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Verrrrry Long and Complete Las Vegas Trip Report

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by vegas superfan, Oct 4, 2020.

  1. vegas superfan

    vegas superfan High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    I had 16 days in Vegas at the end of July / beginning of August. I worked for three of them. I stayed at:

    Golden Gate
    Flamingo
    Fremont (twice, including one stay in a mini suite)
    Paris
    Luxor

    I also checked into El Cortez, but did not stay there, for the freebies.

    I pretty much stuck to Buffalo and Double Double Bonus video poker, mostly nickels, some quarters and a very tiny dabble in dollars. If you posted in the anti-slot machine wins thread, agreeing with the initial post, you will hate this report. You're welcome.

    I think there are two photos of food. I need to get better at this.

    Total word count is 11,349.

    https://iputmylifeonashelf.com/that-time-i-went-to-las-vegas-during-a-pandemic/
     
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  2. MawBoi

    MawBoi Low-Roller

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    Lol great report. Be careful with those hot dimes!
     
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  3. Texas Steph

    Texas Steph A Work in Progress...

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    Isn't it amazing how fast 2 weeks can fly by when you're NOT stuck at home?!?
    Thanks for another great report!
     
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  4. vegas superfan

    vegas superfan High-Roller

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    I could not believe how fast that went! There was a point somewhere in there where I attempted to stay another week but managed to stop myself. I really want to keep going for months.
     
  5. AyDee

    AyDee is getting too old for this

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    Great report, I'm getting excited about hitting those same DT spots, soon..
    few thoughts:
    -GG rooms still got bad A/C, huh? Every regular room I'm seeing lately is still way better looking than the stairwell "murder" room we got once.
    -sounds like another CET "No Com" comp, with the exception being your host actually came through and got it for you.
    -loved your writing style, had me LOLing.
     
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  6. Astribling

    Astribling Alice In Casinoland

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    Wow! Great report! Thanks for writing it all up!
     
    December Solo Trip! My first time at Wynn and others TBD
    December on a Terrace with a Blanket!
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  7. pass line man

    pass line man High-Roller

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    thanks for the awesome report!!!!
     
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  8. vegas superfan

    vegas superfan High-Roller

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    Thanks for the compliment!!

    I have stayed at Golden Gate before, normally in winter time. So I can't really gauge if it was a "my room" thing or the entire hotel. It was so god damned warm in there though. I wish I could copy and paste the air conditioning from Paris to Golden Gate.

    I stayed at Golden Gate before they redid the rooms to the red/black/white style. I feel like I must have photos of it, but I cannot find where they are saved. I am sure that room was terrible

    I didn't use the code for "No Com" so I don't know what I am doing wrong. I will find out on my next trip though. I have a screen shot showing the offer code with the room rates as comped. I don't actually have a host, so it was a random host, which made it even cooler!

    Thanks for reading!
     
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  9. JaDubya

    JaDubya High Roller? Nah...just a Roller

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  10. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Vegas is Fabulous When You Degen Responsibly ;)

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    Thanks for the TR - it was a blast to read :thumbsup: Bad hot dime :blink::haha: I felt that “lost” $300 - done that too many times to count :oops::goofy::p Glad you had that run at the end - I just wish those lucky streaks at the end of trips would just start at the beginning and not stop ;)
     
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  11. AyDee

    AyDee is getting too old for this

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    finished up reading, and almost got lost into your other travels, but also just wanted to add,
    As a smoker, I feel your pain. Once, the Cal couldn't put me into a smoking room for the first night. I nearly died.
    Got a backup smoking room at the Plaza next night, but also got moved to the smoking floor.

    Also, once had a GG suite and was informed all rooms were nonsmoking.
    maybe not the case now? :hmmm:

    also same same on when then getting a smoke costs $100.

    :kill:I think you may have just given yourself a new VMB nickname..
    Can anyone guess it?:p
     
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  12. vegas superfan

    vegas superfan High-Roller

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    Once the luck runs out, I sometimes will throw the pennies up in the air and see if they can land on heads again. If not, then housekeeping has a bunch of pennies on tails left behind.

    At least when they come at the end, you have a chance of bringing them home (only to bring them back next time!)

    My Golden Gate room was "smoking optional" which honestly, is not a thing. On my next trip, I am spending 3 nights (not in a row) in non-smoking hotels. I am going to hate it.

    And no clue on the nickname?
     
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  13. ACSCLE

    ACSCLE Low-Roller

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    Love your writing, thanks for the TR! And there's never such a thing as too many slot win pictures!
     
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  14. vegas superfan

    vegas superfan High-Roller

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    Thanks so much!
     
  15. M_ILIS

    M_ILIS VIP Whale

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    This made my night! Amazing report!

    The syrup.
     
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  16. vegas superfan

    vegas superfan High-Roller

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    I need a plastic bib.
     
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  17. breanna61

    breanna61 Super Moderator

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    Such a fun report; thanks for sharing. Looking forward to your October report.
     
  18. vegas superfan

    vegas superfan High-Roller

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    Thanks! I cannot wait to be there in just 15 days.
     
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  19. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Nice report! And nice dealt Aces! Some bad luck with the hotel neighbors though. I wouldn't be surprised if those kids got kicked out. And wonder what the crying woman did to want to keep saying "I'm such a bitch" repeatedly.

    Also the first time I was asked not to take pics I was taken aback too. I've been asked 2 times out of 1000+ not to... Most security knows that most casinos doesn't care about you taking pictures of wins.
     
  20. kkinwi

    kkinwi VIP Whale

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    Re: taking pix.....our locals "forbid" it.....if only they realized it's actually good publicity! When I see wins on here I want to play at THAT casino!