Four of a Kind
In the context of poker, four of a kind is the third-strongest possible hand (see poker hand rankings). To assemble a four of a kind, the poker player needs to get a card of the same rank from all suits (e.g. all aces or all 9s). The true odds of assembling a four of a kind combination during a hand of poker are 4,165:1 or 0.024%.
Top 5 Strongest Hands in Poker
Listed below are the top five strongest hands in poker and the mathematical probability of assembling them:
- Royal Flush (0.000154%)
- Straight Flush (0.00139%)
- Four of a Kind (0.024%)
- Full House (0.1441%)
- Flush (0.1965%)
Four of a Kind Payout Odds (Video Poker)
In Jacks or Better, players get paid according to 25:1 payoff odds.
In Bonus Poker, the combination pays 25:1.
In Joker Poker, four of a kind affords the player a 17:1 payout.
Four of a Kind:
- The third-strongest hand in poker.