Created by Ragnar4 on July 17, 2009


The strength of a non-paired card in your hand. An ace is the strongest kicker, a 2 is the weakest kicker and so-forth. If multiple players have the exact same strength of hand at the showdown, kickers are compared to determine the winner.


You hold, AT on the board A9744 at showdown Your opponent holds AQ Your opponent has a better kicker, and will win the entirety of the pot because of the kicker.

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