and still holding onto a roll of $15,500 after a small win today at the wynn and also on a machine. and i had a small win at the commerce before i left of the $600+ id lost the previous day, and the $1400+ id lost in fresno on the way to los angeles. getting off the train enroute to LA wasnt such a good idea and i probably shouldve just went back into reno from Crystal Bay and got a plane straight into vegas.
Feel like i need to see a doctor because of a bump on my forehead that feels infected thats driving me nuts. last time i had one it finally went away, but i worry its affecting my eyesight and i worry its coming from my itchy scalp.
Forgot what day Koala arrives, and i should be seeing Benny Profane this afternoon if im not asleep. I saw stealthmunk and alysia chang this morning at the wynn, but only briefly because they wouldnt let him sit at my table because another table was short and AC couldnt sit there either and no they werent both there at the same time. i was surprised he wasnt in the $10-20 PLO game and i didnt think the game would go since i figured it would be built around him. i did see his bank account balance online on his Ipad of over $400,000 but he claims he owes it all out. i expected him to look far different, and i didnt recognize alysia chang either because shes far better looking than i remembered. The guy i was originally sitting next to at the Wynn was the head coach for a major team in Syracuse.
this is why i seriously need a doctor, to see about any infections and about my eyesight and to make sure im not developing untreated diabetes. anyone had any experience with the doctor on call they send out to the hotels and how overpriced it is? at least then id have time to tell him ALL of my concerns instead of being rushed in and out of an office since id be the ONLY patient. i dont want to waste a ton of time sitting in an urgent care waiting room with 25 others.
i'd never been in vegas if all the motels in the commerce area wouldnt been sold out yesterday for about 20 miles all around when i badly needed sleep. the special olympics took all the available rooms all over town, and the only thing i could do was leave the area. id have preferred to play a little more PLO mix and visit lake elsinore casino where ive never once played. but i had nowhere to go. i didnt even get to play any 20-40 stud. mightve been the only thing that got me to vegas with 15k instead of 10k though.
the real mistake was getting off the amtrak in fresno. wasted money on hotels, (including having a room in fresno and los angeles both the same night since i got the 9pm train out) and just barely made the train when my black uber driver dropped me off as it was saying last call.
the day before i dropped a little the first day in fresno, and played again the following day, where i think i did much worse and probably played worse, losing about $1400. but one hand i got it in good with a set and he had a flush draw for over $360, but then he sucked out after the money was allin on the flop. then another hand i was allin for $120 preflop with QQ to another guys AJ. i was really surprised by 2 things. one u can straddle half ur stack from ANY position (even the blinds) which is similar to the rules at the peppermill. and 2, there was almost no tables going except pit games. (which i played due to no commission and broke about even).
rob's Vegas poker atlas showed 47 tables. only 2 of them are poker tables going however, much to my disappointment. one $1-3 NL game which didnt start til noon, and a $4-8 game. later on the next day eventually there were 2 games of each and an omaha but later in the day, the vast majority of the time theres only 1 NL game if not a weekend. i even played a tourny the first morning for something to do and didnt miss the money by very much.
after leaving reno and moving out of my room with about $15,800, i went into Tahoe, and briefly had it up to over $18500 on the VBJ. left the biltmore with still over $17,500 after some drawing saturday night. had i not gave back about $700 id have stayed there longer. my landlord in reno said he would gladly rent to me again anytime. if i drop too much i might need to move back. at least i can finally win at the Wynn. they removed the even money machine at the encore that played 7 hands at once and thats just as well. i hope ill also still be able to win on the machine at the El cortez and i hope they havent removed the machine from the Hacienda in Lake mead. maybe Benny will be able to find a new location thats added one.