Here's a dilemma I've come across a few times...

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XaviRonaldo
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Here's a dilemma I've come across a few times...

Unread post by XaviRonaldo » Wed Nov 03, 2021 1:31 am

So, the accepted convention is to donate in 1st seat ahead 9-6 or 9-7.

However, what if you have a guaranteed point in another suit or to extend that an almost guaranteed point. I find it extremely difficult to donate in these cases. There's always a chance you'll get junk in the 9-8 or 9-9 hand and lose and a loner is far from certain. I feel like you're best off passing (this is just a feeling and I have no statistical analysis to back it up)

What is your opinion on this situation?



Tbolt65
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Unread post by Tbolt65 » Sat Nov 06, 2021 12:05 am

Well it would entirely depend on if your opponents are either apt to go alone with weaker hands or only with super made hands that's a no brainer. In those spots where both my opponents do not go alone at all or very rarely then I will play for that possible call hand. That's the only time.

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