Guide, rules, strategy and how to play

Online poker is a card game that associated with bets/gambling. In the beginning of the game, the player will deal 2 cards, and if the player wants to place a bet to continue their game or face down their card to stop playing. After that, the player will deal 3 cards in the table with face up.

After that, the player will give the options to place bets or stop. And then, 1 card (4th card) draw and the player will place bets or stop, and continue with the last card or 5th card.

The point is, poker players compete to get the greatest value of the combination of 5 cards. So, if a player can win the game the first draw as much as 3 cards, or in the second draw (the fourth card), or the draw last card (the fifth card). as the fourth card and fifth cards draw, poker players still just summing combinations of cards only. At the end of the game of Poker, players who combined the highest card value, that the winner of the bet. The combination is formed by five cards that come from the player’s own cards and the cards are seen in the table.

Poker Game Guide and Rules

Previously been mentioned that in the game of poker, the player who has the greatest combination of five cards which will become a winner. Thus it should be noted and memorized the order or ranking of the poker card combinations.

Order or ranking of a combination of 5-card poker hand from the best to the lowest, are:

Royal Flush

Straight Flush

Four of a Kind

Full House



Three of a Kind

Two Pair

One Pair / Two of a Kind

High Hand / High Card

Now let’s sort from the bottom or the lowest of the poker card combinations:

– High Card

High Card is the value of the cards itself. This could be the order of the cards as well be images poker cards. The order from smallest to highest card is  2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, J, Q, K, A. To As his own, could be the highest number could also be the lowest number is 1.

As for the type of card that has the highest order from the smallest to largest are:

Diamond  (red)

Clover (black)

Love (red)

Spade (black)

From the description above, the value of the low poker card will automatically be defeated by a higher value.

– One Pair / Two of a kind

One pair is a combination of the same two poker cards, eg J-J-2-5-6, 2-2-7-9-J.

– Two Pair

Two Pair is a combination of two pairs of the same poker cards, eg Q-Q-5-5-J, 2-2-7-7-J.

– Three of a Kind

Three of a kind is a combination of three card poker are the same, eg Q-Q-Q-10-4, 2-2-2-7-J.

– Straight

Straight is a combination of 5-card poker in a perfect order, eg 10-J-Q-K-A, A-2-3-4-5, 10-J-Q-K-A. Q-K-A-2-3 is not a straight because it’s not sequential.

– Flush

Flush is a combination of 5-card poker hand that has the same type, for examples, all kinds of spades or hearts. This flush card value is not necessarily sequentially, but the important thing is just the same kind.

– Full House

Full house is a combination of three cards and two cards of poker, eg 4-4-4-2-2, 2-2-2-7-7 or 3-3-J-J-J. Full House is a combination of “One Pair” and “Three of a Kind”

– Four of a Kind

Four of a kind is a combination of 4-card poker are the same, for example, J-J-J-J-2, 2-2-2-2-J.

– Straight Flush

Straight flush poker is a combination of five cards of the same type and sequential value. A straight flush is a combination of a Straight and a Flush.

– Royal Flush

Royal flush poker is a combination of five cards of the same type, sequential value and has the highest value. A royal flush is a straight flush with the highest value, namely heart card, and its value 10-J-Q-K-A.

Strategy and how to play poker

The essence of poker game is to combine poker cards that seen on the table, with players own card in hand. A player with the highest combination of card, will be the winner of the bet. The combination made by 5 cards, which come from players own card (in hand) and the card that seen on the table. The sequence begins with a combination of cards higher value card will beat a card whose value is lower. 2 card value will be lost by 3, 3 lost to 4, 10 lost to J (jack), J inferior to Q (Queen), Q lost with K (King), K lost by A (Ace). In poker, Ace also can be number 1 if needed, which means the lowest value.

Hence, the highest value of any card, will be defeated by a combination of cards “One Pair”. “One Pair” lost with “Two Pair”, “Two Pair” inferior to “Three of a Kind”, “Three of a Kind” lost to “Straight”, “Straight” inferior to “Flush”, “Flush” inferior to “Full House”, “Full House” lose with “Four of a Kind”, “Four of a Kind” lost to “Straight Flush” and “Straight Flush” lost with “Royal Flush”. Royal Flush is the highest score in a poker game.

Players with the highest combination of the card will take all the bets. And if there are two players with the same combination and value, the bet will be split to both of them.