Eight or Better

word type: form of poker

  1. A low hand that must consist of five cards, with a value of 8 or lower, in order to qualify.


A game of "omaha eight or better" might sometimes be denoted as "08" or "Omaha 8ob."

An eight-or-better qualifier is also a condition of most split pot stud games, and you might see such a game termed "Stud8" or "Stud/8."