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7 Card Stud Hi Lo Rules
7 Stud Hi/Lo Strategies
strategies for 7 Stud Straight are basically the same along with the
The best and most profitable way to play hi-low 7 stud
is to begin with combinations that play for the low hand. Any pairs,
trips, flush draws or straights that you may turn along the way are a
bonus for scooping the entire pot.
Any combination of cards can turn into
a great hand in a multi-way pot. Naturally a starting hand with more outs
available is preferable. One thing to look for at a table when determining
which side you want to play (hi or low) is if there are any players at the
table taking stabs at playing for high with door-cards of 9 or higher when
low cards at the table have called.
Especially look for callers playing 9,
10, J, Q, and K. You want to get a feel for what type of hand you will be
competing with if you decide to play high and there are other callers with
high cards. A table showing all door cards 9 or higher is the perfect
opportunity for a scoop if the cards in your hand allow for playing a game
Pay attention to each hand that is dealt at the table. Keep in
mind that each round, the game strategy changes based on the door cards.
At a table where all high cards are showing the only opportunity is to
play for high, and the end result will most likely be a scoop of the