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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:32 pm 
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Our vacation place is 10 minutes from three casinos and we go to them all the time for live music. Wife sits at the blackjack table or video poker sometimes. I haven’t gambled at any of them yet. I like to bet sports.

More like a weekend place than a vacation place.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:33 pm 
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I loved the casino's when I drank. I had a couple of serious gambling degenerate friends and loved to go with them.

I would not gamble much at all. Just sit and watch and get HAMMERED on free drinks. Casinos are great people watching places when you are drinking free.

Got my dui leaving the casino.

Have intentionally gotten kicked out of them twice. Both times I was with friends that were 12 and 20 hours into consecutive card playing and wouldn't leave. I was done. Couldn't drink anymore.

Both times my friend refused to leave, so I took my shirt off. Stood up on a chair near him and started beating my chest and howling.

It doesn't take long at all for them to pull your ass down and drag you out. I start yelling "I'm with him" and pointing. He pretty much has no choice to leave at this point.

It only took twice for my friend to start taking me seriously when I say it's time to go :)

I haven't been since I quit drinking.

Also I drank more damn alcohol with Tony in the casino's then should be possible. We had mutual gambling friends and loved to go together

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:37 pm 
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I was worried we would have to revoke your man catd

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:24 pm 
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I just moved to Tahoe and I haven’t been to the casino yet. Kinda feel like i’m Missing out.



The Crystal Bay casino gets some good bands & is cheap to stay at. I didn’t take into account the casinos I saw shows at in Reno/Tahoe, but I never gambled.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:26 pm 
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I'd have a minimum bet on the pass line with max odds behind it.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:30 pm 
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clapX3 wrote:
RDF wrote:
clapX3 wrote:
I just moved to Tahoe and I haven’t been to the casino yet. Kinda feel like i’m Missing out.

Whoa didn't know you left Sac. What prompted the move?



Work. I’m semi temporary up here. Maybe a year or 2. Hopefully longer. It’s pretty sweet.


South/North or West Shore?


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:32 pm 
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Casino is about 10 minutes away. I'll go every so often to play some poker or hit the tables. My brother is a king level (300,000 points per year) and gets free valet + comped rooms. He never uses the perks but I use his.

I'd go more if they had free drinks and/or my wife didn't play slots


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:42 pm 
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slosh wrote:
clapX3 wrote:
I just moved to Tahoe and I haven’t been to the casino yet. Kinda feel like i’m Missing out.



The Crystal Bay casino gets some good bands & is cheap to stay at. I didn’t take into account the casinos I saw shows at in Reno/Tahoe, but I never gambled.



Lol, I’m sitting in the crystal bay right now. Boyd Tinsley is playing tonight.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:42 pm 
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GratefulDad wrote:
clapX3 wrote:
RDF wrote:
clapX3 wrote:
I just moved to Tahoe and I haven’t been to the casino yet. Kinda feel like i’m Missing out.

Whoa didn't know you left Sac. What prompted the move?



Work. I’m semi temporary up here. Maybe a year or 2. Hopefully longer. It’s pretty sweet.


South/North or West Shore?



North shore


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:07 pm 
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clapX3 wrote:
slosh wrote:
clapX3 wrote:
I just moved to Tahoe and I haven’t been to the casino yet. Kinda feel like i’m Missing out.



The Crystal Bay casino gets some good bands & is cheap to stay at. I didn’t take into account the casinos I saw shows at in Reno/Tahoe, but I never gambled.



Lol, I’m sitting in the crystal bay right now. Boyd Tinsley is playing tonight.



Ha! One time I had to get a room there after braving a blizzard to see JGB & ebded up hanging out with the band for a while. There were maybe 15 people at the previously sold out show, but nobody could get there. At one point on our way down I was hanging out the passenger side window with ski goggles on giving the driver directions because it was so blinding. Cool little place.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:58 pm 
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Pretty decent trip to the crystal bay.

Had dinner. Played some craps. Played some blackjack. Watched Boyd tinsley soundcheck. Walked out up $140.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:21 pm 
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Hate casinos
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:22 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:23 pm 
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clapX3 wrote:
Pretty decent trip to the crystal bay.

Had dinner. Played some craps. Played some blackjack. Watched Boyd tinsley soundcheck. Walked out up $140.
bad ass


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:08 am 
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I havent’t been to a casino in Tahoe for awhile. There is so much other stuff to do there. Congratulations Clap on the move! I’d live in Truckee in a hot minute. You get to hang out in Desolation Wilderness!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:16 am 
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i used to live roughly ten min away from Potowotami in MKE...hit up the crab buffet a few times and gambled....hipppo was posting a lot during that time so I was influenced fo sho


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:27 am 
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Thing_Phish wrote:
I havent’t been to a casino in Tahoe for awhile. There is so much other stuff to do there. Congratulations Clap on the move! I’d live in Truckee in a hot minute. You get to hang out in Desolation Wilderness!



Thank you!

Desolation Wilderness is one of my favorite places. Been there a few times.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:02 am 
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Casinos are fun though especially when there are shows there. That’s awesome you won $ tonight. I almost never win which is why I don’t go there to play. But I’ve seen so many good shows around the Lake. Merle Saunders sang me Happy Birthday on my 24?th! And I’d love to get to know DW the way you do when you live someplace.
I think I’m missing the mountains since it’s Fall. Feeling jealous. :)


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:22 am 
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I live less than 10 minutes from a Casino in upstate NY. I never go, on the other hand I love the race track when it's open. I don't do OTB though.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:00 am 
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Would not go unless for a concert. Hate casinos. Terrible places.


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We used to live about 20 minutes from a casino. I went a few times after it opened, but losing money in a matter of seconds isn’t really my thing.


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There is one less than a mile from my house. I have been there three times for parties. I have never gambled there


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:16 pm 
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clapX3 wrote:
How often would you go?



never

I don't gamble


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