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Best places to get free drinks?

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Best places to get free drinks?

I hate paying for alcohol in Vegas and want to know where people have the best luck getting free drinks. I know you have to be gambling, and I plan to drop a couple hundred on the black jack tables, but expect to get my fair share of drinks.

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1. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

alladin keeps em coming

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2. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

Had good luck at the Luxor -- seemed like they were always taking drink orders. I always tipped $1 for a drink, noticed that not many people were tipping and I got absolutely great service compared to others.

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Luxor Hotel & Casino
Luxor Hotel & Casino
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3. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

I have played BJ at many of the strip casinos. I would rate Alladin as so-so for drink service. For some reason, Barbary Coast, Bellagio, Mirage had better drink service.

One point of order. You should check out where the best BJ conditions are located. Alladin has 6:5 on DD games. Not the best odds for the player. Check out Barbary Coast, Bellagio and Mirage for 3:2 DD games. Bellagio and Mirage also have face up DD games although the table minimums are high ($50 to $100). Barbary Coast is a pitch DD game but with lower minimums ($10 to $25).

If you prefer playing shoe games, AVOID the constant shuffling machines. Try to stick to a 6 shoe game. While it's hard to count cards, you can still get a sense if the shoe is rich or poor in terms of the true count. A shoe with lots of face cards, tens and aces will favor the player considerably.

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Bellagio Las Vegas
Bellagio Las Vegas
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Las Vegas, NV
The Mirage Hotel & Casino
The Mirage Hotel & Casino
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Las Vegas, NV
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4. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

I have played BJ at many of the strip casinos. I would rate Alladin as so-so for drink service. For some reason, Barbary Coast, Bellagio, Mirage had better drink service.

One point of order. You should check out where the best BJ conditions are located. Alladin has 6:5 on DD games. Not the best odds for the player. Check out Barbary Coast, Bellagio and Mirage for 3:2 DD games. Bellagio and Mirage also have face up DD games although the table minimums are high ($50 to $100). Barbary Coast is a pitch DD game but with lower minimums ($10 to $25).

If you prefer playing shoe games, AVOID the constant shuffling machines. Try to stick to a 6 shoe game. While it's hard to count cards, you can still get a sense if the shoe is rich or poor in terms of the true count. A shoe with lots of face cards, tens and aces will favor the player considerably.

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Bellagio Las Vegas
Bellagio Las Vegas
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Las Vegas, NV
The Mirage Hotel & Casino
The Mirage Hotel & Casino
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5. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

For great BJ house rules, and a steady stream of drinks is downtown. Las Vegas Club is legendary.

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Generally I find the service to be good at most places. If you tip for each trip, they keep coming. Occasionally you'll run into some really bad service but I think it could happen anywhere on an off night. Would agree with homeboy that downtown is a good bet for low limit players. I think the drinks are stiffer as well!

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7. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

Downtown. Im not sure of the name of the casino but it was a tiny place and they were handing out beads and a raffle to win $10,000 if you spin the wheel and it lands on the $10,000 prize or consolidation prize. I had nice service at o'sHEAS TOO.

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O'Sheas Pub
O'Sheas Pub
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Oro VAlley Arizona
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8. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

You really see that many people who don't give the cocktail waitress a tip? I drink a lot of water, I give them a dollar for a bottle of water also. Looks like they work hard for their money. I am curious as to an average figure on what a cocktail waitress makes in Las Vegas.

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9. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

We just came back from Vegas on Valentine's week. The best places where we got a lot of drinks: 1. NYNY, 2. Bellagio 3. Mandalay Bay 4. Aladdin

The drinks were flowing at these places and I never had a hard time finding a waitress.

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Bellagio Las Vegas
Bellagio Las Vegas
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Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
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Minnesota
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10. Re: Best places to get free drinks?

Cali4life,

I think that Casino is called the Mermaid or something to that effect . You are absolutely right, they handed tham out before I could finish the round before!