A flush is a hand that consists of five cards of the same suit. The higher card in the hand wins. Therefore, K-J-9-3-2 beats K-J-7-6-5. Also, a straight is the best possible hand, whereas a pair of tens beats a pair of kings.
Best possible hand in poker
If you want to win the pot, you need to have the best possible hand. There are several types of hands you can make, but none is better than the royal flush. This hand is composed of five identical cards, with the suit of the cards being the same. The other possible hands are suited or unrelated.
If you have five identical cards, you have a royal flush. However, this hand is extremely rare. In order to win the game, you must have five cards of the same suit. The basic straight, the lowest ranking in the deck, is also a good hand, although it can be beaten by other combinations. For instance, you can split the pot if you have a straight draw, but it is not a good idea to split the pot with someone with a royal flush.
Another good hand to have is an ace. While the ace is considered the highest possible hand in most card games, it is not the best possible hand in poker. In fact, a pair of aces is considered to be a weak hand and only wins in certain situations.
Creating a side pot from any additional money bet by the remaining players
Creating a side pot is a way to allocate the remaining money in the pot in a poker game. This happens when a player goes all-in. If more than one player does so, more than one side pot may be created. Each side pot contains an equal number of chips from each player in the table.
When one player is all-in, all remaining players can still bet on the hand. The remaining players then compare their hands to determine which player wins the main pot. Players who are not involved in a side pot should wait to reveal their cards until the main pot has been dealt.
The remaining players may call or raise the all-in bet. A caller may raise the all-in bet up to half his or her original amount. If the all-in bet is made on a full hand, the remaining players must match the full bet or raise.