Strong Boards Plays In Razz Poker


19 Oct , 2008 - Posted by Dan in Razz Poker

Razz is a match where the nastiest hand wins like we all know.  Based on what you are showing on your board there are many times in this game where you can compel a person out of a hand.  If they are willing to fold, part of this requires that your Poker opponent is smart enough to be able to put you on a better hand of course.  You cannot bluff a calling station, don’t try if you are not in favor of one.

There are many times where you can oblige them off of a hand based on what you are showing.  For instance you are on fifth street showing 9-8-7 and you are right now at best might have a made nine.  You can draw to a seven, assuming your hold Poker cards are good if you catch perfect one.  Now, look at your opponent’s board and they are showing 8-8-J.  Ask yourself what is the best they can expect to draw to.  Right now they are still drawing and an eight is the best hand they can make.  You will want to bet to force them out of the pot in this type of situation.

Showing a hand that has looks strong compared to theirs is a part of being able to bet someone off of a hand.  Determining what they could draw to is the other part. Being able to put them on potential Poker hands is necessary. What can they draw to if they catch three cards perfect when on Fourth Street and what can they catch if they are on fifth?

Notice in the examples above that there is contribution of hole cards?  The reason behind this is you are betting based on your supposed strength and not on the real strength of your hand in the case of playing your board.  It is a very money-making form for this game and a different form of bluffing.

A player started playing live skilled tournaments in 2006 and the second set of tournaments he played was at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles, California, which is also known as The Bike.  As he went to his table, he saw a much known face at the table at the day of the Omaha Hi/Lo event who happens to be Barbara Enright, a Hall of Fame poker player

The player decided to open up a chat with Barbara who was very gracious and very friendly.  They got into a conversation about Las Vegas and so forth and told her he was new to poker tournaments. The player decided to try and get her advice on Razz because he knew that she was a fantastic stud player.   The game was offered at the World Series he does not have any idea about it. He asked for her recommendation on the game and it was very helpful.  “Play your boards strong.  Razz is a game of strong boards” she said and she was correct as he played the game.

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Other Players in Poker world


19 Oct , 2008 - Posted by Dan in World Series of Poker

As Poker has become popular we have become familiar with a lot of the top professional players in the world. Poker players unite on Las Vegas to compete for World Series of Poker bracelets annually and on WSOP programming every year we expect to see guys like Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu and Scotty Nguyen. Every one of those players is great and deserves all the publicity they get. Nevertheless there are a lot of other great players you just don’t hear a lot about who have won multiple bracelets, but aren’t as visible like the television professionals. These guys get a little attention of there own for the great undertakings at the WSOP.

Loads of people don’t even know who he is, but Billy Baxter has seven World Series of Poker bracelets. Winning his first bracelet in a 1975 deuce to seven lowball event and has went on to cash 28 times so far, Billy is a true legend of the game. Even though he only won 1 in the 90’s, he won 5 of his seven titles in the 80’s. He has made seven cashes since capturing his last bracelet in 2002. His wins have come in less popular games like deuce to seven lowball, Razz and Ace to Five draw is the reason you may not be familiar with Baxter. Proving that he is still a great player, he had a final table in event 40 most recently in 2008. Baxter deserves his spot in the midst of the poker greats of all time with 7 bracelets and more then a million in WSOP earnings,

Did you know Layne Flack that has 6 WSOP bracelets? With 19 career cashes, he has more then $2.2 million in career World Series earnings. He won his first title in 1999 in a pot limit holdem event for more then $220 000. In winning No Limit Holdem, Omaha Hi/Lo and pot limit Omaha rebuy is where his career would take off from there. bracelets. In 2008 Layne won his first bracelet in 5 years and took home more then a half a million dollars. Flack has 6 titles and has ended in the top five, five times. He had won a couple of those tournaments he would be right up there with career bracelets throughout his career.

Berry Johnston is a main event winner although a lot of people don’t know him. In 1986 Johnston took home the bracelet and $570 000 when he won the main event.  He has cashed an amazing 56 times in his career and has 5 bracelets in total. With his best finish being 10th in the World Championship of Omaha he cashed 3 times in 2008. Johnston has definitely had a great career with over $2 million in career earnings. He is known as one of the tightest and most solid players in Texas Hold’em history.  Johnston is bound to get a lot more cashes in his career and compete for more bracelets by the way he plays.

Another main event winner, Tom McEvoy took home the title in 1983.  He has 36 career World Series of Poker cashes and 4 bracelets in total. He continues to play in the series every year and has career earnings of more then $1.2 million. McEvoy has cashed 7 times in the last three years even if he is on a big bracelet drought not winning one since 1992. he won two events including besting Doyle Brunson at the final table of the main event  in 1983. His four bracelets are in four different games Limit Holdem, No Limit Holdem, Razz and Omaha. McEvoy is an excellent player and deserves his spot in poker history. In 2008 he finished in the top 30 twice and made more then $12 000.

Chau Giang is one of the best characters in poker. He has won 3 bracelets and has 46 career cashes. Giang with 8 cashes with 3 top 15 finishes had an amazing 2008. He is still an excellent poker player and can win every time he plays. His earliest bracelet came in 1993 and most lately won a 2004 Pot Limit Omaha event. Chau finishing in the money 17 times over the past 3 World Series of Poker’s, is indeed a cash machine.  When he finished 3rd at a Pot Limit Omaha event for almost $300 000 was His biggest cash in 2006. Chau is one of the most consistent and best players in the world as his Career earnings of close to $1.5 million.

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Play at the World Series of Poker with the Events You Like


17 Oct , 2008 - Posted by Dan in World Series of Poker

I am always questioning a lot of comrades as well as poker participants regarding which events they must take part in at the World Series of Poker plus how much cash should they pay out. Several of what you wish for to engage in recreation and how many cash you will desire to pay out will rely on some issues. Let us inspect some of those.

Initially, what event that for yourself is your most excellent game? A lot of competitors that are merely Holdem competitors just seemed to be at this piece of writing in complete bewilderment. The WSOP is the set of more than 50 competitions. Whereas No Limit Holdem Poker was the majority well-liked pastime in the humanity, you include a lot of extra games to put up with. Omaha, 7 card stud, Omaha Hi/Lo Split, Seven Card Stud 8 or Better, 2-7 Lowball, Razz Poker, and H.O.R.S.E. are every event that most took part in yearly at the WSOP.

If you prepared playing Holdem, easily are you enhanced at Limit otherwise No-Limit. When you are middling No-Limit competitor and a usual champion at limit, and you will desire to amuse yourself in limit holdem. If your top game is Stud, you will desire to have fun in stud. One more kindness is when you have the nearly all winner about to competitions. For myself, my best amusement is Stud 8 or Better. Nevertheless, at the occasion that I engaged my first WSOP in 2006, I was presenting well again in general outcome in Limit Holdem games. Accordingly, I participated in Event No. 4, which Limit Holdem. I prepared the cash of the occasion.

Following you make a decision what you desire to participate, you wish for to settle on how a lot you desire to expend. Do you wish for to buy-in straight to the category or settlement your opening? If you would like to outpost your entrance, how a lot does the occasion price you desire to take part in. If you feel like to go into a 1,500 dollars game, you will have to amuse yourself with $175 satellites. If you desire to participate in 2,000 dollars games, you will require playing the 225 dollars. The satellites ascend along with the commitment of the game. I would suggest spend down with than 3 – 4 satellite admissions to attempt and succeed your opening. If you can’t succeed your doorway, attempt once more for a dissimilar games or commitment directly.

If you desire to impression the force of containing to succeed a satellite, next postpone the cash for buy-in as well as then take part in satellites to undertake and put aside cash. In my opinion, the afterward is the move toward I obtain. Consequently, I postpone approximately 2,200 dollars for every event. I didn’t even play satellites for the first Poker event which was again a Limit Holdem event for the 2007 WSOP. Luckily, I completed just fine in the cash and was capable of disburse the majority of my additional entry for the sequence with the cash won.

So to appraisal, take part in the competition that provides you the most excellent possibility to excel. Then make a decision the plan of hit to come into the Poker games. Away from that, build a financial plan for the cash you wish for to pay out for money games and keepsakes and attach to that diagram. Relax and enjoy at the World Series of Poker!

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The Top 10 Winners in World Series of Poker Bracelet – Part II


17 Oct , 2008 - Posted by Dan in World Series of Poker

In part 1we set up assessing the top ten bracelet champions in World Series of Poker record. At the moment we go on with our backward count to No. 1.

Upcoming at No. 5 was Erik Seidel. Erik Seidel is almost certainly greatest identified from his outward show in the motion picture Rounders while he was exposed ultimate second to Johnny Chan in 1988 WSOP. Subsequently, Seidel has place collectively the bracelet run that he has on rate to create a severe dare at the record go ahead. He had two bracelets in No Limit Holdem, two bracelets in Limit Holdem, two bracelets in Lowball, one bracelet in Omaha Hi/Lo, and another one bracelet in Pot Limit Omaha. His final bracelet triumph was in 2007 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball categories. Erik is famous for his firm engage and calm manner at the board. In fact I have had chance to have fun with Erik at the table and he was the expert skilled.

Johnny Moss the “Grand Old Man of Poker” appears in at No. 4. Moss was the always primary Main Event champion of the WSOP in 1970. 1970 was year he was selected in as title holder by his competitors. Moss as well succeeded the 1971 as well as 1974 Main Event. Next to Stu Ungar, Moss is the merely individual to always come first three times in the Main Event. In general, Moss holds 9 bracelets. He held three in No-Limit Holdem. All of the three are in Main Event triumphs, three in 7 card stud, two in Ace to Five Lowball, and one in Stud 8 or better. Moss legendary was completed long previous to the WSOP ever lived. In 1949, Moss took part in a five month lengthy assembly among Nick the Greek. Latterly of the lengthy, Nick the Greek basically informed Moss, “Mr. Moss, I need to permit you set off.” Moss amused proficiently all the slope to his loss. Johnny Moss departed at the mature of 88 in 1995.

3rd and 2nd positions are in custody by two gentlemen that actually require no foreword to countless in the world of Poker. Both this men had 10 bracelets right now.

The most recent man to succeed end-to-end Main Events is Johnny Chan, succeeding together at Main Event in the year 1987 and 1988. He approximately completed it three consecutively but mislaid in 1989 toward Phil Hellmuth. Chan always be able to be seen with his mark orange on the board. He ongoing moving it backside in previous times that smoking are permitted in Poker bars. Chan would utilize it to endeavor and clean up the air rather. Chan bracelets comprise 3 in No-Limit Holdem, two bracelets in PLO, one in LH, one in 2-7 Lowball, one in PLH, one in 7 cards Stud, and one in the Heads-up game play.

Doyle Brunson as “Texas Dolly” is regard as both the supreme poker competitor living today and the Godfather of Poker. He is famous for captivating both the 1976 and 1977 WSO P with a hand of 10-2 for the ultimate hand. The manuscript Super System by Doyle Brunson and the next volume Super System II gives trained to millions of participant all over the world the elementary of poker of each variety. Doyle embraces 4 bracelets in No-Limit Holdem, one in 7 Cards Stud, another one in the Stud 8 or Better, also in Razz, again in 2-7 Lowball, one in H.O.R.S.E., of course one in a Mixed Doubles. His final bracelet got in 2005 and took home $5,000 No-Limit Holdem category. He succeeded the game with 10-3 off-suit. At the age of 75 Brunson still compulsory to be considered with. At 2008 WSOP he completed double in the cash, counting the 50,000 dollars H.O.R.S.E. event.

No. 1on my record of unsurpassed title holders at WSOP is no other than Phil Hellmuth. Phil is usually recognized as “poker brat” used for the behavior and attitude he shown at the poker panel. He defeat Johnny Chan in the 1989 Main Event and for just about the previous 20 years that former passed on to by several, as well as him, chosen the most excellent Holdem competitor still. Each of the eleven bracelets that Hellmuth have is from Holdem. The seven are from No-Limit Holdem, the three are from Limit Holdem, and one is from PLH. To excerpt Norman Chad, “He is described as a one joke pony. However what joke it is.” He will be foremost to inform you so as to it is extremely doable that his eleven bracelets might have splendidly been as a minimum 14. In 2006, what’s more pleasing his 10th bracelet, he completed 2nd and 3rd in two different events. At this 2008 World Series of Poker, Phil Hellmuth ended 3rd in the 1,500 dollars H.O.R.S.E. game and finished the ultimate board of one more events.

By means of the dimension of the gigantic sports grounds in Main Event and supplementary No-Limit Holdem category, lots of professionals are finding it difficult to succeed a bracelet. Various are rotating to diverse events and upper buy-in No-Limit experiences to provide themselves an improved possibility at one more bracelet. Furthermore, the figure of competitions held at WSOP builds for several extended days with a lengthy six weeks. Brunson has declared that it was extremely hard job on him actually to participate for so extended. Both of us with Brunson talked regarding with this 2006, when he inform me with the intention of that he need to choose his marks at the present and participates events he senses he has a greatest try of liability well.

Single item that you would become aware among all the competitors on this record is with the aim of they participate several games better. Whereas Hellmuth got eleven bracelets in Holdem, you will perceive so as to he has paid also deep runs in mainly poker alternatives. Another thing to bear in mind that witches one of these professionals is that regardless of their age, they have the understanding that long time of play has set them. This nature of skill is the style you cannot discover by signing in online poker lone.

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The Top 10 Winners in World Series of Poker Bracelet – Part I


17 Oct , 2008 - Posted by Dan in World Series of Poker

Ended the subsequently some of data that included in the list, I will give some opinion to you the most top ten bracelet champions of the record. Lots of individuals you will identify, whereas some you probably will not. Let me start my listing in overturn sort.

The four the top ten with bracelets are in fact together had six bracelets both. I will categorize them rooted in the at an earlier period they triumphed a bracelet

Layne Flack the “Back to Back” got his pet name in 2003 after he succeeded bracelets in successive Poker competitions he go through. He seizes two of bracelets in No-Limit Holdem, one in the Pot Limit Omaha, one in the Pot Limit holdem, one in the Omaha Hi/Lo, and the other one in Limit Holdem Shootout. Pot Limit Omaha bracelet that he got at the 2008 WSOP was his latest.

Recognized as T.J. Cloutier by various as a professional on the events of Omaha. Three of the six bracelets he got were in Omaha. He obtained Pot Limit Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, and Limit Omaha bracelets. His extra bracelets are in No-Limit Holdem, Pot Limit Holdem, and Razz. His earlier was the 2005 No Limit Holdem bracelet.

Men Nguyen as “The Master” is identified as a great deal for his manner at the board as well as on show as for his victory at the panel. The bracelets that he had are as diverse as his character. He was a top positioned 7 card stud competitor for a long time. He got two bracelets at Seven Card Stud plus one in the Stud 8 otherwise Better. Eventually, he holds bracelets in Triple Draw A-5 Lowball, Limit Holdem, and Omaha Hi-Lo. His previous bracelet triumph was in the year 2003 when he succeeded together a Lowball and Stud bracelet.

Jay Heimowitz is just one of the two bracelet champions to succeed the bracelet in every of the previous 4 decades. In 1975 when he prevail the 1,000 dollars No-Limit Holdem category, he succeeded the primary WSO P competition he entered. Next to that win, he did not be successful one more bracelet but in 1986 when he succeeded the 1,500 dollars Limit Holdem category. After five years in 1991, he got the 5,000 dollars jackpot in Pot Limit Omaha bracelet. I witness him in 1994 succeed in Pot Limit Holdem his 4th bracelet. Heimowitz triumphs the 5,000 dollars Limit Holdem episode to award him no less than one bracelet in the previous 4 decades in year 2000. His final bracelet was in Seniors No-Limit Holdem event in 2001. At the age of 71, Jay Heimowitz even at this time is strongly on progress. Jay Heimowitz was having sufficient money quite a few times seeing as his final bracelet prevail plus the 2,000 dollars Omaha Hi-Lo Event at 2008 World Series of Poker.

Approaching in at No. 6 on our unsurpassed bracelet record is Billy Baxter. Baxter seizes seven bracelets, and these are worn-out a variety of lowball Poker. It was printed one time regarding Billy Baxter so as to, “You by no means tow on Superman’s robe, and you in no way fool around with Billy Baxter in lowball event.” Baxter got documentation of 5 bracelets during Deuce to Seven Lowball. His extra two were in Ace to Five Lowball along with Razz. He is the merely new participant as well Jay Heimowitz to succeed bracelets in every of the previous 4 decades. The two of his bracelets appeared in 1970, the three happened in 1980, the one in 1990, also his final bracelet from 2003. Baxter as well proves no symptoms of leisure lying downhill either. He failed the last board of 2008 2-7 Lowball category by one mark and succeeded 2 WPT introduction events prior in 2008.

We will come across at the leading five bracelet champions of every time tomorrow.

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The World Series of Poker Preliminary Events – Five Greatest Moments


17 Oct , 2008 - Posted by Dan in World Series of Poker

“Year of the Pro” is the other term of the 2008 World Series of Poker. Lots of professionals succeeded this year a bracelet with one triumph his primary two bracelets. These are the five greatest moments as of 2008 WSOP preface events.

Top 5: Third Bracelet won by Mike Matusow

The ultimate table of the No-Limit 2-7 the Lowball with Rebuys episode known as one of the powerful in WSOP record. Jeffrey Lisandro, Erick Lindgren, Tony G, Mike Matusow, and Tom Schneider participated in the final board that goes fine keen on the night. Game was changeable during the night for Matusow however in finished Matusow was equipped survive Jeffrey Lisandro and obtain his 3rd bracelet of World Series of Poker. Matusow be paid 537,862 dollars for his succeed.

Top 4: First Bracelet won by David Benyamine

The 10,000 dollars Omaha Hi/Lo World Championship integrated some great expert in the closing table. Tony Ma, David Benyamine, Mike Matusow, David Chiu, Berry Johnston, Ram Vaswani, and Toto Leonidas all are striving for the high nobilities. Matusow was attempting for his 2nd bracelet of the succession and finished things fascinating. Ultimately David Benyamine interlaced his line of attack during the field, captivating pots down the means and maintaining his load up healthy. One time Matusow get rid of, Benyamine understands conquest and by the moment deal was 3 handed, Benyamine has had around 70 percent of a chips. One-on-one game was approximately a custom as Benyamine persistent to hit then outdraw his adversary to finish get his initial bracelet. Benyamine be paid 535,687 dollars for his succeed.

Top 3: Finally Breaks Through by Erick Lindgren

Erick Lindgren was considered the greatest poker player to not have a World Series of Poker bracelet up until 2008. Lindgren lastly shed that award in 2008 when he beaten an every star category to receive the 5,000 dollars Mixed Holdem occurrence. Lindgren obtained his initial bracelet plus the jackpot of 374,505 dollars. As well, Lindgren also completed 4th in the No-Limit 2-7 Lowball category and completed 3rd in the 50,000 dollars H.O.R.S.E. event. Lindgren had five full cashes for WSOP and be in the lead in Player of the Year Award.

Top 2: Two Bracelets for John “Razor” Phan.

John Phan becomes known with his primary bracelet in the 3,000 dollars No-Limit Holdem event. The triumph remained him 434,789 dollars in a heads-up competition that made out three hands dealt “all-in blind”. Some days afterward, Phan succeeded the 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball events for a reward of 151,911 dollars plus his next gold bracelet.

Top 1: Scotty Nguyen succeeds the 50,000 dollars H.O.R.S.E Event.

The last board of the 50,000 dollars H.O.R.S.E. Poker event once more was a loaded up field. Erick Lindgren, Michael DeMichelle, Scotty Nguyen, Matt Glantz, Huck Seed, Lyle Berman, Patrick Bueno, and Barry Greenstein arrived simultaneously following four days of the event to seek and create their position in history. Subsequent to an extensive closing table and an extensive heads up bout with Michael DeMichelle, Nguyen came out as the champion of the 50,000 dollars H.O.R.S.E. event. This was the fifth bracelet of Nguyen and places second to just his 1998 Main Event triumph. For his succeed, Nguyen prevail the bracelet plus 1,989,120 dollars.

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Omaha Hi-Lo – An Introduction


16 Oct , 2008 - Posted by Dan in Omaha Poker
Omaha Hi-Lo

Omaha Hi-Lo

Omaha 8 or Better or Omaha Hi/Lo is a split pot version of the regular Omaha Poker. The rules of both games are relatively the same but with a slight difference. The difference is in Omaha Hi-Lo, the qualifying low hand will be the one to take half of the pot. This qualifying low hand is the one with five cards which are unique; eight or below. The game is played either a pot-limit or a limit fashion. This article will discuss on Limit Omaha Hi/Lo.

In Omaha poker, it is a must to use two cards in your hand and the other three cards from the board. In Omaha Hi-Lo, the player does not have to use the same two cards for both high and low.

In any Poker game, it is a must to have a good starting hand. The main goal of the game is to be able to scoop pots. This happens when the player wins both the high and the low sides of the pot. It is then needed to play hands which would give you a better chance to scoop pots.

In addition, it is recommended to look for cards which are suited and are connected in your hand. It would be better if your suited cards are suited with an ace. Never make it a habit to play any two suited cards.

This type of game is a drawing game. During the course of the game, players will be drawing constantly on either a low, flush, straight or full house. It is then recommended to pay extra attention to what is happening on the board. One important rule in Omaha is that you need to get out of the hand when you are not drawing to the nuts. If and when you are drawing and you see that the board pairs, a full house is more likely to happen and then you would need to get out. If more than one opponent is in the hand and you only have second or third nut low then you need to fold. It is not advisable to play second best hands, it will cost you money.

Quartering means that a player has been tied by another player for one side of the pot. In this Poker game, the tie usually occurs on the low side of the pot. If this happens, the player will only receive one third of the total pot. As you play Omaha Hi-Lo, you will be more familiarized with potential quartering situations.

Here are some situations where there is potential quartering: when more than three players see a flop and when four wheel cards are on the board.

When a player is counterfeited in this game, this would mean that the ability for the player to make low has been eliminated because a card fell on the board. A lot of the players who are beginners would hold on to their hands even after counterfeited. They would still hope to hit a second pair or draw to a weaker low. It is highly recommended that when you get counterfeited, you abandon the hand unless you have to redraw to the nut low or a nut high. Redraw means having a hand that has a possibility to draw to another hand if one had had been counterfeited.

Omaha Hi-Lo is a bit complex than most games. Those solid players usually become winners of the game.

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Beginners Tips for Omaha 8 or Better


16 Oct , 2008 - Posted by Dan in Omaha Poker
Omaha 8 or Better

Omaha 8 or Better

This article would discuss basic strategies in playing Omaha 8 or Better. A previous article introduced you to the game making you familiar with terminologies and situations which could be encountered while playing the game.

To be able to start with strong holdings is this game’s utmost goal. If you are to play with speculative hands, it will lead you to loosing your money quicker than any other game of Poker.

Let us start discussing about having an ace in your starting hands. In this game, the ace is considered as the most powerful Poker card. This is so because only the ace could play both ways. The ace is needed to make nut lows as well as in making flushes and nut straight. In playing this game, you would need to hold or draw to the nuts in most cases. You are most likely to loose if you do not.

In Omaha 8 or better, having an A and 2 and two coordinating cards would mean having the strongest hands. It would be most ideal to have A and 2 with a card above 9 and another wheel card. You would also want to have two cards which are suited most preferable with the ace. So, to have A, A, 2 and 3 with both aces suited would make a powerful hand. More so, having A and 3 and a couple of coordinating cards would be strong as well. These are the types where it is generally raising hands pre-flop. A and 4 accompanied by two coordinating cards could be played but with caution. A and 5 with a couple of coordinating cards could be played from the blind to no raise. A and 6 accompanied by two coordinating cards is recommended to play from the big blind to no raise. A and 7, A and 8 hands are not recommended to be played because they pose higher possibilities of loosing.

If your starting hands include 2 and 3, you should pay extra attention to the board. These hands could be played profitably at times. With this, an ace should hit the board to play your 2 and 3 hands. When the board has a low draw flop, then your hands would be worthless. In the course of learning the game, you would want to play the 2 and 3 either in a game which is very passive or from the blind.

It is tricky to play high hands in Omaha Hi/Lo. You are most likely to win only half of the pot. One big problem in playing Omaha 8 or better is when the board is drawing low or when it comes low. While learning to play the game, you would see that you are to play high cards only when you are in the blind to no raise or when you are in a tight game and more players are seeing the flop. When the flop comes middling or low, it would be time to fold.

The biggest trap hands in this game are those which include 7, 8 and 9. In Omaha Hi 6, 7, 8 and 9 and 7, 8, 9 and 10 are very powerful but in Omaha 8 or better, they are losers. It would be better to avoid such cards if you are a beginner.

Beginners should also be careful playing hands which are unsuited. It is highly recommended to be very attentive in playing such cards.

In a lot of games of poker, you would always try to push out opponents when you know you have the nuts. On the contrary, Omaha 8 or better is quite different. Sometimes, you would end up splitting the pot with another or more than one player. In this game, you want to make the pot money grow bigger, so you do not want to get rid of the other players.

The game Omaha 8 or better is a hand driven game. It always rewards solid play. Most of the times, the tightest players emerges to be the winner of this game. This is because of their ability to capitalize on those players who are weak and they are able to get away from mediocre hands. In the process of learning the game, it is best to stay to a tight strategy and be able to stay away from mediocre hands to be able to hold on to your chips.

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