Omaha Hi Lo Rules

Omaha Hi Lo is also called Omaha High Low or Omaha 8 or better. In this type of poker game the pot is divided between the best hand for high and the lowest hand for low. The best hand is when you have the best five cards combination from EXACTLY two cards from your hand and EXACTLY three cards from the community cards.  Check the hand rankings page.

You  have a low hand when you have 8,7,6,5,4 or lower. The lowest hand you can do is 5,4,3,2,1. We observe that Ace card can be the highest card or the lowest card. Omaha Hi Lo has exactly the same rules like simple Omaha. More information about Omaha Rules here.

Omaha Hi Lo variants

No Limit Omaha Hi Lo

Is the version of this game where you can bet all of your chips or money.

Limit Omaha Hi Lo

Is the version of the game where the the limits are fixed to a value fixed before the game.

Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo

In this version the maximum value of the bet is limited to the total value of the pot.

Mixed Omaha Hi Lo

It’s called mixed because a number of rounds is playing No Limit Omaha Hi Lo and the same number of rounds is playing Limit Omaha Hi Lo. Without other words the game switches between rounds of Limit Omaha Hi Lo and No Limit Omaha Hi Lo.