What hands are rank highest in Poker. How to Play Poker · General Rules Two pair. Two different pairs. 4 3 Q. 9. Pair Two cards of the same rank. A 8 4 7. Rules and variations for ranking of hands in poker games, including low poker If the threes of a kind are equal, the rank of the pairs decides. Standard Poker Hand · Low Poker Ranking · · Poker Hand Ranking with. Poker Education & Beginners Questions. I'm confused about this situation I always thought the highest pair wins and the second pair doesn't.