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B'day trip 5/8-11

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B'day trip 5/8-11

Just going to hit the highlights.

Came in on a junket & was headed to the bus,but told by the rep not to board as a limo was coming for me for my birthday-nice!

Checked in about 11am and began play.By 4pm was down about 2K - Yikes! THIS IS NOT GOOD!

Moved to another casino,won $100 on a penny Quick Hit,put that in a 5 line dollar machine & cashed out for $900 - Whew!!

Sat 5/9(my b'day) lost all day.Back to the room for a rest before dinner.Knock on the door & here came a birthday cake,fruit basket & bottle of champagne! Very nice!

Nice dinner,more play with nothing to show for it.

Was about to give it up around 11:30 as I was tired & overserved.One more shot at DDBP before bed.

Held 1 ace - up came the other 3 with a 3 kicker for $2k!!! Unbelieveable! Happy Birthday to me!

To be continued

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1. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

Sat was uneventfull.Up,down , sideways.Lots of play,several quads but still down.Stayed up til 3am,had what seemed to be some great conversations with new friends at the bar,thankful they were not caught on tape and posted to social media.Then again,they might have gone viral & I could have got paid.

Anyways,stumbled down to the bar about 11am on Sunday for a bloody to start my heart.

Played DDB and after about 5 hands,held ace,king queen of diamonds,hit draw & OH YEA! here come the jack & ten!!Holy Smokes! My second Royal in life! 4K!!

Welp,played like a madman on the slots for another couple hours before I had to leave.

Bottom line was,I still lost $1,400 overall on the trip,but I was up $3,500 on my Feb trip so I'm still up on the year & what a great ride!

Also,I started this trip as a Gold Card with CET & 0 Tier points,left as a Diamond with 19,552 points(lots of bonus points) & I guess a decent ADT.

Had a wonderful birhday!

rural hinterland
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2. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

"Just going to hit the highlights."

I read your TR twice now, but couldn't get WHERE this all happened. Wouldn't that be a crucial information, to know which casino this was? And then you changed to another, also unnamed casino?

Nice that you won something, but I would have found it more interesting if you had mentioned where this all took place. Just numbers alone are not doing it for me.

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3. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

Happy belated Birthday! Always a pleasure when you have a well-deserved wonderful time. I thought you were due for another Royal ;-)

Which casino(s) did you get the Royal & Aces?


South Jersey
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4. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

wonderful, wonderful trip... nice hits...glad you had fun... and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Jackson, New Jersey
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5. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

Johnny I woudn't tell anyone where i hit them either. I would not want to stand in line to play my best machine. Video poker players usually send you in the opposite direction....

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6. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

Happy Belated Birthday! You're looking better every beer... uh, er, um. That was supposed to be 'year' ←I'm lying. You're too cute

Egg Harbor Twp, NJ
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7. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

Sounds like a lot of fun even though your bottom line was not good. Happy Birthday. I'm sure they're going to want you back real soon.

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8. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

A very Happy Birthday Johhylite! I'm glad you got to celebrate in your happy place. Your trip sounds like a whirlwind with a lot of play and a lot of ups and downs. Wow 5 days in Vegas with much gambling didn't get me 19,000 tier points you must have been a gambling animal. Good for you.

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Yea,I played way too much for way too long.Thing is,I got a lot of play on some 5 line dollar slots.I know I should have cashed out a couple hun ahead a few times,but kept going for the gusto.One session I earned 1,100 points on $200 in.I'd get up a couple hun,down to 50,back up a couple hun,back down again,back up again,played & played til I finaly hit zero.

Hit 5,000 bonus points on 2 days & 1,000 bonus points on the other which is how I racked up so many points.

Despite my incredible luck at VP,due to a really bad start,I was never ahead at any point.The Royal on my last day saved me from a bloodbath.

Seems ridiculous to get $6,000 in hand pays & still leave down,but I was never up and able to stash away a profit.

Yes I did gamble like a madman.Enjoyed every minute of it,had a great birthday,and feel like I got good value for the $$.-charter flight,room,meals,drinks.

The grandchildren will just have to get along without the $1,400 I lost-LOL

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10. Re: B'day trip 5/8-11

Happy Belated Birthday! And I'll my eye out for the video on youtube ;-)

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