Are You Ready For The Next Wave Of Poker? If you've never tried Pot-Limit Omaha, you're missing out on the most exciting, most lucrative cash game around. Omaha has long been the most popular form of poker in Europe, and now it's spreading like wildfire throughout North America. The reason is simple: Omaha offers more action and bigger pots than Texas Hold'em. Isn't it time you got in on it? Whether you're a cash-game professional or poker hobbyist--and whether you play live or online--this book will arm you with a winning big-play strategy that's easy to master even if you've never played Omaha before. You'll discover the subtle distinctions that set Omaha above other games. Key topics include: ac The Big Play Objectives ac The Power of the Big Draw ac Straight Draws and Starting Hand Construction ac Playing the Position Game ac Limit Omaha Hi/Lo and Pot-Limit Omaha Hi/Lo Complete with practice situations and hand quizzes, this is the most comprehensive Omaha book available--and the only one you'll ever need. Jeff Hwang is a semi-professional poker player and an investment analyst who regularly writes about the gaming industry for the Motley Fool, a well known website about stocks and investing. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a B.S./B.A. in both finance and management, Jeff has been an advantage player since 1999, when he took an interest in blackjack. After he graduated college, Jeff picked up poker, and he has been playing semi-professionally ever since. His regular lineup includes Pot-Limit Omaha and Omaha Hi/Lo, with the occasional No-Limit Hold'em game. The material in this book is the result of playing various Omaha games nearly exclusively for over eighteen months, both live and online. Jeff lives in St. Louis eight months of the year and spends time in Fort Lauderdale, Washington, D.C., and on the road the rest.with a flush to pay you off if the board pairs, and you are rarely getting proper odds to draw at a full house. The advantage ... draw. One case where you are unlikely to get proper pot odds but have healthy implied odds is when you flop top trips with three overcards and have position on the opposition. For example, the flop comes 6-6-5 and you hold 9-8-7-6. ... Thinking Ahead The ability to think ahead is a critical skill, whether you are investing in stocks, playing chess, or playing poker.
|Title||:||Pot-Limit Omaha Poker|
|Publisher||:||Kensington Publishing Corp. - 2008-01-01|