New to Hi/Lo..What are best starting hands?

Just looking for a few ideas, TIA

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Hi!
The best starting hands in Omaha Hi-Lo are **A-A-2-3 double-suited followed by A-A-2-4 double-suited. These are very strong because they can be played for both high and low, which gives them great scoop potential. Of course being suited or (even better) double-suited adds value to every hand.

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Ten of the Best Starting Hands in Omaha High-Low

These hands are considered the top hands in Omaha Hi Lo:

  1. A-A-2-3 Double-suited
  2. A-A-2-4 Double-suited
  3. A-A-2-3 Suited
  4. A-A-2-5 Double-suited
  5. A-A-2-4 Suited
  6. A-A-3-4 Double-suited
  7. A-A-2-3 Non-suited
  8. A-A-2-2 Double-suited
  9. A-A-3-5 Double-suited
  10. A-A-2-6 Double-suited

Playable Starting Hands in Omaha High-Low

Below is a summary of hands that are playable starting hands in Omaha Hi Lo

A-A-2-x
A-A-3-x
A-A-4-5
A-2-3-x
A-2-K-K
A-2-Q-Q
A-2-J-J
A-3-4-5
A-A-x-x
A-2-K-Q
A-2-K-J
A-2-x-x (suited Ace)
A-3-K-K
A-3-4-x
2-3-4-5 (This hand is dependent on the Ace hitting the flop. If the flop doesn’t show an Ace you should fold)
J-Q-K-A
T-J-Q-K
K-K-Q-J
Q-J-T-9
2-3-4-x (Another hand that depends on the Ace. If no Ace hits the flop, fold the hand on first bet).

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All I know is that I would like more Omaha Hi/Lo games to choose from. That is by far my favorite poker game.

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7 Card Stud Hi/Lo Is my favorite.

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Thanks all, this really helps!!

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Good luck in your games!!!

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I like A,2,K,?

Ace suited (is preferred) and when the (?) is not a 7, 8, or a 9 except I would have to think about calling an all-in. But, the key is when you get these hands before the flop is to Raise preflop. Otherwise, I just call to minor preflop raises and fold to large preflop raises.

Btw, being dealt a SET preflop is usually a fold unless in the BB.

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If I had to choose my favourite Hi/Lo starting hand it would be AKspadesA2hearts, thus giving good chances of nut flush, straight, best possible low, possible FH with the aces, and If you are very lucky, 4 aces!.

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My favorite would be

A-A-2-3 Double-suited

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I avoid any hi-lo game like the plague. I don’t like any game rewarding a bad hand.

That’s like you saying “ I bluffed and won the pot with a crappy hand with nothing but I’m happy I won”. A win is a win, no ?

I love Hi/Lo but,I hate to have to split a pot with anyone!

I think Omaha Hi/Lo is actually one of the best strategy poker games around. But, after making such a statement, one has to realize I’ve always considered myself an Omaha Hi/Lo (especially PL) savant when playing the game.