The 1-3 Grind and a Tough Spot vs. Donkey Kong

To boost my motivation, win-rate, and to mitigate the boredom that’s arising from the 1-3 grind, I’ve decided that it’s time for me to begin learning Pot-Limit Omaha. If you’ve read any of Jack’s articles on his transition to PLO, I’m sure you’re well aware that it is by far the most profitable game that’s regularly spread at the Jack.

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Jack's PLO Transition Part 2

The Hwang book also does a nice job of presenting relative equities of the types of PLO hands people are likely to put all the money in with. For example, who is the favorite on the flop: the nut straight with no redraw, or a set with the nut flush draw? If you read into my wording or calculated the outs, you would see the set with the nut flush draw is ahead, but having Hwang list these things out in many permutations is very helpful. After reading the book, I feel much more prepared in terms of playing a big draw and choosing quality starting hands.

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