Omaha is very similar to Hold'em, but has a greater chance of making bigger hands and provides for some extremely exciting games.
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Sequence of Events
| Blinds Two (2) players left of the dealer button both post blinds equal to exactly half the limit they are playing. These are similar to the blinds in Hold’em.|| The Turn: Dealer turns over 1 more community card.|
| Dealer Button: This button is used to determine where the action starts, once the game begins this buttons moves one person to the right (clockwise) for every new deal.|| Following the Turn, the third round of betting begins.|
| Pocket or Hole Cards: Dealer deals each player four (4) cards face down.|| The River: Dealer turns over 1 last community card.|
| The player to the left of the dealer now begins the betting for this round. Each player has the option to Call the blinds, Raise the blinds or Fold.|| At this point there will be 5 community cards of which you will make your best 5-card poker hand. You must make the best hand using the combination of 2 of your 4 pocket cards and 3 of the 5 community cards.|
| The Flop: The Flop is three (3) community cards for which all players may combine to make their best possible hand. After the first round of betting the Flop is dealt.|| Following the river card, the final round of betting will begin, this is the players’ last chance to bet before the cards are revealed and a winner is determined, this is known as the showdown.|
| Following the Flop, the player to the left of the button may now begin the second round of betting.|| Showdown. The Showdown is where players reveal their hands to produce the winner. The winner is determined by who has the best hand with the combination of 2 pocket cards and 3 community cards. Player must use only two (2) hole cards and three (3) common cards.|