Definition of Royal Flush

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

A "royal flush" occurs when a player has a hand that includes a 10, J, Q, K and A of the same suit.

Definition of the term Royal Flush - Poker Dictionary - Royal Flush of Hearts - IllustrationFor instance - let's say that you are dealt Qh-Kh in a game of No Limit Hold'em.

The flop brings 10h-Jh-Ah, giving you a "royal flush", as you now have:


A "royal flush" is an unbeatable hand. It's better than a straight flush, it's better than Quad Aces, it's better than a full house.

You have a 1 in 30,939 chance of being dealt a Royal Flush in a standard No Limit Hold'em game.


Here is an example of a royal flush taking out a very, very strong hand:


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