Originally Posted by zkel1980
A9, what kind of hand is that?? LOL only Dan the Man would pull this one off. Don't know if it would hurt a little bit less to lose that hand to Negreanu???
( A,9-o ) is a pretty good hand to steal with on the BTN, and to play against the BB. If Negreanu thought he was us against something like ( Ah,x ) he could possibly have the better hand even without help here, unless Redwell has a ten or better to go with the suited ace. If Redwell has a jack, then Daniel has redraws. If Redwell has something like ( 6h,5h ) or something similar, or if he flopped the straight, then Daniel's 9h just might be good, unless Redwell has the straight and
A Level 1 rec-player would likely fold here, and a donk would go all the way with it. The difference is that a player like Negreanu knows when to play like a donk, and when not to. Donks play like donks all the time.