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TXactuarial PHo/Luxor 11/3-9

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by TXactuarial, Nov 2, 2019.

  1. TXactuarial

    TXactuarial High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    Longest trip to-date. Flying in Sunday at 3, flying out Saturday at 3. Tuesday-Friday morning is mostly for work, at least from 9-5. The rest is solo degen gambling and drinking.

    > 2 nights at PHo comped. Chose PHo because it's closest to Cosmo, plus I had a great time last trip playing keno at 5am and getting morning drunk with the bartenders at the PHo sportsbook. Monday night will be at Westgate sportsbook VP bar to watch the Cowboys game.

    > 3 nights at Luxor. Conference/work mostly. Not a huge fan of MGM properties in general, but could do worse. Probably traveling to Cosmo most nights for food/drink. Might set up shop at a $5UTH table if they exist. Otherwise hunting for the best cocktails around the 2 properties.

    > 1 night at Golden Gate. There's only one straight shot Southwest flight per day, and the conference gets over too late for the Friday one, so taking my comp night downtown. Severity of gambling depends on how the rest of the week will have gone. Mostly blackjack, and of course VP progressive hunting.

    I try and keep these mostly pics. To kick this off, here are some pics from my previous trip report where my roommate ran out of money after 1 day and turned into a total buzzkill and I never got around to finishing the report.

    TopGolf was awesome. No one was there on Sunday morning. Walked right in and got some snacks for breakfast.
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    Checked out ParkMGM. Not really impressed. Spent maybe 30 minutes in the casino before heading out. Saw this NoMad slot machine near the exit and threw in $20. Boom, 3 hundy.
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    Bone-in ribeye at the South Point steakhouse. Whole experience was excellent, and got out of there for only $70!
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    Bowling was awful. I average 205-210 and shot consistently in the 150s. Didn't help that one of the bowlers on the other team took for-ev-ver on his approach - so much so that we got a warning for bowling too slowly.
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    Hot seat promo at South Point. Decided to play some VP in the sportsbook and see if I could get lucky. I hit it within half an hour!
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    Had a side-tourney at Gold Coast. Turns out there is a VP var in the bowling alley. They were comping drinks for any play. This is my buddy sipping on his 4th cocktail betting 5 cents a hand @ keno before his machine locked up.
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    Low roller hit on 10x
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    Top of the world @ Strat. Wait was horrific - over an hour to ride the elevator up.
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    View from the center bar
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    More to come. Staying up as late as possible to offset 2 hours + daylight savings. Hopefully the next time I post I'll be downing some craft cocktails at Cosmo.
     
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  2. Richard Alpert

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    I hope you have a great time and that your trip is more pleasure than business! :D

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  3. TXactuarial

    TXactuarial High-Roller

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    Have a great trip! Even if you do have to work, there's no better place to do it!
     
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    TXactuarial High-Roller

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    ...[​IMG]
     
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    Spivderman Macallan 17, please!

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    Knock ‘em dead TX!
     
  8. TXactuarial

    TXactuarial High-Roller

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    In 100 out 400 at chandelier. Down 100 tiles at Paris and refueling at Ramsay steak
     
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    15 min[​IMG]
     
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    Becky with the good hair[​IMG]
     
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  11. TXactuarial

    TXactuarial High-Roller

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    Red bull comped at pho[​IMG]
     
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    Good stuff so far! But 6/5 Jacks STP last trip? That's rough. No Bonus or DDB?

    And nice pull at Chandelier with the Deuces! And like seeing the 15 minute timer!
     
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  13. TXactuarial

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    Thanks, went an entire trip without deuces last time and got it within 2 hours my first night this time!

    Ramsay steak was amazing. Even the bread with devonshire cream was top notch.

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    3am[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    New casino. The ognimalfbellagio.[​IMG]
     
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    Walked in on a few dudes snorting coke at Caesars and they didnt even offer me any
     
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    Comp Fiji, top shelf long island, progressive chasing. Paper straw to boot. Save the turtles sksksk.[​IMG]
     
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    All nighter? I'm impressed!
     
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    Slept 8-2, not quite!
     
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    Love this photo, can't wait to go back there! And thanks for the Long Island Iced Tea reminder. I want to play at chandelier but none of the specialty drinks appeal to me right now, but that will work!
     
    12 hours at Harrahs first, then Cosmo!!
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