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7/30-8/7 Harrah’s, the D, Cosmo, Bellagio. Not necessarily in that order. Occasionally live.

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by VivaSladeVegas, Jul 29, 2018.

  1. Astribling

    Astribling High-Roller

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    Loving your report! It does take some dedication for sure, but I enjoyed the few times I have done one.
    Great pics too!! And shipoopi!! :wiggle: One of my favorite musicals!
    Oh, and thanks BTW, cause now I will have that song in my head all night! :poke:
     
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  2. Retrobabble

    Retrobabble Low-Roller

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    My favorite line. :D
     
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  3. emmas

    emmas High-Roller

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    You're having some great meals. The food from China Poblano looks really good.
     
  4. rooster42000

    rooster42000 Patriots #1

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    Nice pics
     
  5. spicole

    spicole No shirt, no shoes... NO DICE!

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    Keep it up!
     
  6. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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    My phone and laptop are not meeting together on the cloud the way they should.

    Nothing good happened at the noon Bally's poker tournament. An interesting thing happened though. I had pocket 10's in the big blind three times. I won with them twice early in the tournament...both times vs. AQ. I lost with them my final hand of the tournament vs. AK. Fascinating, yes?

    The 5 Play 25c progressive for a natural royal is 75k here at the Cosmopolitan. I think that's a good number? I
    tried to hit it. Ended up with some nice hits that shall remain unphotographed, but left the gaming floor up thanks to a 4ok 5s and 4oak Aces no kicker.

    I also ate at Holsteins. The Gold Standard burger was great as always. Service was overwhelmed, as has often been the case my last few trips there.

    I took a picture of the burger. It looks like ones you've seen before except this one has a bite taken out of it that matches my dental profile.

    I bet against the Dodgers, not looking good. I bet on the Mariners and Diamondbacks....tied up and losing respectively, last I checked. This update was given without the express written consent of major league baseball. FU major league baseball.

    Time to rally. It's only 9pm for goodness sake.
     
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  7. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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    A quick question for 60% of the youngsters walking around, gambling, and eating right now at Cosmopolitan:

    Why the fuck are you screaming?
     
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  8. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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    Since it dropped down to a frigid 85 degrees, I decided to warm up with a nice bowl of soup at the Henry.
     
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  9. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Meh. The penny deuces (98.91%) is better as long as you don't hit shit like this. This is the biggest reason to avoid deuces wild, imo. Stupid math made me play it last trip. Lol

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    Dealt Royal progressives are terribly overrated and casinos are smart to offer them. The extra $70,000! for the dealt Royal only adds 0.86% here to make 8/5 DDB move to 97.65%.

    Mathy discussion of Dealt Royal Progressives...I'm Vman96 in the linked thread.

    https://www.videopoker.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9748


    And great TR so far! Fun to read!
     
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  10. bshowell

    bshowell VIP Whale

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    I have not had banana toffee gelato. And indeed never considered it existed. Now I've decided I must have some in my near future.
     
  11. Harry5

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    Slade, don't go trying to make out that cheese fondue you had at the Henry was in fact soup.......:feedme:
     
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  12. ski-doo_rider

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  13. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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    Checked in at Harrahs, first time staying here. My valley tower room is nice, especially if I decide to have a family over for breakfast
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  14. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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    Harrah's is pumping in the casino scent like a teenage boy with his first bottle of Old Spice. It's smells like a bus full of old ladies on a weeklong tour of perfume outlet malls. It smells like a French whore who just started selling Avon. It smells like the perfume counter at Walmart at the epicenter of a nine car mobility scooter crash.
     
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  15. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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  16. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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    I found the soup eventually...
     
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  17. TIMSPEED

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    Because Cosmo is expensive and spending money is painful!
    Lol, maybe first beer in Vegas?
    It’s a common thing for youngsters to scream like banshee’s.
     
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  18. VivaSladeVegas

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    To catch up...I played two poker tournaments yesterday and did not cash. The 10pm Planet Hollywood tournament was a little wild, but mostly frustrating. Very slow play, players studying their hands for eons. Headed to the break, we got six hands in during one level. Not cool.

    It looked like it was going to storm yesterday, saw a few lightning strikes in the distance but didn't capture them. Feel free to photoshop....
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    Here's that Holsteins burger. Is it just me or is it always way too dark in there? I went into old man mode and put my camera flashlight up to the menu.
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    Along with the soup, I had one of my favorite Las Vegas dishes last night at The Henry.
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    Valley tower room bed
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    Conversation nook:
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    and view...looking forward to the volcano view...
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    And, yes, I also have a view of Denny's and the Casino Royale Pool Complex.

    AND.....my personal concierge is on the case...

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    BRUNCH DONE RIGHT:
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  19. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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    Taking pictures at the slots/tables/VP machines is not my bag. Here's one I remembered to take but forgot to frame and focus.
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  20. VivaSladeVegas

    VivaSladeVegas Low-Roller

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    And the second course of my brunch tasting menu:
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