between nlhe and plo, i prefer nlhe, but i like the variety that other games bring. i miss playing horse though. i much prefer plo8 than plo though. out of the 3, nlhe>plo8>plo. horse is way up there as well
There both great games, but polar opposite ways to play them. In holdem tight is right and being very patient waiting for big hands seems to be the way to go about things. In omaha you can play many more hands because there is so many different possibilities having four cards in your hand, so your basically play way more hands pretty much looking to make a nut hand to get paid. I love both games but i find omaha way harder to figure out and master because there is a lot more gamble in it. The there's omaha 8 or better which is a absolutely crazy game but sooo fun to play. I love omaha.
I love PLO (Omaha in general) but the style of play has changed rapidly in recent years as it has gained popularity.
Just a few years ago PLO was played in a more deliberate and measured way (particularly in top flite tournaments). Quite recently PLO got traction on TV because it was/is promoted as a wild game. I remarked on this before regarding PokerGo's coverage or streams from the Kings Casino.
They feature wealthy and wild gamblers who frequently plow all in pre-flop and fight for huge pots. This bears little relation to the game I was first attracted to. Some might recall a short while ago content providers would not feature PLO because it was regarded as too complicated and too slow.
In fact Brent Hanks of PokerGo exposed a certain level of ignorance regarding PLO very recently. He both formats the Poker After Dark sessions (which have featured some of the high roller mentioned above) and is occasionally drafted in to commentate, as he was for the British Poker Open in London last month.
After featuring (pointedly) the likes of Leon, Aussie Matt and Rob Yong in a few wild and swingy PLO sessions on Poker After Dark, Hanks seemed confused during commentary for the British Open PLO play.
Surprisingly (as it seemed to appear to him) the players took the game seriously.