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. Every Texas hold'em poker player must know the hand rankings in the game by heart. If you don't know them, you won't be able to make right decisions. 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.