On Running It Twice
by Gavin Griffin | Published: Sep 19, 2012
Pot-limit Omaha has become more and more popular throughout the years, moving from Europe to the southern U.S. to the Internet’s high stakes games and now it’s being played most places. There’s a pot-limit Omaha game of some size at almost every card room in southern California on a weekly and, in many cases, daily basis. Many people consider it “the game of the future.” I don’t think it will ever be as popular as no-limit hold‘em, but I could be proven wrong and I wouldn’t balk at the idea. Like hold’em, the game has advanced immensely in the last few years and the higher limit games don’t even closely resemble the games of five years ago. Many of the expert players are putting in tons of action on the flop with one and two pair hands and increasing the variance of the game by huge amounts. In addition, they ...
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