Category: Vegas

Vegas July 2017 Day 6

So today began with my trip being down 9500. I pushed and pulled and wrangled my way to small win after small win at 50/min. tables — eventually, by 9pm, having regained 3k, leaving me only down 6500 for the trip. During the day, I was able to watch a

Tipping the Odds Interview 6

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Vegas July 2017: Day 5

Today was the day I switched hotels from The Linq to Aria.  Aria is one of my favorite hotels in the world because of the employees — aside from one croupier tip hustling years ago, all of the dealers here know me by name, smiling and genuinely happy to see

Vegas July 2017: Day 4

Day 4 started out wonderfully — I headed to play and in one shoe had regained $800, making the trip only -7200. I then had some breakfast and headed back to play again.  Once again, in one shoe, I was able to capitalize and gain another $1500, making the trip

Rant: Tip hustling

So I headed to play a bit before dinner and seeing the Matt Franco magic show.  From the very first hand, the table was at a loss — the dealer making a 21 versus all three of us being dealt natural 20s. But, as it was only the first hand,

Vegas July 2017: Day 3

Started out today in a good mood — I had a good night’s sleep and was ahead $250 on the trip.  If only the blog ended right there. I ventured next door to The Flamingo and sat down in the high limit room — betting between 100-200/hand, I held my

Vegas July 2017: Day 2

The phone rang at 5:30am – my slumber shockingly disturbed – with a call from opposing counsel on a case informing me that the Judge wanted to do an immediate conference call. The attorney stated he reminded the Court that I was on vacation, to which the Court apparently replied

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