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  • The highest ranking standard poker hand is the royal flush, which is an ace-high straight flush.

    What Beats What in Poker? | Poker Hands

  • As a matter of fact, not understanding me is ace-high on my list of non-negotiables, along with a six figure salary.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • None of which are exactly ace-high on my ever-evolving Hottest Things On The Planet list.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • But the one good hand he had to play, the military one, is face-up for all to see in Iraq, and to the Iranians (and the rest of the world) it's not even an ace-high.

    Hooman Majd: The Iranian Poker Game

  • (For example, I could reveal the amusing story behind how nanotechnology pioneer Eric Drexler met his wife Rosa Wang, or how I took down a huge pot from Scripps College president Nancy Bekavac when my quad tens demolished her ace-high flush, but rules are rules.)

    Foreign Correspondent Checking In

  • I took a vicious beat at the end of the night, when my ace-high diamond flush got beat by Jacks full of deuces, my fault: the board was J-2-x-x-2, and I was so happy to make the flush I didn't think about the possible full house . . . even if the deuce was the only card that could both make my hand and beat me but I still left $24 ahead.

    WIL WHEATON dot NET: 1.5: October 2004 Archives

  • So with the country in a patriotic fever about its returning braves, I was ace-high in popular esteem - there was even talk that I'd get one of the new Victoria Crosses (for what that was worth) but it's my belief that Airey and Cardigan scotched it between them.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • So with the country in a patriotic fever about its returning braves, I was ace-high in popular esteem — there was even talk that I'd get one of the new Victoria Crosses (for what that was worth) but it's my belief that Airey and Cardigan scotched it between them.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • "Umph," said the ostrich as he surveyed his victim, "because a man looks sad at the opening of a jack-pot, it doesn't necessarily follow that he's only got ace-high."

    Fables For The Times

  • Everywhere I went in Australia I found that Canada stands ace-high in the minds and hearts of the Australian people.

    Australia Looks Ahead

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