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Breaking even

Discussion in 'Casino Gaming' started by miller6pack, Oct 25, 2012.

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  1. miller6pack

    miller6pack Newbie

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    I just got back from Vegas a few days ago and I broke even. I know breaking even isn't a win, but in my mind I won. I had all my nights comped,free play and did not pay for a meal. All the trip cost me was my airfare. If you break even on gambling, do you consider it a winning trip? Don't consider any comps,just your gambling money.
     
  2. gms5997

    gms5997 Low-Roller

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    Absolutely! Because then I have a full bankroll for my next trip!
     
  3. oghuman

    oghuman High-Roller

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    I bring whatever I can afford to lose, so I consider it free entertainment if I bring home my cash. Yes, it's a win. I always get comped rooms and I have a nice amount of rewards so in general I don't pay much for anything except airfare, tips and drinks in another casinos bar.
     
  4. Kimsa70

    Kimsa70 High-Roller

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    I consider breaking even a huge win considering that more often than not, I lose.
     
  5. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    breaking even is never a bad thing.
     
  6. Max2589

    Max2589 Low-Roller

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    Breaking even is a dream. I write off any gambling funds before I start playing. If I make it out of Vegas with anything at all it's found money.
    When I have extra winnings, even better. But breaking even...
    It's a win in my book too
     
  7. merlin

    merlin VIP Whale

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    I've been to vegas at least 40 times, won maybe 6, broke even maybe 6, and lost the rest, damn right breaking even is a win!
     
  8. angilynny

    angilynny Low-Roller

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    i consider it a win.
     
  9. dfalk

    dfalk VIP Whale

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    I've never broke even but came pretty close and thought that was amazing. Brought $1500 once for everything (food, gambling, entertainment) and came home with $1300. Huge win in my book for all the stuff I did and how much I gambled.
     
  10. RorySF

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    I'll take it :D I'd rather break even than come home with less money than I took up there.

    That being said, we'll see how I do this weekend.

    Off to the airport in 5, 4, 3, 2 1 . . . :thumbsup::woohoo:

    Next stop: Vegas
     
  11. brklynmerckx

    brklynmerckx Tourist

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    Big win IMHO. I would love that outcome. Would consider the trip a freebie.
     
  12. luvvp

    luvvp Tourist

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    We call that "an all expense paid vacation" !!!!
     
  13. gpburdell

    gpburdell Tourist

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    Breaking even is my goal every trip.
     
  14. BKCallaway83

    BKCallaway83 Tourist

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    The deck is already stacked against us, so breaking even is definitely a win
     
  15. vegasqc

    vegasqc VIP Whale

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    Its a win for sure if i come back home with all of my bankroll thats a lot of money to spend on random stuff
     
  16. UKFanatic

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    I don't consider it a win, but I still consider it a good thing. Heck, even if I only lose 5% or less of my bankroll I consider it an acceptable trip!
     
  17. Gator5220

    Gator5220 Low-Roller

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    Breaking Even - Gambler's Prayer

    Gambler's prayer - "Lord let me break even because I really need the money."
     
  18. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Yes, that's how I see it too. Definitely a win in my book. And if I come out way ahead, it's a miracle for me, lol!:poke:

    So far I only managed to end up ahead $85.00 on my last trip. But a win is a win and I had a blast!!:faint:
     
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  19. miller6pack

    miller6pack Newbie

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    It was great. hopefully I can do it again in April, but probably not. Once is never enough.
     
  20. JillyFromPhilly

    JillyFromPhilly Tourist

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    I definitely think of breaking even as a "win" when the comps are factored into the equation.
     
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