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Off to Vegas I go! 8/14-8/21 The D, Plaza, Caesars

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by AlPal, Aug 14, 2019 at 2:49 PM.

  1. AlPal

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    My Trip Report

    Waiting for the train into Chicago. I’m not going to be as detailed as someone like @notfromconcentrate but I’ll be sure post the highlights and some food porn.

    I land tonight around 10. First 2 nights at The D.
    Plaza Friday night on the very gracious VMB Plaza offer. Dinner reservations at Andiamo. Most of the 17 or so people in our group will be in town by then.

    Saturday I check into Caesars for the remainder of the trip. We have a wedding Saturday night, and Sterling Brunch Sunday. Everything else is going to be up in the air.

    Wish me luck!
     

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  2. Robin W

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    Safe Travels!! Looking forward to following along!
     
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    Have a great trip, and lots of luck!
     
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    Good luck.
     
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    Looking forward to following along..and good luck!
     
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  8. AlPal

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    Flight was delayed about an hour. Checked in at the D around 11 and went to bed. Actually slept in a bit, which was surprising! Had some food comp to burn at 4 queens so I ate at Magnolia’s. It was my first time. Food was decent, service was not.

    Just walking around playing my freeplay at the different properties downtown and picking up match play. Was dealt 4 9’s at GG for a $39 progressive. That’s the only highlight so far. Up about $50 at this point.
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  9. eliza

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    Nice deal at GG. Looking forward to following along - particularly re: Sterling Brunch. It's on my bucket list - I'll get to it eventually.
     
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  10. AlPal

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    This will be my second time. The first was a few years ago when I didn’t really have a found taste for lobster and crab. Now it’s all I want to eat. Expensive, but imo worth it.
     
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  11. AlPal

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    Had a pretty uneventful day. Spent some time at the pool here at The D. It is small, but does the job. I keep trying to use the stationary bike in the gym, but someone is on it every time I poke my head in. I’m on an almost 3 month stretch of doing at least one mile of dedicated activity a day. Normally I’d bike or walk/jog outside but 110 degrees puts a damper on that!

    Lunch was some tacos from Wana Taco at the 4 Q’s. Cheap and delicious!

    Put about 2k of coin through the Vue bar on 8/5 BP. Finished the session down $25. Hit 4 aces (forgot the pic) right off the bat and then hit 4 J’s for a nice $45 progressive. A guy down the bar was dealt a straight flush shortly after this for the $176 progressive.

    Nothing else fun to report...yet! I’m trying to take it easy, at least for the first few days.

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  12. AlPal

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    Played at the Vue bar for a couple hours this morning. About 2k coin through. Down about $125 for the day. Had a few 4oaks and a 4 to a RF.

    Just checked into the Plaza Luxe room. Pics and my thoughts on it to come in a few.

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    Plaza Luxe room. I’m impressed. Check in was a breeze. The room is very nice, clean and bright. Love the bathroom, it’s 100x better than the standard room I had last fall here. Gary is out of town, but I hope to catch up with him at another time to thank him. Off to the pool! Dinner at Andiamo tonight, followed by a group slot pull somewhere.

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    Good luck with the rest of the trip!
     
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