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Bubble Craps. No annoying "PUSH THE BUTTON!" on repeat?

Discussion in 'Casino Gaming' started by Odelay77, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. Odelay77

    Odelay77 Tourist

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    I love playing craps on the real table, with real dice, and real people. But sometimes I want a long, slow, low-stakes session when I can nurse a drink and people-watch. Bubble Craps would be the perfect solution,

    (except)

    PUSH THE BUTTON!
    C'MON!
    PUSH...THE...BUTTON!

    I can't have that virtual woman screeching in my face for more than 15 minutes without wanting to jump off a roof. Are there any Bubble Craps machines anywhere in Vegas that DON'T have a robot girl yelling the same three things over and over again?

    I swear... I'll go anywhere in town to get away from that noise.
     
  2. FABismonte

    FABismonte Low-Roller

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    I have never seen a Bubble Craps without the annoying voice. Of course if you DO push the button, the voice stops --- for a while.

    I like to play the Don't on Bubble craps because then no one knows how you bet and so a Don't player is not treated like a skunk at a picnic.
     
  3. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    You don't want me to play at your machine then. I never push the button until she tells me...:ssst:

    Unfortunately, the only bubble craps games I am aware of are all "Shoot to Win" games by Aruze (ah-roo-zay)
     
  4. Odelay77

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    There are the Interblock games, but they're rare. I know I've seen them, but I can't remember where. I don't remember them making a shitload of noise like the Ah-roo-zay machines.
     
  5. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Yes, you need to find interblock games. But like you say, they are rare. I can't name even one current example. :( Gold Coast used to have one as that was the last time I played "Sic Bo" in Vegas, but I'm pretty sure it's been removed since then. :(
     
  6. lionelhutz

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    we were playing the one at Aria last trip, and there was a guy who was blathering away on his cell phone while he was playing, and he seemed to be playing very little attention (although he was placing bets).

    the game kept yelling at him to 'PUSH THE BUTTON'
    this happened every time it came around to him.
    it was awful.
     
  7. Rush

    Rush High-Roller

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    When I am at a dice table, and some nitwit is fumbling around with the dice for almost a minute, I will yell, "Push the button!" A few guys get the joke.
     
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  8. Champster1

    Champster1 High-Roller

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    Novel idea there FAB. I too can't get myself to play the "DONT" at a craps table for the same reason however at bubble craps...who knows??
     
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  9. bobby jones

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    Found Ultimate bubble craps - Seneca Niagara. Seneca has revamped their Stir lounge. They took away lounge seating and installed this entire section of games playing on the big screen behind the bar. We flew out of Buffalo last sunday and stopped in on our way to the airport. the games play Craps, BJ, roulette and ???. A great place to watch a game, play some games and have a drink!
     

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  10. Dtyst1

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    There was/is an Interblock machine at Monte Carlo as of mid-March. It was so much less annoying than the Push to Win machines.
     
  11. eksantirik

    eksantirik Low-Roller

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    I am never tired of those machines and the voice. Maybe I'm biased though. When they appeared a couple years ago, I turned $20 into $500 at Bellagio on that game along with 4-5 other lucky folks ;)
     
  12. C0usineddie

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    I milk it out an let her yell it until the last second. i think its annoyingly funny.
     
  13. Ben Jammin

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    Please do not play bubble craps machines, (or any Craps Machines). This is one more way the casinos are trying to edge out the dealers. It takes a crew to run a Craps game, Box Man, Stick Man Two Dealers and usually a pit boss to watch from afar. Imagine how many Craps staff would lose their jobs to machines if the casinos could justify going that way? Trust me the bean counters are on every nickle !!
    6 to 5 Jack, bad Video Poker pay tables, poor slot returns (especially penny slots) you name it has already happened. Don't be their guinea pig and buy in to this, they are testing the water to see how many tourists will play it and how many more cents they can squeeze out or you. Vegas as we knew it will go the way of the dodo bird!
     
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  14. bubbakitty

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    I agree with your assessment but there are some strata of the gambling addicts that will NOT
    Play bubble and as lucrative a cash cow it is I don't see it on a machine and not a table downtown. If as you say it goes south, the true degenerates will converge on the remaining live tables.
    But I see it on strip properties for entertainment going to/from the bottle /cabana service.
     
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    FullPay High-Roller

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    Already gone. When I first visited in 1992 there was competition and unique casinos offering fair games and competing on cheap dining. The shows were the big thing. Then came chef driven dining and over the top buffets. Then came clubbing, then day clubbing at the pools. Now it's shopping.

    What I want: I'm going to occupy a seat at a video poker bar and grind at quarter play while a bartender serves me six free drinks for two hours. What Vegas wants: make the pay table so bad that nobody wins and that seat is filled by forty different people paying fifteen dollars a drink for two hours.

    Playing bubble craps won't hasten the end. We'll have Westworld dealers before that.
     
  16. vegasdev

    vegasdev Low-Roller

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    it can be annoying, but really it is the slow player to be irritated at. I like the game for something different now and then. as stated above, I think it would be a good idea to try the "don't" on this game. I have never won or lost much on the bubble game. when the game first came out, you would not earn points with your players card. does anyone know if this is still the case?
     
  17. vegasdev

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    I get what you are saying here and pretty much agree. but craps dealers have a tough job and can be really grouchy and rude. and the game can be quite intimidating to a new player. the bubble game kind of eliminates all of that. not to mention, usually much lower minimums than a live game.
     
  18. gguerra

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    Testing the waters? Its been close to 10 years since those machines have been around? Craps dealers would not be the only ones edged out by technology. This is 2016 by the way. Look around it's happening everywhere and why should we the consumers/gamblers be the ones to worry about it. Do you see the casinos worried about it? Not only that, a lot of gamblers are intimidated by live action games and much prefer the "no-pressure" of the automated games. I happen to like both and I also like the automated roulette and BJ.
     
  19. Sidekicknick

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    The one thing I've noticed with these machines is they don't allow you to put money on the pass AND don't pass line for the come-out roll. I generally do this to protect myself (except for the 12) on the come out ... then once the point is set I'll bet / lay my odds. Normally only on a 4, 5, 9, or 10. In their early days, this was okay ... since it appears they've removed the option via programing, but no more.
     
  20. Big Tip

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    She doesn't even say "button" correctly. "Push the Buhh- unnnn!" We will say it this way at the elevator. lol

    That really does not annoy as much as how long it takes to start each round as you wait for the clock counter to get to zero. I wish they had a "ready" button on it that you would push after your bets were made to start it up sooner. I know it would be just about the same amount of time if all the seats were occupied, because it would be nearly impossible to train everyone how it worked, but it would be great when I was sitting by myself.