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Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Ryanh1985, May 22, 2006.

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  1. Ryanh1985

    Ryanh1985 Tourist

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    My Trip Report

    Well finally made it back. Vegas was defiantly very cool. Had some BS happen. But all in all it was a good trip.

    May 18th.

    We got into Vegas at around 9:30 A.M. My parents surprised me with a limo pick up which was very cool. About 10 we get to Bellagio here is were some of the BS starts. Out rooms which we had paid for in full (little over 2,000) 3 months ago. Had been booked and they were telling us the wouldn't have a room for us. But My moms sister who still hadn't paid for all of here room had one ready. After about an hour of arguing with the manager up front they tell us to come back at 12 to talk to someone else. So we decided to go to Olives to get some lunch. Now i had heard both good and bad on this restaurant. Well i loved it. Some of the best food i have had and the service was great. I will be going back to eat there next trip. Now we go back to the front to see about a room. Talk to this other lady and it finally gets all worked out. Well after this i decide im going to go to Ballys and play some 1-2 NL hold em. After about 1 1/2 hours im up 40 bucks and next hand i get A-Q suited and the flop comes out suited 2-3-4 i slow play it and a few bets get thrown around. I finally through it all in and this guy calls. So im thinking he has the K. Oh no he pulled the straight flush.:cry: I was soo pissed. So i got out of that game in a hurry. After that me and my aunt are walking around and go into paris to play some Limit 2-4. She had never played before. Well as luck would have it 2 hours latter i dont get a single winning hand and my aunt went from 40 bucks to about 280 or so. After the night was over i was down about 300 or soo. Not to bad but not exactly the amount i wanted to lose on my first day.

    May 19.
    We started out by going to Barbary cost to take some craps lessons. Learn how to play but leave to go and play at ballys. Ballys opens up a 5 dollar table just for us. (that was preaty cool) I start out with a 100 and shot the first time of my life and get about 5 rolls before crapping out. then the next time around the table i start rolling and can not crap out. I rolled for about 20 min it seemed like. The guy that was next to me went from about 100 bucks to around 2 grand another guy at the table made about 400 off my shooting. Both guys gave me a few 25 dollar chips after i left the table. That was pretty damn cool. I left the craps table up about 70. My parents talk me into trying another limit game. So i sit down at bally's again and after about an hour and a half with out winning a single hand and get maybe one or two face cards the entire time i get up and cash out. That was my end of poker in Vegas. since my luck had been so bad i decided to play some roulette and maybe my bad luck would pay up. Played for about an hour and came out 1 buck ahead(hey its better than down 100). For the day i was down about 80. So i decided to play some slots. well it pays off. I had 4 5 dollar bills. Got to one 25 cent machine i win 25 bucks i cash out go to the one next to it win 50 bucks on the first spin. I cash out go to the next one put a five in it and win 35 bucks. So i go cash all of that out and play a little more and lost about 20.
    At 7 we head over to Venetian to see the Blue Man Group. This was defiantly my favorite part of the trip. This show was bad ass. I really didnt not like the casino here. Seemed more for the guy with alot of money to blow. even more so than Bellagio. We ended up walking back and stopped at a few places on the way.

    May 20th.
    My mom, her sister, my cousin's wife and I go down town. First we went to the golden Nugget. found a few 5 dollar tables so played some black jack and craps. Then went out side for a car show they were having. It was kind of nice to do something besides gambling. Got a cabo margarita for 8 bucks with about 1/2 a fifth in it. After that we went over to the palms for a while. I did pretty good here and really liked this hotel. I would like to stay here next trip. That evening we went over to Rio. I absolutely hated this place. Drink service was bad and i just over all had a bad experience.


    Thats about all i can think of. I didnt get hardly any pics except of my view from my room.Which was nice it was a fountain view. I suck at writing so im sure its a little hard to get threw, for that im sorry. Im just ready to go back latter this summer.
     
  2. vegasdrea

    vegasdrea Buckle Bunny

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    It always sucks when the people you're with win, it's so frustrating! It's unfortunate about your experience at RIO, it's one of my favorite hotels, but then again, I don't really gamble. Maybe you'll have better luck on your next trip! Thanks for sharing.

    Andrea
     
  3. gotavegasjones

    gotavegasjones VIP Whale

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    ryan - you're not Steinbeck or Hemingway, but you are not a terrible writer. You wrote a good Trip Report. How were you betting in your first ever session at a Craps Table? Just pass line with odds? I'm thinking about playing more craps next week. Maybe early in the am when the tables aren't as crowded? Anywho, good report and thanks for taking time to post it.

    later, GVJ
     
  4. RFT in Ohio

    RFT in Ohio Tourist

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    Nice report, I have just started to think about Vegas, two months after I have returned home.
     
  5. Ryanh1985

    Ryanh1985 Tourist

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    Mostly pass lines with odds bets. Then i would throw out a field bet every once in a while. Also did a few come bets. The odds bets is where i would lose my money most of the time. I would go ahead and throw out 10 on odds and next roll would be a 7. If your new to craps i would go over to Bally's. The people there helped me out as much as possible.
     
  6. vegasbound

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    Limo, Bellagio, good eats, and some luck… sounds like a good trip.
     
  7. MikeE

    MikeE The Shah's Slightly Hairy Cousin

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    Nice report, Ryan. Sounds like you got a good amount of gambling in all over the place. When in summer are you going back?
     
  8. Ryanh1985

    Ryanh1985 Tourist

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    Not sure yet. probably late July. Going to make it more of a party trip than gambling. Going to be a bunch of my college friends.
     
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