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Borgata TR 5/12

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Borgata TR 5/12

Hi, I haven't posted in a long time but wanted to share this story with you. I took my Mom to Borgata for the day. She is 81 and not well. She is in a wheelchair and uses oxygen 24/7.. She enjoys AC and it is fun for her to get out and about once in a while. We like Borgata because it is so clean and airy and even though people smoke in some sections, it doesn't smell that smokey.

She gets all dressed up and I must say looks great. We arrived at Borgata around 10:30. We start playing our favorite penny machines. I love Panda and hit $145. with one spin. Mom is playing 50 cents on 100 Lions and is amazed at my win. I convince her to play the other Panda machine and she hesitates not wanting to spend 1.00 per spin, but gives in and starts winning like crazy. She cashes out over $300. So we had a nice start to the day.

We play some other penny machines. My Mom plays 30 cents a spin so she can hold on to her winnings. We play for a while and then decide to have lunch in the Amphora lounge. It is excellent as usual.

After lunch, I tell her it is time to play my favorite game, Mr. Cashman. I wheel her to the end machine and I play a machine two machines away from her. She is playing 50 cents a spin. She is playing Jewel of the Enchantress. Her machine keeps paying her and I tell her to play $1.25 since the machine seems to be paying and giving her Cashman quite often. She says she would give it a try and with the first $1.25 gets Cashman.

She gets the bonus where Cashman comes out and re-pins the reels. I say he better re-spin them all and sure enough he does. She ends up with three diamonds in the center which makes all three center reels wild. I know this is a good hit! Cashman throws a 5 times and I tell her that she won a nice amount of money. Then I look at the line payoffs and see one for $250, one for $125 and a few for $50. I tell her she won over $400! Well, the credit meter goes well past $400 and now I tell her that I can't add up the wins fast enough and don't really know what she won. It goes past $1,000, past $1,500, now my Mom is shaking with excitement! It finishes paying at $2,075.!

They came and paid her and she was really excited. I was so thrilled for her. We left Borgata around 4 pm and had a big smile on our faces.

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1. Re: Borgata TR 5/12

****We left Borgata around 4 pm and had a big smile on our faces.****

And thanks for putting a big smile on mine.

My mom loved slots, too, and always dressed beautifully.

I am vicariously happy through your wonderful outing.

Thanks for sharing! :):):)

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2. Re: Borgata TR 5/12

I to am happy for your mother's win, I take My mom to foxwoods when she feels up to it, and loves it, she is 81, foxwoods is closer for her 2hr drive compare to a 7hr drive to AC

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Thank you so much for posting that! It's great to hear that your Mother likes to get out and about, particularly "She gets all dressed up and I must say looks great." That is wonderful! I bet she's more beautiful than ever on these trips, because getting dressed to the nines and looking forward to a day (or night) of gambling does that!

And to get such a big win, that's just amazing! I'm so glad you had a good day out with your mother, capped by a fantastic win by her. I can just imagine the smiles as you left there, lol. WTG, Mom & NJGirl!!!

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This is such a nice story. Thanks for sharing. Your mom reminds me of my grandma!

TC

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5. Re: Borgata TR 5/12

everyone already said it! what a great read first thing this am. what a great ,happy story.thanks for sharing it with us.

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6. Re: Borgata TR 5/12

That's going to be me one day, I hope my daughter is as good to me as you are to yours.

Congrats on leaving with smiles on your faces.

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7. Re: Borgata TR 5/12

Aw that's such a sweet story. I'm glad you both had such a great time. (I suspect you may have had an even better time watching her win than she did winning.)

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Thanks, all.....yes I was thrilled that she won and was giggling like a kid watching her watch the meter when it was going up and up. When they came to pay her, the young man and young lady could not have been sweeter to her. Yup, made my day!

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9. Re: Borgata TR 5/12

What a great post, So happy for your Mom. You sound like a great daughter!!!

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10. Re: Borgata TR 5/12

That story is PRICELESS and what a wonderfull memory you both will have of that special Borgata day out together !!!!

Thanks for posting that story