Does a pair of aces beat a pair of jacks?
An ace is the highest card, but it can also function as the lowest in completing a straight. Higher cards always beat lower cards, for example, a pair of aces beats a pair of kings, and a flush with a king beats a flush whose highest card is a Queen.
Does 3 Aces beat 2 pair?
Three of a Kind: Three of a kind (three cards of the same rank) beats two pair. Three aces is the best of these. If two or more players share the same three of a kind hand, the two remaining kickers determine the winner.
What beats a two pair in poker?
A standard poker hand consists of five cards. Each poker hand is ranked in a set order. The higher the rank of your hand the better, because two pairs always beats one pair, and a flush always beats a straight.
Who wins if both have a pair?
If both players hold identical two pairs, the fifth card is used to break the tie. If two or more players hold a single pair then highest pair wins. If the pairs are of the same value, the highest kicker card determines the winner. A second and even third kicker can be used if necessary.