Here's my brief trip report. It was a good trip and served its purpose to take care of my gambling jones. jones (jOnz) n. A thing done often. An addiction, esp. to sports, gambling, and other enjoyable acts. Borrowed from the drug-ladened 60's and 70's, and from the cartoon "Fat-Albert". FRIDAY Pack the family and leave the Carlsbad coast at noon. 74 degrees and perfect. Arrive at the bro-in-law's abode at 4:30. 102 degrees and windy, but it was a dry wind. Put the kids to bed and head out to Fiesta Henderson. A buddy, Jeff from AZ, was there. We gamble pretty much the same except he's way more serious. Played the following games until 3:30 AM: .10, and .25 FPDW and craps. Hit the sack after the late night grub session (steak and eggs) Gambling: +100 Food and accommodations: 0 SATURDAY Up at 8:00 AM, and head back over to bro-in-law's to watch the kids. Back to Fiesta by noon. By now, I'm pretty brain-dead. Played the following games until 3:30 PM: .10, and .25 FPDW and craps. Hit 4 deuces on dimes ($100). Good pre-champagne brunch/dinner buffet craps sessions for +300. Since the brunch/dinner transition is at 4:00, this works out perfect. We get the brunch stuff (crab legs) AND the dinner stuff (prime-rib). Gave back a little during the post-lunch/dinner buffet craps sessions Met the new VP/GM of Fiestaâ€¦ He's younger than I am. After some Let it Ride, its back over to bro-in-law's at 8:30 PM. Put the kids to bed and take my wife out on a date to The Orleans. Players club is giving away window shades and mini fans just for the asking. Played FPDW for about 20 minutes. Wife played her $40 on those stupid nickel games (WOF and Reel'em in). Drop off wife at 11:00 and I head back out to Henderson. Played Let it Ride, BJ, and craps until 2:30AM. Gambling: -100 Food and accommodations: 0 Gas: 25 SUNDAY Up at 8:00 AM, and back over to bro-in-law's. Pick up the family for the 9:30 church service. After some post-church activities, I finally escape by 2:30. Head over to Barbary Coast to watch Fat Elvis. Vegas Sue, GVNV & CC were there. Good show, and he sure is big. Back over to Fiesta to eat dinner with LVNorm, Andrea, Gary, and CC. After dinner, I head over the .05 FPDW and hit 4 ducks THREE times in 1 hour. Head over to the 0.25 FPDW and take my initial $20 to $200. Head over to the 0.50 FPDW and looked at my watchâ€¦ 4:00 AM!!!??? Gambling: +300 Food and accommodations: 0 MONDAY Up at 7:30 AM and back over to bro-in-law's. Pack up the family and head over to The Orleans for their anniversary buffet. Leave LV at 11:30 AM. 102 degrees and windy, but it was a dry wind. Arrive at the Carlsbad coast at 4:45 PM. 74 degrees and perfect. Gambling: 0 Buffet for 8 (4 adults and 4 children): ~$25 Gas: 25 SUMMARY Net gain for the trip = >$300 Total sleep in Vegas: ~13 hours Already starting to jonesâ€¦ T-24 days (50% sure) Thanks for reading.