Kicker

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Definition

It is the second card in the player's hand that does not form a combination, it is used to raise a player's hand in case of a tie.

Example

You have
A
clubsclubsclubsclubs
10
clubsclubsclubsclubs
and your opponent has
A
spadesspadesspadesspades
6
spadesspadesspadesspades

On the board came
A
diamondsdiamondsdiamondsdiamonds
8
heartheartheartheart
7
heartheartheartheart
J
heartheartheartheart
2
spadesspadesspadesspades

You have both a pair of Aces, so we'll use the kicker to determine who win.
Player 1 (win):
A
diamondsdiamondsdiamondsdiamonds
A
clubsclubsclubsclubs
J
heartheartheartheart
10
clubsclubsclubsclubs
8
heartheartheartheart

Player 2:
A
diamondsdiamondsdiamondsdiamonds
A
spadesspadesspadesspades
J
heartheartheartheart
8
heartheartheartheart
7
heartheartheartheart