Cash Game Comments on New Mixed Game Format

Alex Lundstrum

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So I was reading the rules of Binglao poker <link> and it sparked a thought for a new mixed game format that more heavily favors more common games, but mixes in a few of the more exotic. What is everybody's thoughts on the following:
Every round, a new player rolls 2 six-sided dice, and the game played for the round will be:
2​
Courchevel (PL)
3​
Tahoe (Lazy Pineapple, NL)
4​
5-O (PL)
5​
Pineapple (NL)
6​
PLO
7​
NLHE
8​
PLO 8/B
9​
Crazy Pineapple (NL)
10​
Big O (PL)
11​
Super Holdem (NL)
12​
Courchevel 8/B (PL)
This statistically results in 2/3 of the game being played as #s 5-9, which tend to be the more common community card games, but mixes in 1/3 of the more "exotic" games. It also should statistically be a 50/50 split between Hold'em-based and Omaha-based games. Initial thoughts are that Hold'em-based would all be played NL while Omaha-based would all be played PL. Could also see playing this as all Fixed Limit.

I'd imagine playing this as a 6-max table, but being that the Omahas only go up to 5-card variants, up to 8 can play. Also thinking there could be an interesting twist of adding a bug (Joker) if the same game is rolled twice, but not sure if I'm in love with that addition yet.

Haven't come up with a name either, so I'm open to suggestions.
 
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I'm not a fan of the 6+ card variations for Omaha, as they promote very tight nut-peddling play in PLO , and significantly lower the chances of scooping in O8. I don't see either as improvements to either game.

Regarding your proposed 'random' game rotation, I see no value-add over a fixed rotation of various games, or simply allowing dealer choice to introduce the random aspect.

KISS is almost always better, and true for both tournament and cash play.
 
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