What hands are rank highest in Poker. 8 7 6 5 4 3. Four of a kind. All four cards of the same rank. J 7. 4. Full house. Three of a kind with a pair. T 9. 5. Flush. A full house, also known as a full boat (and originally called a full hand), is a poker It ranks below four of a kind and above a flush. Our example shows "Aces full of Kings" and it is a bigger full house than "Kings . The only “made” poker hand that two-pair beats is one pair.