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Lightning strikes twice at Potawatomi

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Hotels & Casinos' started by bluesdude, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. bluesdude

    bluesdude High-Roller

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    Caution: The content of this post contains VP porn. Viewer discretion is advised.

    So we went to Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee on a comp for part of my birthday weekend. We did okay last night ending the evening about $140 up. Our plan was to have breakfast, play for a while and then head home. Wwe sit down at a couple of machines and I hit a 4oak of 9's. Nice start and keeps me playing for a little longer. My spouse wasnt hitting anything so she moved on. My machine seemed to dry up so I moved to the machine that she was on. (Do you see where this is going?) Yup, about 10 minutes into playing I hit this:

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    Man, I was so giddy! I called my wife to share what just happened. After we talked I continued to play and within the next, say dozen hands, this happens:

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    Happy Birthday to me!!
    I have never had anything like this happen to me. I have hit 4 aces and a kicker twice in one day, which is nothing to sneeze at, but 2 RF within a 5 minute period...? I am still in a little bit of shock.
     
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    Congratulations! :)

    I am witness to the fact that one guy got two spade royals at Gustav's Bar at Paris in an hour or so some years ago.
     
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    Awesome!!! Both under the W2-G limit as well!!! Congratulations!
     
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    That must be sweet!
     
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    Nice birthday present. Congrats.
     
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    Which machine? I hit Potawatomi often... and I want to avoid that machine as it won't be due for a royal flush until after they retire it from service!
     
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    We have an old VP pal, a member here, who once actually hit back to back royals at the old Treasure Island in Vegas. I had the luckiest trip of my life there hitting five royals within the first 24 hours of play. Two of those came on the same machine about an hour apart. GOOD FOR YOU! I know what a thrill that was. Hopefully you will see that happen again. I noticed the paytables there were 9/5 for DDB. Not bad these days. Good Luck!
     
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    It is the machine that sits next to the faux birch tree support. Your back is to the bathrooms. I played on this one the night before. There was a woman playing directly behind me and she hit 4 aces/k for $16k! Avoid that one also! :D
     
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    Yes, not horrible at quarter level. They do have 9/6 dollar also but I only do that for a hundo or two.
     
  10. Lhammer28

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    How was your drink service?? ;)
     
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    Were you able to cash those two out, or was a hand-pay required? I haven't been in the place in 15 years, but I did hit a non-W2G jackpot and they would not pay me w/o a Social Security Card. I would never carry my SS card and had to drive home and back to collect. That was the last time I set foot in the place.
     
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    Congrats, @bluesdude !

    More good news like this and I might be convinced to venture south and east of the Dells for a change! :cool:

    RICHARD
     
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    Congrats on beating the odds so badly. Why does it say bet 5 credits and show the pay line for 4? Am I missing something or VP dumb?
     
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    Drink service can be very questionable. This happened between 10:30 and 11am. I really wasn't paying attention because I didn't need anything. There was no one around me at the time so no one else even acknowledged that I had hit them.
     
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    Yes, cash out, no W2 involved. It was 2 separate jackpots. When I hit the first one, that gave me $1,135. When I hit the next one, a ticket for $1K kicked out leaving the $1100+ dollars on the machine. I cashed out and had 2 tickets totaling $2100. I took it to the cage and had no problem cashing them.
     
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    You can bet anywhere between 1-20 credits on those machines. If you notice, there is a button that says "bet 5" which is what most players play. Does that answer your question?
     
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    I know, and I ask bc I'm a CW there! And I'm rarely over there but i work nights!
     
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    Awesome! Do you get assigned areas I am assuming? I usually get my drinks from the bar because I have been told in the past by other CW's that they cannot get LakeFront IPA from the Fire Pit bar. I have also discovered that the 360 bar has other good beers on tap.
     
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    OK, I usually use that bank of four that are next to the ATM / cashout machine. 5 credit max and I am not tempted to push it to 20 credits.
     
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    Yes we are in different areas every night. And we are able to go get IPA, some just choose not to, either they are busy or behind in their area. And we are also able to go to 360, again at the CWs discretion.
     
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