Although the word flush doesn’t immediately have you thinking that it consists of five cards all in the same suit, it’s still an easy hand to recognise. A flush is a relatively strong hand in Texas Hold’em with the highest possible flush being ace-high with all 5 cards in the same suit. The best Flush possible is the ace-high Flush:
Aces can be high or low. An ace-high straight flush is called a royal flush, the best possible hand in poker. ♣ Betting Variations. Texas Hold'em can be played in three basic variations: Limit Hold'em: In Limit Hold'em, the amount you can bet or raise is fixed, according to the posted stakes. A bet placed before the turn card (4th community card) is dealt is known as a "small bet" and is fixed at the size of the big blind.
In Texas Hold'em, two players can’t get the matching Flush. As per Poker Flush rules, if ...
In Texas Hold’Em there are five community cards dealt that you can build your hand off of with the two cards that are in your hand. Sometimes, the five community cards are all of hte same suit and they make a flush. It’s not a very common occurrence, but it does occasionally happen and always brings a lot of questions at the table.
Playing Flush and Straight Draws. Watch SplitSuit's video on Flushes and Flush Draws for 8 hand histories involving strategy on playing flushes in Texas Hold'em. You are on the flop with a pretty decent flush draw. You have two hearts in your hand and there are another two on the flop. Unfortunately, some cool cat has made a bet, putting you in ...
RULES: – It’s not possible for two or more players to have the same Flush in Texas Hold’em Poker. – If two players have a Flush, the highest Flush wins (the Flush with the highest Ranked Card taking into account the players Hole Cards and Community Cards ).
By the way: the only way that a flush leads to a split pot in Texas Hold'em is if all players play the whole flush from the community cards. About your second question: it is generally not the sum of the cards that determines the winning hand but the highest card .
The higher flush wins the pot. And a Q-J-10-8-6 is better than a Q-J-8-7-6 so your opponent won the pot. It's the same for any other non-flush hand where the highest cards form the tie break. Then you compare the next one and the next until 5 cards are in both hands. Then if both 5 card hands are identical it's a tie.