Poker Coverage: Poker Legislation Poker Tournaments Daily Fantasy Sports Poker Stories Podcast U.S. Poker Markets

Mixed-Game Strategies

by Matt Glantz |  Published: Feb 22, 2012

Print-icon
 

Q: Is it ever correct to play high-only hands in Omaha eight-or-better? MG: High-only hands have great value in multiway pots where each of your opponents is holding low cards. And we know from experience that most hands played in Omaha eight-or-better have 2-4 low cards in the holding. Just by card removal alone, if you have five opponents who have an average of three low cards in their hand, then 15 low cards will not be showing up on the board ever. That is basically half the low cards in the deck. Four aces through four eights gives us 32 low cards possible. Not only does it lower the possibility of anyone making a low, but it greatly increases the chances of your high hand matching the board because there are more high cards to come out on the flop as a percentage of the remaining cards in the ...


You Are Previewing Digital Subscription Content

To continue reading:

Gold-signup-btn

Already a subscriber?

Big-signup-btn

Teaser-subscrip-info