Poker Rules: Omaha Hi-Lo

Omaha Hi-Lo is one of the popular Omaha variants, with the most basic rules and procedures in Omaha Hi-Lo identical to Texas Hold’em or Omaha High are. However, there are also some major differences.
Omaha Hi-Lo is one of the popular Omaha variants, with the most basic rules and procedures in Omaha Hi-Lo identical to Texas Holdem or Omaha High are. However, there are also some major differences.
The players receive four hole cards, which can only be seen by the current player. As with Omaha High, players must use two of their four hole cards to form their hand. Omaha 8 or Better is a high-low game, so players can use two different (or the same) cards to their high-or. To form low hand.
At Hi-Lo versions of the pot is split between the high hand and the low hand is divided. In order to win the low pot, have three of the five community cards are used, which have a value of 8 or lower. The best low hand is A2345 and the worst possible low hand consists of 87654th An Ace can be used for both high as well as low. If there are no three different cards with a value of 8 or lower on the board, there is only the high pot. The two hole cards that the player wants to use for the low hand, may not form pairs with the corresponding three community cards.
If you go on a low hand, counts no flush and no straight. The hand A2345 is thus the best possible low hand and also a straight for the high hand, so this hand may reflect the low pot, as well as the high gain pot.
Let’s look at an example. A player AA 2-7 clear the board is 3-4-8-10-J. The player wants to play his low hand and used to its lowest two hole cards – A and 2 from the board he uses 3-4-8, so he can have the following low hand form: 8432A. Since he must use two hole cards, he can not use the 7. For the high hand he would use his aces and would therefore AAJ-10-8.
Sometimes there are both the high hand, as well as for the low hand, several hands that could win the corresponding pot. This usually occurs in the low hand, if two or more players have the same low hand, the Low pot is split among the low hands. The same is true for high hands. If the parts of the pot in the high pot and the low pot an amount remains, the winner of the High Pottes gets the remaining amount.

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