In poker hand rankings the ace normally plays high, but can sometimes can play low, as explained below. At the showdown, those players still remaining compare their hands according to the following rankings.
any hand that does not qualify as one of the better hands above, such as KJ542 of mixed suits. Ranked by the top card, then the second card and so on, as for flushes. Suits are not used to break ties.
Suits are not used to break ties, nor are cards beyond the fifth; only the best five cards in each hand are used in the comparison. In the case of a tie, the pot is split equally among the winning hands.