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Table Games $40k/Hand BJ

Discussion in 'Table Games' started by Dean Martin, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. Dean Martin

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    When we were staying at Encore last week there was a guy early one evening at Wynn betting $40k/hand and it looked like he was playing multi hands. I have no idea why he wasn't in the HL room with a little privacy. They gave him his own table and there were about 4 suits standing around making sure nobody got to close. Anybody else see this? Crazy stuff... At least for my bank account. ​
     
  2. nostresshere

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    Betting $40k is really serious stuff.

    Floor vs High Limit? Some people just feel better in the open atmosphere vs tucked into HL.

    Sometimes I think of HL rooms as this: Hey there - come back here so we can take you money when nobody is looking... LOL!
     
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  3. Dean Martin

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    I thought the same... I've never seen anybody betting that high/hand. First thing I thought of was damn...3 hands of that would pay off my house! LOL

    There was a pretty big crowd around at first but the PB got some suits to disperse them pretty quickly.
     
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    I've seen a few big bettors on the floor on past trips. They usually have a few suits standing around to shoo the looky-loos away. It feels like a different vibe to me on the open floor vs the HL room, so maybe that's it. Or maybe they just want to show off. :wink2:

    I can't even imagine gambling at that level. I balk at the $10 BJ tables. :haha:
     
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    Some of these guys like the attention (they get to show everyone what a high roller they are) that they get from the average joes that walk by. They don't get much attention in the HL room except for other "high" rollers but on the casino floor everyone notices when a high roller is playing. There are suits making sure that nobody gets close to the table but guess for the amount he plays they can afford to have suits just standing there watching over the game.

    I saw something like that at MGM one time. A guy had the crap table all to himself. I came closer and saw that he was playing with $5k and $10k chips before the suits asked me to step away from the table. Not a big thing for me, all relative to my funds, I am more of a red chip player but guess these guys make or have a lot of money to burn so they can play big amounts.

    Hmmm, I wonder if I won the megabucks if I would play like them. Probably not, maybe I would play black chips, higher if I am winning but it all depends on my level of comfort at the time.
     
  6. Dean Martin

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    I am thinking that's what it was. He was looking around all the time and smiling and at one point some guy from a neighboring table yelled "you da man" and he tossed him a chip. I didn't see what color. Crazy place that Las Vegas:beer:
     
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  7. wormhole

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    A few months ago my brother was telling me he saw a guy at Hard Rock in Tampa playing BJ alone on a roped off main floor table for $250k/hand. I found that a little hard to believe (not that my brother is a liar, but still hard to believe, maybe because it wasn't Vegas).

    One of my step-brothers saw $75k/hand in a Bellagio HL room a few years ago (guy was playing on a million dollar marker). I found that a little more believable.
     
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    Once touring around City of Dreams Macau I saw a guy betting 800K HKD per hand on Baccarat. That's a little over 100K US per hand.
    In speaking with one of the analysts there he said that was nothing compared to what some of the Junkets bring in.
     
  9. Dean Martin

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    wow...no wonder they fly these guys in on private jets and put them in suites and get them anything they want:wink2: I guess it's all relevant and we play to our budget...or do these guys even have a budget?
     
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  10. makuk

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    I'm pretty sure Navada / Gaming law states they cannot do this and anyone/everyone is entitled to stand and watch if they desire, correct me if I am wrong but I could swear there was a legal case relating to this some time back?
     
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    Yeah here in Midwest, at MGM casino there's a man comes in plays bacarat and bets $100k per hand and he only bets on bank....he was playing table next to me...I hear he is Canada owns a steel company saw him losing $2 million in less than 1 hour..I don't think he cared too much..as he only bet bank. MGM bring out $25k chip when he shows up... He comes in once in few months. Imagine betting $100,000 per hand!!!! His 5% commission on bank bet was usual table max bet lol ( $100 to $5,000)
     
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    happened to me and my buddy there also and we were about 10 feet away....

    as far as the betting, years ago there was a guy named Mr Po playing at Harrahs that had his own table playing all 7 spots with amounts up to 100k per spot per hand. he had the obligatory suits but also three rather large asian guys that were bodyguards..
     
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    Hard to say. When I watched a high roller (many years ago) there were suits around the table asking people to move on, this is a private table. I think if you brought up the legal issues they will probably put up a rope around the table so you can't get to close to the table.

    If you can find the case where it went against the casino then please post it here but as far as I know they can make a table private and prevent people from getting close to the table. But then most of us are only lookey loos so when the suits tell us to move along we just follow orders.
     
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    I doubt he was betting 40k a hand on blackjack. Wynn is super tight with extending special limits on blackjack. 40k is not unusual for baccarat though.
     
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    That was my first thought as well!

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    hell, I had never seen anyone play black chips at UTH, with the CORRECT strategy...was at lake tahoe this weekend playing alone at a $5 UTH table (Harveys) and two young guys walk up (I'd say 21-35, like me) and buy in for $3000 each and begin plaYing table max ($200) with correct 4x raises...they commented on my correct plays and I also commented on their correct plays, and we had a good laugh. they cashed out $5000 after about an hour...which is like 2 winning 4x raise bet hands, haha.
     
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    I thought I read something like this as well... something that it has to be open and in public or somethig
     
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    Last week at Venetian they closed down one of the UTH tables for a private player. It stunk because everyone had to cram on the 1 open table all night Sun-Tues. This guy was betting 1-4k, meaning up to $16k on play. Pretty crazy. The best part was the dealers would move from his table to ours and then proceed to tell us what an idiot the guy was. Things like he would go 4x on KTs,or the flop would come 889 and he would bet 2x with TQ, or he bet 4x on 77. The dealers would go on and on about how they knew how to play and this guy was winning with luck playing stupid.
     
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    Yup that's the one, I will see if I can find it.
     
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    It happens a lot at Wynncore. Guy had a private table for craps behind me with $5,000 min bet on the floor. He probably had $50K+ Per roll on the table.
    My buddy plays 1-5K hand and he likes playing on the floor just for the atmosphere. The HL rooms seem stuffy and you don't see a lot is smiling faces in there.