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(LIVE 6/30-7/6) Vegasworm & V Do Sin City Sans Kids! (Speakeasies, Group Slot Pulls, Bellagio/Aria)

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Vegasworm, Jun 29, 2018.

  1. Vegasworm

    Vegasworm Finger Clicker Extraordinaire

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    My Trip Report

    Hi VMB, Vegasworm is back!

    This is the first time I've done a Vegas trip 8 weeks after the last one. Usually, there is at least a year in between. I'm trying to join the ranks of those of you who go multiple times a year.

    Same characters as the last report minus the kiddos:

    Hubby - (V) - 46
    Me - Vegasworm (E) - 43

    Click on the "My Trip Report" button under my profile if you need a refresher on my family from previous reports.

    We drove Thursday from the Denver area to the Ogden area of Utah to drop our girls off with my in-laws. They're thrilled to reconnect with their cousins.

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    The Fab 5 - S, H, Sa, N, and G holding our dog O.

    We decided to bring our dog with us and the girls are being paid to watch O while we're gone. We left our other pets back home with my parents. We have quite the menagerie of pets.

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    Our sweet rat L. A neighbor girl is being paid to play with her, but she's staying with my folks.

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    Our home aviary with 6 parakeets. My mom is checking on the birds at my house. Thanks Mom!

    Just like our last trip in May, I'm still pretty darn exhausted. It's been super busy between trips. I'm excited to be kid-free this time and have some time with V. Our 19th anniversary was last week, so we're using this trip to belatedly celebrate.

    We have a 4 night comped King Fountain View room at the Bellagio through MLife that includes $50RC and maybe some Free Play, but I can't remember. I do have to pay resort fees. I was a little skittish that I would be jinxed because I just used a 4 night comped stay at Mandalay Bay on our last trip and only did about $5,550 coin in, so a weekend comp at Bellagio seems a little excessive in the comp area.

    Last two nights are at Aria and paid the going MLife rate of $104.40/night for a Deluxe King Room. All in with fees, taxes, and such is $325.17. Worth it to join @Chuck2009x's slot pull!

    My goal is to really grind out my slot play at Bellagio and other MLife properties. I'm currently MLife Gold and have 73,201 Tier Credits, so won't take much to hit 75k TC's to stay Gold another year.

    My bankroll this time is $2,685. This includes $200 for the High Limit Slot Pull with @TIMSPEED, @Spivderman, and others at Cosmo tomorrow night and another $200 is earmarked for @Chuck2009x's HL Slot Pull at the Venetian on July 5th. Basically $400 I won't touch except for those two meet ups.

    The remaining dough is my gambling funds and any tips or small purchases that require cash. I will probably cycle through $1,500 in the slots per session if possible.

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    The money shot.

    I will use my tried and true Vegasworm Finger Clicker Method that many of you know I use. As always, it would be nice to break my 23 year hand pay dry spell. Since I'm going to grind more than risk, it probably won't happen this trip, but you never know. Since I'm risking $400 in the group pulls, I feel I can't take as many risks with my normal play. Does a hand pay in the group pull count as my first hand pay??? LOL.

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    Hot pink is my theme this trip (except for my awesome green and gold VMB band) My finger clicker, money bag, and journal to record my slot play are ready to go! I'm living on the edge this time...I bought caffeinated gum!!! Not quite ready for some of those gummies some of you VMBers are getting during your trips. LOL!

    Since V and I don't have our girls this trip, I'm hoping it's a bit more on the naughty degenerate side.

    Current Plans (In no particular order):
    • Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
    • Zumanity
    • High Limit Slot Pull (x2)
    • Peppermill Fireside Lounge
    • Giada's
    • Mob Museum Underground
    • The Laundry Room
    • Brunch @ Bardot Brasserie
    • Watch Some Fireworks
    • China Poblano
    • Javier's
    • Bavette's
    • Frankie's Tiki Room
    • Cabana at Bellagio Pool
    • Lots of Slot Play
    • Finally Meet Other VMBers!
    Our drive tomorrow is about 460 miles. Would like to leave between 4:30-5am and we gain an hour. We're driving our awesome and fancy mini van, Olive, but she won't be loaded down as much this time. Those 20+ bags on the bell cart from the last trip were so embarrassing!

    Trying to wrap things up here in preparation for leaving the kids and dog. My alarm is set for 4am. For as little sleep as I've gotten lately, I'm so full of adrenaline right now, I hope I can grab 40 winks.

    I hope you'll join me on my latest adventure. Like my other reports, there will be lots of pictures of food, slots, and other interesting things.

    Goodnight VMB!
    Vegasworm
     
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  2. bshowell

    bshowell VIP Whale

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    Yay! I love your reports!
     
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  3. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw High-Roller

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    Can't wait to follow along!

    I may be back in Vegas Monday or Tuesday (or both!) - we'll see how the week starts off. :) Hopefully you get some rest before heading out!! Can't wait to read all about it!
     
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  4. Drewm1972

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    Another great TR from @Vegasworm yay!!! Sending you guys some wining vibes, hopefully win some $$$ get that first hand pay!!! Btw, we were at @Chuck2009x HL slot pull last year and darn it we gonna miss it (we b in Vegas third week of July!!) anyhow it’s great fun at slot pull also meeting w VMB members. Good luck!!
     
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  5. TIMSPEED

    TIMSPEED Do the needful, and kindly resolve the same.

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    If you want to hit the button in the group pull and happen to hit the hand pay on your push; sure you can claim it as your first!
     
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  6. Chuck2009x

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    My guess is the FP amount will be $100. The offer was probably calculated before your last trip to MB.

    Good luck at the Cosmo slot pull tonight!
     
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  7. pleasemum

    pleasemum High-Roller

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    Happy belated Anniversary. Hope you get that elusive handpay.
     
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  8. Vegasworm

    Vegasworm Finger Clicker Extraordinaire

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    Good Morning VMB! Let's get this show on the road! Woo, hoo! :woohoo:

    Vegasworm
     
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  9. Vegasworm

    Vegasworm Finger Clicker Extraordinaire

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    And I love that you follow them! :)

    I saw that you might be coming back...hope you do!

    Thanks @Drewm1972! I'm so excited our timing overlaps with so many others this time!

    Considering my track record, it probably won't happen! LOL!

    Thank you! Hoping for good luck from start to finish this trip. :D

    Thanks for the well wishes!

    Vegasworm
     
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  10. Vegasworm

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    A little help from this until we can stop for a bite for breakfast. We're out of here!

    Vegasworm
     
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  11. birdman925

    birdman925 Low-Roller

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    Good luck. I enjoy your trip reports.
     
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  12. kleland

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    Looking forward to the trip. I am interested in the laundry room. We tried to book that last year when we went but they won't do 6 people at once,they want you to rent the entire place and it wasn't worth the cost. So we tried to break it down into 3 and 3 or anything less than 4, but we couldn't get times anywhere near each other so we could all be together.
     
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  13. TIMSPEED

    TIMSPEED Do the needful, and kindly resolve the same.

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    See you later today (hopefully! Read my TR thread)
     
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  14. acccrow

    acccrow Low-Roller

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    I know not everyone is a fan, but "L" looks very much like she's trying out for Ka.

    Great start to the TR!
     
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  15. Richard Alpert

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  16. Drewm1972

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    Btw, um what’s with a rat in a cage? Lol..you guys have a rat as pet? How is that working out? I just can’t deal w it lol
     
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  17. acccrow

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    Not to step on the toes of VW, but my niece has a rat in a cage. It seems fairly domesticated and some of the kids will play with it. Myself, I think the rat is biding its time until the chickens and ducklings relax.
     
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  18. carolineno

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    Have a great time and win lots! Love your reports, you seem to have the same fancy cocktail tendencies I do :licklips:. Looking forward to your Peppermill pics, I want to go there on my next trip but I think I will run out of time yet again.
     
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  19. breanna61

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    Yay...... I'm am really looking forward to following your Vegas adventures.

    Were your girls wanting to go?
     
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  20. Chuck2009x

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    It is waiting for D'Arcy to come out of retirement.
     
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