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Omaha Pot Limit

More excitement in every hand!



Hand Rankings

1. Royal Flush

A straight from a ten to an ace with all five cards of the same suit. It is the highest ranking poker hand.

2. Straight Flush

Any straight with all five cards of the same suit.

3. Four of a Kind

Any four cards of the same rank and one card of a different rank.

4. Full House

Any three cards of the same rank together with any two cards of the same rank.

5. Flush

Any five cards of the same suit (not consecutive).

6. Straight

Any five consecutive cards of different suits.

7. Three of a Kind

Any three cards of the same rank from any suit.

8. Two Pair

Any two cards of the same rank together with another two cards of the same rank.

9. One Pair

Any two cards of the same rank.

10. High Card

Any hand not in the above-mentioned hands.

How to play

Many players will tell you that Omaha Pot Limit is a better and more exciting game than Texas Hold'em. Players can’t seem to resist the thrill that Pot Limit Omaha brings. What’s it all about? More cards means more excitement: each player is dealt four hole cards (two more than in Hold'em), and five community cards on the board means players have many possible combinations to choose from.

Players must use two cards from their hand and three cards from the board to make the best five-card hand. The bets made in Omaha Pot Limit are limited to the size of the pot.

Like in Texas Hold’em, Pot Limit is played with a standard 52-card deck and each table has a particular buy-in, equal to the initial mandatory minimum required to start playing. Each betting round is determined by the small and big blind, which are mandatory and rotate from player to player according to which player is in the dealer position. The big blind is the minimum bet at the table and the small blind is half that amount.


Player options

Each player has a number of options to choose from as the betting rounds progress. Players can bet, call, raise, check or fold.


The player can decide not to make a wager when no bets have been made before the player’s turn. Once a bet has been made after the player’s turn, the player has the option to call or raise. 


Match the previous high bet made by another player. 


Discard one's hand. A player should place the cards on the table and the croupier will remove them without the cards being seen by the other players.

Betting rounds

There are various rounds of betting in each hand. These four rounds are described below:


Once all players have seen their cards, each has the option to play the hand by calling or raising the big blind.  This round begins with the player next to the big blind. The player can fold, call or raise. 


Three community cards are dealt face up on the table (board). Betting starts with the first active player after the button and continues counter-clockwise. The action starts the same way in all subsequent betting rounds. 


The fourth community card, called the turn, is dealt face-up following all betting action on the flop and another round of betting occurs. 


The fifth community card, called the river, is dealt face-up following all betting action on the turn. Another round of betting occurs with the river.

If all bets in the hand have been matched by one or more opponents, the remaining players show all their cards. Whoever has the best cards has the winning hand.