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Video Poker Bar top video poker. Best pay tables and drink service

Discussion in 'Video Poker' started by Avsman17, Feb 4, 2014.

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  1. Avsman17

    Avsman17 High-Roller

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    Just curious where the best spots in town to play some ddb or job at a Bartop with free drinks is. Last trip spent a good deal of time playing at harrahs and Cosmo but pretty sure both had lousy pay tables.
    I love vp and free booze. . .
     
  2. dankyone

    dankyone VIP Whale

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    Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock are both excellent for this but off strip.
     
  3. Bigcasino

    Bigcasino Low-Roller

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    Odds

    I found good odds and of course string free drinks and great bar tenders at the following

    Shutters bar at the Rio
    Heart bar at Planet Hollywood
    Rear bar at Binions
    Rear bar at El Cortez

    Have fun :beer:
     
  4. Smo

    Smo Mr. Las Vegas

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    Bond Bar at Cosmo. Never finished my cosmopolitan before another was served to me. The VP paytables were good, even at the quarter level. This was last July though.
     
  5. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    Best bartop VP I've found on strip is Aria Sports Bar.. 9/5 DDB vs 8/5 elsewhere.
     
  6. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Strip paytables are generally rough (what a shock).

    Last trip, the best paytable I saw on the strip at a bar for quarters was 7/5 Triple Bonus Plus (97.67% max; strategy similar to DDB) at virtually all CET properties. But I have heard reports that now with the CET VP overhaul, some bartops now have 7/5 Bonus with STP (98.29%; strategy similar to JoB) at the quarter level. Plan to seek out and verify this in ~10 days. :thumbsup:

    At higher limits, 9/5 DDB (97.87%) can be found at Aria and possibly other places.

    If you go offstrip your options can become significantly better. Downtown, for example, 9/6 JoB (99.54%) at Main St. Station at Boar's Head Bar with a scratchoff awarded for any max bet and a 4 of a kind when using a player's card.
    http://static.boydgaming.net/mainstreet/media/downloads/Sw4_Rack_Card_web.pdf

    And 4 Queens which has a 9/6 DDB with a progressive on quads (98.98% before prog) at the bar.

    I can't quote on the drink service on those downtown bars yet...I never seem to get to Fremont St. sadly. :( I plan to for sure this time. I am pretty sure other forum members approve of these places, however.

    For strip bars, I have had good service at Quad and Paris in the past.
     
  7. Oxygenator

    Oxygenator Low-Roller

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    I love the bartop DDB at Four Queens. They will keep the drinks coming as fast as you can drink them, and full pay. A side benefit is the people watching from the bar that is right on Fremont.

    I also like the Golden Gate bar, it is 9/5 at 50cents or higher, but you can usually get higher end booze here over any other DT bar.
     
  8. lowsmith

    lowsmith Low-Roller

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    Last time was there Gold Coast had 9/6 job at .25 at the bar and had good drink service.
     
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    mgill1974 Low-Roller

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    Thanks for the 4 Queens tip of bartop DDB, will def check that out next month
     
  10. Avsman17

    Avsman17 High-Roller

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    Awesome input. I'm staying downtown for two nights and strip for three so I have options
     
  11. flysrb

    flysrb Hey Now!

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    Hey Now!

    Orleans has 8/5 BP .25- 1.00
    Hank works the Alligator Bar during the day...
     
    HEY NOW! NYE in AC!!!!!!!
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    Lhammer28 High-Roller

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    Good info, I'll be at GVR for the bingo bash, Ive been on a VP kick lately, still hoping to get my first royal!
     
  13. dankyone

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    I found good odds and of course string free drinks and great bar tenders at the following

    Shutters bar at the Rio
    Heart bar at Planet Hollywood


    Strong drinks and great bartenders--very possibly. "Good odds?" Hard to believe.
     
  14. sabre

    sabre Low-Roller

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    They're definitely not good now.
     
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    I played at book and stage at Cosmo and bugsys bar at flamingo this past weekend. Both were 8/5 DDB
     
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    And I assume nobody considers these "good odds"
     
  17. tringlomane

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    I consider 8/5 DDB "average" for a strip bar (96.79% max), even CET offers it surprisingly. Not that great, but you'll struggle to find 9/5 DDB (97.87%) for quarters at the bar on the strip. Casino Royale maybe? I think jasonargo reported Circus Circus had 9/5 DDB at one bar for quarters...:eek:

    You're on the Strip, you're not supposed to care about paytables...:evillaugh
     
  18. BigRick617

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    will have to check it out thanks
     
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