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I don't believe it has any historical background other than this is how the rules go. A royal flush is the highest hand possible and is given a unique name as something to achieve. I got a royal flush sounds a lot cooler than, I got an ace-high straight flush. It feels more prestigious. I also don't find it confusing, and if it is, it's a quick ...


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It clears up that the ace is the top end of a straight 2 though 10 is clear to anyone that can count It clears up the top end is A♠K♠Q♠J♠T♠ Yes it is obvious if you play poker but if you don't know the game at all it clears up some important stuff Also the math is a little different as a royal flush is actually ...



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