Omaha - Rules


Omaha is very similar to Texas Hold'em with one game changing factor - instead of two hole cards, each player is dealt four hole cards. In Omaha, players must make the best possible hand with a combination of two from their hole cards and three from the community cards.


Pot Limit Omaha

All Omaha games at GGNetwork are 'Pot Limit', which means there is a limit to the maximum a player can bet at once.


Positions

The following are positions that you should know before playing the game.


Actions

The following are actions that you should know before playing the game.


Betting Rounds

The following are the four betting rounds that take place in Texas Hold'em.

Pre-Flop

The betting round that takes place after the players receive their hole cards.

Flop

The betting round that takes place after the first three community cards are dealt.

Turn

The third betting round that takes place after the fourth community card is dealt.

River

The last betting round that takes place after the fifth and final community card is dealt.


The Showdown

The showdown begins when there are two or more players who are still in play when the action ends on the river. The player with the strongest hand will win the pot. When the showdown ends in a tie, the pot is split evenly among the winning players.

Player A Loses

Player B Wins


Run It Three Times (RITT)

Run the board three times to lower your risk when you are all-in.


Straddle

Once activated, a straddle is automatically made when possible.

The player to the left of the big blind can act last pre-flop by posting the straddle.


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