In Pai Gow Poker, a player's dealt 7 cards from which he or she will make two different poker hands with them, a two-card front hand and a five-card back hand. The front hand may not rank higher than the back hand. In order for a player to win, both hands must rank higher than that of the corresponding hands set by the opponent(s).
Pai Gow Poker is played with 52 card deck plus one Joker card. The Joker may be used as an Ace, or as any card to make a straight or flush. The highest hand a player can get is a Five Aces (four Aces and a Joker).