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Four-of-a-kind : This refers to any hand containing four similar cards, such as 4 Kings, 4 Tens, or 4 threes.
Full House : A full house occurs when you have Three-of-Kind and a Pair. For instance, 3 sevens and 2 fives forms a Full House.
Flush : A flush is any five cards of same suit. The cards may be in any order, if they were in succession it would be a straight flush.
Straight : A Straight is five cards of any suit in succession. Straights are very common in Holdem Poker.
Three-of-a-kind : This is any three similar cards of any suit. For instances 3 kings, 3 seven or 3 fives.
Pair : This is most common winning hand. A pair is two similar cards of any suit. For example, 2 aces, 2 jacks or 2 fours.
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