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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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Scoring call to bet, call to raise, bet and raise plays to generate an index. PLO

I am making offline analysis of the hands I own after playing sometime online. I play Omaha only, but this may apply to Texas Holdem too. I want to generate with code notes of my opponents and ...
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Why is the winning hand a A-high flush? [duplicate]

In a home game of Omaha, the board is: J♦ T♦ 8♦ 6♦ K♣. Winning hand took the pot with a flush with his A♦ 3♦. If both cards have to play how can the three be played in place if all higher cards?
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Convenient number of hands played on a Omaha table of 6 players

I play Omaha for fun, but well allbody wants to win. I realized, after reading "The big play strategy", I had a high percentage of hands played: ~40% playing in 6 players tables. I have been trying ...
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Should I shove all in with JTT9

We are playing pot limit Omaha. I'm in the mid position plus two, it's limped to me and I call. Hijack, cutoff both folds while the dealer, SB and BB calls. Flop is 8 9 2 rainbow It checks to me and I ...
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Why was this a split pot? PLO8

Please see the image attached. I don't understand why I didn't win here. My hole cards: 7c Ah 7d 7h His hole cards: 10d 3c 10h 8s Cards Dealt:5d,As,9h,2s,2c From what I understand: I made two pair (As,...
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Omaha hi pre flop hand values

I am trying to find something similar to this https://caniwin.com/poker/omahahilopreALL.php for just for Omaha Hi. Does anyone know where I can find one? Or direct me to a python script to be able to ...
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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?
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Why did I split this pot in PLO8

[![The Final hand][1]][1] [1]: https://i.sstatic.net/QxOSe.png The Final hand where i dont understand how we could split the pot when i have flush and other guy has 2 pairs. on table is 8h 2h 10h ...
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How come AJ is the winner in this Omaha scenario?

I thought in Omaha you have to play 2 cards. If the 2 board cards are higher than the Jack, then wouldn't that disqualify the hand because the Jack cannot outkick the board? I was under the ...
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Some good starting hands in 6 card omaha

Strictly for 6 card plo - What are some good pre flop starting hands ? Are kings better than aces ? Are triple suited connectors better than aces ? Is there any equity calculator available for 6 card ...
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Omaha Poker: 3 of a kind using only 1 card [duplicate]

A game of Omaha poker where each player is dealt 4 cards and must use exactly 2 hole cards at shown down. The table shows the following cards; A 3 3 K Q Player 1 has: 3 7 5 2 Can player 1 claim he has ...
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How to configure a HUD for Omaha game?

I donwloaded a HUD for playing Omaha for first time recently. I guess the default configuration is accurated for Holdem and not for Omaha. What stats are important in Omaha game?
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How to profit your Omaha knowledges against Holdem comming players in short-handed games

I started to play some Holdem but move to Omaha soon around ten years ago. I have played more than 250000 Omaha short handed 6-max hands while only some Holdem tournaments. I now know I have been ...
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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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In PLO in a casino can a player say I raise "half the pot"?

I know you can say "I bet/raise the Pot" (and let the dealer work out the number of chips) but can you specify a fraction/percentage and let the dealer work it out ?
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Do mucked cards call themselves in Omaha?

While playing no limit Omaha we had a difference of opinion on the rules. The situation was: Player 1 showed 3 of a kind with their 2 selected hole cards Player 2 showed 2 pair with their 2 selected ...
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Why is position so important in Omaha?

In this "Top 10 Pot Limit Omaha poker strategy tips" by Tadas Peckaitis it is said (emphasis mine): Position, position, position Yes – position. In Pot Limit Omaha, having position over ...
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Best books for beginners Pot-Limit Omaha

I am looking for recommendations for the best books for beginners. I want to learn with a focus on Omaha, however it seems like the books that deal with Omaha are for players who have already ...
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Is bankroll in PLO as important as in NLH?

Bankroll is important in NLH to figth against variance. However, at Omaha game you play with defined EVS for nut or semi-nut projects. If I put all my stack 5 times with a 17-cards straigth draw on ...
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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 them?...
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Hu Plo KQT2 on flop T84

Hand is played by famous player Rui "Gohanounet" Cao at 25/50. He description of opponent : a good regular, but too tight for heads up, have trouble bluffing enough, is solid when calling and when ...
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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 the SB pre-flop in omaha cash games general strategy

When playing low stakes, no ante 6-max omaha cash games, I often find myself completely clueless on what to do pre-flop when I am in the small blind. Whether someone opened or it folded to me. The ...
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Hands when playing Omaha

When playing Omaha If the community cards have 3 nines come up and I hold the 4th nine can I claim four of a kind?
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Turn and river dealt twice, what is going on?

What is going on in this Omaha game at 2:50? Apparently turn and river are dealt twice.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 mathematically calculate equity

I am wondering how to mathematically calculate equities in equity based poker variants( holdem, omaha, Stud ect).