# How do you play Crazy 8 matching pairs?

## How do you play Crazy 8 matching pairs?

Each player must turn up any two cards leaving the first card face up until he or she has turned the second card up. If the two cards form a pair, the player takes them, placing them face down in a stack away from the other cards. This player then gets another chance to turn two cards over to find a match.

## Who wins if there is a straight on the table?

If more than one player has a straight, the straight ending in the card wins. If both straights end in a card of the same strength, the hand is tied. If more than one player holds three of a kind, then the higher value of the cards used to make the three of a kind determines the winner.

## Who wins in poker if both have 2 pair?

Two pair is always ranked by the value of the highest pair first and only if that pair is the same for both players do you rank by the second pair. If both of two pairs are identical it will be the kicker that will decide the winner (the highest-value fifth card is the kicker).

## Which flush is higher?

The highest straight flush, having an ace as its high card, has a special name, royal flush. Any lesser straight flush does not have a unique name. Straight flush: In a showdown among players holding straight flushes, the hand with the highest top card wins.

## Does the kicker matter in a straight?

No, a kicker does not matter in a straight or flush as the best 5-card hand is made up of the 5 flush or straight cards. In this case, you can resort to who has the highest straight or flush.

## Does a pair in your hand beat a pair on the table?

It depends. The Five Card Rule applies. You make the best hand you can from your two hole cards and the five board cards. Your opponent does the same with their cards.

## What if two players have the same high card?

If the high cards in two players’ hands is the same, the second-highest card becomes decisive. If these cards are also the same, the third-highest card plays and so on. These cards are known as the kicker. Both players have an ace, but Player 1 wins, because he has a king as his second highest card (kicker).