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Mandalay Bay Slot Tournament Trip Solo 4/20 - 4/24

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by cjcjcj, Apr 18, 2017.

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  1. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    Well, it's off to Vegas again!!! Leaving on Thursday mid-day, should arrive just after 1pm Vegas time where it's back to Mandalay Bay staying 4 nights comp'd with entry to the Premiere Million slot tournament.

    Last Trip to Vegas was in February where I did the Twin Spin tournament at Aria. No luck in the tournament beyond $450 freeplay but had a winning trip because of a 4k WoF hit and GREAT luck at roulette. Hoping to recreate that this trip with additional $ from the tournament!

    Got the tournament offer email a few weeks ago. Really liked the concept and structure of the tournament, and especially since it is a comp entry.
    All prizes are freeplay
    1st $35k
    2nd $10k
    3rd $5k
    4th $3k
    5th $1k
    6-10th $500
    11-50th $400
    51-100th $250
    101st+ $200

    2 sessions each on Friday and Saturday.

    So at minimum $200 freeplay. Plus meeting some fellow slot players, enjoying some good food, and accommodations. What's better is the cash prize bonus structure:
    Place in the Top 20 both Friday and Saturday - $1,000 Freeplay
    Top 10 both days - $10,000 CASH
    Top 5 both days - $100,000 CASH
    First place BOTH DAYS - $1,000,000 CASH

    Looks to be rather impossible to be first place on both days with possibly 300+ entrants, BUT maybe the stars will align for myself!

    One more day of work then got to get the pre-trip list done and start packing!!! Will attempt to do this trip report(my 2nd one) semi-live like I did my first one. Can't wait!!
     
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  2. Richard Alpert

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    Wow, that looks like a "reel"y fun tourney!
    Best wishes on that --and the rest of your trip!

    Go get that million, cjcjcj! :D

    RICHARD
     
  3. 93 Octane

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    I hope the stars align for your $1M hit! Giddyup!
     
  4. Drewm1972

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    Best of luck to you!!! I'm sure you will come out as a winner... I will b in MB next month as well I got invite to play poker invitational as well! Can't wait!!
     
  5. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Waking up this morning with vegas fever!!

    Checked in last night and got an A41 boarding position on my SWA flight today. Depart 1130am should arrive LAS at 1250!
     
  6. stackinchips

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    If I'm in first after day 1 of that tourney, I'm totally going around to every single person to give them $1k to VERY SLOWLY push their buttons on day 2.
     
  7. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Getting ready to board soon!![​IMG]
     
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  8. RedChip

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    Good luck!
     
  9. Robdude

    Robdude Low-Roller

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    I love the first day, travel day, of a trip... so much anticipation!
     
  10. carolineno

    carolineno VIP Whale

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    Good luck! Love Mandalay Bay!
     
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  11. Kobra2848

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    Best of luck in the tournament.

    Mark
     
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  12. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Well I've arrived and am settling in at MB. Have a Bay King setup by my host on 32nd floor. No strip view so that is kinda disappointing but I am nearby the elevators and ice.
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  13. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Theres a TV in the mirror...pretty cool![​IMG]
     
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  14. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Just passed by one of the casino bars to where the gruff bartender says to the VP player that'll be 8.67 if you're not playing.

    Bleechh

    I really hope they haven't dried up free drinks that much yet!!
     
  15. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    They're setting up for tourney. Going to be held in the Lotus room.[​IMG]
     
  16. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Thanks to my host for this gift basket. Has everything I love to munch on.[​IMG]
     
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  17. kkinwi

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    Good luck! Room looks very nice!
     
  18. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Enjoying a Modelo (or two or three) and a burger at Burger Bar in the Mandalay Shoppes[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  19. cjcjcj

    cjcjcj High-Roller

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    Registered for tournament then into the HL room....hit this on 7th spin!!![​IMG]
     
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  20. vegasdev

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    I like that prize structure as well. sounds exciting, do keep us informed. keep the photos coming as well.
     
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