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Table Games Blackjack at Treasure Island? 3/2

Discussion in 'Table Games' started by joshrocker, Apr 10, 2015.

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  1. joshrocker

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    I'm staying at TI for my next trip. It's a business trip so I don't have any choice on where I'm staying. I'm a $10 blackjack player. Is it still easy to find a 3/2 table at TI? Do they allow double after split? I don't mind a CSM if that's what they offer.

    If not TI, anywhere close I can play for my limits? Thanks!
     
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    Futbol - final game
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    Fixed now.

    And if TI would stop offering cheaper 3 to 2, I'd be a bit worried. They also offer 9/6 JoB as low as the 50c level. I feel like they depend on a good gamble.
     
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    Thanks for fixing that! That's what I get for not proof reading.

    I didn't know they offered 9/6 JOB. I don't play much video poker and usually at the quarter level but I'd be willing to play a little .50C if it was 9/6. Do you remember where the bank of machines is located? I've spent very little time in TI in the last decade so i'm not that familiar with the casino.
     
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    Yeah I don't spend much time at TI either. I need to get back to feed my nickel Double STP addiction with 7/5 Bonus (98.51% w/DSTP). But VPFree2 says the 9/6 JoB games are outside of the high limit room and near the slot club. They also offer reduced points. :(

    http://www.vpfree2.com/casino/treasure-island-hotel-casino
     
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    Played there last week and $10 3:2 double deck BJ was available on multiple tables. Out of a shoe though face up, really miss the pitch games.
     
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    I'll check VPfree when I get there. I used to make sure to stop into Treasure Island when it was pirate themed ARRRRGGGG!!!! But rarely after that. In fact my favorite Vegas souvenir ever came from there on my first trip to Las Vegas. They both say Treasure Island Las Vegas on the side.

    Treasure Island mugs.jpg

    I love the old pitch games. I usually play downtown and you can still find pitch games at a few places. Most everything is face up however and pitch is a dying game. I love handling the cards!

    I'll be in town over Cinco De Mayo, hopefully that extra crowds doesn't mess with the limits too much.
     
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    I'll be in town for both Cinco de Quatro and Cinco de Mayo, and for the most part I've found Orleans and Boyd properties downtown regularly have pitch games, and at low limits. I don't know why pitch is going out of style, it works against card counting.

    Sorry joshrocker, none of that helps you. Good luck at TI!
     
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    I usually play downtown and played a lot of pitch at the California and MSS last trip in September. I can't remember it being dealt anywhere downtown however. It's a bit of a blur but everything else was dealt face up from what I can remember.

    On the card counting front, I don't know how much it really helps combat it because they still have to turn the cards face up at the end. It's a slower game for the casino to deal so I'm sure that help factors into it. Plus the cards probably last a fraction of the time as a traditional face up game does. Just as an added bonus, it's a lot harder to cheat since it's impossible to mark the cards. With all of that said, I still prefer the pitch game so please casinos, keep dealing it!
     
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    Pitching the cards doesn't deter card counters at all.

    You can usually find pitch games in high limit areas for $25 and up. You can also request pitch on double deck games if they are dealing face up, depends on the house and how much you're betting.

    TI has a 2D pitch game for $25 in the HL room. You'll probably be the only one playing in there though, don't know if that's a plus or not. Its not open all the time.
     
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    You'll find them at the main bar. Pretty good drink service, too.
     
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    The biggest reason to deal it face up is to speed up the game.
     
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    Treasure Island is one of my favorite places to play on the Strip.
     
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    Good to know! I'd definitely play .50 if the decent games were at the bar tops
     
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    does Mirage still have that 1 DD pitch game by the high limit room? is it still pitch or out of a shoe now? I know bellagio and aria used to deal their DD by pitch now they both switched to shoe.

     
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    It's hand held but face up.
     
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    As far as I know all MGM properties do not deal pitch. All of their double deck is dealt face up. I believe they had a card marking incident at one point and they decided to stop allowing players to touch cards at BJ.
     
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    Dealers switching from pitch to shoe, and so forth, risk the dealer exposing their hole card, which is why MGM went all shoe.

    Also dealing the game face up does speed it up, makes it easier for surveillance to see cards and plays, and also you don't have to worry about players touching/marking cards thus changing the decks every hour or two.
     
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