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Do large casinos sweat big wins?

Discussion in 'Casino Gaming' started by Flowers, Mar 18, 2017.

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  1. Flowers

    Flowers VIP Whale

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    I have been to some small casinos where it seems like they would would sweat a big win but I understand some of the bigger casinos don't sweat what I think would be a big win (let's say minimally a low six figure win), especially if it's a regular player that has given some play as that player might return and so the casino thinks it could get the win back.

    I'm asking because, well . . . call it wishful thinking for my upcoming trip. ;)

    Before every trip I write out what I would do if I left 75k or 100k ahead. :)

    I assume ANY casino would not be thrilled about 7 or 8 figure wins. That would be great but I am not dreaming that big (and I don't play mega bucks or the big penny progressives that could get me there.)

    I am curious though about smaller "big wins". The way I'd get there theoretically is hitting the mother load on UX playing 10 hands in quarters or 3 or 5 hands in fifty cents or dollars.

    Thoughts? (Yes, one can dream . . . and plan . . . and dream. :D )
     
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  2. C0usineddie

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    I dont think they sweat them because they know the money basically will be back in the bank by the end of the day. Of course they track it to make sure it was done legit but the nature of the games have the house edge so they will always win in the long run. Very few people drop a quarter in and walk away with a ton of money. Just look around at most people. they bet max coins on slots and push that button as fast as they can all day long. for a casino its just like a cash register and the customers are ringing themselves up all day and night.
     
  3. Flowers

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    I agree. The house edge always has the house winning in the long run. I guess I am now also thinking what a big win would mean for that player's host. Would it be "bad" for the host or would it not be a big deal if it was a regular player and/or the theoretical was there but the player just lucked out in terms being on the good end of the bell curve and hitting the motherload on a machine or being on a massive streak at hte tables?
     
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    If you win on slots, no one will care. Someone has to win that money. Table games are another story.
     
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    Back in the day they might have worried. When Stupak had his casinos, there were rumors that you could bet anything and he would cover it. Same with Jackie Gaughan when he had almost all the casinos downtown-plaza,las vegas club, gold spike, elcortez, western. Benny Binnion in the day he did the same. They were owners, now you have corporations running the places. It's all different now. And I am only talking about the last 20 years.
     
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    Thanks everyone for the comments and lp6 for that article and the webpage. There's a lot of interesting and helpful info on that site.
     
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    I agree with all of the comments. They don't care about slots. If someone starts wining big at table games, they will flag them and look for any kind of cheating. Whales win and lose big all the time. It usually evens out.

    Also keep in mind that most Vegas casinos are now owned by publicly traded companies. This mean profit is the most important factor. That is why you have seen more of a shift to getting more income from non-gaming elements (restaurants, nightclubs, residency shows, concert halls, on site entertainment venues, etc). And that does not take into account the money the collect from "resort fees", parking charges, et al.
     
  9. runningonthehub

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    Totally agree with those who say as long as you win fair and square casinos did not care if you win. Hell, they want you to win every now and then because they know you will come back. They also want you to tell all of of your friends you won. Maybe they too will gamble. Wins are good publicity for casinos. They know in the long run, the house always wins.
     
  10. Jaygee77

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    Is there a difference between the casino caring, and the on-site floor supervisor caring? I think most craps players here can recall at least one or two instances of a hot table catching some sort of heat from the staff. For me, I was in the middle of a hot roll when I started getting chastised to hurry up and throw the dice. I'm not even a setter! What's up with that?
     
  11. chitownjohn

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    The big money is at the bac table, I'm sure they routinely have 100K + winners just as they more routinely have 100K loosers. No sweat for Wynn, LVS, MGM they know they will get a chance to get it back.
     
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    MGM had two pit critters watching over me as I was up 5k on euro roulette. And betting 200 a spin. I don't think they were sweating it as much as enjoying the action. Loved it!
     
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    I was fortunate enough to be playing at a dice table at CP years ago and it turned into a monster hand.
    After close to an hour there were three pit bosses in addition to the box man stalking the table.
    They were scolding the shooter about not shooting down the middle.They threatened to pass the dice.
    I was really surprised as it was realatively light action at the table for being an hour into a hand.
    It reminded me of Casino Royale.
    Only time I have seen it at a major casino.
     
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    So basically, Stup and the guys who covered Stup when he got in too deep.
     
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    Not a large casino, but when I once stopped into Jerry's Nugget in North Las Vegas, they were sweating my $20 bets like they were gonna have to close the place down if I won more than four.
     
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    I'm going to go at this from a different angle -- I don't think most big casinos sweat the kind of wins you're talking about, but there are some that are notorious for no-mailing you or cutting your offers if you get too lucky on video poker. Boyd is one of them.
     
  17. spdandpwr

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    LOL, there's a story on here where one of the big casinos was sweating some $100k plus action at the Roulette table. Honestly, with things like triple 0 and 6:5 BJ, the casinos now have less to sweat than before. Even the side bets in BJ are getting crappier.
     
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    Why VP? LOL, that's essentially like slot machines. Even the experts say you will lose money on that game. It's just a great time waster while you wait for your drink order.
     
  19. Toplivecasinos

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    I don't think so because everyone knows that casino owners exist to win most of the time and lose a few times only. Those big casinos know how this business works and surely they know the tricks so well. This kind of business require big capital reserves just in case someone wins big.
     
  20. vegaskid74

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    Truth. With how crappy the games are these days, a big win ought to count as the performance of a miracle on your way to sainthood.
     
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