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Lockdown Independence 6/30 - 7/5

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Scott Blair, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. Flowers

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    Geez. Not sure how I have completely missed your report all week. I think I saw "Independence" and was thinking 7/4 or Missouri and didn't relate to Vegas. LOL. Mistake!

    Very late to the party but looking forward to reading all 11 pages now and hoping you have had great 6 days and will have a last final day during this trip!
     
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    Love it! So pigs DO fly! :)

    I wanted to edit my post as I realized if you didn't see the picture of @Scott Blair you might think I was being mean. :(.

    OP's face mask used while he was flying was of a bunch of cute little piggies, hence the "pigs do fly" comment. :)
     
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    Paperwork. Lovely "problem" to have while playing. :)
     
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    Wonderful video! Thanks for taking and posting!!!
     
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    LOVE this one as well. Seeing the Plaza fireworks in the distance, the lights of strip and the Bellagio fountains all at the same time was fantastic, even through video. I can't imagine what it was like in person.
     
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  6. JaDubya

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    Well done @Scott Blair - enjoyed your TR & loved watching you win $$$$.
     
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  7. CalifLovesVegas

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    Nicely done! Thanks so much for all the pics & Vids, and descriptions.
    Hope all is well when you get home
     
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    Great trip report - and great profit as well - glad the HL thing worked out well :)
     
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    Great report and congrats on all of the amazing wins!
    I was so excited for you following along. Also, loved the food pictures you shared
     
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    What a great trip! Pushing the win in HL and coming out ahead there, too. Fantastic!
    Love the tatoo. Great take on Tennyson.
     
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    Agree re: sheriffs.
     
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    Yes, it is on the sign that OP posted!
     
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    Fantastic trip and report!!! So glad you had a great time and came back a big winner. Thanks for all of the information, photos and great videos and for sharing so much helpful information as well.
     
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    Yes it was. First time having it and would definitely get it again.
     
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    Back home now and already thinking about my September trip. Can we accelerate the calendar please? I’ll do a recap on coin in and wins at various casinos once I update my spreadsheet. A little tired from the travel day and lack sleep but that is the price we pay to play.
     
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    Thanks for taking us along on your journey Scott. Really enjoyed it!
     
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    Great run! Congrats! Really liked the tattoo and the dachshund mask!
     
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    You beat me by $34!! Congrats on the nice wins!
     
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    Would have been more but I think I donated about $1,500 to Cosmo. Next trip I’m not leaving downtown. Glad you had a good trip and hope to see you again. I’m already booked for end of Sept.
     
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    Final recap for the trip, at least on the gambling front. Net profit after tips, etc was $5,042. Pretty good for only bringing $2k. Below is a summary by casino for coin-in and cash in/out (mostly out to me) I would say this was a heavier than normal coin-in trip but that was mostly driven by the 4Qs promotion. I would not have played as much there without the free play and comp offer. I also dined completed free on comps while downtown, only spent tip money. That worked out to be nearly $400 worth of free fine dining. Twice at Andiamo and once at Hugo's. It was unfortunate to pay for food at Cosmo but it was mostly inexpensive so not a big deal. It was a great trip, even with the mask wearing requirement. I hope my ears recover before the next trip but hopefully by September the masks might go away, fingers crossed. I probably ended up drinking a lot less because of the mask which might be a good thing. Probably why I only gained 3 pounds.

    The D $22,970 coin-in +$2,439
    4Qs $32,112 coin-in +$3,855
    Cosmo $20,378 coin-in (slots and VP) ($1,598)
    misc winnings at GG and strip myKonomi free play round out the balance.

    As long as The D and 4Qs don't count winning against me I will hopefully be allowed back in less than 3 months.

    Thanks for following and I appreciate all the other trip reports that folks do. It makes the waiting between trips tolerable.

    Stay safe and heathy.
     
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