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“Here’s to feeling good all the time.” Cocktails, Gambling and Food Porn. Live! Oct 7-11

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by HornHighCraps, Oct 6, 2019.

  1. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    Vegas trip: #19
    Trip report: #1

    This is my second trip to Vegas in 2019 but my first solo trip in more than a year. I ultimately decided to do a trip report because I think that solo trips lead themselves well to live trip reports and also because I get so much joy out of reading the various trip reports here on VMB and wanted to give back to the community. :)

    My trips to Vegas are done my way. Which typically means lots of gambling, good food and lots of drinks.

    I have done extensive planning for this trip but for the most part will refrain from posting specific plans here until the “day of” to maintain some level of suspense and/or surprise. ;)

    I’m leaving from Boston on a direct flight to Vegas tomorrow morning and staying at Aria this trip.

    I will try to keep this report mostly live but I cannot guarantee that it won’t come off the rails at some point. ;)

    Gambling Department
    My usual game is craps but I also enjoy blackjack and occasionally play baccarat.

    However... Due to posts here on VMB, I’ve increasingly become interested in slots and have been dabbling with playing them on my past several trips. I understand the odds and I typically play games with a low house edge. However, there is something about the volatility of slots and the possibility of a bigger payout that has been attracting me to them recently. So hopefully I’ll be posting a few big wins!

    I’m all packed up and ready to go. I’m not sure I’ll be able to get much sleep tonight due to the excitement! Glad to be taking all of you along for the ride! :)
     
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  2. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Good luck!! I am enjoying reading these TRs as I leave on Wednesday.

    If you happen to make it downtown and wanna play some craps, let me know!!
     
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  3. Johnzimbo

    Johnzimbo VIP Whale

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    Have a wicked pissah good time!
     
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  4. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    I plan to be downtown on Tuesday evening. So I will miss you by a day! If I head downtown later in the week I will let you know.
     
  5. Richard Alpert

    Richard Alpert LOST

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    Happy to be with you!
    Here's to the best of times! :beer:

    RICHARD
     
  6. TimLion

    TimLion Low-Roller

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    I get to follow along with your trip while on mine! Have an awesome stay at Aria, and hopefully we’ll run into one another.

    Safe travels and see you at the tables!

    Santé,
    TL
     
  7. Spivderman

    Spivderman Macallan 17, please!

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    Have fun and win, lots!
     
  8. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    Flight appears to be on time. This could be the first win of the trip.
     
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  9. Nordlicht

    Nordlicht Low-Roller

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    Have a blast! Will be following along!
     
  10. Happygirl21

    Happygirl21 VIP Whale

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    Solo trips are the best! Win big!
     
    Son's 21st! ( I know, it's a little early to plan but..)
  11. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    Boarded for Vegas! As @Chuck2009x and @Flowers can attest, there is nothing like a JetBlue Mint flight to Vegas 5DFE82F7-6C5E-4208-B79F-A3DEDCE0DADA.jpeg 20C25CC3-7FEE-4E2C-ACD9-B7B35352641D.jpeg
     
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  12. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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  13. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    Landed in Vegas!
     
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  14. tornadobox

    tornadobox Low-Roller

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    Following along.

    JetBlue MINT is the way to go!
     
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  15. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    Completely agree. I tried it last year and I don’t think I can ever go back!
     
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  16. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    Checked into Aria. Corner panoramic suite. Highest floor available was 16 given that is only noon. Decided to take it because I’d rather get settled into the room instead of waiting around. Views of the mountains are nice. 1F649A3A-747B-4CF4-816A-064E33F835AF.jpeg 6A635AFC-ACE3-4884-8B0E-B5497A57397D.jpeg
     
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  17. smerrian

    smerrian View from Bally's

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    You gotta show me your suite. Aria is the only Strip hotel I've never stayed in and I'd love to see what their high end rooms look like.
     
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  18. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    I’d be happy to. This is a “regular” tower suites room. Not the “sky suites” that everybody raves about. But it is certainly enough for me!
     
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  19. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    1FDFBC53-E3A8-4398-B4C2-616D733CB6A8.jpeg First drink in Vegas for the trip!
     
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  20. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    Having a light lunch. A3E530C6-B0D3-4475-B6EA-3888B16DE0BD.jpeg
     
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