Poker hands from highest to lowest. 1. Royal flush. A, K, Q, J, 10, all the same suit. A K Q J T. 2. Straight flush. Five cards in a sequence, all in the same suit. How to Play Poker · Poker Buttons and Blinds · Poker Tournament Rules · Kill Pots. The rules of poker are pretty simple, this ranking or order of poker hands determines the winner, with the Royal Flush being the best hand. Learn about poker hands and values in games available at PokerStars, including Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Seven Card Stud and more. Find out more information.