Omaha Poker is a community card poker game similar to Texas Hold 'em , the objective of this game is to reach the best combination of 5 cards, from a total of nine possible cards. Each player is dealt individually four cards face down and subsequently five community cards dealt face up, in total five of the nine possible cards. Each player must make his best hand using exactly two of them, plus exactly three of the five community cards
The way the cards are dealt by the croupier- the first three together and the last two one at a time and separately- creates up to four betting rounds, which makes up at least one pot,, for which each player competes, the winner shall be the player that obtains the best five card combination, considering his own cards as well as the community cards or the player that does not fold or withdraw from the game.
In this variant of poker, players compete against each other. The croupier leads the game and is in charge of collecting a percentage from the jackpot or pots in benefit of casino of the jackpot or pots.
The game is played with a 52-card deck, with the following values from lowest to highest: Ace, King (K), Queen (Q), Jack (J), 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2.
To shuffle and begin the game a minimum of 4 players is required. At each table a maximum of 7 seated players can participate.
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