Poker hands for professional players

Poker hands in order of strength beginning with the weakest, the list prepared by Oncasinogames Canada:

High Card

High Card: If nobody has a pair, the highest card wins the pot.

Pair: A pair is two cards of the same value. The higher pair wins the pot. If two players have the same pair, the highest non-paired card (kicker) wins.
Two Pair

Two-Pair: Two pairs, if two players have the same two pairs, the fifth card count as the kicker to decide who wins the showdown.
Three of a Kind

Three of a Kind: Three cards of the same value counts a three of a kind. The other two cards might play as kickers if players happen to have the same Three of a Kind.

Straight: A straight is a combination of five cards who are directly connected. If multiple players have a straight, the highest straight wins.

Flush: A Flush is a combination of five cards of the same suit (suits are clubs, diamonds, hearts and spades). The highest flush would take down the pot if more than one player have a Flush.
Full House

Full House: A Full House is the combination of Three of a Kind and a Pair. In the case multiple players have one, the highest Three of a Kind wins. With the same Three of a Kind the higher Pair wins the pot.
Four of a Kind

Four of a Kind: If you have four cards of the same value, you have Four of a Kind (Quads). If both Four of a Kind´s are even, the last card (kicker) decides who wins the pot.
Straight Flush

Straight Flush: Is a combination of any Straight and a Flush so you need to have five cards, directly connected and of the same suit.
Royal Flush

Royal Flush: The Royal Flush is the ultimate winning hand in poker and cannot be beaten. It is a straight from 10, Jack, Queen, King, Ace with all five cards carrying the same suit. In poker all suits are equally ranked.