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Live!! Midwest road trip instead of Vegas? Only in 2020..

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Trip Reports' started by Colesc15, Jul 14, 2020.

  1. Ty

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    Sounds like fun.
    Good luck!
     
  2. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    Q was a bust and lost $500 quick. Left and hit up diamond Joe. They had so many awesome old games. Managed to get my 500 back plus about a grand. The only loss was due to social distancing, pay dirt, one of my favorite all time old gems was turned off. Heading to our final hotel/casino tonight. 20200715_132643.jpg
     
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  3. dmr

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    Oops {blush} I guess I was not paying attention. I thought you had already been there.

    Just remember, when you visit Prairie Flower, go with low expectations and your expectations will be met. :) :)
     
  4. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    It's not quite the view I'd have from my penthouse at Mandalay Bay in the 60+ floor, but this jetted tub will certainly do 20200715_164635.jpg 20200715_164614.jpg
     
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  5. tringlomane

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    Nice start! Good luck the rest of the way!
     
  6. jgates8

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    Haven't been to Isle (that I can remember) - hopefully I will see that view once the CET/Eldorado merger is complete!

    Let's have a handpay picture tonight!
     
  7. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    Here's how my night went.. Had some nice wins and ended the night up almost a grand so nice turnaround from the bad start. I'm not a fan of the Isle Casino, their selection is pretty poor. Nice casino though, and really friendly staff. 20200715_194856.jpg 20200715_210713.jpg 20200715_221014.jpg
     
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  8. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    This screams Midwest 20200716_081105.jpg
     
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  9. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    Bellagio fountains? 20200716_102702.jpg
     
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  10. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Vegas is Fabulous When You Degen Responsibly ;)

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    Nice recovery :thumbsup: Best of luck for a fun, safe, and winning trip the rest of the way :jester:
     
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  11. jgates8

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    Which location is the fountain? Is that still Isle?

    And that picture doesn't scream midwest - it screams IOWA - flat..........At least we have a few more hills in Wisconsin lol!!!
     
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    Sounds like a fun trip! I'm looking forward to the rest of your report
     
  13. Colesc15

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    Day two was meh. Did really well at praire Meadows. Lots of good wins and had an awesome selection. Once we got to council bluffs, she went down hill. I generally never play at cet properties and I remember why.. Got my ass handed to me. Harrah's is a dump here and horseshoe is nicer but still tight. I went from up a grand to down a grand for the trip. We played for a whole at ameristar and calling it a night as I'm pretty exhausted. We stopped around 9 for some food at Hooters.

    All these wins are from praire Meadows, nothing worth a picture once in council bluffs 20200716_110725.jpg 20200716_122133.jpg 20200716_124719.jpg
     
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  14. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Have a great trip! This seems like a blast!
     
    Thanksgiving with my favorite, in our favorite place!
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    No. Bellagio copied this one but messed up the design and ended up too big.
     
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    Hope tomorrow goes better!
     
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  17. Colesc15

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    Slept like a rock last night. Not sure what is on the agenda today other than we have a tour of the squirrel cage prison today.. It's supposedly one of only 18 "revolving jails" ever built so it sounds interesting. Gaming today /tonight will likely be ameristar
     
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    Hope today is better than yesterday!
     
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    Not gonna do Prairie Flower? :) :)
     
  20. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    We just got back! Honestly, I'd pick that over harrah's. Prairie Flower felt the cleanest out of any in council bluffs, had a decent amount of newer slots. The day was going bad gambling, I was down to my final $200 out of 2k and hit a bonus for $700 at Prairie Flower and then hit this one a few spins later to get back on track 20200717_132415.jpg 20200717_143020.jpg

    Just checked into our hotel for the night, the country inn and suites, literally in the same parking lot as our hotel last night. It's an okay casino. Heading to ameristar in a bit. Took advantage of sonic happy hour since we don't have a sonic anywhere near us in Wisconsin
     
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