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6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

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6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

Going to Vegas for 6 days: Love to play and gamble in a reasonable way. Not a vegas newbe but since it seems that winning on anything seems to be impossible.How much should I bring to set aside for each day. Where, will give me the best play time for my money. I was downtown in March and some of the machines (freemont) took 1000 spins before it gave a bonus. Now that was ridiculous. There should be no reason for that. So my questions is how much, when, where. I would appreciate a heds-up.

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1. Re: 6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

Jupiter Joe...DH and I usually go for 4 days and take a minimum of 3K to cover our daily expenses (eating, drinking, tipping, and gambling)...whatever we win goes into the next day.

As far as comps and play time...I normally find the DT casinos allow for more play vs. the money and the CW service is great.

Also, try to find something else to occupy the day...casino hopping, people watching, etc...this will make your budget stretch.

Hope you have a great time and GREAT luck...

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2. Re: 6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

350 a day for gaming, food, drinks, tips, cabs, etc. I usually am under budget.

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3. Re: 6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

I budget myself $600 a day for the casino.

Good thing there are plenty of ATMs around.

I usually run a little short......

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4. Re: 6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

I do $400.00 a day but mainly play poker. If you know how to play poker your money can go a long way.

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5. Re: 6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

You actually sat a machine for a thousand spins without a bonus?

SGF, MO
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6. Re: 6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

Easy. How much can you afford to lose? What other things are you willing to sacrifice for your gambling budget?

Take that amount and divide it between the number of days you will be gambling. Then stick an extra $20 in your shoe...

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Yeah when I go to Vegas I bring 3 envelopes and mark them day 1, day 2, and day 3. I stick them in the room safe. I also leave a c-note in the glove department in my car so I will have some cash when I get home esp to pay the airport parking.

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8. Re: 6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

Depends what you can afford.

I bring about 300 a day for gambling. Dont allocate food or tips use CC for that and keep some singles for tips.

If your playing SLOTS I find that Stratosphere is good. Machines hit bonus'es more often then mainstream. They also have single 0 roulette which is a much smarter bet for the player than double 0.

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10. Re: 6 Days in Vegas Gambling. (How Much)?

Jupiter, quite a few of your posts refer to how difficult or even "impossible" you've found it to win anything playing slots on recent trips to Vegas.

Don't you think that's telling you

something? Slots have close to the worst house edge for the player of any form of casino gambling. If you're looking for value then perhaps consider switching to table games where, with correct play, you're likely to find your bankroll stretching a lot further.

But it's still gambling and the odds are in the house's favor. Expect to lose it all but at least try and have a little fun doing do.... :-)

Edited: 01 August 2010, 21:55