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High Card

Poker Glossary

High Card means to hold a poker hand that does not contain anything special. Someone does not hold any paired cards, a straight, or a flush. Thus, their poker hand is simply referred to their highest ranking card. A person with AKJ75 would have a high card ace, while the rest of the cards are kickers.

See also Poker Hand, Kicker.

(Submitted by TwoGun)

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