Definition of Nut Flush

What does the term "nut flush" mean? What is the definition of the term "nut flush" in poker?

In poker, the term "nut flush" means that you have the best possible flush. If you have a "nut flush", no other player at the table who also has a flush can possibly beat you in the hand.

Example #1 of a Nut Flush:

Definition of Nut Flush in PokerThe board reads Qc-Ac-2c-2d-5d. You lead out on the river with a sizable bet and your opponent calls.

You turn over Kc-Jc for the nut flush, while your opponent flips over 7c-6c for an inferior flush. You win the hand.

Example #2 of a Nut Flush:

The board reads 5c-6c-7c-7d-2d. Your opponent shoves all-in on the river and you make the call.

You turn over Ac-Kc for an Ace-high flush, thinking that your hand is best.

Unfortunately for you, your opponent flips over 8c-9c for a straight flush (the nut flush in this case) and takes down the hand.


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