The scoring in poker is based on a specific ranking of certain hand possibilities and determining which player's hand holds the highest rank.
A player's hand is the five or seven cards held by a player at any given time during the game. There are general rules in the scoring of Poker that coincide with the specific hand rankings. The first rule is that face cards (Jack, Queen, and King) are ranked higher than number cards (2-10). A player with an Ace card can choose for the card to be in a set with the lowest card value (2) or the highest card value (King). If multiple players have the same hand rank, the player with the larger card value wins. The player who has the best hand ranking wins the round and receives all of the chips, or money, in the Poker pot.
The hand rankings, from lowest rank to highest rank, follows as suit: