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INTRODUCTION

ABOUT THE AUTHOR………………………………..…. 1

 

I  GENERAL INFORMATION

1-POPULARITY OF THE GAME ……………..…….….. 4

2-OMAHA RULES ........................................…………… 5

3-ORIGIN OF OMAHA ..................................……….… 6

4-COMMON-CARD POKER ……………..…………....... 8

5-BETTING AND BLIND STRUCTURE ………….……. 11

6-READING THE BOARD …………………..……….….. 13

7-SHOULD YOU LEARN OMAHA? …….………….….. 17

 

II  STRATEGY

8-COMPARING OMAHA AND HOLDEM ……………... 20

9-STRUCTURAL DEFECTS IN HANDS ……………..…. 25

10-HITTING TO THE NUTS ………………………….….. 26

11-TWO PAIR ………………………………..…………….. 29

12-BUILDING SMALL SETS …………….……………….. 31

13-SUITED CARDS ………………………………………… 33

14-STRAIGHT DRAWS …………………………………… 34

15-POCKET ACES ...........................................................38

16-STARTING HAND EVALUATION ……………...…… 42

17-STARTING HAND QUIZ ……………………………… 46

18-LIMIT OMAHA HIGH ………………………………… 51

19-LIMIT OMAHA HIGH QUIZ …………………………. 53


 

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III  OMAHA HIGH-LOW SPLIT

20-INTRODUCING OMAHA SPLIT …………...………… 56

21-HIGH-LOW STARTING HANDS …………………….. 58

22-HIGH-LOW PLAYING STRATEGY …………………. 63

23-LIMIT OMAHA SPLIT QUIZ …………………………. 67

24-POT-LIMIT OMAHA SPLIT ………………………….. 70

25-HIGH-LOW RULES AND STRUCTURE ……………. 72

 

IV  POT-LIMIT OMAHA HIGH

26-POT-LIMIT PLAY ...……………………………………. 74

27-POT-LIMIT QUESTIONS ……………………………… 80

28-POT-LIMIT HANDS ……………………………………. 85

29-POT-LIMIT HIGH QUIZ ...………...……….………….. 97

30-POT-LIMIT PROCEDURE ……...….…………………..100

31-INSURANCE ……...………………………………….…. 103

32-THE ODDS ...……………………………….…………… 106

 

V  TOURNAMENT PLAY

33-TOURNAMENT STRATEGY ………………….……. 111

34-TOURNAMENT STRUCTURES…………………….. 114

 

VI  VARIOUS

FUTURE IDEAS FOR OMAHA ………………………….. 117

CONCLUSION ……………………………………………... 121

GLOSSARY ………………………………………………… 122

EPILOGUE ...............................................……………… 124