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My August 2019 trip report!

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Grant1982, Aug 25, 2019.

  1. Grant1982

    Grant1982 High-Roller

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    Total scratch cards turned in = 110 lol.

    Here's a couple pictures of them.

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    However, total loss at that machine was $300. Bring the total balance to down $1300, and up one hell of a good time!
     
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    The plan for dinner tonight was the lobster buffet at The Silverton, my buddy went and grabbed a players card while I used the bathroom, and we learned that getting a players card will give you 50% off of the buffet, score! Voucher must be printed from the kiosk. By the time I got around to getting in line for a new card (because no clue if his voucher is good for 2 people) there were 2 people in front of me. Now let me say this line is slower than the freaking DMV. Ok 10 minutes later and I have my shiny new card, the gentlemen informs me of the offer, and points me towards the kiosk. One problem at the kiosk however, HE NEVER HAD ME SET UP A PIN! Ok no problem, let me turn around and go get one set up, yup....this is the worlds slowest line now.

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    Look I'm a pretty easy going guy, but it really pisses me off when people dont do their job properly. I understand mistakes happen, but they have happened a lot on this trip. Screw it, screw the discount, im not waiting an hour in line just to save 20 bucks. Oh what's the buffet line like at 4pm you ask? Well I'd have to take 13 pictures just to show it, and that's the line just to come back and stand in line. I think I may just go eat somewhere else.
     
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  3. tringlomane

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    Ugh. The McDonald's right next to the Silverton worked in a pinch for us once. We ate it for time sakes really.
     
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    By my calculations you have hit --

    Downtown-Bellagio-Downtown-Wynn-Downtown-Gold Coast-Downtown-Mt Charleston-Downtown

    ...and I am just to the end of page one. You get around! Nice report!
     
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  5. Grant1982

    Grant1982 High-Roller

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    Yes sir! I always rent a car so I can travel all over the place. One of these days I am going to get out to Goodsprings, since I am a huge Fallout fan and it was featured in that game.
     
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    I gave up on waiting for the line at Silverton, and thought to myself hey...I could go get another amazing steak from Cornerstone! But no...instead I decided to go pay a boatload of money for the Friday night buffet at the Wynn. The food was so so, some items better than others, but the meat was mostly dried out. I'll stick with what I have said a million times, buffets are better for lunch than dinner.

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    The Wallflowers concert on Fremont starts in less than 2 hours, I guess I should get out of bed (food coma) and make my way in that direction.
     
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    I agree lunch buffet > dinner buffet generally.
     
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  8. Grant1982

    Grant1982 High-Roller

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    Lost $200 on dream card poker at MSS.

    Moved over to the D after the concert for some $25+ blackjack, literally lost 12 hands in a row, terrible. Was down $700 and decided to give it one more go....the dealer didnt stand a chance when I started in with the $50 bets, didnt lose a one and colored up even! On the way out I saw Rick Harrison talking to Derek Stevens at the bar, I can only imagine how conversations between famous people go...."so hey, I'm rich and famous, and your rich and famous, were rich and famous". Anyways back to MSS!

    Total balance - $1500 down.
     
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    Lol

    I would hope Rick and Derek were a bit more personable than that. I definitely feel like Derek is, although I have never talked to him in person. I saw him once in passing.

    Do a lot of casino owners actually gamble at their own casino? Lol I do give him props for that.
     
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    I'd imagine Derek could talk to a brick wall, I give props to anyone that enjoys working so much he sits in his business every day and every night.
     
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    I won $100 on BJ at MSS, now I'm back to doing this.

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    Total balance - down $1400
     
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    My buddy just did this

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    Great time to be dealt the AAA2 stub!
     
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    This happened. We had 2 of the ticket folks just standing behind us for awhile lol.
     
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    Tonight's take, 62 cards, oh yeah, also up $600+ on it. Time to go eat 777.

    Total balance - down $700.
     
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    By the way, anybody that does this...PLEASE tip the people waiting on you hand and foot! We gave them $5 each when we cashed out and they were very happy.
     
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    Great run with the "new" Dream Card! Scratchoffs make it a lot better too!
     
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    Great food porn pics. Glad vp is treating you so well. Enjoying following along. Finish strong!
     
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    Wow, wow, wow!! The Dreamcard is unreal, where are those machines located?? We love the scratch card peeps! Though some have better senses of humour than others...…...everything always funny to us after a few cocktails...……..keep it up!!
     
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    If you came in the door from valet, the machines are to your left, 2 stand ups.
     
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