View Full Version : Concept for an Omaha Hand Tracker

09-21-2004, 09:36 AM
Since pokertracker does not support omaha, it seems there is a need for this. I wish someone(s) will do it. I have an idea for a good way to divvy up the project.

1. hand history -> xml converters.
2. An xml -> db process. Use something like the open version of mySQL.
3. A UI.

Anyone interested? or are we all just too busy playing to bother?

09-21-2004, 10:18 AM
The main problem I see is that there are so many starting omaha hands. You can probably play for 3 days and still not get a duplicated hand if you consider suits.

09-21-2004, 10:44 AM
This is true. However, once the raw data is stored, you should be able to find out how you do with AAxx vs. AAxxds vs AAxxds where xx > TT etc. You can also introduce a hand grouping mechanism to have a more compact database.

09-21-2004, 11:32 AM
FYI, Pokerstat, which works for Paradise and Stars, does provide this function. It can be quite useful, although it can be somewhat cumbersome to use.

09-21-2004, 01:55 PM
Correct me if I'm wrong: but you have to buy both versions and databases are not "mixable".

Now a UB, Party -> Stars or Paradise formatter would be cool.

In a sense, pokerstat implements 2 and 3. What's needed for 1 is a 1a and 1b:

1a. site format -> xml (site independent format)
1b. xml -> site format (in this case: stars or paradise)