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Poker Omaha tips
Arrow Omaha Poker
 

Omaha is similar to Texas Hold 'em Poker, except for two important differences:

 
Arrow Players receive four cards face down, in the pocket instead of two.
Arrow Hands must consist of two pocket cards and three community cards.
 

The Player that finishes with the strongest poker hand wins the pot.

 
Two to ten Players can can play Omaha at one time.
 
Playing Omaha Poker
 
Note:
To play Omaha you must have enough chips on the table to place a blind bet.
 

Omaha plays as follows:

 
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The Players to the left of the Dealer begin the game by posting the blind bets. The Player on the Dealer's left posts a small blind bet, and the Player on the Small Blind's left posts a big blind bet.
   
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The Dealer's position at the table changes after every hand. The dealer-button shows the Dealer's position at the table.

   
Bullet Four pocket cards are dealt to each Player.
   
Bullet In the first round, the Player to the Big Blind's left plays first and can either:
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Raise

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Call

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Fold

   
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In the second round, three community cards are dealt. This is called the Flop. A round of betting follows and Players can either:
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Raise

Bullet Fold
   
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In the third round, a fourth community card is dealt. This is called the Turn. Another round of betting follows.
   
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In the fourth round a fifth and final community card is dealt. This is called the River. The final round of betting follows. The remaining Players then use two of their pocket cards and three of the community cards to create the best five-card high hand possible.
 
Important:
Hands must consist of two pocket cards and three community cards.
 
Game Sequence
 
The two Players to the left of the Dealer Button place the Small and Big blinds.
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Players are dealt four pocket cards face-down.
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First betting round.
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Dealer turns over three community cards face-up, known as the Flop.
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Second betting round.
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Dealer turns over another community card, known as the Turn.
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Third betting round.
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Dealer turns over one final community card, known as the River Card.
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Final betting round.
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Players compare hands to determine the winner. The Player with the highest hand wins the pot. This is known as the Showdown.
 
Strategies

To improve your chances of winning, use the following strategies:

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Because there are nine cards to choose from, winning hands tend to be high. If you are at a table with a lot of Players, for example, eight to ten, it is very common for someone to have the nuts , that is, the best possible hand. If you have a good hand, but not the best possible hand, be careful.
 
 
 
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