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9/12-9/14 36 Hour TR, Mini Shopping Spree

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by RiddickBull, Sep 14, 2014.

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  1. RiddickBull

    RiddickBull VIP Whale

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    My Trip Report

    For this trip review, I'm going to summarize it with minimal detail. I got back this morning so I'm kind of lazy to write a detailed TR. If you want details, let me know.

    I stayed at MGM with my friend. This allowed me to use a hit and run strategy.

    Gambling

    I started playing HL slots at CP. I hit a $25 machine for $500 and a $100 machine for $500 within 20 min. I should have stopped. I got too greedy and ended up losing my winnings plus 1k out of my pocket playing the $25-100 slots. I do like the VP at CP where they have the double or nothing after a win. I noticed many casinos do not have this option.

    I used a hit and run strategy (playing baccarat) focusing on Wynn and V/P. It worked. I would buy in for 2-3 k and play $300-500 per hand. Once I got up 50-200% of my buy-in, I left. I did this 5 times without a loosing session. I played less than 1 shoe per session. Most sessions were 1/2-1 shoe. Quick and fast. It was nice since I was staying with my friend and didn't have to keep a host happy.

    I got up 8k using this strategy.

    I made an easy 1k on the Mayweather fight.

    As usual, I did not give Mlife any action.

    Shopping

    Okay, I'm not sure what really happened, but decided to go on a mini shopping spree. I was really drunk when I did this. I was stumbling and laughing in the stores walking around with my XO and Heineken They didn't let me carry my drinks in the store. They gave it back to me when I left; they were worried I was going to spill it on merchandise. They were really friendly. I spent ~4k on random crap. Damn I'm glad I don't have a girlfriend/wife at the moment; I would have came home with no money.

    Observations

    I decided to check out CET properties this trip. First was PH. It was packed, very lively and loud with a younger crowd similar to Cosmo. I really liked the pleasure pits. Hot girls. Only 1 bac table was active when I was there for 30 min in the HL room with many young players. Next was Paris. I forgot how weird this casino was. The ceiling was like the sky (blue with clouds). The feeling in this casino was strange. It is very difficult for me to describe. Only 1 bac table was active in the HL room with several South American players. The shoe was amazing. It streaked banker and player 6+ times over and over when I saw the line. Damn I was 30 min too late and the table was totally packed and full.

    Next casino was Flamingo. The vibe at this casino was lively and much better than Paris. I liked it, but it was just a little too pink for me. Harrahs was an interesting casino also; I liked it. Much better vibe than Excalibur and Luxor.

    Palazzo did indeed have $25 midi and $15 mini outside the HL room. I remember there was a thread where some member (can't remember name) on this board said he observed that also. I can back him up. I was shocked because it was Sat. night after the fight. The baccarat at V/P was lively in the HL room. The tables on the main floor were kind of dead. I really like the dealers and pit bosses at V/P. They are very nice. One pit boss was funny as hell. There was this girl playing with us who was cursed. We loss every hand she bet with us. After she left, the pit boss kept asking where my girlfriend was. We were cracking jokes. It was a good time.

    The Wynn was good as always. The pit bosses and dealers were stellar. I may have to return here soon. My problem is that they don't offer promo chips.

    Is it just me or are the CW at CP a little old and not so hot. However, they were very nice with great drink service. The Wynn and Cosmo have the hottest CW, IMO.

    Rating

    It's nice to say I really don't know. I didn't ask since it doesn't matter. I'm guessing it was ~$400 per hand for 3-4 hours if you combine all my hit and runs.

    Went home with ~5k win after my mini shopping spree. Not bad. Slowly recouping my losses from Cosmo.

    Can't wait for my next trip in Oct. Meeting up with bronco.

    Sorry for the boring TR. Nothing too exciting to report.
     
  2. RedRiverRose

    RedRiverRose Low-Roller

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    Nice report, I enjoyed reading it.
     
  3. RiddickBull

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    Okay. I guess I'll post a few pics of my mini shopping spree. I'm not a big picture person, but would like to share the experience.

    It's Christmas.

    mms_20140914_231907.jpg

    - - - Updated - - -

    What's in those boxes?

    mms_20140914_231845.jpg
     
  4. RockyBalboa

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    Nice little hit and run trip...not bad to bank $5k for a couple days work.

    The $25 midi bac on the main floor at V/P means you can handle the cards right? I want to try bacc this trip but don't feel comfortable with bigger stakes since I don't know the game well enough yet
     
  5. RiddickBull

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    That is correct. You can touch and squeeze the cards. However, there were many players betting 50-200.

    Give it a shot. It was right outside the HL room at the Palazzo. Good luck on your trip.
     
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  6. RockyBalboa

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    Cool - thanks.

    I am ok $50-100 per hand while feeling a game out. Once i get the hang of it then its go time
     
  7. thecarve

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    Well done, sir! Nice wins. I'm hoping to employ a similar hit and run strategy next month..we'll see, though.

    "They were really friendly" (referring the the store clerks upon seeing a drunk dude with wads of the casino's cash in his pocket) might be the best VMB quote ever! :evillaugh

    Also, my eyes aren't too good (and I'm too vain/proud/lazy to get glasses). What are the goodies below and to the right of the black ties? They all just look like wallets to my blind ass.
     
  8. newmans

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    Haha....a commission salesman's dream.......someone who has had a lot of cocktails and has money to burn!

    Love the hit and run.
     
  9. RiddickBull

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    Thanks.

    Haha, lol. Drunk people with a pocket full of cash are great. :drunk:

    The bottom right pics are wallets (LV and Prada). The little 3 things to the right of the ties are card cases (Fendi, LV, Dolce & Gabbana).

    Good luck at the Wynn. great casino.
     
  10. sandybeachbar

    sandybeachbar Low-Roller

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    Loved the shopping spree.
     
  11. Stevie D

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    Nice one Riddick. It's nice to come home with some presents .
     
  12. RiddickBull

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    Thanks everyone.
     
  13. TIMSPEED

    TIMSPEED !địt mẹ!

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    Legit and all...but is that a MAN PURSE?!?
     
    Palace Tower Suite!
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    Not a man purse, that's a messenger bag! Great choices RiddickBull, good to see you have good taste when drunk! Fine purchases IMO~
    Great job on the wins!
     
  15. PayTriple

    PayTriple The Cucumber King

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    Nice win and shopping haul!
     
  16. pphold

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    great job on the Win and Hit and run. Good you got a winning trip. Sorry I missed the fight. I was out there the weekend before. We are going to meet up one of these days

    Smart on taking the cash and shopping.
     
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    Nice spree! I go and lose 10k and all I have to show is a golf hat I bought for 10k!!! Nice TR! Good job..
     
  18. golfnut

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    Nice TR. Just wondering how many wallets one man could possibly need. You have one for every pocket now!

    Really did enjoy the report just busting your balls.
     
  19. broncofn

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    Great hit and see you next month!
     
  20. BellaBlvd

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    Excellent taste on the shopping spree!! It really needs a Louis porn warning. :thumbsup:
     
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