Friday, August 23, 2013

OK, its time to go ahead and get the hell out of Jean--i didnt come with enough money, tired of not having access to the net, and want to wait til i have a good $2000 plus the net to come back.

the first 2-3 days were great, when i woke up this morning, i was at exactly even for the VBJ, and had got 3 days room, then i went down to start earning the $45 in needed comps for fri and saturdays room, one of which was due by 11am today, and i knew that was going to be awful hard to get in so much play with so little money in such a short period of time, and no sign on Cutter or Benny here to help in any way with rooms.

And i never heard from the guy posting as the Chaperone who said he wanted to post here instead of RTP, no one brought any pants, (vince might be over tonight) except the pairs of pants i got from NCKPA in sacramento which surprisingly included 2 pairs of socks in todays mail. they are very nice, very welcomed and thanks a ton. still got no clean shirts yet til i see vince. Chaperone said he would be by with pants, but i seriously dont think the guy who made that post was him. get on RTP and ask him and find out. I see Josies done a good job of approving some comments.

Josie called me (when i was out desperately attempting to get out of the hole without success) and i found a VM on my room phone upon my return saying she would call back at a specific time, 5pm or 8pm, but hopefully 5pm my time works out better. it was to get my new blog post. Sad to say im now stuck another $10, had to pay to get online. and heres why, i had no way to type the blog post. u see, i dont have microsoft word, to use the program u must pay for it, i didnt realize that when i tested the version that comes on it, now since ive tested it, i cant get back in it without paying. and i need to ALWAYS leave this page up when closing the laptop, so there will be an open page to type in, even if not online webpages usually stay up even when no longer refreshed live. or at least leave up some open big blank space available to type into.

wondering if theres free versions of things similar to microsoft word, probably but too busy to look now. got to finish this blog and read the next 382730 pages of RTP first, twittter, etc.

i refrained from any max but buttons, or any bets over $17 per spot. but the more i got stuck, the more rules i broke. the worst bets i made were betting 5 spots a bunch of times, ive forgotten the chart and cant no longer look it up by phone, and the other rule i broke was betting more than 1 spot $1 on negative counts. i remember Kimlees old chart saying to still bet up to $4 til the count hits minus 4, so i was still betting multiple spots of $1-2 with slight negative counts of minus1 or minus2, with the exception of no more than 3 spots of $2, not 5, since i was stuck and needed so many comps. i finally have fridays room paid, and $26 worth of the $30 needed for saturdays. of course nothing to eat as usual and no comps to spare there, no more food tix, so i got the $2 bag of chips in the gas station.

and the 3rd bad habit was betting too much on even counts off the top of new shoes, often i did like 3 bets of $6-10 because i was stuck and wanted to get a bet out before it went negative.

that being said i dont think all of that costs much EV at least not if u need comps. im sure it would cost a lot of EV if u didnt need the comps. but the original charts were far more liberal if u need comps. i remember when Kimlee made the chart, chaperone said id quickly have all comps and no cash if i followed it, so Kimlee made a new chart.

for about $7500 in total ran thru the VBJ since coming to jean, i am now out---$243. new roll barely in the $1300s after expenses such as wifi, charger, etc. thats quite a bit for 5 days hotel.

so as the title suggests, the plan never was to be here forever. at least not with this little money, if im going to be here long term, i need online poker money, full internet functioning, and preferably $2500 so i stay over $2000 and have a better spread.

so what that means is i need to get back to cali. now i have an email offer of a free $100 in vegas with 3 nights i want to see about. also i heard the stratosphere installed a VBJ machine like the one in Jean, but i highly doubt it i guess ill need to check though. the offer expires on sept 30.

maybe vince will take me into vegas, then i dont need to worry about tomorrows room. also a good reason to be out of here is to go where theres wifi. but i really need to be where i can beat the game and i only see that happening at the commerce. still the same sleeping arrangements there, as long as ill still have enough to beat the game. rolls shortened up so much with todays loss i dunno whats gonna happen.

and once i get offline, ill take a shower, and try out the new pants and socks. until i read RTP i wont know if another package is on the way already. i havent looked at RTP yet because i wanted the blog done first, it was by far the most important reason to pay $10 to get online. this is unsustainable, yesterday i had no net at all, i just cant afford to keep paying the $10 that often




35 comments:

  1. So your new goal in life is not be a poker player? You want a roll to grind a vbj machine in Jean. That's the plan 2000k to grind a game for room and Internet? How long do you think this will work out? What's the longest you made it on that machine? You think the hotel wants you living on there vbj machine?

    Tony please set one realistic goal this year. Like hold down a 2k roll l for one week playing a game that you can win. You thought I was crazy thinking you could find a room for a week in Cali and now look you ae going to spend just as much with this and in Cali you could have played poker and might have broke Evan.


    Wait I'm talking to a record it will just keep playing the same song over and over again.

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  2. What is this?

    grrouchie sergeAugust 23, 2013 at 1:34 PM

    Won only $64 this morning at Bally's
    New Roll somewhere around $2200 if you don't include the money I spent on Dinner last night and the money I'll spend on Dinner tonight.
    And something else I bought but forgot about....

    but, 2200....
    I've got 11 buy-ins.
    :)

    That was serge posting for you or he was talking about himself?

    If it was you, then how are you playing at Bally's with a ban?

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    1. I wish Tony still had the ability to play at the Caesars properties.

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  3. ive not seen that post, must of been one Josie approved, but of course hes talking about himself.

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    1. Congratulations on your success, Serge! Finally, some happy news on this blog!

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    2. Just trying to motivate Tony to play more poker and post more success stories!

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  4. I take no pleasure in reporting the facts: $243 / 5 nights = $48.6 per night.

    Again, not offering advice, but my question to you is: Is that gambling worth the risk for the free rooms when you were surviving just fine out in Cali? Just a thought...

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    1. PM, don't forget the $25 just to stop in Jean, lol.

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  5. www.openoffice.org free versions of all of the microsoft suite of programs (word, excel, etc, etc).

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  6. still got no clean shirts yet til i see vince.

    I must be missing something. There are no laundromats in any of these places you live?

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  7. nope, and Cutter or anyone who frequents Jean can verify this, no way to do laundry here.

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  8. Next time you want to wax poetic on how smart you are, ponder the fact that you didn't realize that windows had a text editor, and save it.

    You get caught up in the theoretical EV of various gambling situations. Focus instead on your EV, accounting for your lack of skill, discipline, bankroll, whatever. If you have problems calculating it, just take the best case EV and change the + to a -. You'll probably be pretty close.

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  9. Very good chance UP version 2 starts tomorrow morning, Monday at latest. VIP program and could be a big deposit bonus. Table resizing will be one of the big changes.

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  10. Every computer comes with free - FREE software - to type up notes.

    Notepad or Wordpad or something similar.

    Click your windows button.
    In the "search bar" type notepad
    it will come up.
    Open that program.
    Instance access to type out your thoughts and save them and come back to them later.
    No need to buy office or download a free version of office (OpenOffice, StarOffice, I'm sorry officer I didn't eat a doughnut office...whatever)

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  11. For a free program like Microsoft try loading Openoffice.org

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  12. There really is no stopping you Tony.
    You were apparently feeling quite ill when you felt the need to flee California.
    Now, you could have gone to Vegas, paid for a room for a week, has a decent meal, even a buffet each day for the money you have spent in Jean getting those "comped" rooms.
    I fear you will never learn. You could have rested for a full week...just sat in bed, watched tv, without stress and given your run down body a chance to regenerate itself a little.
    Now, off you run back to Cali. The dream run you were having earlier in the month, (before the quick zip to Jean)is NOT coming back, you know that right.
    I guess I'll just sit back with everyone else and wait for the "Cali is unbeatable...I must have just been running good" posts.
    Must get to Vegas immediately. Must get to Kansas immediately. Must sleep immediately.
    Sigh.
    You will never change.
    Advice is futile. Hope for you is futile.
    Do your thang!

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    1. I use open office. It's free and almost the same as Microsoft office.

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  13. Tony:

    I'll be playing at Bally's today. Wish you could join me.

    s.i.

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  14. You march to your own drummer, TBC. Best of luck on that march!

    It doesn't seem like VBJ in Jean, for whatever reason, has provided you what you hoped it would provide.

    s.i.

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  15. at vinces house, falling asleep. new roll $982 and thats it.

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  16. Um where did the rest of the roll go?

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    1. I'm curious too. How did it go up in flames so fast?

      s.i.

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  17. Since you are making horrible decisions you might want to try Atlantic City. Borgota is having a 2 mil guarantee 9/2 buyin is only $500. I'll stake you half.

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  18. Look at the bigger picture; 982 is up from 482

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  19. What have you accomplished in life since you last stayed at vince's place? you might want to ponder your mistakes ans take some time to consider any changes you can make to do better next month. I think you can write aug 2013 off as an epic failure but you can take a shot at doing better in september...

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  20. Fuck Cutter and Fuck Benny.
    Those guys are assholes. You don't need them Tony.

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  21. Nice good relaxing stress free week in Jean. Tony most people learn from there previous mistakes why can't you?

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  22. Tony I would lecture you about gambling but what is the point? Its time to move on. Have you thought about Costa Rica ? OK I am being a troll. I am a low stacks player myself. I wish you could get a government job and play poker at night.

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  23. Oh well, I guess lightning and I won't be seeing you in Vegas next week. I'm sure you would have liked the Beef Wellington at Gordon Ramsay Steak. My birthday just won't be as memorable. *so sad*

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  24. so now that the roll is under a thousand. will we b looking at college loans again?

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  25. this blog really needs updated. new roll $1040, won $50 at TX but was up $140 a little bit earlier so wasnt all that happy with the results, and NCKPA was nice, paid for my food. and i got to sleep now instead.

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  26. small ball poker and no vbj = 2000 roll Tony. You know that and so does everyone else

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