Four of a Kind

word type: poker slang

  1. When a player holds all four cards of the same rank.


An example of a "Four of a Kind" would be having KK in a hold'em game and the board reading KK925. The player's hand would be KKKK9 for four of a kind, Kings.

High Stakes Poker Example

Below is a clip of a hand featured on GSN's High Stakes Poker in which Daniel Negreanu and Gus Hansen play a $575K pot. Both players flop sets on a 5-6-9 board, with Daniel's 66 dominating Hansen's 55. However, Gus turns quads, which spells trouble for DN.