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A Few Pot-Limit Omaha Hands

A strategy analysis

by Jeff Hwang |  Published: Sep 18, 2009


Here are a few hands from the regular $1-$2 blinds, $5 bring-in, $500 max buy-in pot-limit Omaha game that a few locals and I started recently at The Venetian in Las Vegas. I’ll write a little more about the game in a coming issue. Hand No. 1: Three-Bet Preflop, Delayed Double-Barrel Bluff on a Paired Board My position: Hijack seat My hand: 10 8 7 4 Preflop: A middle-position player ($500) opens with a raise to $10. I ($700) reraise to $25. It is folded to the big blind ($600), who calls. The middle-position player calls. This is a light three-bet that’s made to isolate the preflop raiser. It didn’t work. Flop ($76): 9 9 5. Both opponents check. I check. This is not a great spot for a continuation-bet (c-bet), as it is too easy for one of my opponents to have a 9 in his hand. Moreover, I ...

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