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Spur of the moment 24 hour Vegas trip...We went mailboxing on the strip!

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by tonysoprano24, Apr 4, 2013.

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  1. tonysoprano24

    tonysoprano24 Low-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    Alright this was the most insane trip ever...not only how it started but how it went and how it ended...I'll just preface this by saying me and my buddy are two big vegas degenerates...Usually it's a pre planned trip for 5-6 guys that go for the weekend and we book a big sutie and its all fun times...but this time it was different...we were both working a Saturday...and it was the end of the month and we had worked our asses off....it was about 2:30 pm and we were just getting out and I knew he didn't need much convincing so I just said "Vegas?"....he goes "F-you man"....because he knew the seed was planted now...we go down to the parking garage and he says lets go grab a beer and talk about it...

    there wasn't much talking...it was just whipping out our phones and booking southwest tickets to vegas that took off within 2 hours or so...anyways I headed home to grab a bag and picked his ass up to make our 7 pm flight...this was one of the times we made it an hour early to the airport...well turns out our flight was at 6:15 pm ...he had booked the wrong freaking flight hahah...anyways we somehow made it and it was already a winning trip since we were going to be in vegas an hour earlier than planned...

    After 45 minutes we landed and went to the Venetian and checked in...the girl at the front desk actually waived the resort fee without us asking...another win...and we went to wallgreens to buy a bottle of jack daniels honey and came back up to the room to get ready to go down and charge our phones...

    Well in 30 minutes that bottle was gone and it was one...we both came with only a few hundred dollars...I think I started with $500 and he started with the same...we headed to the mirage and sat down at the $25 blackjack table...after breaking even for a little bit the dealer had the balls to say "there's a $10 table over there if you like"....we both looked at each other and we knew what had to come next...

    We both stuck whatever we had left on one hand..I think $75 for me and $125 for him or so...and we won! booom what a rush hahaha

    we took our profits to another table and started playing $25 hands again and went on kind of a run and won another $50-$100 ..as soon as we got up that much we just got up and left the mirage

    We went across to Planet Hollywood and were going to play there and were even waiting for a table but I don't know what happened..we must have gotten hungry and left for harrahs or flamingo instead...we sat down and immediately got our ass kicked at harrah' for about $50 or so...harrah's is our one casino that we never win in no matter what...so that's why we only played with $50...but maybe its a self fulfilling prophecy and we are screwing ourselves by playing on a limited bankroll because of our superstitions...who cares on to the next one

    I think we went into flamingo and did some damage there...we sat down again with $100 and it's not like we kept winning we would mostly get even or lose a little but when we got to half our bankroll ($50) we would just stick it on one hand and double up...I think we both made about $75 or so there and left....and this point we were literal not sitting down at a table for more than 10 minutes or so

    so now we go back to our home caisno the Venetian...we were both up probably about $200-$250 at this point which is freakin awesome...but the amount isn't impotant its the fact that we literally haven't lost anywhere (well harrahs but we expected that lol)

    we sit down at the venetian its about 3 am or so and we start betting $25s...we are both smashed and sleepy and just 12 hours ago we were at work busting our ass...I get up to about $200 and my buddy has a bad streak and gets down about $100 or so...so he does what he does best...he whips out two blacks and sticks them on one hand...he said screw it we're leaving tomorrow...if I lose this i break even and I came to vegas for free...lets do it..

    he looks at me and I wanted to lock up my profits but I knew that was not the code we live by...I had to stick a hundo down too...I busted haha...and this SOB gets a blackjack on $200! haha nice

    so I said screw you and put my last black down as well because I either watned to be up $200 or even....and I won with a 16 I think

    anyways we went to the cashier...and the best part was the guy counting his hundred dollar bills goes "ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE...HUNDY!!!!!!!" hahah that cracked me up

    anyways next morning we're hungover as hell he wants to hang out by the pool and I want to go play some poker so we grab a breakfast buffet at the grand lux which we stumbled onto by accident cause we were looking for bouchon so we just ate there...all I remember is the amazing freshley squeezed orange juice...

    anyways I go off to play some poker I wont' bore you with those details but I always wanted to win a tournament so I joined the Aria $125 1 pm trny...and I got someone to stick in their whole stack with KJ on a K95 board with two diamonds when I had AA on the flop...turn is a J and river is a J...I have the worst luck in tournaments but I will win one of these days...I go over to meet my friend at caesars..and he never wen to the pool just got drunk and watched some hockey games at the bar at the Venetian ...we grabed some good food at munch bar and we were off to the tables once again...it was about 4-5 pm and our flight was at 8 pm so we went to the home casino at the Venetian...we sat down with our profits...he only took out about $200 of the $800 or so profit he had from the night before and left the rest in the bag inacse he lost and couldnt control himself...well I bought about the same...$200 of my $600 or so...

    we sat down and started betting $25 a hand...I go on a little heater and start to push my luck with $50 a hand and pretty soon I'm up to like $300-$400...my friend is losing his shirt and I'm winning like crazy I get a little more crazy and push a little more and stick a black on there and win a couple of times and I'm up to like $700 that's when I Said ok that's more profit than I bought to gamble with in the first place...and its almost flight time...and my buddy said ok...he lost his $200-$250 whatever he had bought and we were walking back to our bags...

    the dealer made the smart decision to pay me with a purple and two blacks...I have never held a purple chip before..I felt rich!...my buddy goes give me the purple...I said hell no...he said I want to bet one purple chip..i said get outta here we are up and we are going back...he goes i literally have $600 in my bag that i will give to you if I lose...I am not borrowing it I just dont want to go to my bag ...I didnt wanna let him do it...but at the end I said ok lets go 50/50 $250 a piece...he said no I want to bet the $500

    well I said who am i to stop the degeneracy now....he goes to the table puts down $500 on one hand freakkking wins hahahhaha...that was unreal...and then reality sank and and even he was like ok lets get the hell out of here...I grabbed one purple chip and he grabbed his purple chip...on the way to the cashier...I said screw this I'll save the purple and play my two blacks...

    I go up to a table one guy is playing greens (hmmpph...greens..that was so last night...haha..)I put down a black...lose...I put down my second black...I win...my buddy goes ok you're even now lets go...I put both the blacks on there and lose...haha

    so I said to hell with this...and I stuck my $500 chip on there as well..I think I held a 15 and the dealer busted with a 4 showing...that was my biggest sweat of my life ever...and then we really went to the cashier....

    I think overall I my buddy made close to $2000 and I made like $1000 or so...we paid for our flights ($350)...our room ($50 each)...and then some...

    I know I probably missed a couple of casinos we went in for 10 mins and out but I honestly can't remember the order it was so crazy...we literally did not lose...and if we did...we just doubled down haha...this trip was the most ballsy...most spontaneous thing I ever did...to go from sitting at work and at a bar to booking a flight two hours out and then taking down all the casinos on the strip what a feeling...

    I used to not like blackjack now I can't wait to go back ...I dont even know basic strategy I was aksing my buddy and dealer the whole time haha

    This is by far the worst trip report ever when it comes to grammar and punctuation but it kind of fits the style of this trip.."F it!"

    Until next time...and I'm trying to convince my buddy to go again this weekend...maybe there will be another trip report monday haha

    oh and someone passed out in the back of the plane on the flight back..so the pilot sped up and we got home faster ...another win...hahaha
     
  2. BKCallaway83

    BKCallaway83 Tourist

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    Epic trip!
     
  3. djcoach

    djcoach Low-Roller

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    That is a proper vegas trip. Well Done Sir!:beer:
     
  4. sco5123

    sco5123 VIP Whale

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    Quite epic....i'd like to add
     
  5. Bossplayer21

    Bossplayer21 Low-Roller

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    WOW!! Congrats on hitting when throwing down the purple. For me, a person that bets $10-$20 a hand, a $500 bet would of had my heart racing. Brass balls to you sir:beer:
     
  6. zenvegas

    zenvegas Low-Roller

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    Wow. I've always wanted to go to Vegas on the spur of the moment.
    Congrats! You lived the dream.
     
  7. Oskee2001

    Oskee2001 Low-Roller

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    nicely done! That last part when you decide to bet the $500 i'm like, "NO, JUST GO HOME!" :beer:
     
  8. eloisegirl

    eloisegirl Low-Roller

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    Balls of steel, my friend - do you wear special pants so they don't clang?

    Great report - loved it! Can't wait to hear about next weekend!
     
  9. GilGunderson

    GilGunderson Low-Roller

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    That was definitely a nice change of pace for trip reports. Great read. I could feel the intensity.

    I also like your signature paulie walnuts quote. You could add the chris moltisanti reply though, which is just as funny- "interior decorator? his apartment looked like shit."
     
  10. Oskee2001

    Oskee2001 Low-Roller

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    ^that's my favorite Sopranos episode!
     
  11. DeMoN2318

    DeMoN2318 The DERS

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    Spontaneous, out of nowhere trips are the best!!!!
     
  12. Wanger1969

    Wanger1969 High-Roller

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    Love this report!
     
  13. VegasGarden

    VegasGarden Low-Roller

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    Sweeeettt
     
  14. theotherone

    theotherone Low-Roller

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    That was a fun read! Congrats on the epic trip and epic win.

    I am totally drooling over the notion of saying 'Vegas?' and being there in a few hours. I wish, I wish...

    Also, what is mailboxing? Does that mean going from place to place quickly?
     
  15. tonysoprano24

    tonysoprano24 Low-Roller

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    Haha no mail boxing is the art of driving down the street and someone swinging a baseball bat from the passenger side to smash all the mailboxes.
     
  16. VegasSteven

    VegasSteven Low-Roller

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    Look up "stones" in the urban dictionary, and your faces are featured prominently.

    This was a trip report! I love them all, but yours took me on an emotional roller coaster ride unlike any other. Up and down, sweating the cards almost as much as you must have been.

    Thanks for the ride! :peace:
     
  17. ButterflyMtn

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    great trip report..way to do Vegas!
     
  18. tonysoprano24

    tonysoprano24 Low-Roller

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    Just booked another 24 hour trip last night at 3 am flight leaves at 8 pm...yes it's happening again
     
  19. Rumdranker

    Rumdranker Low-Roller

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    :nworthy:Good luck Tony. Give'em hell.:wink2:
     
  20. txpeanut

    txpeanut Tourist

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    Awesome!
     
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