Everything you need to know about omaha 8 poker!


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Math for Omaha: Some Implications

A couple conclusions from the Math for Omaha percentages table:

  1. Having a backup low card makes your hand MUCH more powerful (i.e. having A24 instead of just A2).
  2. Having just 2 low cards (like A2) is a long shot to come thru for you. It only hits 24% of the time, and even then you only get half the pot. Think of it more like a drawing hand.
  3. There is a big inflection point on whether you get 2 low cards on the flop, or 1 low card. Low oriented hands lose MUCH of their value when 2 high cards flop. High oriented hands lose much of their value when 2 low cards flop.
  4. It is reasonably likely that someone has has your 2-card coupling (i.e You have AK on a QJT board, and over a third of the time someone else is dealt it too).

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