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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. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Vegas is Fabulous When You Degen Responsibly ;)

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    If the amount under “WINNER” is in dollars then “back on track” is a master class in understatement :cool:;):woot::beer: Either way, congrats! :thumbsup:
     
  2. dmr

    dmr Registered Abuser

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    I'm glad you (semi) liked it. I have not been to it since Covid hit the fan. At first I had sucky luck there, and then had so-so luck. And, over the past year, yeah, I can honestly say that I've been to PF more times than Harrah's and enjoyed it more. It's tiny. I would probably rate it a distant third in the area, behind Ameristar and Horseshoe.
     
  3. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    No wins to speak of the rest of the night. I'm glad we're leaving tomorrow for a new area! I'll likely not come back to council bluffs, not a fan of any of the casinos.
     
  4. nonahs

    nonahs Low-Roller

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    Nice!
     
  5. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Hope your next destination goes better!
     
  6. dmr

    dmr Registered Abuser

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    So? What's it like inside Prairie Flower now? Obviously you realized that it was tiny. Have they spread out the machines, or have they simply turned off machines to do the distancing? The last time I was in there, the machines were crammed in there so tightly that I'm sure they could not just turn off every other one to maintain six feet between bodies. I'm curious, but (LOL) not curious enough to make a special trip to drop in. :)
     
  7. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    The machines are still crammed in, but they have the shields between every slot. It felt super clean, they had a lady spraying down the machines with a cleaner and then swiping her card to register it being clean
     
  8. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    Nothing crazy yesterday. More losing at black bird casino, winnavegas and hard rock. Last night we had JL Beers in Sioux Falls (awesome beer cheese) and then gambled at Grand Falls. It was a nice casino, felt clean, but not too big. I did have some decent luck though.. I lost $700 within a half hour of being there but then it turned around and ended up leaving up $700 so my budget for today is decent being the last night.

    On the agenda today is Diamond Jo in worth and then mystic lake. Mystic lake is one of my favorite casinos with the best selection so I'm excited to get there!
     
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  9. dmr

    dmr Registered Abuser

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    Thanks. I was unaware of that. That makes it the only casino in the immediate area to have the shields.
     
  10. bubbakitty

    bubbakitty Doing retirement again and happily so....

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    Following along. Nice idea. Love the lady swiping card to show she had cleaned. Someone has a brain and will shortly be moving on......
     
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  11. Colesc15

    Colesc15 High-Roller

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    Heading home today! Last night had some decent hits at mystic lake but too far and few in between. We stopped at diamond Jo on the way and I did hit a handpay. Going home a loser per usual lol.

    Overall, the trip was not the most fun. Council Bluffs was a letdown and I just kept thinking about where we'd be had we kept Vegas, which I wish we would have.

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  12. jgates8

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    Thank you for taking us along for the ride!