How to play Omaha 8 or better
Daniel Negreanu explains how to play Omaha Hi-Lo on his latest vlog.
Daniel Negreanu wants to make us better poker players- This time he explains how to play Omaha 8 or better, also known as hi-lo. This game is very popular at the World Series of Poker and in the most important online festivals.
In Hi-Lo games, the pot is split between the Hi hand and the Lo hand. The same cards may be used in declaring Hi and Lo. One hand may win both the Hi and the Lo halves of the pot. A frequent example of this is “the Wheel”, consisting of an A2345. If there is no qualifying hand for Lo, the best Hi hand wins the whole pot.
Daniel’s lessons are basic but fundamental. Cornerstone of your game. Here are some examples
- Never play a hand without an Ace as a holecard
- AKXX increases the value of your hand in heads-up pots
- Do not give more vale to your minimum draws than they have