Poker Beginners Guide: Mobsters' Masterclass : Common Beginners' Hold'em Problems (1)

In this section you are provided with a series of multiple-choice questions about Holdem. Your task is to identify the correct answer in each case.

What is your best hand with the following hole cards and board cards?

  Hole Cards     Board Cards  
       

Answer B is correct. You can combine the two diamonds in your hand with the three on board to make a flush: A-10-9-8-7. The highest flush card here is the Ace, so it is an Ace-high flush.

Which player has to make the first betting decision on the initial round of betting, once the cards have been dealt?

Answer C is correct. The first player to act on the first round is the one to the left of the big blind.