Home / Community / Forum / Poker Community / New Members /

New player - help

New player - help - Thu Sep 27, 2012, 05:46 PM
AsianPokerJ's Avatar
Since: Aug 2012
Posts: 1
Hi all,

Was playing Omaha H/L

My opp had 4,K,A,3

I had K, K, K, 5

The board was J, A , Q ,10 , 2

we had had straights - 10 to A,

how did i lose ?
Thu Sep 27, 2012, 06:03 PM
wiltshireman's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 1,569
Hi AsianPokerJ

Thanks for your post, and welcome to PokerSchoolOnLine.

This link will help you find your way around and point you to all the great features available.

Regarding your posted question, may i suggest that you post your question in one of the appropriate Hand Analysis forums, that way you will get a response from one of our hand analysis experts to help you.

Thanks again, good luck at the tables.

Thu Sep 27, 2012, 07:03 PM
joy7108's Avatar
Since: Jul 2010
Posts: 2,286
In Omaha you must use 2 cards from your hand and three from the board. Your opponent had a straight and you have a pair of kings. It takes a little while to get used to this rule since it's different in Holdem.

Thu Sep 27, 2012, 08:54 PM
Cashblow811's Avatar
Since: Sep 2012
Posts: 25
Hello and welcome , hope you have a nice time at pokerstars, and on the forum.

Getting PokerStars is easy: download and install the PokerStars game software, create your free player account, and validate your email address. Clicking on the download poker button will lead to the installation of compatible poker software on your PC of 51.7 MB, which will enable you to register and play poker on the PokerStars platform. To uninstall PokerStars use the Windows uninstaller: click Start > Control Panel and then select Add or Remove programs > Select PokerStars and click Uninstall or Remove.

Copyright (c) PokerSchoolOnline.com. All rights reserved, Rational Group, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ. You can email us on support@pokerschoolonline.com