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Trade Silver strikes

Discussion in 'Coupons & Sweepstakes' started by Spudz3, Apr 19, 2017.

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  1. Spudz3

    Spudz3 Newbie

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    Hi folks. I am looking for some strikes to fill in my collection. Does anyone have Sam's Town, hotel plus games (craps, poker, or roulette)? Or LV Club, hotel and V logo?
     
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  2. letsgotovegas

    letsgotovegas VIP Whale

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    With any luck @DaiLun will see this an should be able to point you in the right direction for trading Silver Strikes. I'm not sure you'll get much traction posting this here. You might try "Start a Conversation" with DaiLun as well.

    Good luck!
     
  3. DaiLun

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    Looks Like he already found:

    http://www.thestrikepoint.com/

    There is also a group on Facebook

    Casino Silver Strikes
     
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    Soo can anyone explain what exactly this is?
    Is it always the same casinos? do they move around?
    Does the slot machine actually spit out the token or print a paper for you to redeem somewhere?
    I normally stay at places like Planet Hollywood, Flamingo, Caesars and have never seen these machines so I am assuming they are down town mostly?
    what denom/type of machine are these normally?
    Are they easy to identify if you are looking for them?
    Are they hard to get a spot at or is there often slot machines open?

    Soo many questions heh
     
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    All your answers....
    http://www.silverstrikers.com/
     
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  6. DaiLun

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    Soo can anyone explain what exactly this is? <--Yes I can. I have been collecting Silver Strikes since about the early '90s

    Is it always the same casinos? do they move around? <-- before 2009, almost every casino in the US, Canada and Cruise Ships had silver Strike machine. In 2009, IGT decided that they were no longer going to support the Silver Strike machines, and gave the casinos two choices at the end of the current lease. 1) Turn the machines in, or 2) Buy them.

    Does the slot machine actually spit out the token or print a paper for you to redeem somewhere? <--The machine actually dispenses a token

    I normally stay at places like Planet Hollywood, Flamingo, Caesars and have never seen these machines so I am assuming they are down town mostly? <--There are only 4 casinos that currently have Silver Strike machines. They are: Venetian, Palazzo, Four Queens, and El Cortez. The four Queens has the most, with 8. Each of the other casinos have one.

    what denom/type of machine are these normally? <--The are all quarter machines, and you need to bet three quarters to be eligible for a Silver Strike

    Are they easy to identify if you are looking for them?<--Yes

    Are they hard to get a spot at or is there often slot machines open? <- At Venetian, Palazzo, and El Cortez, it is relatively easy. At Four Queens it can be rather difficult at one of the four times in the calendar year when new strikes are distributed. At those times, the Silver Strikers are in town and during the day pretty much occupy the machines for about 18 hours a day.

    More information can be found at

    www.silverstrikers.com
     
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  7. Guy_

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    Thanks for the reply Dailun! I will be looking for these machines on my trip in June.

    All 4 of those casinos listed are casinos I pretty much never step foot in so I will have to detour a bit heh
     
  8. DaiLun

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    An update . . . .

    Venetian/Palazzo has decided to discontinue their Silver Strike program.

    From an email between Venetian/Palazzo and the Silver Strikers club publicity and promotions chair on April 21, 2017:

    "Good morning xxxxxxxx, yes the information you heard is true. Our executive team has made the decision to not renew any further replenishment of our Silver Strike coins and once our current inventory is depleted the machines will no longer be offered. Currently we are only offering the Silver Strike slot machine at the Palazzo. I expect the current inventory to last between 4 to 6 weeks. Since this decision was just made, I do not have any further information as to how long we will continue the buying back portion of this program as soon as I get that information I will pass it on to you. Thank you, xxxxxxxxxxx.
     
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  9. jon_vegas

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    I will be in vegas this coming monday and paying the Palazzo a visit to check on the strike machine and also the cage. will report back next week.
     
  10. DaiLun

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    I've already confirmed that they don't have any more $300 strikes, and my buddy cashed in my 35 clears a couple of weeks ago.
     
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    Updates as people visit the Palazzo machine would be much appreciated. Will stop in during my Memorial Day trip if it is still spitting them out.
     
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    I was just at the Palazzo this morning. There were TWO strikes left. both clears. Slot attendant half-jokingly asked me to get the last 2 so they can get rid of it. Don't think it would last the day and probably gone by the end of the week. Here's a pic:

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    I played this machine last week, Played $80 till I hit a silver strike, and it was clear.
     
  14. jon_vegas

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    I played at Four Queens downtown yesterday and it also took me $80 to get my first strike. These f*ers are tight.
     
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    I must admit that I was really excited to play these SS machines not so long ago but lately, I'm slowly getting turned off collecting strikes. I was at 4Q this past weekend and put in a $100 and only got 2 of them and not a lot of wins either. Similar results from my last few visits. It just isn't worth it anymore for me if this is the "going rate" to get a strike at 4Q. Just waiting for a nice $300 strike to turnover my 30 clear caps which cost me a lot lot lot more than its $300 face value. lol. The Palazzo SS are a lot easier to obtain from my experience though. $10-$20 usually got me at least 1 strike. How much do you guys usually play before getting a strike at these places?
     
  16. DaiLun

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    Short answer - $12.50 a strike, and this is based on:

    the fact I have acquired over 1,000 SS in the last 4 years (I have every $300 Strike from 2013 on, and at one time had nine of one particular $300 strike). These are my observations over a "small" (1,000 SS) sample size.

    I qualify that by stating the following terms under which I will play a Silver Strike machine.

    1)There have to be red/blue caps in the machine(s), and a blue cap counts as $20-25 and red cap counts as $30-35, this offsets the house "PC"
    2)My bankroll is at least $200 (more often $400)
    3)I can get on two adjacent machines at once

    What I have found is that the two machines balance each other out.

    If you go down in January or June to the Silver Striker tournament, you can "buy" 30 clear caps for about $360 if you feel that you luck is "bad" and want to get your $300 strike the "easy" way. You can also trade or sell your excess red/blues at the trading session.

    On my last session (listed in my TR),

    "https://www.vegasmessageboard.com/forums/index.php?threads/1-31-2017-the-shortest-trip-possible-for-a-non-resident-see-why.138498/

    "$470, and I got 53 silver strikes, forty eight clear, two red and three blue
    By my formula, that adds up to $650 in silver strikes."

    On another session (At Venetian) it took me $200 and I only got 4 clears and one blue cap (the one I was after).
     
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