Poker Glossary

Poker terms beginning with a "4"


An alternate betting structure in which bets and raises are restricted during the initial two rounds. $4 may be wagered during the first two betting rounds, $3 during the third betting round, and $1 during the final betting round.


A 4-bet. denotes an aggressive poker move. It entails a re-raise following a bet, a raise, and a re-raise.

4-Bullet Bluff

A term used when a player bluffs four times in a hand, typically pre-flop, on the flop, the turn, and the river.

4-Card Badugi

A variant of poker where players aim to make the lowest hand possible with four cards of different suits and ranks.

4-Color Deck

A deck of cards where four colors are used to distinguish the suits better. Hearts are red, diamonds green, clubs blue, and spades black.


Refers to having four cards of the same suit, needing one more card to complete a flush.


A poker game with only four players participating. It is a type of short-handed poker game.


A hand where the highest card is a 4, usually in Lowball poker games or as a weak high card hand in games like Texas Hold'em.

4 of a Kind

The term 4 of a kind describes having four cards of the same value (ranging from 2222 to AAAA). Another term for this hand is quads.


A community card board in Texas Hold'em or Omaha where four cards to a straight are present, increasing the likelihood that someone has a straight.

4th Street

In Five Card Stud, 4th street refers to the fourth card dealt to each player, the third one revealed.

4-Street Bluff

A bluff that continues through all four betting rounds: pre-flop, flop, turn, and river.


An active pot where the remaining four poker players compete against each other.


Refers to a situation where the community cards offer four possible suits to complete a flush, making it less likely any one player has a flush.