by Bill Burton
Omaha Quiz will test your knowledge about strategies and the lingo of
this exciting poker game, a lesson at How to Play
Are you ready for the Highs and
Lows of this Omaha Quiz?
player is dealt 4 cards for a starting hand.
cars are dealt face
up on the board. To determine the winner the player uses:
4 starting cards and 1 board card.
combination of the 4 starting cards and 5 board cards.
use 2 of their starting cards and 3 of the board cards.
2) With Omaha
have four starting cards which means you should play
as many hands as you do with Texas Hold’em
hands than you would in Hold’em
same amount of hands as you play in Hold’em
3) Omaha Hi/Lo split is a
split pot game. The high hand
splits the pot if there is a qualifying low hand. The game
is also called Omaha 8 because in order for there to be a low hand
there must be:
community cards that are lower than 8.
community cards that are 8 or lower.
community cards that are 7 or lower.
Getting counterfeited in Omaha is
when a community card duplicates one of the low cards in your hand,
unable to be used for the low hand. If you hold Ace – Deuce in your
will be counterfeited:
A. half the time.
of the time.
C. third of the time.
hand in an Omaha
8 poker game is:
A3s (Suited Ace-2 with a different
AA – KK
6) Omaha Quiz Question: You have the nut straight after the flop.
The board has 3
suited cards and a player bets. You should:
B. Raise to force other players out.
Call to the river.
7) You have a draw to the nut
There are 3 low cards on the board. You
A. Raise to make the pot bigger
B. Bet if you are first to act or call if a player bets.
8) If you make a low hand and
A. A third of the pot.
B. A quarter of the pot.
C. An eighth of
9) You start with 4 different
What is the percentage for making a low
10) Omaha Quiz Question:
Scooping in Omaha poker
A. Win three hands in a row.
B. Win the high hand.
C. Win the whole
think you did
with this Omaha Quiz? Let's take a look.
you must use two and only two of your starting cards along with 3
cards on the board.
The more cards you are dealt, the more selective you
need to be with your starting hand requirements. It is
your cards are coordinated and work together so they have a chance of
on the flop.
To qualify for a low hand a player needs a hand of 5
cards that are 8 or lower. The worst low hand is 8 7 6 5 4.
The best low hand is 5 4 3
2 A. (also called a wheel).
With only Ace –deuce as your low cards one or both of
will be counterfeited one third of the time. This is one of the reasons
it unwise to automatically raise with A-2 if you hold no other low
cards in you
Double suited A-2 A-3 is one of the best starting
hands for Omaha
8. You have a big
pair toward the high and plus two different chances for the nut flush.
have an excellent possibility for the nut low with counterfeit
Pocket Aces and Kings in Omaha
overrated and will not win the pot without improvement. 6-7-8-9 looks
than it is.
If you make a straight, you will probably get
beaten by a
You should fold. With 3 suited cards on the board, you
can be pretty sure that you are up against a flush. Don’t
Omaha Quiz answers 7 - 10 follow.
Fold. If there are 3 low cards on the board, you are
drawing to half a pot. It is not profitable to continue with a drawing
If you tie with one player for low, you will get a
quarter of the pot. You have to split low half of the pot with the
player. It is known as getting quartered and it will cost
you money. If
players tie for low, you will only get a 1/16 of the pot.
Before the flop, your odds of making a low hand is 49%.
If the flop contains 2 low cards your odds improve to 70% but if the
only 1 low card, the odds fall to 24%.
Scooping the pot means to win the whole pot. Novice
players are intent on winning half the pot but that is not the goal if
to make money.
For example, if 5 players put
$80 into the pot,
If you split the pot, you will get $200 minus your $80 for a profit of
you scoop the pot you get $400 minus your $80 for a profit of $320.
be your ultimate goal when playing Omaha
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