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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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Yes. You must use exactly two cards from your hand to make your best 5-card poker hand, so if there were three 9's on the board your best hand would use the 9 and the highest ranked other card from your hand. For example, if you held KQ97 and the board were 999AJ, your best hand would use the 9 and K, for a best hand of 9999K. Of course, in this case the ...


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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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In a cash game, players can, if they agree to it, have multiple run outs of the board when one or more players are all-in. Basically think of it as two separate hands with the same flop. The idea here is that for the person whom has the higher equity it reduces their chances of outright losing the entire pot, while for the player needing to get lucky it ...


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It seems quite plain to me that the sequence of events it crucial to resolving this situation. The fact that villains hands is mucked, and that a live hand is in play means Hero should be awarded the pot. It seems irrelevant to me that the Hero's four hole cards aren't all exposed. It also seems disingenuous that the game runner should award himself half ...


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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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He has TTT66, you have 666KK. A full house tens full of sixes (TTT66) beats sixes full of kings (666KK) in all variants of poker, not just PLO. This is because the tens are higher than the sixes, in this case.


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I'm glad that you came to this site to ask this question. I'd like to boil down your question, because you provided a lot of background information that does not add a lot to the question. You are essentially asking the following: "I was colluding with a friend while playing Omaha. I let him win a big pot, but he did not do the same for me. Am I in the ...


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Yes, exactly as you said you have to use 2 cards from your hand, apart from that it works exactly as NLHE in the sense of hand strength. The reason you don't need have to play with pocket 10s is QQ beats TT. Let's change your board to explain how each street your hand may change. So you have the same hand TT2Q. The flop is still the same of QA3. On the ...


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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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The general strategy for Omaha is the same for playing short stacked in any poker game. Play tight aggressive. The concept is that you put your money in when you are against a large field with the best hand. Because you are short stacked, sometimes you will have situations when you get it in and can't be made to fold, and you somehow win hands you might have ...


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Very interesting question. I assume that you mean that all 4 cards have the same rank and suits are ignored. This is not going to be a simple or short answer. Please bear with me. To answer this question we need the probability of getting dealt quad, trips, double pairs, pairs and no pairs. We will need these numbers later on. Why? Because when player 1 ...


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I play both PLO and NLHE, PLO would be my main game if it was more of a regular spread here. So what I'll start with it the amount of NLHE players who jump to PLO, with the attitude of I play NLHE well and it's basically the same with two extra cards so it should be easy to do well, who then go broke extremely quick. The point of this is to highlight that ...


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As to your main question, I couldn't come up with anything where hand 2 would have more than the 53.18 win % that you show. However, if you're looking at straight equity for hand 1, consider the following: Hand 1: A♥A♣6♠T♦ versus hand2: A♠A♦J♦T♠. This gives a win% for of 5.28 for hand 1 and 28.51 for hand 2 with a 66.21% chance of tying. If you then ...


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There are three common methods poker games use to "develop" hands over multiple betting rounds. In order of age of introduction: The draw. Each player exchanges one or more of his cards for the same number from the stub. Usually these are all hidden cards. Games with only one draw (and therefore two betting rounds) were dominant for many years. Today, games ...


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The answer is yes. And although you didnt ask here is some side info : Kickers do not matter with Quads in Omaha. When you hold quads you can only loose to a straight / royal flush or higher quads. I think the odds of losing with Quads is around 1 in 56,000


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Preflop: eh, not too excited about the hand, but you do have position. If the table has been limping with weak hands consistently, this is OK. Flop: My first reaction was to agree with checking it back like you did, but the more I think about it, I like a small bet. It's a pretty dry flop and nobody has jumped at the opportunity to bet, so by betting this ...


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In stud games 4th and 5th street refer to the 4th and 5th cards in the player's hand and not to the 4th betting round, since it is the 2nd or 3rd betting round (I am not quite sure exactly, because of the bring in). Check out the definition of a street here. This term is used exclusively for stud games. In hold 'em type games I only ever heard about 1-3 ...


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In omaha you must use 2 cards from your hand and 3 cards from the board to make your 5 card poker hand. In this case player 1 will have AAAKT, so three of a kind. Player 2 will have AAA44, which is a full house. Player 2 wins.


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We have 52% equity against his range. Let's do a brief and rough ev calculation of all scenarios: Supposing bet size at 200$ in the 300$ pot. Donking 12% of the time we will be raised by a strong hand and have to fold: -200$ 40% of the time we will be called. Our raw equity is then around 45% of a 700$ pot. It will be hard to realize our equity as we are ...


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Best book, I don't know as it's pretty personal opinions, but Master Pot-Limit Omaha the modern aggressive approach by Herbery Okolowitz & Wladimir Taschner is good. Ok strictly speaking not the most beginner friendly but if you want an excellent book, in my opinion, and are willing to seriously digest the information I'd recommend. You will need to ...


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Disclaimer: I rarely play PLO In NLHE, the value in a 3-betting marginal hands comes almost entirely from from fold equity (ie the money you make when they fold). The problem with having a high 3-bet percentage in PLO is that people almost never fold, and at low stakes they actually never fold. The second piece of the pie to consider is your overall 3-...


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Let's first calculate the odds of 1 opponent having a four. I will then give the general formula for 'x' opponents. There are 3 cards on the board and you have 4 cards. This means there are 45 cards left in the deck. There are therefore a total of C(45,4) different combinations of hands your opponent can hold. Chances of your opponent having a four can be ...


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Welcome to Poker.SE! This question is pretty broad, which is probably one of the reasons it's not had much interest since you posted it. It might be worth trying to ask a more specific question about the functionality which poker players might want in such a tool and considerations when it comes to the differences between NLHE and PLO for example. You may ...


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In Omaha hi/lo, your low hand is always determined by using the best combination of exactly two of your hole cards and three of the community cards. link. Suits do not matter for the low and your final hand is the five lowest un-paired cards you can make (again, using two hole cards and three community). The best low hand (or lowest hand) is based on the ...


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In general, equity is your expected value when you would run the same hand infinite times. In probability theory, we take the calculated chances as truth in a scenario where the event is repeated infinitely. In poker, your equity or expected value can be calculated by taking your chance of winning and multiplying that with the value of the pot. We have in ...


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Yes, this was a serious dealer mistake, and I would have reprimanded him (or her) for it. At showdown, Villain had the only properly tabled hand. Hero’s hand is still eligible to win, but has not been shown yet. Dealer’s job was to wait for Hero to show his hand or surrender it, and should have announced clearly, “Best hand shown is <Villain’s>. Show ...


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As the other Jon Suggested hole cards by definition are hidden. The term "Hole Card" in poker means the cards in your hand that are only known to you. So your question may be worded badly. Having said that there are many forms of poker where one or more of your cards are displayed from the beginning of your hand. None of which are Hold'em or Omaha per say. ...


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