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Storming the Castle solo 9/8-9/11 My first comp! --live

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by miss_sonja, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. GabrielBFly

    GabrielBFly Vegas Aficionado

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    vegas.com has 10% off all tickets.
     
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  2. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    96E59556-4EA0-4734-A7A1-DB05115FCF80.jpeg Bellagio cocktail was delicious, as always! Got it at the sports bar VP. Played quite a long time; down only $6 over about an hour.

    Hopped over to Cromwell to try the full pay VP. I’ve not had great luck here but you never know!

    Then get my absinthe ticket and back to the castle to swim. Then I think I’ll go downtown so I can play some craps! Gonna try the bus!

    Here’s the closest hand I’ve been to a Royal.
     
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  3. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    I have a $30 off coupon for absinthe from Searsucker, on my last trip.

    Does anyone else say a little prayer when you have two or three to a Royal?
     
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    I've straight up asked the Pit Boss if he can let me play $5, he did. Give it a shot.
     
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  5. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    8C4676EF-3C6B-4D27-B8A7-BAFC9D7D320E.jpeg AFCD3588-FCB5-46B9-9214-F7722B72CF85.jpeg 65F5838F-2CE5-4800-B232-0D6120EAA651.jpeg 529B4245-47FB-4F5F-8FC7-110312A69D24.jpeg The summer Bellagio conservatory display is coming down and fall is coming in! Sneak peek -elephant!
     
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  6. win4me

    win4me It's the year of the piggy, dontcha know!

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    @miss_sonja I am thoroughly enjoying your trip report. I arrive tomorrow & I am always looking for new things to try.
     
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  7. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    B3FD45E5-BA3C-41A8-9B10-F12177A0FA31.jpeg My new favorite slot:Dancing Drums! Got this three spins in!
     
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  8. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    Absinthe ticket acquired. Off to swim. Then downtown for lunch at Le Thai and get a players card at the Cal and use those ACG coupons.

    I’m back to even for the day with that Dancing Drums win. I’ve been playing Dragons whenever I see it. :)
     
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    Your trip is so fun, you are really getting around! Let me know how the pool is at Excalibur - it was absurdly cold weather when I was there so it wasn’t an option. Cute Potted Potter pic too!
     
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    I'm afraid to pray for gambling winso_O!
     
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Two never. 3 i get hopeful. 4 i really want it.
     
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    :blah: This is devastating news. Excal has always been reliable for at least one, sometimes multiple $5 craps tables. Weekdays assuredly and weekends most of the time, too! How could our home base betray us!
     
  13. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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  14. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    So I get to the Cal, trying to play craps and right at the craps tables they’re filming something! Argh!
     
  15. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    Fet297 108 survivor North Vegas

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    Short walk to MSS to get your craps fix...:wiggle:
     
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    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    I was able to get on a table at the Cal. Friendly dealers. No great rolls. Cashed out down $20 after about an hour.

    I cannot drink and play craps! It takes too much focus.

    I used my ACG coupons at Cal. I don’t think I’ll buy one of those again. It’s too much hassle for a small return.

    Tried their 777 Red Lager at the VP lobby bar and played a lot of bonus poker. Best hand was a full house. Yeah, not much VP eye candy here.
     
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  18. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    9F7A8A6D-ADA9-4F92-9C6A-697D3EBD3704.jpeg Dinner at Hattie B’s! Then off to Absinthe.
     
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    Siamese... Oh my, I knew I liked you Miss Sonja (and your daughter)!

    Have an amazing, relaxing, decadent "me trip" and may your dragons bring you hours and hours of wins and fun!

    Have an amazing trip, and may every second be amazing for you!
     
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    Ummmm, hello Van helsing.... Where's that TR? Drac over here wants to know!

    Or Did Sonja's dragons carry you off, or neutralize you with skunk beer?
     
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