1. poker 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.
In any manner, can you show your hand in poker?
Robert's Rules of Poker state that the last player to take aggressive action by a bet or raise is the first to show the hand—unless everyone checks (or is all-in) on the last round of betting, then the first player to the left of the dealer button is the first to show the hand.
On another note, what does 5 card hands mean? The total number of 5-card poker hands is . A straight flush is completely determined once the smallest card in the straight flush is known. There are 40 cards eligible to be the smallest card in a straight flush. Hence, there are 40 straight flushes.
Anyhow, what is a good poker hand?
An ace-high straight flush, commonly known as a royal flush, is the best possible hand in many variants of poker.
What poker hand should I start with?
The best hands to play in poker pre-flop will always be your big pocket pairs (such as Ace-Ace, King-King and Queen-Queen), followed by big-suited connectors (such as suited Ace-King), and, finally, your big connectors who do not share a suit.