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Whats the weirdest casino gaming related thing you've seen in Vegas?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Toast2, Mar 27, 2017.

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  1. Toast2

    Toast2 Tourist

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    On my last visit about a year ago, I was playing craps at the Casino Royale. There was a gentlemen rolling, and for some reason the dealers were letting him only bet the field, he wasnt playing pass or dont pass. He was only betting $5 on the field the entire time he was rolling. Not sure what was going on. Anyways, he had hit six points, and mid roll towards the 7th point he ran out of money and just walked away.

    Never seen anything like it, it was bizarre.

    So what are some stories you guys have?
     
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  2. vegasvic

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    I don't understand, the dealers would only let him bet the field? That's absurd. I'm not doubting you but I can't imagine they are allowed to do that.

    Had a shooter at the local casino doing well. Made 2 points and hit a few numbers. The die were pushed to him for the third come out roll and there was a pause (he was on the other end of the table). The dealer and boxman were talking to him and I noticed he had a THIRD die in his hand. From my vantage point it looked like a regular casino die. They took it from him while the security tapes were reviewed. He was acting pissed off and I heard him say he was just joking around and pulled out the other die. After about 10 minutes they told him he was done shooting. He acted pissed again and left. They must not have seen anything on the tape but that's a first for me, a shooter with 3 dice.

    Had a shooter quit in the middle of a very hot roll because the dealer on his end was so slow (he was new and was HORRIBLY slow). This was at the Gold Coast last year. The shooter just said "I can't take it anymore". Pulled his chips off and left. So the dice move to the next person. ME. I had to finish his roll. I actually did pretty well, hit a point and a few numbers. When I 7'd out it was then time for MY roll. Crazy.
     
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  3. deansrobinson

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    Blackjack (pretty sure it was a $10 or $15 table) some years back: the guy sitting two spots down from me was doubling down on every hand. I don't mean every 'good' (e.g. 10/11) hand...I mean every single hand. He never just took a card..never surrendered and I don't know if he ever split or not. I just remember watching out of the corner of my eye (I never, never, never ever say "You should have..." at the table). I don't know how much he blew through, but he was the topic of conversation once he was out of earshot.
     
  4. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Very strange. I always thought you had to have a bet on the line to roll.

    I remember a guy who would bet don't pass when the rest of us at the table would shoot. But when it was his turn he would bet passline and roll. He did pretty good too. Made us money.

    We weren't doing too bad either with our shooting. He didn't make much, maybe 20 bucks with his don't pass bets. I think he would have done a whole lot better if he just bet passline like the rest of us.
     
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    I once tried a 16 game NFL parlay. Did not pan out (needless to say).
     
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  6. Knucklehead69

    Knucklehead69 Low-Roller

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    About 5 years ago I saw an ex NFL player freak out, throwing chairs at a craps table at the MGM. Took about 5 security guys to get him under control.
     
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    On our first trip to Flamingo I sat two slot chairs down from a woman who kept looking over toward me and talking, saying things like, "Now that was close, schnookems. We'll just have to keep trying."

    About ten minutes later she turned and said, "Let's go, buddy!"

    I turned slowly, trying to think what in the world I was going to say to this lady. :confused:

    Then I saw her reach over to the chair between us and pick up the Cabbage Patch Doll I hadn't seen there.

    She clutched it to her chest and walked away. Who knows what was next on their itinerary!?

    Perhaps they had front row seats for Donny & Marie...:D

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  8. Toast2

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    Yes, Im not sure if the dealers werent paying attention or what, but the guy was only betting the field and rolling.

    Not the first occasion of dealers being sloppy for me either. There was an occasion where the dealer didn't pick up my losing bets multiple times, so it was in my favor. The was at Club Las Vegas lol.
     
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    So, what happened?
    Did they pay out the fire bet?
     
  10. FullPay

    FullPay When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro

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    If you tip the dealers you get away with just about anything. At El Cortez this field better came in with a stack of dollar bills that would have lasted four days at the strip club. He'd throw out five at the field, couple of C and Es, and a few crazy dealer bets. He played for about twenty minutes with cash dollars and nobody ever suggested that he should buy in for chips. But the worst I've ever seen was in southern Indiana where these two players switched places every time one of them sevened out, so they were always downstream of the dice. After the fifth switch I asked very loudly if anyone else was going to get to shoot. The dealers looked at me then looked away. I left, of course.
     
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    I was sitting next to a lady who was doing the same thing, but instead of a doll it was a framed picture of a man (who I assumed to be a late husband) propped up next to her machine. At first I though it was funny, then kinda of sad, but she seemed to be happy so who am I to judge.
     
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    I saw a player died on slot machine while playing.
    I also saw a player died on the casino floor (probably heart attack).
     
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  13. ItsVegasTime

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    I sat next to a lady once who had a stuffed lobster and she kept using his claws to rub the screen, and would use his claws to push the spin button. She would whisper to it between spins.

    I once had a guy walk up to me, thinking I was his wife from behind and massage my back for a second (to my horror, see my reply on the sunscreen post about hating to be touched by strangers lol). Poor guy thought I was his wife (For real, I know it sounds like he could have been trying to pick me up or whatever, but the poor guy was mortified when I turned around). Totally awkward.
     
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    Now I'm hungry for Red Lobster! I'll start with some Cheddar Bay biscuits, please! :feedme:
    Funny she didn't try a claw machine instead!

    Hope his magic fingers were gentle!
    Thank goodness he didn't start whispering sweet nothings in your ear! :D
    Agreed on the awkward part!

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    This happened at one of the Indiana riverboats. At one of the table games, an older man was gawking at a good looking CW. As she walked down the aisle, he leaned back in his chair to get a better look and fell over backwards.
     
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    I saw a guy (he was by himself) walk away from a machine while it was paused for a hand-pay. I sat there like looking at it like uhhh :rolleyes: but he came back as the attendant was coming over. I'm not sure how that works (I don't play slots/VP), but I'm assuming if he wasn't there when the attendant got there, anyone could have claimed it?

    Craps tables get weird quite often. I once saw a guy, strung out on who knows what throw handfuls of black chips on the field at random times and yell "Victory!". His buddy stood next to him with a beer in each hand literally sleeping at the table. At the Mirage, I saw an older gentleman, I'm guessing he was in his mid 70s with two beautiful girls who were probably in their 20s (I'm really hoping they weren't his daughters or nieces based on how "affectionate" they were lol). He was betting yellow chips on the hard ways and when one came down, he'd put it right back up with no hesitation. He had a lot of chips on the rail but was also pulling high denoms out of his jacket pocket. He actually hit a couple, while I was at the table, but he would just parlay and press it up. Guy must of lost $50k in a couple rolls and basically shrugged it off.

    I've seen people perform drawn out rituals before every roll. I've seen people talk to the dice like they were people. I've seen a person point a finger very close to a roulette dealers face and tell them they were the "the most unlucky bitch in Las Vegas". I've seen a guy smack a cocktail server on the butt and get thrown out. I've seen people pass out or get very close to it at tables. I saw a kid projectile vomit on a few others outside the KA theater at MGM Grand right after a show let out.

    Man, I love Vegas.:D
     
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    mescalita old and in the way...

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    That was you? Your neck muscles were really tight, btw......:peace:
     
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    had a buddy that used to rub the dice across his ball area...till he got 86'd

    I patted one on the butt...didn't get tossed though

    do that once and you're labeled ;)
     
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    Not real weird, but funny adventures nonetheless. I have 3 that I remember and still chuckle over, that I personally was involved in. The first 2 from Binion's Horseshoe in the early '90s. A couple buddies and I playing 21. Waitress brings us our drinks, and while she's waiting for us to tip her, a random staggering drunk comes by, and stops at our table with his right hand down the front of his pants! We all see him do this, and waitress says "THAT'S GROSS!!" Without even thinking, I said "Dude's just makin' sure the compass is pointin' North. You women don't have that problem." She puts the tray down on the table, puts both of her hands on the front of her top (1 on each, hehehe), shakes both hands from side to side a couple of times and says "Yes we do, honey!" Brilliant response!

    Horseshoe, early 90s again, about 4am on a weekday. Just my buddy John & I at a 21 table, no one else. John spills his entire full Captain Morgan & Diet Coke on his and my cards and chips. Dealer immediately calls pit boss over. Pit boss brings new cards and a couple of rags but tells dealer "Finish the hand first." (The games must go on, right?) Dealer pulls a 5-card 21 and beats us both. My buddy mutters to me "Let's just get the hell out of here, I'm losing anyway". We both get up to leave. I laughed, threw the dealer two $5 chips and said "This is for cleanin' up the mess. John doesn't play at wet tables."

    Early '00s when Slots-A-Fun still had $2 blackjack (AND other table games, I miss those), my buddy Wayne & I were playing early morning (Again, no one else playing at that table) Wayne's on my left. I had an 18 and stayed. Dealer has a 10 showing. Wayne has a 9 and 4. (Handheld game, but I could see both of his cards) He takes a hit, gets a Queen. I expected him to turn his cards over, busting. He takes ANOTHER hit! A King. Then, he puts both of his initial cards under his chips! Dealer correctly figures out, with TWO face cards showing, that he can't possibly NOT be busted. Dealer calls pit boss over and explains what happened. Boss says "Burn the King and finish the hand". Dealer has a 10 underneath and busts us. I blurted out "Hey! Shouldn't that King be my first card of a new hand now??" Dealer says "I'm sorry sir, that card was burnt, we can't put it back into play". Booooo! We got up, cashed out and went to the bar.
     
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    I'm sure there's a few more if I thought about it, but one weird thing I witnessed about a year ago was an older guy playing a slot a couple machines down from me... he would cash out the tito and remove his players card after every spin, then put the players card back in and put the tito back in and spin again. He did this after every single spin. Card in, tito in, spin, tito out, card out, repeat. Win or lose. I asked the slot attendant and she said that they go through rolls of tito paper when this guy comes in. The funny thing is that he was playing a $1 machine with a 2 credit max bet and he was only playing one credit at a time. Not sure the purpose of this, but for some reason I couldn't stop watching him do this and thinking wtf haha
     
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