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General OFC Hand Ranking Rules

Royal Flush

A royal flush ace, king, queen, jack and ten of any suit.

Straight Flush: Five suited cards in sequence

Players tie the highest rank at the top of the sequence wins. A royal flush ace, king, queen, jack and ten of any suit. A Royal Flush is an unbeatable hand.

Four of a Kind: Four cards of the same rank, and one side card (kicker)

Highest-ranking Four of a Kind breaks a tie. Full House: Three cards of the same rank, and two cards of a different, matching rank.

Full House with the highest ranking three cards breaks a tie. Flush: Five suited cards

If multiple players have a flush, subsequent card rankings will be used, one at a time, to determine the winner. If all five cards are identical, the pot will be split. The suit itself is never used to break a tie in poker.

Flush

In the event that multiple players have a flush, subsequent card ranks will be used, one at a time, to determine the winner. In the event that all five cards are identical, the pot will be split. The suit itself is never used to break a tie in poker.

Straight: Five cards in sequence

The highest-ranking card at the top of the sequence breaks the tie. Note: The Ace is the only card that may be used at the top or bottom of the sequence. A,K,Q,J,T is the highest (Ace high) straight; A,2,3,4,5 is the lowest (Five high) straight.

Three of a kind: Three cards of the same rank, and two unrelated side cards

Highest ranking three of a kind breaks a tie. Two pairs: Two matched-rank cards, two different matched-rank cards, and one side card.

Two Pair

Highest pair breaks a tie. The second pair or side card will break a tie if certain cards are identical. One pair: Two matched-rank cards, and three unrelated side cards.

One Pair

Highest pair breaks a tie. The player with the first superior side card will break a tie if pairs are identical.

High card: Any hand that does not qualify under a category listed above

In the event of a tie: Highest card breaks a tie. If first cards are identical, the first superior card wins the game.