Poker Hand Rankings [Infographic]

Fans of poker know that it is a game which requires a lot of skill to compete at the highest level, but also requires some luck. The Betfair Casino site allows you to compete against players of different skills levels from the comfort of your own home.

There are different card combinations available in poker, some of them which are more likely to occur than others. The best combination a player can achieve is a Royal Flush. This is considered the best hand in poker, however the odds of receiving this around 649,739/1. This is why there is a certain amount of luck in poker. Even though players will mainly win based on skill, if an unskilled player manages to get a Royal Hand combination they have essentially won the game due to the luck of the draw.

For those that are unfamiliar with poker, this infographic recaps the different types of winning hands and the odds of a player receiving them.