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PS - pHo - Cosmo - Vdara - Exca. - CP and a handpay 09-16 / 09-29 Picture TR oh, and a wedding

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  1. RCRD

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    My Trip Report

    Another year, another trip to Vegas! :nworthy:

    Last years trip report: https://www.vegasmessageboard.com/forums/index.php?threads/four-seasons-10-03-10-11-picture-tr.135669

    This was our 7th trip to Vegas since 2011. :beer:

    Me, my girlfriend, her brother and his soon to be wife (first trip to Vegas for them) went to Vegas. They were getting married in Vegas.
    Well, not yet. In Amsterdam it seemed something was wrong with her visa (she's Polish, but lives in The Netherlands for 18 years).
    So we decided to fly on our own without the unlucky couple to Vegas. :cry:
    There are a lot of hotels in this TR because we also slept in the hotels we booked for the unlucky couple.
    5 Days later they finally made it to Vegas. But my girlfriend had to spend lots of time in Vegas to change the reservations for the wedding and their stay and help with the visa application. :faint:

    At the end everybody was happy and here is the picture TR:

    Saturday 09/16

    Boeing 777 Amsterdam - Houston
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    The plane tickets were very cheap, only problem we arrived on a Saturday. So I searched for a low priced hotel for one night and found it on Hotwire. 13 (!) euro for Palace Station (ex resort fee :haha:). View:

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    Construction going on

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    Finally, gambling!

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    Sunday 09/17

    Peppermill

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    :cry: Still hate it this is a stupid parking lot now.

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    More construction

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    Planet Hollywood (5 nights comped) view from room 3567 :nworthy:

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    Next stop Cosmopolitan (2 nights comped) for the unlucky couple who didn't make it yet.
    Room 1991:

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    Evening view pHo room 3567

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    Because of the jetlag we went to bed early. But who cares? Almost 2 more weeks to go! :feedme::woohoo::headbang:
     
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  2. RCRD

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    Monday 09/18

    Mon Ami Gabi

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    Gambling Planet Hollywood

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    :evillaugh:

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    Chili's

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    Very good! :feedme:

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    After this we really enjoyed the view from our room with a drink. :beer::nworthy:
     
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    Tuesday 09/19

    Breakfast, La Salsa Cantina (Miracle Mile Shops) forgot the food pic. :rolleyes2:

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    Sweden, 12 points! :cool:

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    Our room is always a mess, even after one full day. :evillaugh:

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    Never won on this machine. I told my girlfriend but she ofcourse wanted to try. She never won. Not even a bonus, nothing. :evillaugh:

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    Pool time! We liked the pool at Planet Hollywood very much. Don't understand why other people say this is the worst pool of the strip.

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    Bought the new Nokia 8 phone with dual cam shot. :headbang:

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    36 dollars for 2 liter of sangria. :lock:

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    Didn't try. :whistle:

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    Next we had to check out at Cosmo and check in at Vdara. We booked a Panaromic Suite (3 nights) for the other couple but as they still
    didn't arrive we slept in it (first day).
    Suite 49001

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    Ready for a Cosmo evening

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    Holsteins

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    :clap:

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    That must be good?

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    Oh, oooh, ooooooh, I DID IT!! :woohoo:

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    Had to wait over an hour. So what! :love:

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    So true

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    The very next slot. Crazy, got the multiplier 2X. :wiggle::woohoo::woot:

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    We slept very well after all this! :evillaugh: :thumbsup:
     
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  4. Richard Alpert

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    Sweet!
    Congrats
    on the handy! :thumbsup:
    Great TR so far! Thanks for sharing it! :D

    RICHARD
     
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    Loving it! Love the pictures. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Wow, great hits! Walking Dead is a money drain for me but I always give it a whirl! Looking forward to more.
     
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    Looks like you're having a fun time! Great wins---keep it up.
     
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    Great pictures and super wins!! Enjoy the rest of your trip. I know it's hard to do with everything that happened in Vegas on Sunday night, but in this world we live in now, you just never know where these tragedies will occur. Hope you are all okay, and hope to hear from you guys soon.
     
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    Glad to see you all like it.
    Yes Casinokid68, we arrived home on 09/30. Thank you for the kind words.
    Couldn't post the rest of our happy trip, I was speechless and only could watch the news.
    I am so sorry for those who are affected by this tragedy. :cry:

    Wednesday 09/20

    Pool Vdara

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    After this we returned to the Planet Hollywood pool because we liked it better there.
    Then it was time for some walking.

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    Rhumbar

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    Thursday 09/21

    7 AM, another beautiful day in the valley. :nworthy:

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    I love it to win in the morning. :love:

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    Original Buffaloooo, yes please.

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    Cabo Wabo

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    ameriCAN Beer Bar, Linq promenade.

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    Friday 09/22

    The other couple finally arrived on Thursday evening and today they got married. :clap:

    After one night in the Panaromic Suite in the Vdara they moved to Excalibur and we did too (comped, 3 nights + f/b + freeplay).

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    Party time. :beer:

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    View from room 26207

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    My girlfriend. ready for the wedding. :love:

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    They both said yes! :thumbsup:

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    It's Vegas, right. :woot:

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    :evillaugh:

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    Saturday 09/23

    Winning :lock:

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    Buca di Beppo

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    Mmmmmmm

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    Pizza Rock Downtown

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    Delicious! :feedme:

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    Biff Tannen's Pleasure Paradise :evillaugh:

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    Golden Nugget. Oh YES (83 free spins!)

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    :headbang::wiggle::woohoo:

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    Thank you Heidi, Auf Wieder Schnitzel! :kiss:

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    Yeah,right. :rolleyes2:

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    Then we went to Charlies (Flamingo) and stayed till the end. :beer::drunk: ( :bang: )

    Sunday 09/24

    Only one picture, I slept all day after a short pool session. really needed it after a full week in Vegas. :thumbsup:

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    Monday 09/25

    Last hotel, Caesars Palace view from room 2309 (Palace Tower).

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    Mesa Grill, forgot the food pic.

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    Hmmpff, liked the fountains better. :thumbsdown:

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    Hell's Kitchen construction.

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    We all love Heidi's. :evillaugh:

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    Chlling at the Caesars pool.

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    Happy couple since 1996. :kiss:

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    Cheesecake Factory

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    Score! Rio Hotel.

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    Voodoo Lounge. We love that place. :nworthy:

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    Witchdoctor Cocktail. 26 dollar in 2011, 36 dollar in 2016 and 52 dollar
    in 2017. Okay....

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    They also have a blue one now. (and another colour I forgot)

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    Good DJ.

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    It was a crazy night... :headbang:
     
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    Tuesday 09/26

    Rare pic because we walked totally wrong. :whistle:

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    Canonita

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    Forum Casino. La la la la la la la la laaaaaa.

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    First time ever we took a bath in Vegas. It was good!

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    Diablo's Cantina

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    Cool drones.

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    Very responsible mix of beverages here. I like the way you off set the Coca Cola with a Coke zero. Same with the Pepsi 0. Why waste the calories when you have all that tasty booze waiting for?!

    Great report my friend!
     
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    Wednesday 09/27

    Cabana day! Thrid year in a row number 33, Lazy River. :woot:

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    Looked like he was sleeping. :D

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    Service girl :clap:

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    All those healthy options! :)rolleyes2:) :evillaugh:

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    Heidi paid the bill. :thumbsup::evillaugh:

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    I always love the casino entrance to NYNY.

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    Thanks Grid. :cool:
     
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    Thursday 09/28

    Buffet Bellagio.

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    Why do they tell me that? 1680 calories. WTF
    Yeah, let's eat it, NOW. :feedme:

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    First time ever an ice cream looks better in real then on the menu picture. :nworthy:
    And yes, it was worth the 1680 calories. :evillaugh:

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    Forum Tower CP

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    Another year with no big wins on Buffaloo GOLD. Next year I won't play that machine again! (.......haha.............. HAHAHAHA)

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    This is the very large jumbo slot you see everywhere. Put in 200. Nothing at all happened. Then this showed up, so al the four
    of us screaming: "THIS MUST BE BIGG!! YESSS WOWWW" Everybody looks at us, what is going on that machine??
    Price: 30 dollar.....:rolleyes2: (5 dollar a press)
    Very embarrassing moment. :thumbsup:

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    Outback Steakhouse (Chili's ribs tasted better)

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    I want to buy a Buffaloo machine to play at home! Totally love it. :nworthy:

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    Friday 09/29


    Had to leave early.

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    Goodbye my beloved Las Vegas. Till we meet again! :wave:

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    And so another fabulous trip came to an end.
    I already booked a comped suite at Bally's for next year (5 nights). I hope Mlife will
    come up with a nice offer too as we made it Gold.
    Next year we will visit EDC (18-20 May) to celebrate my 30 years of House/EDM addiction. :headbang::woohoo::woot:

    Have fun, win big and take care. :wave:
     

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    LOVED all your pics! Thanks for reminding us how awesome Vegas is and getting me out of the dumps for a bit.

    I have to say though...Chili’s rib?!? Really? :poke:

    ;)
     
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    Thanks RCRD!! Awesome trip report. Really gets me in the spirit.
     
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    Oh, that looked like fun! I enjoyed seeing your adventures! I agree with you on the Buffalo. Very addicting...when it's winning.
     
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