Yes, four of a kind beats a straight. Only a straight flush (including a royal flush) beats four of a kind in a poker game with no wild cards, i.e. where five of a kind is not possible.
Four of a Kind: This is a combination of four cards of the same denomination. Full House: This is a combination of three cards of the same denomination, and two cards of another denomination. Flush: This is a combination of five cards of the same suit. Straight: This is a combination of five cards of different suits in sequence. Three of a Kind.
Even experienced poker pros who have played thousands of hands likely haven’t seen too many royal flushes. The royal flush is really just the best version of a straight flush. A royal flush is an unbeatable hand. Other names: Royal Straight Flush, A Royal; Straight Flush. A straight flush is any five-card sequence of cards that are all the.
Straight Flush: A straight flush (five consecutive cards all of the same suit) beats four of a kind. Aces can be high or low. An ace-high straight flush is called a royal flush, the best possible hand in poker.
Four-of-a-Kind Poker Hand Ranking Four-of-a-Kind or “Quads” as they are also known is the next highest ranking hand after a Straight Flush. It is made up of 4 cards of the same rank.
You’ll hit the Short Deck Jackpot by making one of the Jackpot hands (Flush, Four of a kind, Straight Flush, or a Royal Flush) but only with the following requirements. Commit at least 15 antes to the pot before making the jackpot hand. Use two hole cards to make the jackpot hand. Use a pocket pair to make a Four of a kind, jackpot hand.
Royal Flush: This is a combination of the following cards of the same suit: Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten. Straight Flush: This is a combination of five cards of the same suit in sequence. Four of a Kind: This is a combination of four cards of the same denomination. Full House.
If you flop an open-ended straight draw this gives you eight outs (eight possible cards that will complete the hand), so you'll hit your hand by the river 31.5% of the time. Just make sure you're getting pot odds (the value of the pot versus the value of your bet) to see the next card.