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Questions tagged [omaha]

A variant of hold'em poker were each player is dealt four cards in their hand with five community cards. Player must use two cards in hand and three cards on board to make their best hand.

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I want to know who is in the wrong…? [closed]

Playing online poker 2 nights ago I started the day a round 300$ up for the week... regardless I went on to dump the 300$...I then asked my friend to loan and send me 200$ this site is ran by 2 men ...
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Confused about Omaha Hand

I know that I can only use 2 cards from my hand. If, for example, I get TT2Q in my hand and the board is QA347, then do I have: QQAT7 or TTAQ7 ? I already have Pocket 10's. Don't I have to play ...
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“Streets” in holdem

In hold-em style games (Texas holdem, Omaha) you commonly hear the turn being called "fourth street" and the river "fifth street". Why is this? Is it because the turn is the 4th card on the board (...
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Playing omaha showing players hands. Would it be usefull for training purposes?

I am starting to program an omaha software to help users and myself to improve their skills. I wonder if it would be usefull that my trainer system allows to play offline showing the hands of all ...
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Question for beginners in Omaha [duplicate]

Player 1: Ks 10d 6h 7h Player 2: 4s 4h Qs Jh Board: As Ad 8s Kh Ah Who is the winner?
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PLO against 3 opponents. Board is 434 rainbow. What is the probability of someone having a 4?

How do you calculate this against 2 opponents or more than 3 opponents, etc?
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Worst possible matchup for aces pre-flop in pot limit omaha

I ran the numbers on hand 1: A♥A♣3♠2⋄ versus hand2: 6♣7♣8♥9♥. Turns out aces have 46.82% equity. Significantly less than 50! I chose this matchup,...
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General strategy shortstacked PLO cash games

I heard that playing shortstacked PLO in cash games can have a big advantage. Say ~50BB deep. I have a couple of question about this. How can this be a big advantage? What would be a good general ...
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5-way pot pot limit omaha cash game microstakes

Preflop: Playing 5 handed. Blinds $0.05/$0.10. UTG limps, cutoff limps. I am on the button with K♣Q♠T⋄9♠ and decide to pot it to $0.55. Everybody calls. Pot is $2.62. Big ...
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What are odds of 2 players having same 4 hole cards in omaha?

What are odds of 2 players having same 4 cards in Omaha?
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Is starting out in PLO a good idea?

I have been getting into poker lately and I've read some beginner strategy articles online and I have seen some youtube videos. PLO seems like an interesting version of poker and I want to become more ...
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Code Omaha Equity Trainer

I would like to code a equity trainer for PLO. The goal is to practice different equity matchups over and over. Does somebod know where to start? I'm a coding noob but interested in coding. I found a ...
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What’s better in hi/low Omaha poker? Low hands?

What’s better in hi/low Omaha poker? Low hands? 223 4 k, is A 5 best low even with pair of 2s on board or is there no low at all? 223 3 4, is A 5 best low even with pair of 2s and 3s on board or no ...
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How to determine the winning hands in poker?

It seems especially to newer players that what constitutes a winning hand, what the best five cards are, can be confusing. So exactly what hand is the winner and why does it win?
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How to mathematically calculate equity

I am wondering how to mathematically calculate equities in equity based poker variants( holdem, omaha, Stud ect).
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Omaha: Interesting dealer mistake at showdown

Situation: Hero is out of position with KKxx against Villain in a local Omaha cash game. Play proceeds to river, and Villain bets to put Hero all-in. Hero suspects busted draw and calls. Hero ...
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Playing PL Omaha

The 5 cards on deck were - 6⋄ T♣ 6♠ K⋄ 4♠ I held a 6 and a king in my deck resulting in a full house hand. Bet all in, and lost to these opponents cards: T♥...
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Are there any forms of poker where some of your personal cards are displayed from the start of the hand?

I'm thinking something like Texas Holdem or Omaha where one hole card would be displayed at all times.
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What is the nature of Omaha starting hands?

When I first started to play Omaha coming from a Hold em back ground it seemed to me that the nature of a four card hand was different then the nature of two a card hand. It seemed that at a very ...
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Why did I lose with a flush in Omaha?

I was holding an ace in my hand during an Omaha game. There were four clubs on the board. Why did I lose this hand?