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Just got done rolling this.....

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by MikeOPensacola, Apr 8, 2016.

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  1. Joe

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    I was shocked after living in Vegas for a while and needing to cash in coins, that banks there don't do it. Back here, they all do it for free if you have an account. I did end up at Coinstar when I found out about the no-fee gift card you could choose as an option, instead of paying a fee for cash.
     
  2. garry

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    We bring ours to are local casino, they have a coin machine and will do it FREE, Our coins are used for expensive dinners and shows. Good luck on next trip
     
  3. martinr

    martinr Rock Chalk Jayhawk

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    My jar normally produces 100.00 to 140.00 and it's soley to add to the Vegas bankroll. I used to reserve it for cabfare but since Uber is credit card only, it goes toward my initial play on my first sessions of either slots or roulette. I am a Coinstar user since my "coin in" is relatively low, I don't mind the fee that's around 10-11%. If i was looking at those larger amounts, hundreds +, I doubt if I would hand over that kind of money for the service.


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  4. Joe

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    Really, you don't mind a 10 or 11% fee?
     
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    martinr Rock Chalk Jayhawk

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    Everybody has their ideas about convenience/value. Normally, I wait till the last minute to cash my coins in. So, I just run to the closest Coinstar machine rather than spending time rolling. That's just me though.

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  6. ardee

    ardee It's only money.

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    We stash our change in a plastic football that used to hold a beer from some joint downtown. When it is totally full it averages $230 or so. This becomes tip and meal money for whatever trip is upcoming. Luckily our bank has a fee free counting machine in the lobby for people with accounts there.
     
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    Time was I went to LV more and always a guys golf trip in the summer. Pre debit card days, I would save quarters and singles for the 12 months before the trip. I had one Glenfiddich cylinder to save quarters and it held about $300 and the $1 cylinder about $5-600 of banded bills, although I never filled one. Each year I would have $15-1600 for the trip depending on timing. Times change using cards though. I always carry $50-100 in my wallet, but rarely use it. I can't remember the last time I had a coin in my pocket. I'd be lucky to save $100 for the trip now without trying.

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  8. smartone

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    That's cool Mike! Good for you! When I was a kid, my Grandpa had a glass jar about the size of a peanut-butter jar on his dresser he'd fill with coins and give to me. I'd roll 'em and take 'em to the bank. I wouldn't have guessed $1,750, but could easily tell you had some work to do on that! Hope it turns into the BIG JACKPOT for you!
     
  9. Terry Benedict

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    I don't bring home nearly as many coins as I used to in my twenties. I don't eat as much fast food and I use my debit card for nearly all my spending.
     
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    I use a plastic mop bucket. Holds about $800.00. I usually average $600.00.
    I have no patience for "Rolling my own" so I take it to the machine at Publix.
     
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