A Straight is when a player has five cards in sequence but of different suits. This is the sixth highest poker hand than can be obtained.

This Hand Beats:

  • Three of a Kind
  • Two Pair
  • One Pair
  • High Card

This Hand Is Beaten By:

  • A Royal Flush
  • A Straight Flush
  • Four of a Kind
  • Full House
  • Flush

Examples of a Straight

4 of Clubs 5 of Spades 6 of Hearts 7 of Clubs 8 of Hearts
An example of a Straight - Eight-High Straight

Queen of Hearts Jack of Hearts 10 Of Spades 9 of Clubs 8 of Hearts
Queen-High Straight