poker hand

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Noun1.poker hand - the 5 cards held in a game of pokerpoker hand - the 5 cards held in a game of poker
deal, hand - the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"
royal flush - a poker hand with the ace, king, queen, jack, and 10 all in the same suit
straight flush - a poker hand with consecutive cards in the same suit
full house - a poker hand with 3 of a kind and a pair
flush - a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
straight - a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
pair - a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
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Deftly organized into informative chapters, beginning with an introduction, overview, and history of the game, then on to hand rankings, the basics of playing the game, winning strategies, exposed hole-card play, progressive side bets, tournament play, and money management.
COP caters to the LGBT community and even has a game called Come Out Hold 'Em, where straights are eliminated from the hand rankings.