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The Lord Above Made the World For Us, but The Devil Made Las Vegas

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  1. Dearns

    Dearns Low-Roller

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    My Trip Report



    After being a member for over 5 years I think it's time I gave a small amount back. We recently visited Vegas for a friend's birthday from 27th May to 1st June so here's a trip report.

    Background

    As I say, we were visiting for a friend's 40th birthday. There were 4 of us coming over from the UK for 4 nights. There was myself, my wife (C), my friend (K) and his wife (B). I've known K for around 18 years and he's one of my closest friends. This is the second time I've been with K, the third time with C but it is B's first time. We booked way back in July 2017 and got deal on Expedia for £800 per person with Virgin and staying at the Cosmopolitan in city rooms with a free buffet brunch each at Wicked Spoon.

    Mine and C's budget was $3200 which needed to cover all gambling, food, drink, shopping and any other expenses. We arrived with the aim of playing slots at $1.50 - $2 a spin and not losing more than $300 per day each on gambling. Only other plans were to use MyVegas rewards at NFI (2 x 241 entrees), Camelot Steakhouse ($100), Public House ($20 off $40), the Lounge at Excalibur ($25 off $50) and Carnegie Deli (241 sandwich) and one day to have a rental car to visit the malls and do some shopping. B also had requests to visit GR Burger, Carlo's Bakery in Venetian and Target.
     
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    LOL. Never heard that song before. I love how he pronounces Las Vegas.
     
  3. Dearns

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    When we booked in July I began to think that the trip was cursed. After booking through Expedia (K in charge) there were a few hiccups. K booked his wife in her maiden name, Virgin took two lots of payment for booking our specific seats, we were booked twice on the same flight coming home and, bizarrely, C's first name was changed on Expedia's end to 'RHF'. After a few phone calls all was resolved until......... the night before flying as we checked in online C was unable to be checked in. Another call to Virgin and we were again reassured that everything would be fine.

    We decided to park at Manchester Airport on Jet Parks and got 5/6 days parking for £37 including 'insurance' in case we were delayed on our return. We went for this as we were given a 52 minute turnaround in Atlanta on the way home and we thought this was pushing it a little. I would recommend using Jet Parks. Park up, get the shuttle bus and be dropped off at the terminal doors. Nice and easy. Met up with K and B at the airport and check in was fine after all. We noticed that there was a hen party on our flight that were quite boisterous. K kept insisting that we were going to end up sitting next to them and telling me that he blamed me if we were. On the plane on time for our direct flight and got settled into our seats smack bang next to our hen friends for the next 10 and half hours. K gave me very disapproving looks and many shakes of his head throughout the journey.

    Managed to watch Black Panther on the plane and read around half of the book 'Grandissimo' which I would recommend to anyone thinking of reading it. Also came top of the onboard trivia game leader board and won nothing but a massive internal sense of pride and the envy of 'Tony' as we seemed to be the only 2 people on the plane that knew the game was there. Our hen friends seemingly hadn't been on an aeroplane before as they were giddier than a giddy kid on Christmas Eve. At one point one of them was having a silent disco by herself apart from two things - 1) she was singing out loud to the music and 2) everyone within 10 rows could hear the music also.

    Overall, very impressed with my first time flying with Virgin. Took off maybe 20 mins later than the scheduled time of 11:20am which is basically on time and within 30 minutes they were round with the drinks trolley. 30 minutes later it was food which was OK for airline food and there were constant drinks services throughout and before landing we got a pasty and afternoon tea also. Drinks and entertainment are included in the price of your ticket which I know isn't the case with Thomas Cook. I would say, if possible, book one of the '2 seat rows' if you can. Most of the rows in economy are 343 but at the rear there are some 242 rows where the '2' seats aren't cramped and there was room between the window seat and the window to spread out a bit more. Also, behind our seats (row 64) there was space to stand so that you could stretch your legs mid flight. I will say that we experienced the worst turbulence I've ever experienced as we were approaching Vegas. Not just your typical rocking but it felt like the plane dropped from under you like on a theme park ride. One of our hen friends said that it was worse than giving birth. This got a look from B as if to say "you idiot" and she should know as she has given birth twice.

    Arrived in Vegas around 1:30pm so the flight only took 2 hours :D Off the plane refreshed and ready to get through immigration sharpish to get the show on the road!
     
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  4. Dearns

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    I'd never heard of it until we visited Vegas! The UK airline played it as we were taxiing to the gate (right after the obligatory Viva Las Vegas of course.)
     
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    I'm anxious to hear more. I will be in Vegas on Sunday, but I only have a 4 hour flight which seems to take forever.
     
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  6. Dearns

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    Sunday 27th May

    So, into the immigration hall we go and oh my what a sight. The biggest queue I have seen faced us. We had landed at the same time as another flight so we had a long wait in front of us. Myself and C used the self service machines as we fulfilled the criteria to be eligible - we have been to the USA since 2008, we had a valid ESTA and we had previously traveled on our passports. K and B on the other hand had to queue as, in fitting with the build up, K realised about 8 weeks before flying that his passport had expired and he needed a new one so he hadn't previously traveled on his passport. We said that we'd go through, sort the cases out and meet them in the baggage hall. When using the self serve machines they ask you the questions on the piece of paper you need to fill in on the plane then give you a print out with your picture on an d the details you entered. I don't know if the flight took it out of me or what but I looked grim on the picture. It comes out looking like a caricature picture that you see people posing for. There was a helluva lot of black on it!

    Now the bit that I didn't get. You then still had to queue to be checked in by an agent. The advantage of the self serve machine was that it was a smaller queue than the regular one. While queuing we got talking to other passengers around us which lead to a bit of a strange story. Prior to this trip (where the lady was very nice actually) I'd said that I'd never dealt with an immigration officer that seems to like their job. A man in front of us heard this and told us that you have to watch out as they try to trip you up and get information out of you which lead to him telling us a strange story. He said that on his last time through he was told that they noticed he didn't fly back out of Vegas and they had information that he'd hired a car and driven across the border into Mexico. He denied this and said that he'd flown back out of Vegas but this lead to him now having a conspiracy theory that they are simply trying to get you to admit to some thing you hadn't done. When he was speaking to an agent he was speaking slowly and in a deliberate way which to me just made him more suss and likely to get the rubber glove treatment.

    Anyways, we made it through to baggage claim where the cases were stacked 2 and 3 high on a stationary belt as the owners were still likely to be queuing behind us. Got the cases and waited for K and B which took a while, probably 40 minutes in total from us starting to queue to them coming through.Out and into a taxi to The Cosmopolitan. Wow, if I thought the queue was bad at the airport I've clearly never tried to check in to The Cosmopolitan on a holiday weekend. I will admit to being rubbish at taking pictures this trip but I managed to get one of the check in area

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    I really hope those aren't live images from the shower as I'd clear the place in 30 seconds.

    There was a member of staff bringing water around which was a nice touch. Get to the front and K opens up with "it's my birthday" which didn't seem to get him anywhere. The desk clerk asked if there were any requests and K's only one was "not in a room next to him because he snores" as he pointed at me. Now I've never heard myself snore so I think he's lying but C did get given a pair of industrial ear protectors as a wedding present off the best men, one of which was K. After being asked if we wanted to be a couple of floors apart, we settled for on the same floor and close. Also asked for a fridge for each room which we were told would be dropped off. Myself and C got 2646 and K and B got 2651, both in the Chelsea Tower. We booked city rooms and that's what we got. Pictures of mine and C's room are here

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    Maybe the "it's my birthday" line worked a little. K and B's view

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    Unpacked, showered and knocked on for K and B. We decided to walk around the casino for a little bit but didn't gamble. We then made our way down to Hooters. We all love Hooters and as there is only one in the UK that is around 2 hours from home we try to go every time we're in the US. We walked down and halfway B decided that she wanted to get a taxi on the way back! Had wings, tater tots, fried pickles and a couple of beers each. Around $75 per couple. Played in Hooters a little as C likes it iin there as she tends to win something every trip. I played around a little and this goes down as my first win of the trip

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    C won $150 on a Bewitched slot which she cashed so the Hooters streak continues and I had another win of $66 on Walking Dead which put me level. We ended up walking back and as we returned B decided to go up to bed as it was now around 9/9:30pm. I will say that the smell of weed is noticeable on the strip but it doesn't seem to be everywhere on the strip. K walked B to bed then rejoined us downstairs. I was playing around on slots including Crazy Money, Buffalo Gold (love/hate relationship with the Buffalo machines), Beerhaus and Walking Dead but nothing was hitting. C played around on 'spinny thing' slots which she says were being kind to her. They must have been as she finished level and I was down $300 by the time we went to bed. On the way up we saw Jayson Werth and his partner were being shown around by a Cosmo suit. Werth is on a minors deal with Seattle and their AAA affiliate were playing against the 51s on Memorial Day which we were going to see. Told K as we are both baseball fans, C was oblivious and and managed to muster "who?"
     
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  7. Dearns

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    Monday 28th May (Memorial Day)

    Woke up around 7:30am which is a lie in compared to the 5am that we usually wake up our first day in Vegas. Went down with K and B to claim the brunch we got with our booking. Simply had to charge it to the room and it would be comped on check out. No line at 8:30am so straight in and seated. The brunch is actually $45 if you were to pay for it so $90 value per couple and we would have been happy to pay for it. A vast array of dishes from your breakfast items, carving station, Asian, fresh omelettes, salads, cold cuts, everything! No pictures but the highlights were probably the brisket eggs benedict, mac and cheese and the sirloin from the carving station. Didn't sample everything but would definitely return again on our next visit. We said that it could be an option for later in the trip but with only having 4 nights there wasn't time to go back with everything else that we wanted to do.

    After brunch we decided to do a bit of a tour of the north end of the strip as B had ever been before and wanted to see as much as she could. Started out at Planet Hollywood across the way then into Paris, Ballys, Cromwell and Flamingo. Only played in Planet Hollywood and Paris. I never have any luck in Planet Hollywood and that continued, down maybe $100 there. Over in Paris we had a walk around as C likes the casino and says that she would like to stay there one trip. I played some Deuces Wild and was up around $10. Didn't play in Ballys, Cromwell or Flamingo but we did visit the flamingo habitat for the first time. Didn't see any flamingos but did see a pelican, some turtles and some fish. Nice garden area but quite small and not much going on out there.

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    By the time we got to the Linq promenade I was ready for a drink so we stopped off at In 'n' Out. This place was mad busy and we were lucky to get a seat but managed to spot a table outside and parked ourselves there. Myself and C shared a double double with animal style fries and had a drink each. It was a nice burger but not sure if I'd make a special journey to have one on future trips. K and B however love them and always visit when they are in California visiting friends. From there we popped in to see Big Elvis for a few minutes but as always there were no seats available so just stood at the door. I'm sure he had the same groupies on the front row that were there back in October 2016. Cut through Harrahs and headed over in to Venetian.

    Venetian is one of those places that both C and I think is a beautiful resort but it isn't somewhere I would say that we have a desire to stay there. Have no idea why but that's just how we feel. Made or way to Carlo's Bakery which it turns out we took the longest route possible to get to. We went up the moving walkway near Madame Tussaud's and into the shopping area via the first doors. We did a full circuit of the mall area before we asked someone where the bakery was. Turns out that if we had gone past the first doors and entered the other end we would have been straight there. Still, the steps all add up and make you feel like you've done your exercise for the day. Didn't pop into any shops apart from the sweet shop where I got C a present that wasn't a diamond ring, a fancy car or a house in the hills but something from the heart.

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    Oh and I also got her a cream puff from the bakery. Cannoli for me and K and B got a t shirt and some other merchandise with their baked goods. B is a big fan of his and was massively excited to be there. I don't think it disappointed. From there we entered the Palazzo and walked through to the other side where we popped in to the Wynn. Now this is a hotel that both C and I would like to stay in. Just something about the casino and the vibe that we like. We always seem to enter via the corridor of shops. These are shops that I will never step foot in as they fail my simple test - if there are more members of staff than customers I get the feeling I won't be able to afford anything in there. Played around in the Wynn and ended up around $25 after playing Deuces Wild as I got 3 royals with deuces in the space of around 15 minutes. Also went on Buffalo Gold again and we are still firmly in the 'hate' section of our relationship. Willy Wonka is going the same way too.

    After Wynn we walked down to the Forum Shops as K and B wanted to check out Skechers for some shoes for their son. I was disappointed when we entered as the curved escalator wasn't working as this is something I always enjoy doing while there! Small things eh? No luck in Skechers but the ladies managed to spend some of the money in Victoria's Secret on the mists that they do. Had a decent offer on of 3 for $21 which works out as around £16 in our money. They retail over here for £12 each so it was a no brainer for them. Headed through Caesars without playing anything and headed back to the Cosmopolitan as it was getting towards 5:30pm and we were going watching the 51s game with a first pitch time of 7:08pm.

    Quick shower and out again. Watching the 51s came about as K and I are both big baseball fans - he is an As fan, I'm a Giants fan. K actually plays at the AAA level in the GB baseball league system and his team were the AA champions a few years ago. As well as being the champions they also win the competition for the best team name too - the Bolton Robots of Doom! (Now relocated to Halton.) Before we left I booked 4 tickets using Ticketmaster via the 51s website. The seats were $17 each and after fees it was $76. We sat in section 13 row E seats 6-9 which were behind home plate and gave a great view of the game. I think you'd be OK turning up on the day as there were plenty of seats free all over the ground.

    Got a taxi from Cosmopolitan and told the driver Cashman Field. He asked us for the address as he didn't know how to get there. When we gave it to him he asked my friend could he put it in his phone so he could use the maps to direct him! When my friend told him that his UK data package wouldn't allow it the driver put it in his own phone for directions. He still failed with this as he missed the turn off on the I15 and only realised when my friend told him. Was $30 which included a minimal tip for the trouble getting there.

    We got there just after 7pm and made our way to the seats. They give free programmes on the way in to the game which is a nice touch. Saw a good game with GB pitcher Blake Taylor making his debut at AAA. 51s won 10-1. It was value Monday where hot dogs, Crackerjacks, peanuts and another item that I can't remember were $1 each. Hot dogs were decent for the price and had a couple as we hadn't eaten since In 'n' Out. C got a chicken burger and crisps in the 5th inning for $12. She says that it was basically inedible and had to throw it away because the bun was rock hard and the chicken burger dry. She also ended up with a hot dog. Jayson Werth mustn't have won big as he still had to show up for work tonight.

    After the game there were no taxis around but there is a telephone on the left as you leave that is free to use where you can get a taxi sent to you. We waited around 10-15 minutes for one. Driver much better than the one that took us and he was a funny guy. $35 including tip to the Cosmopolitan.

    Was something different and I'd like to do it again if we were there for longer than the 4 nights we were there this time. Don't think C would fancy it though as she doesn't really enjoy sport.

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    The day seemed to have caught up with C as we waited for a taxi back

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    Played about a bit back at Cosmopolitan which was uneventful. Can't remember anything about it so neither of us must have won anything and I actually think I was down. Off to bed around 11:30pm.
     
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    Neither have I. And after his dark tone about Vegas, I HAD to listen to "Don't Go Down to Reno." Lol

    Great start so far @Dearns!
     
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    Loving this TR. Great job, photos and details are brilliant.:D
     
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    Thanks for the replies and comments everyone! Time has got away from me this weekend with work related stuff so hoping to finish this off at some point tomorrow or Tuesday.

    As a little extra, my mum and dad used to be the stewards of local clubs in the 70s and knew Tony Christie through booking acts. When he used to work the club circuit he would drink a bottle of vodka before going on stage. To be fair, I would probably start singing after a bottle of vodka too but not to the same standards I'd guess. If you were in the old karaoke bar in Imperial Palace late October 2010 and heard my rendition of 7 Days by Craig David, you'd agree.

    If you want a couple more Tony Christie tunes here's some below. Thinking about it, he never seemed to have any luck when he went to the US.



     
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    It’s a hidden gem.
    I only heard it for the first time last year and think it’s my favourite song on my Vegas playlist.
     
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    Apologies for the radio silence - we had the dreaded Ofsted in at work! So, where was I? Ah, yes......

    Tuesday 29th May

    Woke up around 8:30am and the first port of call was Ocean One in Miracle Mile.We were actually headed to Earl of Sandwich but took a wrong turn and ended up there instead. K, C and I had the two eggs option, B the pancakes and bacon. With 3 coffees and a breakfast tea, tax and tip it came to a round $50. Great value and decent food. After there we headed over to Bellagio via Planet Hollywood casino, finding and passing Earl of Sandwich on the way. Walked into the conservatory to look at the summer display which was actually the same as the one we saw in August 2013 which I thought was weird as it literally hadn't changed any over the previous 5 years worth of display. Still enjoy walking around the conservatory no matter how many times we've done it now.

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    From there we headed into the casino where the only good thing I can report back on is that they do a great Irish coffee with Baileys. It was absolute carnage. Walking Dead was a miss, Buffalo was a miss, Quick Hits was a miss and Heidi and Hans are now off the Christmas card list for good. $150 down before midday which is half of my daily bankroll and when C found out it got a response of "fucking hell, slow down." Did a quick tour of the casino with my expensive but excellent coffee and took the tram down to Aria.

    B had been asking about craps so we sat at an empty bubble craps machine and each put $20 in. $5 pass line bet and the point was made. I then put a bet on 8 but pressed twice by mistake. Couldn't find how to cancel the bet and the clock started ticking down. I panicked and somehow ended up putting $15 on 8. B was the shooter and sevened out. Shit. Moved on to a Wonka machine and put $100 in. Down to my last $20 so decided to put it into a Deuces Wild machine. This has been the only thing that has given me play so far this trip. $20 dollars in and press max bet. The cards were dealt but the pay table only went to 2 credits rather than 5. What's going on here? Oh, that'll be because it's a $10 machine not a 25c machine! Bugger. Ended up with 2 pairs which is nothing. Learned an expensive lesson about checking the denomination there.

    Walked through to Park MGM and it was better than I expected. There isn't anything particularly special that jumps out about it, it just seems like a normal casino that's done up well. I will say that it's small and the front of it where the strip entrance is a mess. Just what seems like a service entrance leading to the side road. As we stepped outside I asked C to pass me my sunglasses as she's the one that is tasked with carrying the items like that in her bag. She replied that she didn't have them. Well I don't have them. So now not only am I $150 down I'm also a £150 pair of prescription sunglasses down now too. She now again demanded that I buy myself a manbag for about the thousandth time and I couldn't really say anything against it. This is turning into a great day so far. On the way to NYNY we were waiting to cross the road and a group behind us were asking themselves where Monte Carlo has gone. They'd completely missed Park MGM and didn't even recognise it was still there and that it had changed. Someone else actually told them that it was closed and wasn't open due to the changeover. I corrected them and told them how to enter from the strip but it got me thinking that the mess at the front must be hurting them.

    Into NYNY we went and first place we went was the restroom as C and B both had to go as it's the law that women go in pairs. Whilst they were there I put a $20 into a machine I hadn't seen before. Something to do with spinning a wheel and possibly getting an Afterburner. Five $1 spins in and I get a spin on the wheel. Spun for $30. Nice. Next thing, the machine starts doing something and an afterburner wheel spins for a 2x multiplier. Nicer. Cashed out for a quick $55 profit and it is hopefully the start of the comeback. Myself and C have MyVegas 241 rewards for NFI so we go to get them loaded up. When we come away from the desk, K comes over with a TITO for $138. They've only been playing 40c spins on Quick Hits so that is a nice win. It turns out they actually put $20 into a WOF machine and got a spin on the wheel really quickly. There were 2 things they didn't notice - it was a $1 machine and they actually spun for $250! As they'd been playing penny slots they thought it was $2.50 and kept playing. They'd had quite a few more spins and unwittingly played it down to $138. They said if they'd realised they'd have cashed earlier. They actually wouldn't have put their money in if they'd realised it was a $1 machine.

    In to NFI for lunch and we were sitting on the patio. Really nice place for something to eat and people watch. We ordered onion rings and fried pickles to share plus a sandwich and fries each. Soft drinks all round and the bill came to $111 but with the MyVegas rewards got $70 knocked off so $41 before tip. A VERY respectable prie for an excellent lunch and great service with out drinks constantly being topped up. We will definitely return on our next trip to Vegas. As I say we spent the time people watching and I personally spent the time retracing my steps in my head wondering where the sunglasses could be. Aria is the likely place so will have to check on the ay back.

    After NFI we simply pottered around the south strip. Visited Mandalay Bay, Luxor and a brief stop in Excalibur to get the Camelot steakhouse $100 credit and the $25 lounge at Excalibur credit added. K and B returned to the Cosmo from Luxor to spend time in and around the pool. They said that it was good but could only get loungers away from the pool. Gambling wise the only thing of note was a 35c WOF slot on Mandalay Bay that took a shine to me. Put $50 in and cashed out for $80 about 20 mins later after having a few spins on the wheel. It was an Emerald 7s version and gave me a decent amount of play. Going to look for one in Cosmo later tonight. From Excalibur we played for about 15 minutes in NYNY and I decided to put another $20 into the afterburner machine from earlier. A few spins in and I get a bonus spin again. This time I spun for $40 and got another 2x multiplier for a nice $80 bonus. Today is actually turning out OK now. Headed into Aria to see if anyone had found my sunglasses. After ironically having trouble locating lost and found I spoke to someone just as they were filling in some paperwork with my sunglasses case in front of them. Excellent.

    Tuesday evening was the evening that we had set aside to visit the Camelot steakhouse in Excalibur. Myself and C visited back in 2013 and it was an excellent meal so we decided to recommend it to K and B. C said that it had the best French onion soup she had ever had including the ones that she's had in Paris. Beforehand we went to the lounge at Excalibur to use a $25 off $50 MyVegas reward. The impression I got from the lounge is that it was a space that had nothing so they decided to put a bar and some chairs there to make a bit of money. The pint wasn't that great but the cocktail and spirits were decent is the feedback. Around $60 before the reward for 3 pints, a cocktail and a vodka and coke. As we came out of the lounge I noticed that there was a Buffalo machine that had a 'cloudy' screen. Looked closer and someone had won $2606. So far I have had one bonus of $2. The machine was empty and noticed that the person's players card was still in the machine. I was just about to take it out to give to an attendant then realised that the winner had moved to the machine behind it to carry on playing while waiting for the payout. First handpay I've seen in Vegas.

    The steakhouse was excellent. Walked up around 8pm and no wait. There were a few tables in but not too busy. I went for the 16oz ribeye, C had the lamb chops, B had the fillet and K had the NY strip. All cooked brilliantly and we made it a feast with 2 Caesar salads, a lobster bisque and of course a French onion soup. Sides were 2 x garlic fries, mac n cheese and garlic mushrooms. Yep, there was too much food! C was a little disappointed with the soup as it wasn't as she remembered but the lamb chops were superb. When we asked for the bill it came to $150 before tip with the $100 taken off. Paid the waiter but he then returned saying that we were given the wrong bill and we were presented with the correct bill of around $190. Still a very good price but it did kind of leave a bit of a dampener at the end as we were basically left to work out the difference ourselves with no guidance from the staff. Service up to that point however was top notch.

    Returned to the Cosmo and played around the slots a bit. Was around $100 down soon and decided to give Heidi and Hans a chance to get back in my good books. Put $50 in and was down, down, down until I got a bonus. First of the trip on Beerhaus. After all was said and done got a nice little $129 win.

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    Finally! Wait until I tell C about this. I look up and C is actually walking over to me. She has a funny look on her face. What's happened now? Well, it turns out it was this.....

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    Puts my $129 in its place. Still, it all goes into the same pot I suppose! She had been spinning $2 a spin on I believe a Quick Spin machine and got a wheel spin that was $400. She'd already gone through $50 and decided that she was enjoying the game so added an extra $50. 3 spins in and she gets the big one. I played around on my Beerhaus winnings for a bit with nothing exciting happening. After a brutal start to the day it actually turned out quite decent! Off to bed ready for a shopping day tomorrow which is our last full day.
     
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  13. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Good update! The Bellagio conservatory is getting a bit stale. Each quarter tends to repeat annually. Nevertheless the gf always visits it. Lol

    Glad they found your glasses!
     
  14. Dearns

    Dearns Low-Roller

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    We've seen the summer and autumn displays and you'd just expect a little freshen up every couple of years but they're exactly the same! I have a feeling that someone found my glasses, tried them on and thought someone that's registered blind had lost their special glasses and had a fit of conscience. Not saying my eyes are bad but the lenses are like jam jars!
     
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