Omaha Poker is another popular and exciting poker variant to play. Similar to Texas Holdem with the main difference being that players are dealt four hole cards .
Types of Play Omaha Poker Games:
- Pot Limit Omaha Poker –This is the most popular variant of Omaha Poker. Called PLO, in this a player can bet what is in the pot at the time of betting.
- No Limit Omaha Poker -A player can bet any amount that can go up to all of their chips.
- Fixed Limit Omaha Poker – There is a specific betting limit applied in each game and on each round of betting.
The button determines which player at the table is the acting dealer. In Pot Limit Omaha the player on button, or last active player closest to the button, receives last action on all post-flop streets of play.
Pot Limit Omaha will have Antes, this is a small amount which all the players seated on the table will put into the Pot before the hands starts. Antes are posted before the Blinds.
Players will take turns one at a time going clockwise, starting from the player after the dealer button or after the Big Blind (1st Betting Round). Players on their turn must take one of these actions:
- Check:Take no action and let the next player take his turn. This action can only be taken if there is NO bet/raise to call.
- Call:match the amount bet/raised by another player.
- Bet/Raise:increase the bet within the specific limits of the game.
- Fold:Discard your hole cards and surrender any claim to the Pot.
After the last Betting Round All players still in contest for the pot will compare Hands, the cards of the player with the best hand will be displayed.
The winner will be the player with the Best 5-card Poker Hand, using exactly 2 cards from the players hole cards and exactly 3 cards from the Community cards.
5-Card Poker Hands: Starting from Highest Valued hand to the Lowest Hand Combination.
Card Combination Rank
Royal flush is the best poker hand combination.
Consists of the Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten of the same suite.
Example: A ♠ K ♠ Q ♠ J ♠ 10 ♠
Five cards of the same suit all in sequence.
Example: 3 ♥ 4 ♥ 5 ♥ 6 ♥ 7 ♥
|Four of a Kind||Four cards of the same rank
Example: J ♠ J ♥ J ♦ J ♣ Q ♣
Three of a Kind and a Pair
Example: K ♠ K ♥ K ♦ 5 ♦ 5 ♠
Five cards of the same suit
Example: 3 ♥ 7 ♥ 8 ♥ 10 ♥ J ♥
Five cards of sequential rank
Example: 6 ♠ 7 ♥ 8 ♣ 9 ♠ 10 ♦
|Three of a Kind||
Three cards of the same rank
Example: A ♠ A ♥ A ♣ 5 ♠ J♥
|Two Pairs||Two cards of the same rank and another two cards of the same rank Example: 3 ♣ 3 ♠ Q♥ Q ♠ 9 ♠|
Two cards of the same rank
Example: A ♠ A ♥ 4 ♦ 3 ♠ 10 ♥
Highest card in the hand
Example: 2 ♠ 4 ♥ 3 ♦ 7 ♠ K ♠
Where To Play ?
IDNPlay was primarily designed as a mobile poker client. Omaha Poker Games are optimized for players who want to play on Android or IOS on their tablet or phones. The Poker client, however, can be accessed via web browser.