The 10 Best Starting Hands (Texas Holdem, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo, Seven-Card Stud)

    • The 10 Best Starting Hands (Texas Holdem, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo, Seven-Card Stud)

      Overview of the 10 best starting hands for different game types






      Texas Holdem - The 10 best starting hands

      :ah :as A - A
      :kh :ks K - K
      :qh :qs Q - Q
      :as :ks A - K (suited)
      :as :qs A - Q (suited)
      :jh :js J - J
      :qs :ks K - Q (suited)
      :as :js A - J (suited)
      :ks :js K - J (suited)
      :as :kh A - k (offsuited)

      Omaha -The 10 best starting hands

      :as :ah :ks :kh A-A-K-K (double suited)
      :as :ah :js :th A-A-J-T (double suited)
      :as :ah :qs :qh A-A-Q-Q (double suited)
      :as :ah :js :jh A-A-J-J (double suited)
      :as :ah :ts :th A-A-T-T (double suited)
      :as :ah :9s :9h A-A-9-9 (double suited)
      :as :ah :xs :xh A-A-x-x (double suited)
      :jh :th :9s :8s J-T-9-8 (double suited)
      :kh :ks :qh :qs K-K-Q-Q (double suited)
      :kh :ks :jh :js K-K-J-J (double suited)

      Omaha Hi/Lo -The 10 best starting hands


      :as :ah :2s :3h A-A-2-3 (double suited)
      :as :ah :2s :4h A-A-2-4 (double suited)
      :as :ah :3s :4h A-A-3-4 (double suited)
      :as :ah :3s :5h A-A-3-5 (double suited)
      :as :2h :ks :kh A-2-K-K (double suited)
      :as :2h :qs :qh A-2-Q-Q (double suited)
      :as :3h :4s :5h A-3-4-5 (double suited)
      :as :ah :4s :5h A-A-4-5 (double suited)
      :as :2s :qh :kh A-2-Q-K (double suited)
      :as :ks :3h :kh A-K-3-K (double suited)

      Seven-Card Stud - The 10 best starting hands

      :ts :th :tc (three of a kind)
      :as :ah A-A
      :ks :kh K-K
      :qs :qh Q-Q
      :js :jh J-J
      :ts :js :qs
      :8s :8h (medium pairs)
      :3s :3h (low paires)
      :3s :6s :qs
      :8s :9h :tc