Omaha Poker Strategy

Want to make the switch from Texas Hold’em to Pot-Limit Omaha? Here’s how you do it with expert tips from some of the best Omaha Poker strategists online. Start with our exclusive How Not to Suck at PLO series for best results.

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Omaha Odds and Outs: A Quick and Easy Guide

Odds and Outs for Omaha Draws So as not to slow things down, I won't provide an exhaustive list of the standard Hold'em hands and draws here. If you don't know how many outs are in an open-ended straight draw, check out this article here. The Wraparound: A wraparound straight draw…

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How to Play Omaha Poker - Start-Up Guide

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How to Not Suck at Omaha

Struggling to learn the basics of Pot-Limit Omaha? We've got you covered with this easy-to-follow 8-part series. We walk you through all the steps to fundamentally sound PLO play including playing to the nuts, avoiding weak rundowns and more. Play better Pot-Limit Omaha fast! Omaha Odds and Outs: A Quick…

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How to Not Suck at PLO: The 5 Commandments of PLO

OK. So you’ve read the articles in this series and, ideally, played some hands to get a feel for the game. Where do you go from here?  Omaha is a difficult game to master. It’s…

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Poker Tips from Pros: How to Plug Your PLO Leaks

I learned how to play Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) Hi/Lo in cash games. I also like playing in smaller buy-in tournaments as the fields are so much smaller than the No-Limit Hold’em (NLHE) tournaments that…

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How to Not Suck at PLO: Start and End with a Plan

The easiest way to get better at Omaha is to start out from the very beginning with a plan. When you’re learning the game it’s best to overly simplify it down to “look to make…

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How to Not Suck at PLO: Hit the Flop Hard

In Omaha your goal is to hit the flop hard. Just like we talked about in pre-flop play, you want to flop a good hand with something else to go with it. In reality, that doesn’t happen as often…

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How to Not Suck at PLO: Bad Hands Make PLO Impossible

Omaha doesn’t necessarily have a cookie-cutter formula for which hands to play and which not to play. It’s not as simple as that. You need to be able to evaluate each and every hand you’re dealt…

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How to Not Suck at PLO: Don’t Overvalue Aces

Aces in Omaha are very tricky business. New Omaha players overvalue and overplay pocket aces way too often. In Omaha, pairs are rarely good at showdown. Omaha is a post-flop game and in deep-stacked Omaha…

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How to Not Suck at PLO: Avoid Weak Rundowns

In Omaha, you start every hand out with a plan to make the nuts. Rundowns (meaning four cards that are connected in sequence, like 6789) give you that chance and are among the strongest starting…

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