Jack Nine

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Jack Nine

Postby Mendid1978 » Sun Mar 05, 2006 8:51 pm

I always love to play J 9.  It is something about the higher J and the 9 for the connection straight.  Suited is even better.  Solid Cards if you can call cheap.

Thats one my favorites!
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Postby Wilisting » Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:16 pm

One of my favorite hands too especially suited. Ive learned to play the suited and gapped connectors and Ive learned how to get away from them too. Idea is too see a cheap flop so you want to play them from late position preferably multi way with good pot odds. I have more success with them at a more passive table then one with a lot of raising. As always knowing your opponents helps too
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Postby Hicestowill1970 » Sat Mar 18, 2006 9:26 pm

I too love J9 suited or any suited connectors/one gappers 57+. I find them to be the most valuable after a lot of limpers when your in LP if you hit you could be getting paid off especially in low buy ins considering they shove it in with low pair or K high...
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Postby Bertinincy » Sat Mar 25, 2006 8:18 pm

i fold this hand almost every time i see it .  I truelly hate this hand
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Postby Wifecing » Sun Apr 16, 2006 5:49 pm

it all depends on how many ppl r at the table. if there is 5 or more i usally just fold low pair, less than 5 i'll raise.

we play limit at our local bar and then i'll fold any pocket pair under 9s, unless i have a gut feeling that i might hit one
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Postby Sontst » Sat May 06, 2006 5:34 pm

my favorite hand is 9 10 suited but j10 is
right up on my list too...either way if gives the opportunity for lots of draws
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Postby Whane1989 » Sat May 06, 2006 9:57 pm

j9 or j2 is my favorite hands of any and i catch alot of crap for playing it but hey its my hand and works for me. so i continue to stick with what i know works as wellas other should ...
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Postby Ustrave » Fri May 12, 2006 8:10 am

i like j 9 as well but my fav hand to play(if i can get in cheap) is j10, and when i get j10 suited its like its my birthday
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Postby Reak1974 » Tue May 16, 2006 10:24 pm

i guess everyone has there favorite hands. But i would agree j-10 is better that j-9 !!
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Postby Gagoem » Fri May 19, 2006 4:05 am

I also agree that J 10 suited is a much better hand than J 9 suited.  Then again, you should go with your instincts and play any hand you feel successful with.  I agree that a hand like J 9 has big potential, and you can be paid off immensely if you connect with it.  However, with that potential also comes big risk.  Let's say a J hits on the flop.  How good would you feel with a 9 kicker?  Myself, I tend to stay away from hands like this unless I'm forced to play them.

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