its critical that i be in vegas by June 25th to check into my room for a week that was paid about 2 weeks ago (reservation in my name). and of course, during the course of that week, my appt with legal aid on June 28 at 2pm. So i do need a ride there if people actually want me to better myself and be away from this VBJ machine.
Also, i wont be able to return to Jean in July because ill lose my internet access july 1, and the only way ill have the net is to remain in vegas and use free wifi at places such as sunset stations pokerroom and sportsbook, downtown goldspike in vegas, burger king trop and pecos, etc. so there wont be much desire to return to Jean if i will not be able to get online in my room. so i might as well use up the comps at the shell station when leaving.
the big question is when i do get to vegas, will i still have the same $942 i do now? if so im ok to start off like i did when with them same size rolls in the 1990s in $1-5 stud games, only now the game will be $2-6 holdem or omaha8 instead of stud, simply because $1-5 no ante no longer exists. if i was at the Taj Mahal, id still play $1-5 no ante, but it only goes very few hours a day now. remember in the early 1990s i was staying at the IP once, no other place to go, had a roll of over $900, and wasted $300 on a woman from an escort service id only meant to give about $100 or so to. at the time i thought i could live forever without ever going broke (about 20 yrs ago). now to me now, that would seem incredibly stupid.
or would i be better off to put quite a high percentage of it on UP and find a location to grind online UP at? (my room during the week i have it, and at a casino sportsbook or library once my time is up). unlike many people id much prefer a library to a mcd or starbucks because there is no time limit, and u dont feel a need to have to order food to be able to keep spending so much time there. Mc Gee thinks id win about $300 a week online, and i dont know if vook agrees with that assessment, but he should, so therefore he should think its a good idea. the only reason problem is the business on UP will dry up and there isnt many players there, especially once the other sites open up. there are too many online sites for NV to have them all succeed.
but what about if i am down to $600-700 when i get to vegas due to a losing session or 2 between now and then? that is my biggest worry and why i wanted to get out of here a lot sooner. almost had that losing session last night, recovered a little thank God. i am proud i kept to 3 spots, not 5 spots, and never bet over $8. have been working on having better discipline. Cutter thinks i can learn the discipline unlike many of his companions on RTP. and im still sure that if i had $2000, i really could play this machine forever without going broke, if i never hit the max bet again, never played the VP again, and never played 5 spots instead of 3 max again. and thats why better discipline needs to be achieved first. But how do u achieve better discipline? thru practice or through counseling?
The easiest way to coach someone at poker is by them watching u in action in a live game sitting behind u and u teaching them, while u play with thier money and explain why u played it the way u did after the hand. at least thats how people sometime coach others online.
the biggest negative change i see coming up is AFTER july 2nd, when ill lose my modem internet, and when ill no longer have a place to stay nor comps or internet to return to Jean. Thats when i have to start using the sleeping bag, and to be a little cooler, should probably take the bus to wendover. to save money, u take the bus to saltlake and then the shuttle to wendover and not greyhound. or a $18 megabus to cali, also cooler sleeping outside. the BAD thing about those 2 options it would screw up playing on UP as an option. i dont see any way id win enough on either stakes, or by playing omaha and winning, to pay even the cheaper $154 a week place by samstown again, let alone the quite a bit higher place in north LV. i would have to get incredibly lucky during the week, id have to spend $5 daily on bus fare that week too, and one day id be tied up at legal aid a lot of the day without time to go play. also the attorny will be disappointed i wont have any papers from drs to show him except for the paperwork he will get from my ssi records ssi will mail him everything if he is approved.
so we all understand now why wasting $94 to get into vegas would be dumb, staying here is also dumb, and not showing up for a place thats paid for would also be dumb. the other big reason to be out of Jean is ill be out of food and about at the end of my laundry. and once i am homeless again, i sure will be giving up the pans, cant carry them everywhere i go. the laptop sleeping bag and some shirts will be the limit so ill lose almost everything since no one is ever willing to store anything.
inflation is my biggest enemy. in the old days of $1-5 no ante stud, no jackpot drop, the single $1 blind game at osheas, free weekday rooms at IP, $50-75 a week rooming houses of years ago, the $942 wouldve been enough. its the poor that suffer the most when inflation hits, especially the most destitute.