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1st Attempt at A Semi-Live TR - Flamingo/Encore

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Shane.Decker, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. Shane.Decker

    Shane.Decker One night...In Vegas...

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    My Trip Report

    Well here goes nothing! I read these all the time and hoping to share in the luck I’ve been seeing everyone with. After a long day of work I’m taking a connector into Vegas through Phoenix from Louisville.

    After a long drive to the airport and a long flight to come just hope to catch some sleep on the plane and hit the ground running!

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  2. smerrian

    smerrian View from Bally's

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    Have fun! Plenty of pics, please.
     
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  3. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Have fun!
     
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    Miller12pack High-Roller

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  5. Shane.Decker

    Shane.Decker One night...In Vegas...

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    Made it to Phoenix. Sleeping went well until I realized the Cowboys and Saints game was on. Expecting a quick power nap on the next flight.

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    Usually not one for airport fold but after 12 hours of not eating this Nocawich sammich tasted AMAZING!

    Now just patiently waiting for the next leg of the trip!
     
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  6. breanna61

    breanna61 Super Moderator

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    Looking forward to your live report. Good luck!
     
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    ardee VIP Whale

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    Good luck!
     
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  8. Shane.Decker

    Shane.Decker One night...In Vegas...

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  9. cvkelz

    cvkelz Extremely Low Roller- like, I barely roll at all.

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  10. MikeOPensacola

    MikeOPensacola VIP Whale

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    Go get ‘em Shane!! Hope you have a great trip. :peace: :beer:
     
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Good luck! Hope the Vegas rain doesn't delay you further!
     
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  12. Shane.Decker

    Shane.Decker One night...In Vegas...

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    Finally made it in...but after the 5 hour turned 8 hour trip felt pretty blah so just wanted to get the rental.
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    My chariot for the trip...wasn’t really what I booked by Hertz hooked me up so I didn’t complain...
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    I never get tired of coming down the strip and seeing all the lights! But I was beat and really just wanted to get to the room. Got checked in and got my feet kicked up...but it’s Vegas and couldn’t do that for long.

    Decided I’d go for a stroll. Ended up at the Linq and saw a lightening link machine that was calling my name out a 20 in and a couple spins later I was cashing out and heading back to the room!
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    Looking forward to waking up fresh tomorrow and seeing what I can get into!
     
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  13. M0rtyC

    M0rtyC TBD

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    Nice Vegas start. I’ll be there tonight.....so save me some
     
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    vegasvette High-Roller

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    Great start, keep it going.
     
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    amk121 VIP Whale

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  16. Shane.Decker

    Shane.Decker One night...In Vegas...

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    Up and at it early this morning...the room was definitely not Flaningo’s finest but I must say the water temps and water pressure more than made up for it as it felt like my shower was more of a sauna! Loved it. I’m not much of a strip view person unless I can see the fountains so the view of the Flamingo Pool I think is actually quite tranquil considering at home everything is dead except the pine trees.
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    looking to bounce around on the strip this morning meeting up with my first VMB member and chatting, grabbing a bite or whatever and later drive out to Red Rock and some of the other off the strip venues!

    Hopeful it will be a day of a lot of pics and a lot of wins!
     
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    sybgal VIP Whale

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    Following along....hope you have a great time! We also fly out of Louisville but usually on SW non-stop.....sorry your trip west was 8 hrs....ouch!!
     
    Sooooo ready!
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    rhinoman7 Innocent Bystander

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    Have a great trip! Will be arriving at the Flamingo on Monday evening!!!
     
  19. Shane.Decker

    Shane.Decker One night...In Vegas...

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    Well...so far all I can say is Vegas is winning lol...

    Started off the Day by walking over to the Aria where I met @JFO and played a few slots and VP. Was pretty much up and down...hit a few small wins and then everything went down hill...chalking it up to just not being my day lol!
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    After that we headed over to grab some lunch at Rollin Smoke BBQ. @JFO is a great guy to meet and even shared some of his VP strategies...thanks for the tips! He was a little scared of the BBQ suggestion but by the end hopefully I made a believer out of him.
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    From there got checked into the Encore and all I can say is those rooms are Anazing. Saying bye bye to the flamingo!

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    Decided to hit up the miracle mile shops looking for some new shoes...as mine are worn out and killing my feet. No luck there but did manage to meet Jerry Rice which was worth the walk up and back.

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    Didn’t make it to the Red Rock today as I planned but will definitely hit it up tomorrow and try to recover from this Economic Recession I’ve hit today lol...

    To be continued...
     
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  20. Shane.Decker

    Shane.Decker One night...In Vegas...

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    On a side note has anyone ever felt that every machine they sat down at or table they sat at had this guy dealing or squished inside the machine?
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