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Gambling Destinations other Than Vegas

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Hotels & Casinos' started by Snowycuda, Nov 15, 2012.

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  1. Snowycuda

    Snowycuda Tourist

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    Hello All,

    I am trying to plan a gambling trip for a weekend around Jan 18-21. I will be by myself. My standard is 6.5 hours travel and around $400 flight, what it would take me to get to vegas. I would prefer to be way under this.

    My main objective is to find the closest/easiest/cheapest place to Rhode Island that offers ok rules double deck. Preferably somewhere Southwest fly's.

    I know Foxwoods and Mohegan do not have DD. Anybody know about Oxfords in Maine?

    I have played a lot in Wisconsin and have done well over the summer and last couple months. Plus I can get to Chicago for $250 in 2 hours and drive from there, Potowatomi, Ho-Chunk, Oneida, etc.

    Anybody have any other ideas that may be accessible from the east coast?

    Biloxi? Tunica? Detroit? As long as they have double deck pitch.


    And no AC, I could fly to Vegas just as fast.
     
  2. woodsie

    woodsie High-Roller

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    I don't know about DD in Detroit but I do know you'll never find a table under $15 and quite frequently $25.
     
  3. Film-Noir

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    Try Reno

    Give Reno a try.

    Las Vegas Style action, but at a slower pace, & SWA has flights there.

    Great drink service & Lots of gaming options, tons of Slots & always lower table Min's & 3/2 $5 & up BJ.

    They try harder to please the Players, even the Airport people are friendlier.

    Rec Hotels, Downtown Silver Legacy or Eldorato.

    Off Downtown, Peppermill & Atlantis decent too.

    Enjoy :peace:
     
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    We've had good times going to St Louis and New Orleans. Have no idea about what table games they offer, though.
     
  6. MikeOPensacola

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    The Hard Rock in Biloxi is great. They get good entertainment too. Great comps to boot.:peace:
     
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    6.5 hours from Providence to Atlantic City, are you flying or taking Megabus? Philly is about an hour by car to AC.

    Maybe you could pick out a couple of cities that would fit your budget and schedule from Little Rhodie, you're looking for good games or a travel agent?
     
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    Does anyone know if they have raised the limits on table games from $5 in Colorado? Also are the Colorado casinos open 24/7?
     
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    Blue Chip is one of my faves. I started cutting back on other casinos closer to me so I can save up and hit their spa!
     
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    gpenguins67 High-Roller

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    hey snowy.... You don't you have everything you could possibly ask for at Twin River and you dont even need to take a plane?

    LOL..... I hate that place.... stupid video BJ and roulette, very few and horribly paying VP and tons of slots that do nothing but take your money.
     
  12. Snowycuda

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    Thanks for all the reply's. I actually ended up booking another trip to Vegas for the weekend of Jan 25-28. Figured the airfare wasn't bad, will have a free room, so it really only comes down to time on a plane. Plus I am waiting till after my December trip to decide for sure or not, depends on my bankroll.

    I am still interested in some other places, but my game of choice is Double Deck Pitch. I am really looking for a place I could go as a solo, have a good DD game. If I want a half way decent shoe game I only have to drive to Foxwoods or Mohegan. I know I can find good games around northern Wisconsin, but have not traveled much beyond that and Vegas.

    Anybody have any feedback on Blackjack games around Gulfport/Biloxi or New Orleans? Never been to New Orleans.
     
  13. zamboni

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    I went to Beau Rivage pre-Katrina, 2004 if I remember right. Place was beautiful then, rooms were awesome. Can only imagine the re-built place is at least two times nicer.
     
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    How about the best of both worlds... Play at some places you haven't before on the boulder strip or north lv?
     
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    The Hard-Rock Biloxi is a nice hotel, but their blackjack sucks (6-5 on their double-decks on the main floor). However, Biloxi is a great place for double-deck pitch games. Treasure Bay has S17 and Beau Rivage has H17 but good penetration (66%) with the notch in the discard tray. S17 in the high-limit.

    Isle has a single-deck game with 3:2 on Blackjack, H17, NDAS and double on 10-11 only.

    Every other casino has H17 double-deck games, usually about 55% penetration. IP is a good casino, and you can play for $5 at Boomtown.

    Biloxi is a fun place with a good gamble on the BJ. I've been there often. Check Delta for flights into Gulfport.
     
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