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First poker trip for a 84 year-old

Discussion in 'The Poker Room' started by booker, May 8, 2017.

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  1. booker

    booker VIP Whale

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    My friend is going to take her parents to Vegas this week for their first trip there ever.

    Her father is 84 and is over-the-moon excited as he has always wanted to play 1/2 and 1/3 in Vegas. Dad's looking to play at Bellagio, Venetian, and perhaps Aria.

    He and I have played together in home games, local pub tournaments, and we once took a poker trip to the Little Creek Casino here in Washington state. Dad is NOT the stereotypical old nit. Quite the contrary. He is aggro, sets traps, and loves a 3 barrel bluff. He also plays his "clueless old man" shtick perfectly. [​IMG]

    I wish that I was going with them. I can't wait to see how he does.
     
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  2. NeonTurtle14

    NeonTurtle14 Hot Dogs and Buns

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    When are they going? I will have to be on the lookout :)
     
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    That sounds fantastic. Looks like he's hitting three of the best. Might as well throw Wynn/Encore into the mix!
     
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    Hope he has fun. But summer isn't a good time to go to Vegas. Too hot and too many college kids.
     
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    I don't think he'll mind the college girls running around. The heat though, is a good point. Did we figure out when they are going?
     
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    He arrived today. I hear he will be at the Bellagio (mostly). Fred is his name. Average weight, a bit hard of hearing (wears hearing aides), laughs a lot but can be a bit salty.
     
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    He will most certainly NOT mind college girls running around. He's also in pretty darn good shape.

    I believe he wants to park himself in poker rooms as his daughter(s) wife see the sights. The heat shouldn't bother him too much.
     
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    Good luck to the old fart! I hope he cleans up
     
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    Guess he beat me out there by about a month... wish him luck for us
     
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    Update: His daughter texted me that came home with a cold and … $600+ at the poker tables.
     
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    spicole No shirt, no shoes... NO DICE!

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    Rock on!
     
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