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My trip report from memorial weekend 5/30-6/2

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by SoCalMon, Jun 8, 2021.

  1. SoCalMon

    SoCalMon High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    I am a little late posting my trip report but that's ok. I have been busy and forgot about posting it. 4th of July weekend I am going to try and post a live one at the end of each day. I will be back in vegas 4th of July weekend. I had so much fun memorial weekend celebrating my birthday on May 31st. I am 35 years young now. was there with my dad and my mom. My birthday dinner was at the steakhouse at the D where I had my favorite, shrimp scampi. It is the best. I always have it when I go there.

    We drive from Los Angeles county and arrived there at 5pm. We stayed at the Golden nugget in the gold tower and I love their rooms and bed as always. I always have a good night sleep there just like at the cal. First night I played at nugget, 4 queens and circa. Had to use free play there. 4 queens I have the worse luck at. Circa did great.

    2nd day (on my birthday) went uptown to use my free play at cosmo, then 25 mykonami at bellagio, 25 mykonami at nyny, and 25 mykonami at exculibur. My dad stayed downtown (he doesn't play apps on his phone). Every trip my mom and I pick 1 day to go uptown to use our free plays. Played a little at each location I played free play at with cosmo paying out the best (played at cosmo a few hours before going to the mlife casinos). My mom came out a winner on China shores at exculibur off her mykonami free play with 300 free spins.

    Then we had to get on the bus to head to the D for 9pm birthday dinner reservation at the steakhouse. I then played my free play there after and it did ok, and I went to the wonder 4 games where I was playing for a while on and got quite a bit of points. Then went back to the golden nugget where we didn't start playing til after 1am and I played a few hours on wonder 4. I love how that game gives me a lot of points and money lasts a while on there. At Golden nugget though I always do good on it and won 2 game jackpots on 2 different games. I always look at the jackpots on all 4 games before deciding if I want to play it. I know machines can be dead for a long time after 1 hits. Then went to bed about 4am.

    3rd day I had free play at circa again, 4 queens, and the D. Went to circa first to eat lunch and then I was there for hours playing due to how good the slots were paying out and I was playing wonder 4 for a while also there because it was paying. Then went to 4 queens and no good again, then the D nothing was really paying. Then went back to Golden nugget for rest of night (had free play again that started up at 4pm but didn't get to nugget again til after 9. Was at the D for a while). Played til 230am and got an unexpected hand pay on China shores boost (the one where you can choose multiplier free games or regular games for more free games) and I picked the multiplier. I was only playing 90 cents and it was dead for a while. I ordered a drink and waitress took a while to come and it happened for a reason. I was on the last ticket I had before the hand pay happened. Then for a while whatever I went on nothing happened and then the dollar wheel of fortune gold spin gave me 15x and a wheel spin landing on the 50 which gave me $750 from putting 1 hundred in. Then I called it a night so I made sure I went home with money.

    I only came to vegas with 1700 and left vegas with 1460, so I did not lose much. I had so much fun. Pictures coming in my next reply.
     
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  2. Pe59

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    Thanks for sharing your trip report. It sounds like a good time was had by all. Glad you got to play the slots you like and won money on them. Happy Belated Birthday!
     
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  3. SoCalMon

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    The game selexion one was at circa, won off free play. Picked 1 game with 4 rows of wilds and got the highest paid symbols.

    The shoe was at cosmo
    The fountain and the art was bellagio
    The pose after the red bird was Park MGM
    The next picture was between park mgm ND nyny of my mom
    The next picture is what my dad ordered at the steakhouse at the D (my dad not a picture guy), then my mom, then my favorite shrimp scampi.

    The next picture is a picture of the downtown concerts first night being back, everyone having fun.

    Next pic is wonder 4 at the Golden nugget, hit 2 diff jackpots 2 diff machines but only took a picture of one. Thought I took picture of both. I dont stay on machines after I hit a big win usually. They die.

    Next one is the same game on one of the game selexions at circa, off free play again just like last time. I was playing 2 dollars a shot 5 cent selected. That game doesn't pay much if you play less. What I got were the red symbols the highest paying symbols both times selection 1 game during the free games with 4 rows of wilds.

    Next picture is Capuano from d steakhouse bringing it back to the room at Golden nugget for my mom my dad and I to share the last night we were there. We were not that hungry due to a big meal earlier in afternoon at circa. I had like 90 in food comp from club one left so I finished off the food comp by getting this. My dad was already in the room and was happy that I got this. It is really good. Lobster, crab, class, mussels, fish, shrimp. Yum.

    Next picture was from my low rolling hand pay at 90 cent bet and what you see on the credits was I had left. I got the 18x multiplier during the multiplier free games of a bunch of the pink symbols.

    Last picture was the gold spin wheel of fortune game I got 15x multiplier and then called it a night.
     
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  4. SoCalMon

    SoCalMon High-Roller

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    I wonder if there is a better way to upload pictures on here. I see some trip reports where it's the actual picture in full size and not in thumbnail. Anyone know how to do that?
     
  5. bubbakitty

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    I enjoyed the report. :) Take as many trips with the elders as they can stand. You don’t get do overs…..o_O

    But @35, consider the future. I’m 33 years your senior and I forget things too. :eek: A lot of things :D
    But you’re starting earlier so beware…:blink:..it doesn’t get better as you age.:( make acquaintances with the younger :kiss:nephews/nieces so to navigate new apps.
    Thanks for the report.
     
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  6. SoCalMon

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    I believe age is only a number and to live life every day as best as we can. Will be back in Vegas July 2nd to July 6th staying at the Cal and spending July 4th uptown doing 3 mykonami casinos and then Cosmo the rest of the day until the fireworks. I am going to have so much fun my next trip. I am enjoying vegas big time without having to wear a mask (fully vaccinated) and I badly want to celebrate independence day in Vegas, where all the freedom for the fully vaccinated is at. No way I want to spend it in California because we fully vaccinated do not have all the freedom back yet. Independence Day is all about freedom and celebrating. :)
     
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    After you upload them, click on the "Full Image" button after the upload completes, and it will embed the full image where your cursor is when you click that button. If you upload multiples, there will be a button at the top of the list that inserts all of them in one click, but this only works for completed uploads. If you don't click one of those, the default is it inserts a thumbnail with a link.

    And pro tip- you can go back and edit your post of pics, go to "more options" button, and make that change on your existing posts too.

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  8. SoCalMon

    SoCalMon High-Roller

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    Thank you.
     
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  9. VaDreamer

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    Enjoyed your report and pictures. Coming home with a good portion of your bankroll is terrific and is always my goal, but I rarely accomplish it. It's great that you did and now you have more bankroll for your next trip. I hope your luck continues into July!
     
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    VaDreamer Low-Roller

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    I made a rookie mistake posting multiples just a couple of days ago in my first trip report. Is there any way to delete the duplicates after the pictures have posted and replies have been received? I couldn't figure out how to edit and/or delete. Thanks!
     
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    Yes - you have to go in to edit and more options, and the BBCode will show up there and you delete the text for the file like it says attach then a file name, and then forward slash attach with some brackets around them - delete all that per one you want to get rid of and then save.
     
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    SoCalMon High-Roller

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    Thank you so much. It was really easy. This will come in handy my next trip for sure. I love taking pictures. :)
     
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    Congrats on the wins. Shrimp scampi looked delish! Thanks for taking the time to post your TR and pics. :peace:
     
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    Enjoyed your report. Thanks for sharing!
     
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  15. AlwaysUpForFun

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    Happy Belated Birthday! What a nice way to spend your birthday. I love that you could share it with your parents. Nice photos. Congratulations on the big wins!
     
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    Great report--and thank you for including the pics!
    Happy birthday! :beer:

    Have a wonderful 4th of July trip! :usa:

    RICHARD
     
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    Looks like it was fantastic trip! Thanks for taking time to do write up and share pics
     
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  18. AllieWhitt

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    I really loved your report. Your pictures are beautiful and I agree, that shrimp scampi dish looked De-Lish! :feedme:
     
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    Happy belated birthday - looks like you guys had a great time
     
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    Wonderful pics and report. It appears a grand time was had by all. Happy Birthday to you!
     
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