Poker is played from a standard pack of 52 cards. All poker hands contain five cards, the maximum hand wins. Some games have. Sometimes jokers will be utilized as wild cards, other times, the game will specify which cards are wild (deuces, one-eyed jacks, or anything ). A five of a kind (that is only possible when using wild cards) is the greatest possible hand. If more than 1 hand has five of a sort, the higher card wins (Five Aces beats five kings, which beat five queens, etc ). A straight flush is a straight (5 cards in sequence, for example 5-6-7-8-9) which are all the exact same suit.