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Table Games 6/5 Blackjack at the Cal

Discussion in 'Table Games' started by marksind, Dec 14, 2019.

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  1. marksind

    marksind VIP Whale

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    Is this old news? Yesterday (Friday, 12/13) I was looking for a $5 table downtown. Had trouble finding one with an opening. Found one at the Cal and was about to sit down when I noticed it was 6/5, not 3/2. I didn't know Boyd was doing this too.
     
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  2. Ty

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    Wow, had not heard of that.
     
    Taking my nephew along
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    KCSCOTT Low-Roller

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    That's probably why there was an opening ar the table. Did u try Fremont?,They always seem to have lots of BJ tables and I've only seen 3-2
     
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    BlacklabberMike MIA

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    everyone should call the pit critter over and say FU!
     
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  5. BayouBengal

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    I’ve seen 6/5 at DTG but that was at the pool deck.
     
  6. marksind

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    I should have added that the 6/5 table at the Cal was the only $5 table. Makes me wonder if that's where Boyd is going with the low limit tables.

    I ended up at the Golden Gate, which had no seats open the first time I walked through. They still have good 3/2 $5 blackjack. DTG has 3/2 for $5 most days, but they use continuous shufflers. I'm not a counter, but I do keep loose track of runs of high and low cards.
     
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    Real sorry to hear that. Are you sure it wasn't single deck? Some players seem to think single is worth giving up 3:2, which of course, it isn't.
     
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  8. marksind

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    It was dealt from a shoe. Table wasn't full. I think those Hawaiians are savvy gamblers!
     
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    The Tez has 3/2 single deck and usually, I can get a seat within 15 minutes. If it is not a weekend night
     
  10. AyDee

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    OOPS, I was thinking of main street, but also don't recall any 6/5 Cal tables:

    Only know of the single deck there being 6:5.
    Was it the end table, across from the roulette table?
    New table or temporary "Rodeo special"?
    Hope it stays empty and goes away.

    Interesting GG had a $5, they were all min $10 on Thursday.
    (took a 10 in a row nosedive losing streak, if I didn't bust, she'd draw to 21)
     
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  11. cg123

    cg123 Low-Roller

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    This would be a disheartening turn of events.
     
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    card21doc Low-Roller

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    The Cal had 1 $5 table that was 6/5 when we were there last Oct. It was empty and I sat down. The dealer was nice enough to ask me if I knew it was 6/5. I thanked her and moved to another table.
     
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  13. wanker751

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    I wanna say the $3 went 6/5 at cal sucks that the $5 is now that.
     
  14. cg123

    cg123 Low-Roller

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    Definitely a few 6/5 tables at MSS. Not all $5 are 6/5, but there are some. And they are just as full as the 3/2 tables.
     
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  15. tfcoach72

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    Just back from the Cal. The 6:5 table was a 6 or 8 deck shoe. It was near end of the table games next to roulette and close to escalator. Didn’t look to see if DAS, just kept walking.

    ALL of the regular $5 and $10 and $25 DD are still in place!!
     
    Headed to the Beau! Finally!
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