The razz hand rankings

This article will give you an idea of the best razz hand rankings and will go some way to giving you a better indication of how to play the game that is growing in popularity. As the game is significantly different from the rules of more common forms of poker such as seven hand poker and Texas holdem, razz can often seem confusing but after reading the information below, you should have a clearer understanding.

The Wheel: This is the best hand in Razz poker and occurs when a player plays five cards that are A-2-3-4-5, the obvious difference here to other types of poker is that in Razz, the lowest hand wins.

The following will show the other possible hands beginning with the better and working its way down to the worst possible hand:

  1. 2,3,4,5,6
  2. A,5,6,7,9
  3. 3,5,6,7,9
  4. 5,6,7,8,9
  5. 7,10,J,Q,K
  6. 9,10,J,Q,K
  7. 8,9,10,A,A
  8. 5,6,7,2,2
  9. 2,3,4,K,K
  10. 5,5,3,3,3

It's worthy to note that unlike texas hold'em and other variations, Razz does not comply with flushes or straights and do not count in the form. Once grasped, Razz is great fun to play with friends or competitively online on sites such as pokerstars.com where your skills will be certainly put to the test. Although razz is currently not one of the more popular forms of poker, it's certainly growing in popularity and in many peoples opinion, is a highly underrated game that is strongly recommended to any poker lovers.

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