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Poker Strategy | Omaha Poker Strategy

Omaha 8 – Playing Low Only Hands Post-Flop

When you flop a hand that only has the potential to win the low in Omaha 8 or Better, one of your biggest concerns will be if you are sharing the low with another player and you will get quartered or worse. Getting quartered is much more likely if...

Omaha 8 – Starting Hands with Multiple Ways of Winning

When deciding what hands to play in Omaha 8, you're looking for hands that have not only potential for multiple ways of winning, but ones that can win you the entire pot rather than just half of it. The big winners in Omaha 8 are the players who win...

Omaha 8 – Starting Hands With Low Potential

In Omaha High/Low (also known as Omaha 8 or better), the most important decision you'll make will be the hand you start with. Omaha 8 is an easy game to play if you make proper pre-flop decisions. Avoiding trouble hands and only playing hands that...

Bluffing In Omaha 8

Because of the split pot nature of Omaha High Low (also known as Omaha 8 or Better), it is difficult to bluff successfully. When you factor in the loose tendencies of many low limit players, you will often be better served to almost never bluff...

Playing Heads-Up In Omaha 8 or Better

There won't be many situations where you play heads up in Omaha High Low (also known as Omaha 8 or Better). Usually the only time you will play heads up is if you seek out a heads-up table online, a heads up SNG, or get to the end of a tournament...

A poker handOmaha 8 Strategy– Omaha Hi/Lo Odds

In order to be a successful and winning player in Omaha High/Low (also known as Omaha 8 or better), it is important that you know and understand the odds of certain situations. The following are some important odds and probabilities that you...

Omaha 8 – General Tournament Strategy

If you are going to play in an Omaha Hi/Lo (also known as Omaha 8 or better) tournament, you will have to make some adjustments from typical ring game strategy and play. Unlike a cash game, you can't refill your chip stack when you run out in a...

Common Mistakes In Omaha Hi/Lo

Everyone makes mistakes when playing poker. It is how you learn from your mistakes, being able to minimize the number that you make, and maximizing on the mistakes of others that makes the difference between a winning and losing player. The...

A poker handOmaha Hi/Lo Strategy for Beginners

Most poker players start out learning to play Hold’em. One of the problems with this is that there is an insane amount of literature and sources available to poker players on that subject. While you can find the right game, for the most part you...

Omaha Hi/Lo Strategy

In most cases, there is not much of a difference between a winning and losing player in Omaha Hi/Lo (also known as Omaha 8 or Better). The more you know, the better your decisions will become and the more money you will make. We will provide you...

computer poker handOmaha Hi/Lo Poker Guide

Welcome to the Internet’s most complete information station on Omaha Hi/Lo! PokerWorks is a great resource for poker players who are interested in learning how to play Omaha Hi/Lo (also known as Omaha 8 or Better) or already love playing the...

Poker Plays With Pokerpeaker: Making A Good Call Against A Donkey In Omaha

Omaha's not the aggressive, bluffing game that No-Limit Holdem is. But that doesn't mean you won't run into super-aggressive players in Omaha who try to bluff you off big pots. As in Holdem, the only way to beat these players is to call those big...

Starting Hands In Omaha 8

There are numerous theories out there about what hands people should play in Omaha 8 including point systems that take into account each of the cards you hold in your hand. However, it's much easier than that, especially when playing at the lower...

Poker Plays with Pokerpeaker: Why Check-Raising Can Cost You Value

You should never use the word "never" in poker. It's a game where absolutes not only don't apply, they're foolish. But I'm never check-raising again. If you've read this column with any regularity - hi, loyal reader - you know I'm not a big fan of...

Poker Plays With Pokerpeaker: Attacking Weak Bets in Omaha

Omaha is not quite the passive game I once believed it was. In fact, it's a game that lends itself to attacking suspicious bets even more than Holdem. I've got $25 in a .10/.25 Pot-Limit Omaha game on PokerStars, and I'm in the cutoff position...

Poker Plays With Pokerpeaker: Why You Should Always Bet Quads In Omaha

Quads, as we all know, is a great hand, even in Omaha, a game governed by great hands. Let's take a look at why I bet them like I had only a pair. I've got 10[s] - 10[d] - K[s] - A[d] in the cutoff position in a six-handed, .10/.25 game on...

Poker Plays with Pokerpeaker: Multi-tabling Can Cost You Value

The argument for multi-tabling is that you'll earn so many more bets per hour. You can get more value for your time that way. I'm beginning to wonder. I've got $28 in a .10/.25 Pot-Limit Omaha game, and I've got 3[d] - Q - 3 - 7 in the small...

Poker plays with Pokerpeaker: Another chance to bluff in Omaha

As if my post a few weeks ago wasn't enough to convince you that you can actually bluff in Omaha, I'm presenting more evidence. You seriously can. Or maybe you think I'm a donkey. Follow along and form your opinion later. OK, so I'm playing...

Boot Camp: How Playing Omaha Can Help (And Hurt) Your Hold 'Em Game

Some things go really well together, such as beer and baseball, ice cream and hot fudge, and casinos and suckers. Other things may not go quite as well together. Like "The Matrix" and its sequels. In poker, I'd argue that nothing goes better than...

Poker plays with Pokerpeaker - You CAN bluff in Omaha

One of the "rules" about Omaha is that it's almost impossible to bluff. There are just too many hands out there that people can call with. But the greatest thing about poker is that it's one of the few venues in life that has no hard rules. It's...

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