Pai Gow Express is a Pai Gow Express casino table game. The game is played with a standard deck of 52 cards and a joker. The joker can be used as an ace or to complete a straight or a flush. The game starts as each player receives five cards. The object of the game is to set the five cards into two hands: a two-card front hand, and a three-card back hand. The front hand must not rank higher than the three-card back hand. In the front hand, only pair and no pair are the values. In the back hand a straight flush (Ace, King, Queen) is the highest ranking hand. The rankings of the hand are :-
Straight Flush from highest AKQ to lowest 32A , with all three cards in same suit
Three of a Kind from highest AAA to 222
Straight from highest AKQ to lowest 32A with cards in any suit
Flush with all three cards in same suit highest from AKJ to lowest 42A
One Pair from highest AAx to lowest 22x
High Card from highest A to 2
Player wins when his two hands rank higher than the dealer’s two hands. Player loses when his two hands rank lower than the dealer’s two hands. When one of the hands ranks higher and the other lower, it results in a tie. The dealer wins all tie hands.