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If you enjoy the idea of bluffing and playing against other players, then Community and Stud poker games might be for you. Check them out.

Many poker games can be divided into two categories: Community or Stud. Here’s how they break down:




In Community poker games, hands are made using a combination of personal cards players receive directly from the dealer (called “hole” cards), and community cards the dealer places on the table for all to use.


In Stud poker games, hands are made using only the personal cards a player receives directly from the dealer.

A letter “O” has two cards on each side. On the left is a card with the heart symbol, then one with a spade. On the right is a card with a diamond symbol, then one with clubs. On the bottom, it reads Hi/Lo.

Omaha Hi/Lo


This exciting variation of Omaha follows the same gameplay as its namesake with an innovative twist. In Omaha Hi/Lo, the pot can be split between the player with the highest poker hand and a player who produces the best qualifying low hand. Omaha Hi/Lo can be played with or without betting limits.

Object of the Game

As the name implies, the objective of Omaha Hi/Lo is to produce either the highest-ranked poker hand or the best qualifying low hand at the table using two personal cards and three community cards. It works like this:

1. If no player produces a qualifying low hand, the entire pot goes to the player with the highest hand.
2. If a player produces a qualifying low hand, the pot is split between themselves and the player with the highest hand at the table.


A deck of cards with the numbers 16,432 written above.

Like Omaha poker, the odds of Omaha Hi/Lo can be quite different from other poker games. With four cards per hand, there are 16,432 possible hands you may be dealt.

Because of this, the game is considered a “nut” game. This means that if you don’t have the “nuts”, the best possible hand given the options, the chances of winning the pot are extremely low.


An image is filled up with scrambled cards.

Like all poker games, the outcome of Omaha Hi/Lo depends on the random distribution of cards from a shuffled deck. That said, the following strategies may help extend your time at the table.

  • Don’t raise on the Flop very often
  • If you don’t have great cards, don’t feel bad about folding on the Flop
  • If you have a great starting hand, you can play more aggressively