Does three of a kind beat a straight in poker?


Three of a kind (three cards of matching face value, such as three 7's) does not beat a straight (five cards of any suit in sequential order) in poker. A straight hand will supersede a three of a kind in any potential scenario.

The hands that do beat a straight in poker are as follows: a flush, a straight flush, a royal flush and five of a kind (if playing with wild cards). The ranking of the hands in poker is based on the probability of receiving them, with more common hands having a lower ranking than less common hands. An exception to this is a variant of poker, sometimes known as "low-ball", in which the player with the lowest-ranking hand wins.

Q&A Related to "Does three of a kind beat a straight in poker?"
All of these beat three of a kind or a straight: Royal
A Royal Flush, a straight flush, 4 of a kind, a full house, a flush and a straight, in descending order of strength.
Tonya, the first rule of poker is to learn the hands. Until you understand what the hands are you have no concept of how the game is played, and you will lose lots of money. Based
In Texas Holdem, a straight is higher than 3 of a kind, which only beats 2 pairs, 1 pair or high card.
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