Not your normal straight! Here we come with a new word to help you amp up your Poker vocabulary. In general terms, a straight run means a direct attempt at anything without obstacles.
In poker, A straight hand or straight run refers to five consecutive cards of any suit. By consecutive we mean, five cards of sequential rank, not all of the same suit, such as . In terms of hand rankings in traditional Texas Hold’em Poker, a straight is between a flush and three of a kind, with flush being the best of the three.
An Ace-high straight –
A five-high straight –
An Ace-high hand –
An ace-high hand –
King-high hand –
Every straight is ranked according to its highest-ranking card. For example, > . Straight hands that differ only by suit, such as and , are of equal rank. There are two types of straights, namely Broadway straight and Baby straight.
A straight run is just one of the many other poker terms used in the industry today. While some have references to famous poker players, such as Doyle Brunson hand others such as Rainbow and Backdoor are related to the sequence of cards only. With the help of our poker dictionary, we want you to get familiar with anything and everything Poker! Gutshot also has something brewing with the help of these terms! Watch this space and keep reading GutshotMagazine.com
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