Well something happened today thats never happened before. Theres no bank of america anywhere in town. and i paid a lot of money to get here from reno yesterday too. Last night, when I was losing well over $1000 on a VBJ machine with decent promotions going on, i took $1000 out of the ATM to keep playing, and today when losing heavily the remaining $600 i walked out with last night, i again went to take $1000 out of the ATM to keep playing. turns out since i made the withdraw after midnite instead of before, i wasnt able to take out any more money unless i wanted to pay an extra high fee at the cage and i wasnt going to do that, so i had to let it go and walked to my room to get on Bovada with the money i deposited there last nite.
Maybe it saved me money, who knows? also i walked by the walmart on the way to the motel, bought some reading glasses in a 3 pack to replace the ones i broke the handle on, so now ill have extra pairs in my suitcase. took the cashback option (which i never ever bother with) so i could get an additional $100 so i can use it to play poker tonight in a poker room ive never been in before, and sorry to say i cant take a picture because none of u will fix my phone for me at the poker table and i never am in the vicinity of a sprint store or an apple iphone store. there is a cricket store and a verizon store on the 1.5 mile walk to the poker room (or $7 cab fee) but i seriously doubt theyd want to bother when its a sprint phone and i'm not a paying customer. in anyones opinion, would it be right to bother them and ask, or would it be better just to ask the players at the table?
the poker room is only open thurs fri sat sun and oddly enough, Rob does not know it exists and it isnt included on his poker atlas. at 630 pm the tournament starts and its a $20 buyin, after that they have a NL game and the person at the cage earlier had no idea the blinds or the min or max buyin.
the pit is only open wed thurs fri sat and sun and it doesnt open til 4pm, so it wasnt open either yet when i was there. the pit only has roulette and BJ, and no one was able to tell me what type of BJ, what the min bet was, or how many decks were being used. they said the dealers would be able to answer me when they came in to work later.
not much of a casino, and one of the biggest of the 3-4 in town. most are nothing but slot machines, but hey at least its a live poker game. now do they get any players and how long the game goes, and does it sometimes fail to go? now that, i have no answers for, but ill find out
this certainly wouldnt be a good place to stay long term, because the motel is $77 a nite with tax and its not owned by the casino. there is one motel thats weekly, but u would need a bike its like 2-3 miles further away. south dakota is still the better option, im seeing i can get a month at the silverado franklin for $1000 and im sure id earn a bunch of that back comped off.
Vince will be here saturday, he is driving up to Lake tahoe to ski, and he owns a timeshare there he can use 1 week a year at a really nice place. So it will eliminate a big expense and hassle getting out of here, this is way out in the middle of nowhere. and we might even see about Karens dentist. i would feel better if i made at least one good decision.
running out of money seriously, i only have $9600 left. Thank God i had that big winning session right before all of this happened. For a minute, after the winning session, i thought maybe i would be better off just sticking to poker, and maybe raising the amount of my buyins a little. but then after losing a portion back at poker, i didnt feel like playing it anymore
not so sure that was the right move, in fact i know it wasnt. the loss back at the poker wasnt nearly as big as the loss on the VP and the VBJ, even though this machine is +ev. ive just ran incredibly bad, and im not sure im doing the promotion correctly. i might have the same odds and the same promos if i just bet much smaller, in which case i would be a lot more +ev. ill have to run a test and see.
should i be very thankful that my bank wasnt located anywhere near this town, and that i couldnt withdraw another $1000 out of the ATM? will i maybe win a hundred or two back in tonights poker session? answers please.