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"Semi-Live" TR - MGM and other places TBD - 3/18 to 3/21

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Riders, Mar 18, 2015.

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  1. Riders

    Riders High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    I figured I would get a head start on this while waiting at good old Hartsfield-Jackson airport. Sky Club is fairly quiet but it is a Wed morning.

    As you might notice, I put Semi-Live in quotes as I wouldn't want this TR to be mistaken for what Tbone was calling Semi-Live, as this will never live up to those standards (BTW, I loved that report). I will probably be posting more pictures live with more details in the morning when I have more time.

    I will also be staying at MGM, which is pretty much my home base on every trip. My host offered to try to get me a 2 bedroom Skyloft but I passed for a couple reasons. First, I am not that big of player and with MM starting off I figured there would be a good chance of getting bumped. Second, I am planning to spend a little less time gambling at MGM and more time hanging with friends and getting out more. I am supposed to be booked into a 2 bedroom Marquee suite. I do like them with the exception of one issue, that f'ing long walk to get to the room. I guess I will get the steps on my fitbit. :)

    While I have a number of friends and co-workers in town, it really is a trip for me and a buddy. He will be the one staying in the other bedroom. For the purposes of this report we will call him SH (which is short for Sh!thead as he decided to fly in yesterday and get a head start on me). I also have to appreciate his level of being a degenerate by not waiting and probably why we have such a good time in Vegas together.

    This is also technically a "work" trip as I am supposed to be attending the IWCE show. However, I will be lucky if I even get to LVCC to check in but I am going to try.

    As for the "other places TBD", I figure I can update that as this goes on. I schedule to stay one night at PHO on Friday. While I rarely play at CET properties in Vegas, I seem to be finding myself at other CET props across the country(KC, NOLA, etc). I was at North KC Harrahs last week and about once every 4-6 weeks as I am in town for business. I would like to make Diamond, so it might be a full day of play at PHO on Friday. I do have a handful of things planned but most is just left open.

    Here is what I have planned:

    1. Charlie Palmers - Been a long time since I have been there and thought I would give a shot again.
    2. Yellowtail - Had a great meal there last year and I always try to give a place a second shot to see if it really holds up to the first time.
    3. MGM MM VIP Party Thursday - Not really planning on attending but got 6 passes for friends so figure I would check it out.
    4. In-and-Out Burger - will be hitting this from the airport to the hotel

    and for the others things I want to do ......

    1. VP - at least one hand pay if not more
    2. LIR - hit a straight flush (yes, I know this is a long shot but I can dream)
    3. Casino Hop - starting at SLS and work my way back to MGM.
    4. REVIV - use this if needed and not suffer through a day being hungover
    5. Pool - we will see on this one
    6. Foundation Room - I have a couple co-workers in town that have not been up there and it is a great view

    This is a short trip for some of you but I can only handle 2-3 nights in Vegas. I just can't seem to pace myself once I hit the ground.

    Less than a hour to take off ...... let's hope I don't forget about this TR once I get there. :)

    Best of luck to all the VMB members in town this weekend, I hope everyone takes a lot of the casinos money home.


    and to sum up the way this trip will go ....

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  2. LandryBalla9

    LandryBalla9 High-Roller

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    Looking forward to this TR and the picture below got me to laugh at 8:00am, which for me is major lol. Hope you get out of ATL quick and have a blast in Vegas!
     
  3. Riders

    Riders High-Roller

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    Queit Sky Club but nice view.

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  4. Packer

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    GO GET EM! Riders, when you are on your casino hop stop by and say hello. You know im at the Wynn. Just PM me. Good luck and great start to your TR. Enjoy!
     
  5. LandryBalla9

    LandryBalla9 High-Roller

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    Everytime I'm in ATL (and I am every month it seems) it always amazes me how the amount of Delta Jets there alone would be big enough for an entire airport anywhere else lol.
     
  6. Riders

    Riders High-Roller

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    Glad that made you laugh. I am also pretty sure that SH posed for that picture in his youth but can't get him to admit it.
     
  7. Riders

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    Thanks Packer. We should be hitting Wynn at some point. Will PM you when I have an idea.
     
  8. Ty

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    Good luck on your trip. Hoping to see lots of pictures.
    (We fly out of ATL too.)
     
    Christmas Trip. Sam's Town & MSS
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    Glad to know I'm not the only one who's been known to hit In-n-Out on the way to the hotel from the airport! Good luck!
     
  10. Riders

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    Taking off ..... just a quick 3 hours and 53 minutes but who is counting ....

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  11. ineedbeer

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    looking forward to this 1, have a fab trip
     
  12. Mooda

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    Can't wait to see your big wins!!! Good luck.
     
  13. Riders

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    Touchdown.
     
  14. Riders

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    I love this sign. Good things to come.

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  15. Riders

    Riders High-Roller

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    It is no RR but it will do. Heading to Paris to pick up SH and then a burger.

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  16. breanna61

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    Let the games begin!
     
  17. Riders

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    At In and Out.

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  18. gotskilz77

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    Whoop whoop! Can't wait for your checkin!
     
  19. abrolsma

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    Love seeing that sign.. gets me pumped!

    Looking forward to following along...
     
  20. Riders

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    Great burger. Forgot to take pic, was too hungry.
     
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