house showing in table, splitting pot among players [duplicate]

Texas holdem, KKK22 full house showing on table. Player 2 has the K2 hole cards to make the same full house, is the pot split among all players or is it player 2 pot?
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Full house on table full house in hand [duplicate]

Ok scenario: 8 9 8 9 9 on table. Player 1 has 8/4 in hand. Player 2 has K/2 in hand. Who wins? I personally say split since table has higher full house. Am I right?
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