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I think that you got a very long, drawn out answer above that doesn't really give you any info. So, here it is succinctly - a good Omaha hand gives you a shot at both the high and the low . Period. That makes the ideal Omaha hand something like A23K with suited cards in between, like the A2 and K3 being of the same suit (each pair of the same suit, but ...
If one is a hold em player, after playing Omaha as a serious student for a time you will notice that with starting hands you will be playing less hands than in Holdem, and if you are playing 8 or better you will be playing even less hands then in Omaha high. Omaha is a drawing game. It is rare for pocket pairs to win straight out at showdown. Big pairs ...
In Omaha Hold'em you have to use exactly two of the four cards from your hand and three on the board (since a poker hand is exactly five cards). This means you can only have the flush when you have two cards of the same suit in your hand and there are at least three cards of that suit on the board.
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