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First Solo Vegas Trip - 12/8-12/13 at Bally's

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by smbrake, Dec 8, 2019.

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  1. smbrake

    smbrake Low-Roller

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    Had a nice relaxing morning. Went to the spa at Paris (didn't feel like making the hike to Caesars) spa. It was...okay. It was definitely nothing spectacular. Hung out there for a few hours and decided to grab a quick bite to eat.

    Grabbed a breakfast croissant at JJs in between Ballys and Paris. It was very good. The croissant was so light and flaky I had to eat my sandwich with a knife and fork.
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    Think I'm going to get ready for the day head over to Rio. I have my Diamiond dinner at Voodoo Steak tonight and then WOW tickets after that. I'm hoping some gambling at Rio will be better today. I wanna be able to have a nice pot to play Mississippi with @Astribling when hang out tomorrow.
     
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  2. smbrake

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    Another "eh" day of gambling...but that's gambling. Dinner and show were both amazing though.

    I had my Diamond dinner at Voodoo Steak at the Rio. It was very good. I started off with a cocktail...a very large cocktail called the Witch Doctor. And in the picture, it's not blurry...that's smoke!
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    For my meal I decided on their Tasting Menu. I got french onion soup, 6oz filet with lobster and shrimp, and chocolate cake for dessert (and breakfast tomorrow, lol)
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    Next on the agenda for the evening was WOW at Rio. I would definitely recommend seeing this! It was fun, entertaining, and thrilling. I was even part of the show (that's what I get for sitting front row, lol). I kissed a boo boo for the comic relief actor (his thumb, then nose...then joke was another location which didn't happen). It was lots of fun. And comic relief actor ended up being pretty hot at the end of the show. :kiss:They did allow us to take pictures so here are a few.
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    Now to decide what to do next. I'm back at Ballys now and not really tired. So I guess I'll head downstairs for a little bit more.
     
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  3. Astribling

    Astribling Alice In Casinoland

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    LOve the show pics! You made it a lot later than I did last night. Crashed about 1.

    We need to win some money today on Mississippi!
     
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    Wow and dinner both looked great. Have a lucky day with your mom. I am enjoying both reports
     
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  5. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw VIP Whale

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    Voodoo Steak seems awesome! I might have to check that out in the future - along with Wow!

    Have a great day gaming with your mom!
     
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  6. smbrake

    smbrake Low-Roller

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    Well, it's my last day here. :( I am trying to decide if I want to just stay up all night until my flight or actually try to sleep tonight. Gonna go ahead and get packed, but flight is at 6am tomorrow, so I'd have to leave early to get there. I guess I will see how much winning I'm doing and go from there.

    Meeting up with mom today at some point. Otherwise I have no specific plans. Just enjoying my last day here for this trip. Then it will be time to plan the next one! Gotta have that trip time :D
     
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  7. smbrake

    smbrake Low-Roller

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    It was very good (both)! The drink at Voodoo definitely got me tipsy. It was worth the cost of the drink. Almost didn't get it when I saw the price...but I'm in Vegas so why not.
     
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  8. smbrake

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    Finally had some redemption today! Went to Flamingo for breakfast again and decided to jump on the Buffalo machine I played the other day that went well for me. Well, I'm glad I did! I turned $120 into $1300! :woohoo:

    I'll post some pics of the good hits when I have better signal.

    Now grabbing a burger at Ketchup Burger Bar before Tenors of Rock tonight.
     
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    Well done!
     
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    Niiiiiiice
     
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  11. smbrake

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    Some bonus pics!
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    I thought Tenors was great for a free Diamond show
     
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  13. smbrake

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    Goodbye Vegas!
    At the airport now, and not ready to leave. It was a good trip. Finally a winning trip! Now to plan the next one!

    Also forgot one other pic of a nice Buffalo bonus round, enjoy!
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    smerrian View from Bally's

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    $551.40 win on a $.60 bet? Amazing!
     
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    Safe travels home! I hope you left some of your luck here for me!
     
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  16. smbrake

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    Made it home, but didn't want to accept my vacation was over yet. So I made a pit stop at Indiana Grand which became a CET property last year I think. I had some free play to use and a small dining credit. Didn't hit anything good with the free play and the little bit of my own money. So after $100 I decided to call it quits and head home. I was very excited to see that they are getting all the new table games set up. We will finally have live dealers at the Grand starting January 1, 2020! Now it just needs an attached hotel and I'd be all set.

    Looking forward to my mini Ak-Chin trip next month...and already planning my next Vegas getaway :p
     
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    cvkelz Extremely Low Roller- like, I barely roll at all.

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    Great report! Thanks for taking us along!!
     
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    Thanks for doing the TR. Looks like you had a good time! I still can’t believe that Buffalo win! Amazing!!
     
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    Thanks for the TR, and congrats on the BUFFALO! (lol that’s my first thought whenever I see somebody mention those slots... there is a loud Buffalo Grand machine close to where I usually play at my local :eek::haha:). Good luck on your next trip :thumbsup:
     
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    Some nice wins, congrats on a successful trip and thanks for sharing!
     
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