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. How to Play Poker · Poker Buttons and Blinds · Poker Tournament Rules · Kill Pots. Standard Poker hands are ranked here in order of strength, from the strongest hand to the weakest. An ordered list of winning poker hands, from the unbeatable royal flush to a feeble high card. The list is in order from strongest to weakest. Royal Flush.