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Ambrose Hol
Ambrose Hol
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Feb. 26, 2013
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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One way reverse Drury; Weak 2D
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Ivey (Appellant) v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd t/a Crockfords (Respondents)
David, isn't there an inconsistency in your argument? You say you have no problem with card-counters as they are just taking advantage of favourable circumstances and the house should be more careful. Surely this is analogous with this case? Better cards and better employees should have been used.
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: --- KQ AKQ52 KQJ865
"Double is out with a spade void." Usually I would agree but surely there is no real danger here when partner could not overcall any spades? Even if he has a flawed preempt (not even possible for some since we are at favourable) we can just bid our clubs at ...
Pete Marvin's bidding problem: QJ6 64 KQ9742 T7
Not impossible agreed, and I certainly woulnd't risk passing at IMPs but feels close to me at pairs.
Pete Marvin's bidding problem: QJ6 64 KQ9742 T7
Is 2 really so clear? As I see it the only reason for bidding is in case we have a game (there is no real case for bidding to improve the contract). Therefore at MPs the upside is getting to and making game, the downside is 3C-1. I consider ...
Take out double?
Interesting results. Have I gone mad? I think would double any opening (hence abstain)
How do you bid this hand ?
All I'm saying is that if opener has a convenient rebid to show 6S then getting to slam seems easy enough. It's not a coincidence that the OP both missed his fit and stopped too low.
How do you bid this hand ?
Richard, it's pretty clear to me that the issues in the OP auction were caused by the partnership being unable to diagnose the spade fit. If 2S promises 6 then the fit is easily found and in 2/1 the partnership can start cue bidding at a low level ...
How do you bid this hand ?
"Of course, this is not an easy hand for any methods" Well, pretty easy is 1 2 2 (showing 6) 3 followed by any flavour of serious/non-serious 3N.
Nigel Kearney's bidding problem: AJT8 K863 AQ985 ---
Double playing ELC - otherwise 2
Has the site got an IT issue?
I would really really prefer to use the site without receiving loads of email alerts. But for now I have selected all the options in an attempt to see if that fixes Recent Actvity.

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