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Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by DonD, May 23, 2014.

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  1. DonD

    DonD Super Moderator

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    My Trip Report

    Our trip started with a one night stay at the Plaza where I was able to hit a Royal within one hour of our arrival. The rest of the day was also good, some hits at the BJ tables, horses and more nice wins at VP.

    The next day we moved over to the El Cortez where everything was good until I started feeling a little bad after we checked in and I went to the elevator to go to our room and bang, I was on the floor of the elevator and came to with the paramedics standing over me. The next two days were spent in a Las Vegas hospital with a ton of doctors and loads of testing being done.

    The final diagnosis was A-fib (Cardiac dysrhythmia) and not a sever case at that. They were great to me and my wife while I stayed hospitalized at Valley hospital. Getting older has some drawbacks but it's sure better than not getting old.
     
  2. Readingfanman

    Readingfanman Low-Roller

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    Hope you manage to get back soon, and you're feeling better!
     
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  3. tatterdema

    tatterdema VIP Whale

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    Ugh, vacation in the hospital. Glad you are ok, and had at least 1 good day.
     
  4. Turtleman

    Turtleman VIP Whale

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    Yikes! From the title, and after reading about your royal, I expected to hear about the gambling going to hell after moving to the El Co. It was evidently a lot worse than that. Glad you survived and hopefully have things under control. You're bound to have a better trip next time.
     
  5. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Damn! That's scary. Take care of yourself. Hope your next trip is better. (Although that initial Royal was awesome.)

    Your harrowing experience was a wake up call for me, as I realized I haven't been too kind to my body lately.....
     
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    sybgal VIP Whale

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    So sorry this happened to you Don. Hope all goes smoothly from now on.
     
  7. SH0CK

    SH0CK Stylin' and Profilin' Quasi Tech Admin

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    i know Miss Jen is a lovely woman Don, but don't get so worked up about getting her to the room to "take care of business" :wink2:

    Seriously though, I'm glad you are OK
     
  8. Royal Flusher

    Royal Flusher Savvy Gambler

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    Hey Don, sorry to hear about your health scare. Glad for the outcome.

    Do take care.

    (And congrats on the Royal.)
     
  9. unomas

    unomas Low-Roller

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    I assume afib is new to you, so ask lots of questions and make sure you (or your wife) gets all the information you need about it!

    congrats on the royal!
     
  10. Joe

    Joe VIP Whale

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    I read the title, but didn't see that coming. Take care of yourself, Don!
     
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  11. Tammy58

    Tammy58 Frugal Slot Jockey

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    Take care of yourself, sorry about the diagnosis. Strange how you start things off well in the gaming dept and then that happens...I find that happens often in my life...the good right before the bad.
     
  12. BeeeJay

    BeeeJay President of The Red Lobster Hostess Satisfaction

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    Sorry to hear about your scare and glad it turned out ok. Best of luck moving forward.
     
  13. ardee

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    Congrats on the royal.
    Glad you're feeling better and wishing you many future trips filled
    with big wins and continued good health. :beer:
     
  14. natedog666

    natedog666 17 and 20 Expert

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    Glad you are ok Don, getting sick on vacation is the worst!
     
  15. booker

    booker High-Roller

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    Is A-fib endemic to this time of year!? Next week I have two friends scheduled for ablation to treat their A-fib.

    Happy to hear that you're all right.
     
  16. DeMoN2318

    DeMoN2318 The DERS

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    Pic or it didnt happen? :beer:
     
  17. breanna61

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    OMG Don.....very scary; take good care of yourself!! Hope you get a do-over soon!
     
  18. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Like others here, I expected the gambling to turn bad. Glad it looks like you'll be alright. Congrats on the Royal!
     
  19. Sonya

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    I agree with the others here. I'd take some crappy gambling over a hospital visit on vacation! So glad you are okay!!!!

    Pour Miss Jennifer a tall drink from Sonya. That must have been scary for her too.
     
  20. The Furry One

    The Furry One Low-Roller

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    Yay for the Royal, ouch for the health issue - my worst holiday nightmare. Wishing you a successful journey on your road to recovery and may you never have to go through that again.

    Furry
     
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