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Live TR - Downtown Grand (Now Ballys) May 6 - May 11

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by jENBEAU, May 5, 2018.

  1. fabriano

    fabriano Low-Roller

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    I love your reports & how you play. Enjoyed seeing many slots that I didn't know existed!. I jotted down the slot names & where you played. Thanks for sharing!
     
  2. jENBEAU

    jENBEAU VIP Whale

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    This is pretty much my view: when you go for 7/7 or 6/6 unless you get all the number you're pretty much winning zero whereas when you bet 9 numbers then 5 or 6 is pretty nice especially with the eggs or the thunder. And yes, I do like that line simply because it's easy to spot if numbers are being hit instead of eggs. Pushing the Vegas laziness to the max!
     
  3. Kobra2848

    Kobra2848 VIP Whale

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    Enjoyed the report. My mom is a big keno player at casinos and plays the same numbers you do.

    Mark
     
  4. FullPay

    FullPay When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro

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    One of my favorite bartenders at El Cortez was of course a gambler, but nothing drew his attention more than a conversation about horses or Keno. Anytime someone wanted to reveal their four card strategy he would study it like a final exam. I play the six spots for our birthdays, but I guess that excludes anyone born between 1981 and 2000.
     
  5. Royal Flusher

    Royal Flusher Savvy Gambler

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    Yeah I usually group the numbers in a corner, or on a line. Much easier to track. I'll have to take a look at the 5, 6, 7 out of 9 and see what they pay like. Of course if you do hit 9 of 9, you have a pretty nice payday.
     
  6. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Great report @jENBEAU! You sure got around! I hope a 9 of 9 is in your future!
     
  7. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds Royal Flushless

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    Thanks for the report and all the pics! So many slots I hadn't seen before!
     
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  8. neveret

    neveret Newbie

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    This was such a great report to read, it sounds a lot like how I play and travel. I don't play as much each day, but I like to play a lot of different machines, and visit a lot of different casinos. I'm also from Ottawa as well! Can't wait until my next trip in July. Seeing this report made me think that maybe I could do a report too :beer:
     
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  9. kkinwi

    kkinwi High-Roller

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    Well done young lady! And I applaud you for moving to a comfortable room....I have done the same. I know many say they are only in the room to sleep, but I enjoy being rested for my vacation, and quiet is needed for me to do that!
    And the gambling....awesome pics! Thank you so much for all the time you put in to this!
     
  10. tagac27

    tagac27 Low-Roller

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    JENBEA, I really enjoyed reading about your trip. Fun at the machines, delicious food, nice rooms... Viva Las Vegas!
    I love this early morning photo of yours. So peaceful, so beautiful!

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  11. TRN

    TRN WSOP-bound

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    @jENBEAU when are you going back? This TR is like crack, I need to feed the beast!!
     
    last-minute getaway / new job celebration / time to chill
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  12. spicole

    spicole VIP Whale

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    I know! I never play slots or VP, but love living the vicarious @jENBEAU life where you can gamble 17 hours per day, get drunkfaced, and gorge on great food.
     
    Weekend getaway with the wife + Journey/Def Leppard (her idea!)
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  13. jENBEAU

    jENBEAU VIP Whale

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    Going back in September for sure!
     
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  14. mattjb

    mattjb Tourist

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    Oh no I just read your trip report and saw you checked out of DTG! Was the noise that bad!?! I've never heard anything whenever I've stayed there! I feel guilty for you taking my advice!