Deck of cardsTo be successful at poker, knowledge of the deck is essential.
The poker card deck consists of 52 cards of different suits and rankings. The suits are spades, hearts, clubs and diamonds. They all have the same value.
Each suit has 13 rankings from the lowest card 2 (deuce) to the highest, the ace. However this can also be used as the lowest card in certain combinations.
This is how the 13 rankings look in the suit of spades:
In poker the different card combinations make the difference between winning and losing. Therefore it is very important to remember the different rankings exactly.