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UKFanatic TR, Live from the Strip, 8/15 to 8/21

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by UKFanatic, Aug 14, 2014.

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  1. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    My Trip Report

    The time has come! A couple more hours of work, then I head home to pack and prepare for my week sojourn to LV. The boarding pass is ready....
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    I will be on the Vegas Strip by lunch time tomorrow. Originally, this trip was supposed to be a meetup with a couple friends. But after that got scheduled, I received an invite to the big Bellagio/Aria BJ tournament. Decided what the heck, add some days to the trip and do that too. So now I am there for six days. First up will be the Bellagio and its tournament. Then a stay at the Venetian. haven't stayed or played there in years, but a persistent host has talked me into giving them another shot. And I will round out the trip at Mandalay Bay. My plans in between should include catching up with old law school friend staying at Ballys, doing a pool party with some other friends, planning a night downtown, spa day, a trip to the pinball HOF, the Linq, and lots of my favorite meals. Oh, and there will probably be some gambling mixed in :drunk:

    For the gambling, since I am there so long, I am going to try and put in place some controls to keep things in check. My plan is to start each sessions betting yellows. if I get up, I will scale it back to purple. If I get up more or stay around even, I will then scale it back to black chips. We shall see how well I stick to that plan. I also plan to make some sports bets on the upcoming NFL season and maybe some MLB futures headed into the playoffs.

    So if any of that intrigues you, keep reading! It has been a long while since I attempted a live TR. I will do my best to keep it up to date. But the more feedback and questions I get from the Board, the more compelled I will feel to keep writing, lol. Feel free to ask anything and I will do my best to answer and post a lot of pictures.
     
  2. techie223

    techie223 High-Roller

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    Looking forward to reading the TR. Good luck!
     
  3. LVHooked

    LVHooked High-Roller

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    I wasn't aware Southwest had flights from the United Kingdom!!!!

    Sorry couldn't help myself, have a great trip I'm looking forward to reading it.
     
  4. KyleB

    KyleB Low-Roller

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    Good luck UK, sounds like an awesome trip. Looking forward to the report
     
  5. broncofn

    broncofn VIP Whale

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    Have a great trip and good luck! Looking forward to your TR.
     
  6. undathesea

    undathesea Grandissimo

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    Good luck!
     
  7. captainron62

    captainron62 VIP Whale

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    Safe travels and good luck!
     
  8. firstkill

    firstkill High-Roller

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    Excited to read about it. Was gonna come up This weekend, and get around to meet hunter.

    if ur running hot with dice or baccarat update us... I'll just place my bets and copy you.
    I'll be like a fly on the wall lol.

    Fk
     
  9. Packer

    Packer VIP Whale

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    Enjoy yourself. Good luck and may the cards be with you!
     
  10. pphold

    pphold pp Park Place Degenerate

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    I'll get in late on Wednesday 8/20 so maybe we can hit the BJ table or Baccarat.

    Let me know Which casino. Hopefully you will be way up and we can ride the hot streak.
     
  11. Kickin

    Kickin Flea

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    Damn 6 days live blogging of UKFanatic gambling? This is better than a Breaking Bad marathon. :drunk:
     
  12. bjpcyclone

    bjpcyclone High-Roller

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    Looking forward to your report!

    6 days til I'm off and can't wait. Really want to try a live report but, just like my first attempt at the envelope system last trip, I know it would be a disaster...
     
  13. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    United Kingdom, Tennessee ....... they're pretty much the same place
     
  14. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Thanks. I will probably be crashing by late Wednesday, as I leave late morning Thursday. But I will be at MB by that point if you are down that way
     
  15. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    :kill: Whoa! Let's not get crazy now!
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  16. chess

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    Gettem UK
     
  17. sindustry

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    Looking forward to the live TR! I will be at Aria Sat and Sun...quick trip to see an old friend from back east.
     
  18. pphold

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    Sounds good UK. Kill them this weekend and we will see on Tuesday. Hopefully you will be Way up and by Wednesday and we can just play another trip.


    Have a good trip and we'll see on Tuesday.

    :banana:
     
  19. dutchvelvet

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    I like your money management plan. May the force be with you.
     
  20. golfnut

    golfnut Low-Roller

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    Very much looking forward to this TR. Lots of pics please! Good luck.
     
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