Questions And Answers

Playing Stud Against Tight, Solid Players

1. What you should do in Omaha eight-or-better?
Get hold on with your rivals. You should notice the type of hands they play and how they play them.

2. What kind of hands do some people play?
Some people play low hands and also some premium high hands.

3. How will you play against these players if only one low card comes on the flop?
You can either bluff them out or beat them with a weak high poker hand.

4. Is position essential?
Yes. Several players are very tight in early position but loosen up if they can come in last position.

5. What is the best way to save money?
The better way to save money is not to give any action to those players who play too tight and too solid.

6. What if the pot is big and one of these tight, solid players comes out betting or raising, or he is in there on a jammed hand?
He has the nuts for low and generally has some type of nut draw for the high side stad poker.

7. What does it mean?
It does not pay to stay in these pots.

8. How will you figure such type of player?
He is not in many pots, he does not raise frequently and he always shows the nuts on the end.

9. How could benefit against these players?
You will come to know where they stand.

10. Where you want these players to be seated?
You want them to your right.

11. Why to your right?
This is because you will know that when they enter the pot, you should go out with all but your very best poker hands.

12. What if three or four of these tight players happen to be sitting in a row?
You would usually prefer to have them across from you.

13. Why?
This is because if they are directly to your right, you might play many heads out of position with the looser players on the left.

14. What is another benefit of having tight, unimaginative players on your right?
As the game becomes short-handed, they will not adjust.

15. What will this allow you to do?
This will allow you to play many hands against the stud poker blinds.

16. What about when you are in the bldin?
When you are in the blind, tight players will be in the attack position but there will be less stealing.

17. What when one of them raises?
You will not have to defend, as he will have a premium hand.

18. What if the little blind calls and he is a tight, solid player?
You can raise and often outplay him.

19. What if a tight, solid player is on your left?
You can easily steal the blind from him.

20. What is the problem with this in Omaha eight-or-better?
Unless the game is very tight, it rarely happens that you are on the button and no one else comes in.

Your Playing Style

1. If you are a kind of player who plays tight and makes better lay downs, what should your approach be?
Your approach should be to call every time.

2. What if you are playing in a game where many pots are raised early?
Many of the lay downs will be incorrect.

3. What if you are a player who usually knows where he stands?
There will not be any problem in building the pots and lock your rivals into their hands.

4. What if you call too much?
You are better to build the pots early and hence you should try to call less.

5. What if you are timid, passive poker player who usually wants to play only the nuts?
You should possibly push your hands more than you normally do.

6. What if you are weak player who plays very loose and calls too much?
You should stop playing Omahs eight-or-better.

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