(PRWEB) November 8, 2005
The new and improved CelebPoker.com is offering players the option of getting in on a game of Omaha at many different levels of play. Omaha is a derivative of the ever popular game Texas Hold’em only with two extra cards being dealt to each player before the flop. CelebPoker.com has upped the speed and consistency of its games and is now giving players a chance to play and/or learn Omaha poker.
How to Play:
Omaha Poker is a game derived from the popular Texas Hold’em. In Omaha poker, players play with a dealer button just like on Hold’em. Before the game begins the player immediately to the right of the button posts the "small blind", typically half a small bet (for example, $1 in a $2/$4 Omaha game). The player immediately clockwise the small blind posts the "big blind", which is always a full small bet ($2 in a $2/$4 Omaha game). Now, each player receives his or her four hole cards. Betting action begins around the table, starting with the player immediately to the left the big blind.
Next, just like in Hold’Em, the "flop" is dealt face-up on the board. The flop is the first three community cards available to all active players. Play begins with the active player immediately clockwise the button. All bets and raises occur in small bets (increments of $2 in a $2/$4 game).
When betting action is completed for the flop round, the "turn" is dealt face-up on the board. The turn is the fourth community card in an Omaha game. Play begins with the active player immediately clockwise the button. On this round of Omaha, betting doubles from the small bet to the big bet. In a $2/$4 game, betting on the turn is done in $4 increments.
When betting action is completed for the turn round, the "river" is dealt face-up on the board. The river is the fifth and final community card in Omaha poker. Betting begins with the active player immediately clockwise the button.
If there is more than one remaining player when the final betting round is complete, the last bettor or raiser shows his or her cards. If there was no bet on the final round, the player immediately clockwise the button shows his or her cards. The player with the best five-card hand wins the pot. In Omaha poker, players must use two and only two of their four hole poker cards in combination with three of the cards from the board. In the event of identical hands, the pot will be equally divided between the players with the best hands.
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