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How to determine the winning hands in poker?

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 ...
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How to determine the winning hands in poker?

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 / ...
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Counterfeit confusion in Omaha Hi-Lo

You would use [A2][543] and the villain would use [A5][432] to make the same Lo. There is no counterfeiting here. If the board was instead K324J, you would have no Lo.
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In what situations will you lose the low-pot in Omaha Hi/Lo while holding Ace-Deuce?

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 ...
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Can I use all the cards in a hand in Omaha hi-low?

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. ...
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What is the nature of Omaha starting hands?

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 ...
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In what situations will you lose the low-pot in Omaha Hi/Lo while holding Ace-Deuce?

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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Poker Hi Low 8 or Better - calling your hand

There are at least two different ways to play high-low split poker: "declare" and "cards speak". With the "declare" option there's also "in-turn" and "...
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High low Omaha question

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 ...
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What happens if no one has a low hand

If there is no qualifying low, the full pot is awarded to the player(s) with the high hand.
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Odds on flopping a Royal Flush?

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 ...
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Winning with pocket quads at omaha hi low

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 ...
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Pot Limit Omaha 8 or better rules

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 ...
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Pot Limit Omaha 8 or better rules

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 ...
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Odds on flopping a Royal Flush?

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 ...
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In what situations will you lose the low-pot in Omaha Hi/Lo while holding Ace-Deuce?

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 ...

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