Casino Terms Beginning with F

Face Cards

The Jack, Queen, and King of any suit of cards.

Family Pot

In poker, when everyone at the table decides to enter a pot.

Field Bet

In Craps, a bet that one of the group of numbers on the field will appear on the next roll.

Fifth Street

In seven-card stud, the third round of betting is called fifth street because players have five cards.


In poker, to draw a card that makes a five-card hand (straight, flush, full house, straight flush).

First Base

At the blackjack table, the position on the far left of the dealer is considered to be first base and is the first position dealt with.


A player who stays in a poker game longer than advisable is generally fishing for the card or two that will make the hand a winner.

Flat Betting

A way of betting where the same amount is bet on each wager.

Flat Top

A slot machine whose jackpot is always a fixed amount, as opposed to a progressive.


In a game of Hold’Em, the three cards dealt face-up in the centre of the table.


In poker, a hand consisting of five cards of one suit.

Front Money

Cash or bank checks deposited with the casino to establish credit for a player who bets against that money.


In poker, when a player declines a bet and drops out of the hand.


In pai gow poker, a hand is fouled when the two-card low hand is set higher than the five-card high hand, or when the hands are set with the wrong number of cards.

Four Of A kind

Four cards of the same rank, also known as quads. See Poker Hand Rankings.

Fourth Street

In Seven-Card Stud, the second round of betting is called fourth street because players have four cards.

Full House

In poker, a hand consisting of a three of a kind and a pair. See Poker Hand Rankings.

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