My first trip report! Thought I'd give an update on my adventures and the state of 3:2 blackjack. Day 1: Well I decided I didn't really need sleep the night before I left and hung out at the neighbors bonfire until midnight. And that was after going to be early for the prior three nights so I would hit Vegas rested. There went that plan. My next brilliant plan was to wake up at 4am to see if I could standby on the 7am flight from MSP which gets me to Vegas just in time to bet on the Sunday morning football games. Got on the flight for a $50 upcharge but at least they put me in economy comfort which came with free drinks. Too bad the flight attendant disappeared for 2 hours during the flight. I think ladies across the aisle scared her off when they cleaned the cart out of vodka. Flight was uneventful and I decided to save some gambling cash by taking one of the $10 shuttles instead of paying for the cab. I loathe the shuttles due to a bad experience where I waited 40 minutes once to leave the airport. This shuttle timing was perfect it departed within five minutes of me getting on. Room check-in was smooth with minimal wait. Of course it wasn't ready at 9am on a Sunday. Placed bets (won on my "big" bet game, go Vikes) and played blackjack until my stomach couldn't take it anymore. Hit Sushi Samba across the street at Venetian. I go there almost every trip but I think they changed the menu and reduced their specialty role selection. Might not go back again. After lunch more BJ until my room was ready and I was ready for a nap. Nap didn't go so well. I thought I heard water dripping when I was sleeping and ... I was right. Toilet seat and floor covered in water dripping from the ceiling fan. This may be the Mirage's method of preventing you from not gambling. Maintenance was called. The maintenance guy said the wall needed to be torn out and asked if I wanted a new room. I decided against water torture on this trip and I was transferred down a floor to a non-strip view. Now I couldn't get back to sleep so more BJ!! There were a few 3:2 tables away from the main BJ pits back by the high limit room. The rest looked like a lot of 6:5 junk. One of the tables used to be stand on 17 but now is only hit 17. Dinner was at BLT burger which never disappoints. Had the Tex-Mex burger without fries (wife would be proud) and opted for the spiked All Nighter milkshake (back to disappointing the wife). More BJ and football until my dad called and said his flight got in but the cab line was over an hour wait. 20 minutes later he's in the hotel. Turns out they opened another cab line and he was in the right spot and the right time. Rest of the night was more BJ and we made our way over to Five50 Pizza for the late night counter. Day 2 to come.