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Omaha Hi-Lo is also referred to as Omaha Eight-or-better. The 8 is the important bit - it means that only hands where all five cards are <= 8 can play as the low. The nut (best) low hand is The Wheel. This is A2345. Suits don't matter - a flushing hand is the same as a rainbow. The worst qualifying low hand is 45678. The highest card in the hand counts ...


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Each player in a basic game of poker is given five cards to make their hand. There are variants to the game where players receive more than five cards and players have community cards. However it is the best five cards of a player's hand that make their hand. If the best five cards you have are not better than another player's best five cards you lose the ...


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You can only lose the low hand if you get counterfeit (when a low card hits the board that also pairs one of your low cards), so that you don't hold the nut low on the river anymore. If there is a low hand possible, and no A or 2 on the board, you always have the nut low. At worst, you will split the low pot if someone else also has a A2XX hand. With that ...


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Yes. Firstly, your hand has to qualify as being a low hand. Qualifying five-card poker hands must have no pairs in there, and also has no card higher than an eight. As a player can only (and must) use two cards from their starting hand, there have to be at least three community cards available that are also no higher than an eight. Flushes and straights ...


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Which Poker Hand Wins Calculator Hands Overview Straight Flush Four of a kind Full house Flush Straight Three of a kind Two Pair Pair High card Why that order? The order is based on math / statistics. It is simply harder to make one hand versus another. Hole cards The cards in your hand. In hold-em two cards. Board Board is the common / shared ...


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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 ...


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Yes, a player can use any combination of two cards from their hand and 3 from the board in Omaha Hi-low to make a complete hand, and they do now have to be the same cards for the high and low hands. In your example for the high hand, it would actually be KKQQ6.


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For both your high and your low hand you must use 2 cards from your hand and 3 cards from the board. With 76 you have 34567 for the high and A2367 for the low. With A2 you have A2345 for the high and A2345 for the low. So 76 does not have the better low than A2. A2, A3, A4, A5, 32, 42, 52, 43 and 54 all have the nut low.


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Example: You have A2, villain has A3. Board is: 24567. That gives you a low: A2456 Gives villain low: A2345 Basically, whenever one of your cards pairs, you might be in danger.


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Bluff very little and play stonger starting hands than your opponents. Don't push weak draws - you want big wraps if you are betting. If they have poor betsizing, draw to the nuts for cheap - don't semi-bluff. It sounds like these people will be very easy to value bet, and very difficult to bluff. Pump up the pot when you are likely to have the best of ...


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In high/low variants, the pot is split between the highest and lowest ranked hands. If there is a tie for one or the other, those tying hands must split that half of the pot - e.g. with one winning high hand and two winning lows, the lows each get 25% of the pot, and the high gets 50%. In split pot games, the low hand generally has a qualifier (8 or better)...


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You have to first consider that only 2 cards of your 4 cards are used to make a Qualifying Low or Qualifying High in Omaha HiLo. The same 2 cards can be used for both your High and Low hands. So YES. You can think about it as playing 2 different games with the same cards but with the same pot - Note that you may not have a Qualifying LOW all the time and ...


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The number of different poker hands is '52 over 5' which is 2598960. Four of them are royal flushes, so the chance of a poker hand to be a royal flush is 649740. Because you have four holes, you can make six different hands, so the odds of this happening are about equal to 6 in 649740, so 1 in 108290.


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Correct. It would be possible, but highly unlikely to win the high half of the pot, with one pair, two pair or a full house. You cannot win the low half at all, as one pair does not qualify for a low hand in most split pot games such as Omaha-8 or Stud-8.


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Player 1 can raise call or fold when the action gets to him. Player 2 can only call the 15 dollar raise, this small raise does not reopen the action for player two. When the raise is large enough to reopen the action varies from house to house. Most commonly it needs to be a full raise or more, some places it needs to be a half raise or more. In limit games ...


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Once any person checks or bets he can't raise anymore unless someone else bets or raises an amount that is more than a min-bet or min-raise. A min-bet is betting a big blind. A min-raise is essentially calling a bet twice, if that makes sense. In this situation a min-raise would be $300. P1 therefore can still raise, but P2 cannot.


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In Omaha you must play exactly two cards from you hole cards First you need the two royal cards in your hole cards. You don't want a 3rd as it blocks the royal. You could technically have two royal draws in your 4 cards First look at the case of a single 2 royal in you hand and other two card are not blockers or a draw to another nut flush. combin(...


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A2 will be nut low when: There are 3 or more different cards 8 of below on the board. None of those three board cards is an A or 2. It might still be nut low in other cases, for example where either the A or the 2 completes a wheel with 4 board cards. But in most--not all--cases, nut low is the having in your hand the two lowest cards not on the board. ...


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It seems you are playing against loose players, so don't bluff - you will get called anyway. According to what you wrote, it seems that many players bet to see the flop - in this case I would have joined them (many players in the flop means bigger pot - improve your pot odds); If you miss the flop, fold to any bet. Of course, you should pay attention to the ...


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You can buy a Holdem Manager version that does do Omaha, its called Omaha Manager :) You can find it here: Omaha Manager You can even get it for free if you use one of their promotions: Get it Free


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Poker Tracker has a version for Omaha. It also works for Omaha Hi/Lo.


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Yes it is possible to win both Hi and Lowe pots What comes to mind first is: If you have an Ace,2, and a 6,7, in your hand and the community cards are 3,4,5,j,10, then You win the low, A,2,3,4,5, and you wine the High with 3,4,5,6,7, (J+10 would be dead) Or If you had a flush and a low hand. Say AS,2S, 8*, K* and the community cards are 3D, 4D, 6S, 5S,JS, ...


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In Omaha Hi-Lo, the best hand (the Hi) takes half the pot, and the worst hand (the Lo) takes half the pot (assuming that there is a qualifying lo). A qualifying hand is one that is 8-high or worse (if you cannot make a 5-card hand that is no better than 8 high, you cannot win the lo; in case of no qualifying lo, the high wins the entire pot).


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