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Long Trip Short Report

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by TomTWI, Jun 3, 2017.

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  1. TomTWI

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    My Trip Report

    We just returned from a month long trip to Las Vegas. We drove from Wisconsin and stayed in our condo. Pretty normal (boring) day to day stuff. So I won't go into detail. I gamble low limit almost every day go to the pool a couple times a day and we eat out often. If I'm getting killed gambling I find other stuff to do like hike in Red Rock or golf. We also spend time with family who live in Vegas.

    Two somewhat interesting things:

    We went to the service they had for Police Officers who had been killed in the line of duty In southern Nevada. It was held at a park out in Summerlin near the training facility. My niece had one of her officers killed and she goes every year and hosts his parents at her house with a get together. It's a very moving ceremony and they read the names of each officer. There are also stone makers in the park for each officer. I was interviewed by News 6 but didn't make the cut I guess I was a boring interview. If anyone wants more info on this I can get links etc.

    I don't keep real accurate records on my gambling but I was doing fairly well I guess a couple hundred up by the last day. In the morning of the last day (Memorial Day) I went to Gold Coast won a little on VP while racking up some 7X points. Then I went over to South Point and won a little at BJ. We spent the rest of the day doing wash and packing up to leave first thing in the morning. I then went over to Albertsons on Rainbow and Warm Springs to get some snack for the long drive home. I was going to stop at a bar and play some VP as I still had the itch but then changed my mind and decided to just put $20 through the VP at Albertsons. I was on the second to last spin with hardly a pair to show for my $20 when I held Q & 10 Spades and filled the A, K, J

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    I was stunned to say the least played one more hand and took this home.
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    Winning Trip!

    TomTWI
     
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  2. BobLasVegas

    BobLasVegas Low-Roller

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    Awesome! Congrats!
     
  3. 93 Octane

    93 Octane Chief bottle washer

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  4. Joe

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    Nice going Tom!!

    Do you rent out your condo the rest of the time? iirc, it's up in the Centennial Hills area?
     
  5. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Congratulations! Nice hit on the last day of a long trip. Can't get better than that!
     
  6. booker

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    Bonus!!! Congrats.
     
  7. 4hunters

    4hunters Tourist

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    Fantastic and unexpected Royal! Great hit!!
     
  8. TomTWI

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    Our condo is in the southwest area close to Rhodes Ranch. I think Tom in Iowa has one in Centennial Hills.

    TomTWI
     
  9. breanna61

    breanna61 Super Moderator

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    Way to go!
     
  10. Lovegas95

    Lovegas95 High-Roller

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    Big dan High-Roller

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    That's how it's done! I was checking out of Gold Coast on Memorial Day we proboblly crossed paths. I was the guy that didn't win.
     
  12. RedChip

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    That's very nice of your niece to hold that annual get together with the officer's family. I hope she stays safe. Great royal...when you least expect it!
     
  13. VPDana

    VPDana High-Roller

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    Nice surprise.......
     
  14. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Nice pull! Not too many royals from grocery stores on the forum. ;)
     
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