Redraider From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 531 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1800 times:
I once won $2000 at the Blackjack tables at Treasure Island. The best I could say about getting ahead is "to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, and know when to run."
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FlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1799 times:
I won 50 bucks on the first quarter I dropped into a slot machince at the Showboat. I was laughing myself silly when all those quarters came out. Also, I always do the downtown casinos. I'd stay away from the strip casinos. Downtown is more liberal in payouts. Regards.
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B737-112 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 883 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1783 times:
This is 100% true, but you may not believe it. I went to Vegas when I first turned 21 and found that after a few hours I was completely addicted to Blackjack and slot machines. I was to come back home two full days later and I spent all my $500 the first night and I walked around the casinos at around 3:00am with not even $1 on me feeling so depressed and confused, wondering how I was to have any fun or eat for that matter. I think I was in the MGM at this time and had a feeling to go to the Luxor, so I walked there and was wandering around the casino with my head down and there on the ground was four $100 bills under a guy at the Blackjack table. I walked over stealthy out of desperation and tried to grab it and walk away but as I came up the dealer spotted me and asked me what I was doing. I said I found this $400 and wanted to know who lost it. The guy that was gambling was asian and couldn't speak english so I asked him if it was his and he shook his head no, not knowing what I just said and he responded in Chinese or something and I started walking away and nobody said anything so I kept going with my heart about to explode with adrenaline and pure happiness. Anyway, I got the $400 and went back to the hotel room and slept for around 2 hours and began gambling again for two straight days and ended up broke when I left.
USAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 10, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1779 times:
Actually once I won 30 bucks playing Keno...
It was breakfast, and most hotels there have Keno right at the table, with cards there and number boards throughout the resturant, so I picked 10 numbers, gave my dad a couple of bucks so he could pay the lady and make it legal, a few minutes later the results came in and I had 6 of 10 numbers and I won 30 bucks that way...I was only 10 at the time hehe.
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