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2 Weeks No Sweat - Jan 20 to Feb 4 - Luxor, Cosmo, Planet Hollywood

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Chuck2009x, Jan 19, 2017.

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  1. Chuck2009x

    Chuck2009x VIP Whale

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    My Trip Report

    Leaving tomorrow on the JetBlue morning non-stop. The No Sweat really refers to the weather - no issues this year.
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    This will be a fairly typical trip with a couple of extra events thrown in.
    • 2 nights at Luxor in a Tower Premier Suite with $175 Freeplay and $250 Resort Credit.
    • 6 nights at Cosmo, two Gold tier nights in a Terrace Studio, then four nights in a Terrace Suite (paying a total of $610 in upgrade fees), with $475 in Freeplay and $100 Resort Credit. No idea where the $475 came from, I had an offer for $330 that expired 2 days before arrival and I was going to ask them to extend it; glad I waited.
    • 7 nights at Planet Hollywood, hopefully in an Ultra Hip room (I had booked a Hip Strip View but then called to add a night and now there's three different room types listed on my reservation depending on where I look at it), with $100 Freeplay and $50 Resort Credit.
    Highlights should be:
    • M & G and HL Slot Pull at Luxor on Saturday night, currently with an expected pool of $2,000
    • The conference championship games on Sunday
    • Momofuku is open at Cosmo and seems to be running pretty smoothly, so I may try that if it's not a mob scene at all times
    • CET casino hop after I'm checked in at PHo, to get the bonus tier credits
    • First time at both Luxor and PHo
    • Some show TBD
    Average bankroll for the trip; I'll probably underplay Luxor just because I'm not that concerned about MGM offers going forward. That prediction will probably also go right out the window after I have a couple of shots. It usually does.

    This TR should be a little more enhanced than prior ones because I made my company buy me an iPhone, although I've barely looked at it yet. But there should be more and better pics.
     
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  2. emmas

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    That's a long trip. Looking forward to the updates. Good luck.
     
  3. bshowell

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    Looking forward to following along. And also looking forward to your impressions on your two new hotels.
     
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    D in the D Oldest ride, Longest Line

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    Good Luck. Look forward to following along. You should post a pic of yourself when you arrive and one when you are ready to leave two weeks later. If I went to Vegas for two weeks, those pics would look worse than the before/after pics on the Faces of Meth webpage.
     
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  5. carolineno

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    Following along. Good luck at the slot pull everyone! Let us know what you think of Momofuku. I'm wondering what all the fuss is about.
     
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    Following along, enjoy your trip and good luck with the slot pull, I am sure that wil be fun!
     
  7. wanker751

    wanker751 Dutch Rudder Enthusiast

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    Best of luck. I had 6 nights recently, I was spent but I bet you take it slow, something I just cannot do in Vegas.
     
  8. RynoBU

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    Always enjoy your trip reports. Good luck!
     
  9. Tbone3336

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    Have a great trip, looking forward to following along with what looks to be an awesome two weeks!
     
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    See you Saturday fir the HL pull at Luxor.
     
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    No Superbowl??
     
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    Ooh.. following! Best of luck to everyone at the slot pull.

    Two weeks is a long time in Vegas. I'm not sure I could do it. 8 nights is my record so far and I was practically dead at the end. My poor liver.
     
  13. Chuck2009x

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    Yeah, I almost look at it as 3 separate trips. I go hard for a couple of days and ease off, then move and do it again.

    But I'll admit there's been a couple of 2 week trips where I spent the last 3 days just pounding food and fluids hoping I'd be OK to fly home.
     
  14. MikeOPensacola

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    Looking forward to your TR. Have a great trip!!

    :peace: :beer:
     
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  15. Chuck2009x

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    I've been out there for a couple of Superbowls - everybody should do it at least once. But I actually like the championship weekend better,not as much of a zoo.

    It does suck going to bed early on the Friday night of Superbowl weekend though in order to make an early Saturday flight. I'd come home Friday, but I always end up being glad I had that extra day to recuperate.
     
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    Great plans and I love long trips! Subscribed! Here's to some discipline (I know it is hard for the longer trips), to winning big, bringing some of it home and having a great time!!!!!
     
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    Have an absolute BLAST Chuck, I am hoping this is one of your best trips EVER.

    I am also grinning about the "I will probably low play luxor....until I get a few shots in me." Im a 8-11 day trip person as well. In the past, I always booked ONE hotel I was less protective of (MC, etc), think I'll "take it a little easier there on play."

    Nope. Never happens. Glad I'm not the only one who hasn't mastered light play. :D

    P.S. If you remember at Cosmo, and it sounds good to you, have a Golden Pineapple drink for me! It's absolutely on my "must-do" list next trip thanks to your tip.

    Have a GREAT trip!
     
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  18. casinokid68

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    A 2 week trip to Vegas. That's awesome!!! Have a fantastic time.:nworthy:
     
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    Good luck!
     
  20. Sheil813

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    can't wait to follow on! have a great trip - I am doing 5 days at cosmo in june and looking forward to the new restaurants.
     
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