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Poker Hand Rankings - Intro to Poker Rules & How to Compare Hands to See Who Wins - Lesson 15 of 38

We go over the rankings of all poker hands with examples. This is the first fundamental lesson in learning the rules of poker. The topics covered here are the same as what you would learn in a poker dealer school.

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Additionally, this video explains:

The rules of poker leave a lot of room for creativity, and that anyone could come up with a variation of poker that could one day end up in casinos.

A deck contains 13 different ranked cards with 4 suits (spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs) for each rank. 13 ranks x 4 suits = 52 total cards in a deck.

A "kicker" is the highest unpaired card in a hand. Kickers are used to break ties when poker hands are otherwise of equal rank. If all the kickers tie as well, then both players split the pot.

There are 10 types of poker hands and many varieties within them.

Not included in the video is the highest of all poker hands, the 5-of a kind hand. This poker hand can only exist in a game with wild cards. Most games do not allow wild cards, so it was not included in this video to avoid confusion.