Poker hands from highest to lowest
A, K, Q, J, 10, all the same suit.
Five cards in a sequence, all in the same suit.
Four of a kind
All four cards of the same rank.
Three of a kind with a pair.
Any five cards of the same suit, but not in a sequence.
Five cards in a sequence, but not of the same suit.
Three of a kind
Three cards of the same rank.
Two different pairs.
Two cards of the same rank.
When you haven’t made any of the hands above, the highest card plays.
In the example below, the jack plays as the highest card.