In Pot Limit and No Limit games, the minimum bet or raise is equal to the big blind (see below). Side Pots, a side pot is created when a player calls a bet but doesn't have enough chips to coverthe bet or if a player raises when another player is already all-in. The odds of this happening though are very rare and almost impossible in texas holdem because board requires three cards of one suit for anyone to have a flush in that suit. Straight, a straight is made from any five cards consecutive in rank that are not all the same suit, such. The main pot is awarded last. There are no more forced bets after the flop and first person to the left of the button (who hasn't yet folded) will be the first to act in subsequent betting rounds. Because I was in a game and had a straight. If two or more players hold a flush, the flush with the highest card wins. Note that only card rank (deuce through ace) matter in poker when comparing individual cards. Four of a Kind : Four of a kind (four cards of the same rank) beats a full house. Players who fold before the showdown forfeit their right to all pots, including the main pot. Therefore a flush containing an ace (an "ace-high flush would beat this king-high flush. Straight, top Card, nA, a straight is any five cards in sequence, but not necessarily of the same suit. All rights reserved Message. If both straights end in a card of the same strength, the hand is tied. If two players have Royal Flushes, they split the pot. A round of betting occurs. In limit play, the betting is capped at three raises per round, unless two players are "heads-up" in the round. If no one raised the big blind then that player has the option to "check" and the flop will be dealt.