Hello all! I have enjoyed all of your trip reports over the years so I am going to kick in again and contribute one. I have skipped reporting on a few trips but this one is an easy one to tell about, mostly because it is a winning one! Also, it helped that a week before, at a little pre-trip warm up at my local casino, I hit this nice win. Some background. I am chiefly a casual poker player but I love Vegas for its non-gambling qualities; the lights, architecture, 24/7, public drinking, nice climate, etc. I'd go there once a month if I could, but I can't, so I save up my spare dollars and grab a trip when I can. This year I decided to take the loooong way home back from seeing friends in Michigan via Vegas. I didn't want to be away from my kids too long, but, Vegas!, so I stayed around 40 hours, with a free Friday night room at Aria thanks to MyVegas. I was quite wishy-washy about getting the room reward but I'm glad I did, as they don't seem to offer them anymore. My friends decided to join me the next day. It would have been cool if we all could have left together from DTW, but we all put this caper together against our better judgments so the flights were wonky.