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Pot-Limit Omaha - Board Texture Part One

by Michael Piper |  Published: May 01, 2010


In any flop game, the community cards provide information crucial to your play — your opponent’s actions tell you how strong his range of hands is, and will change depending on whether he’s flopped a draw, made hand, or both. Once you have an idea of his range, you need to work out how to play your own hand most profitably, which will change on different board textures. On a J 9 6 board, top set is very vulnerable, as there are lots of draws available, so you should usually play it fast, charging the draws while preventing scare cards coming that might kill your action. On a K K J board, kings full doesn’t have to dodge many turn or river cards to remain the nuts, so you can consider playing it more slowly and allow your opponent to catch up. Dry Boards When we talk about the dryness ...

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