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Pot-Limit Omaha – Board Texture Part Two

by Michael Piper |  Published: Jun 01, 2010


In my last article we looked at the two different types of board texture — dry and draw-heavy boards. So how can you use this information to play better? On draw-heavy boards, expect to get action from a wide range of hands; on a dry board, consider slow-playing the nuts, as there isn’t much that can call. Vary your bet-size based on the strongest hand available, rather than your actual hand. Whether to bet and how much are two factors closely linked to board texture. Evaluating hand ranges Let’s say you’re up against an aggressive, bluff-happy opponent who likes to chase. He raises preflop, and you call in position with K J 10 8. He leads a K 10 7 flop. Draws have good equity on this board, and there are many of them, while sets are still in his range, but your hand is too good to fold, so ...

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