Who Wins If Two Players Have A Royal Flush In Poker?

Who Wins If Two Players Have A Royal Flush In Poker?

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Poker is one of the most played card games among all generations including kids, adults and old people.  It is a game of skill, as it is what you do with your hand that determines whether you will be the winner or not. To make the winning hand, you need to be sure about the rules of poker, especially related to the hand rankings.

There are many different hands that one can have, like two pairs, one of a kind, straight flush, the royal flush and so on. So, what happens if two players have a similar hand at the end of the game? More importantly, what happens when two players have a royal flush?
Keep reading to know!

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What happens in a game of poker?

Poker is a card game with a deck of 52 cards that has 4 suits consisting of face cards such as King, Jack, Queen and other numbered cards. The 4 suits are namely ♠, ♦, ♣ and ♥. At the end of all the rounds, the winner is the player who holds the highest ranked hand when all cards are shown at the end of the round. And, this is known as showdown. The winning player could also be the one who makes the last uncalled bet, hence winning the whole round without having to reach the showdown.

Texas Hold'em rules:

  • Each player is dealt two cards, for their eyes only.
  • The dealer spreads five cards - three at a time, then another, then another - which can be used by all players to form their best possible five-card hand.
  • Before and after each card is revealed, players take turns betting.

Card suits order:

Alphabetical order:

  • Clubs (lowest)
  • Diamonds
  • Hearts
  • Spades (highest).

Poker tips and tricks:

  • Play with fewer hands and play aggressively.
  • Don't be the first to limp.
  • "Semi-bluff" aggressively with your draw.
  • Move your stronger hands faster to make a pot and earn more money.
  • protect your big blind with right hands
  • Turn when you are unsure.

What does a straight flush look like?

A straight flush is a hand that consists of five cards of sequential rank, all of the same suit, such as Q♥ J♥ 10♥ 9♥ 8♥ (a "queen-high straight flush"). It ranks below five of a kind and above four of a kind.

What is a flush and what happens when there are 2 royal flushes?

In a typical poker game, straight flush or what a royal flush is said to be five cards in numerical order, all of them being identical suits. If there is ever a tie when playing with these set of cards, the highest ranked card at the top of the sequence wins. Four of a kind are a set of cards where there are four identical cards with one side card or kicker. In the event of a tie, the highest four of a kind wins or the highest side card wins in case of a community card game where everyone has equally ranked four of a kind cards. According to the rules of poker, straight royal flush come in varying strengths from five high to a king high. In the event of having a king high, only a royal flush can beat the same.

The best possible straight flush is known as the royal flush. The royal flush consists of a king, queen, jack, ace and ten of a suit. A royal flush is said to be an unbeatable hand. This phenomenon is also called an ace high straight flush. Hence, there are 4 royal flushes: TJQKA (all spades), TJQKA (all hearts), TJQKA (all clubs) and TJQKA (all diamonds). If you are dealt 5 cards, you have 4 chances over 2,598,960 to receive a royal.flush. These chances are even lower when you consider 2 royal flushes.

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Note that when there are 2 royal flushes(two flushes who wins), there can be no tie breaker whatsoever. Apart from this, if there are 2 royal flushes, the pot is split between the two. The odds of this happening are extremely rare. Moreover, the board requires three cards of the same suit for there to be 2 royal flushes.

Just like this, there are multiple rules pertaining to poker but they are quite easy to learn and pick up through repeated practice. Poker doesn’t have to be played physically as such and you do not require a hoard of people to play this nowadays. Thanks to online platforms like GetMega, you can now play poker games online, against players from different parts of the country or even with your friends in the multiplayer mode.

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Question Answer
Can anything beat a royal flush in poker? Nothing can beat a royal flush in poker because it is the best possible hand a player can have in poker.
Can you get a royal flush in poker? Of course, you can but it all depends on probability. The probability of getting a particular royal flush hand is 1 in 25,98,960 different hands.
Which royal flush is the highest? A royal flush of spades is the highest followed by hearts, diamonds, and clubs.
How do you play poker royal flush? A royal flush consists of 5 cards of the same suit and that too in order Ace, King, Queen, Jack, and 10.
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Kanchan Sharma Author
Kanchan Sharma Author
Kanchan Sharma

Kanchan Sharma started her career as a learning designer at an MNC while pursuing poker as a hobby. However, she soon pivoted to becoming a professional MTT (Multi Table Tournaments) player. She is currently a leading player, who has taken the male dominated poker world by storm. During her stint as a poker player, she has bagged many titles including India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) for Rs. 17,98,906, Winter Celebration Series for Rs. 6,62,500 and has final tabled multiple tournaments. She continually seeks to improve her poker game and work on her mindset to win the WSOP title soon. Her journey from being a recreational player to a poker pro is inspiring for many people out there.

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