With the simplistic nature of poker, there is no surprise that poker is rising in popularity and is being played by more and more people. The reason for this increased player base is the fact that more people are signing up on site. There are plenty of sites where you can play casino games online from the comfort of your own home. This means that players are able to compete against other players all around the world without having to visit a brick and mortar casino.
To win a game of poker, you have to have a better hand combination then your opponents. Although poker is primarily skill based, there is a certain amount of luck involved as well – especially when it comes to the cards you are drawn. Obviously hands such as the Royal Flush is the best hand combination you can receive and will essentially guarantee a win. However the odds of getting this combination is around 649,739/1. The Straight Flush is the next best hand combination, but that has odds of 72,192:1!
This infographic looks at each winning combination and the odds of a player achieving them.