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High Stakes Versus Daniel Negreanu

by Jonathan Little |  Published: Mar 18, 2015


I recently had the pleasure of playing the $25,000 buy-in High Roller event at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. The following hand took place during Day 2 before we got in the money. I had been playing a fairly tight, aggressive strategy, mostly due to being overly card dead. My opponent in this hand, Daniel Negreanu, had been playing a reasonably loose, aggressive strategy. He was winning lots of small pots with few major confrontations. He raised from the hijack four times so far into my big blind. I folded three times (due to having awful cards) and defended once. When I defended, I check-folded the flop when I failed to connect with the board. We have a bit of history such that he knows I can be somewhat wild, but given the recent past, he probably assumes I am in line most of the time. At 2,500-5,000 blinds with a ...

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