Wednesday, October 26, 2016

the most unfair rule in any casino poker room ever. (and Grump thought mandalay bay had bad rules)

Well i could do what Robvegaspoker does and title my blog "she asked me to whip it out" referring to my earlier dream in which a beautiful young black uber female driver told me if i wanted to i could whip it out for her (i didnt realize she was referring to my seatbelt). or i could title it "why u fucking  talking shit" referring to my 2nd dream which i woke up to just now, in fear, at 11.20pm. when a big white guy who was in a band dressed up in shirts says LSU and with a trumpet with a ton of others in the band said this to me when i commented on how i, (while flying about 6-8 feet in the air,) couldnt get around him and was boxed in to where i couldnt reach the door on the north side of the gym, and i didnt wish to go out the door on the south side the wrong way, for i was trying to reach a casino. i dreamed i was mad he was mad at me because he would continaully keep moving to where i couldnt move boxing me in and when his band leader tried to jump in the way so he wouldnt hurt me, he said this then tried to get up to hit me, then i woke up for good. in the dream, they were local poker players in the eldorado.

or maybe title it after the earlier dream i first had, (slept 3 times this afternoon) which would be "mom, the people ur witnessing about Jesus to are trying to steal all ur scrabble pieces" in this dream i was about 30 feet up in the top of a huge truck and the guy and girl mom had been talking to in her house across the street were getting in the truck down below (im by the roof) and with big boxes to hold expensive scrabble memorabilia (which she really doesnt own). then im in her house, telling her about it, then climbing out the window to go find them, going down stairs, through a large church which i think is one of my kind of churches, big pentecostal one, but turned out to be named st judes which i seen going out the door, and im asking an asian lady where to find the bus. while in the church i was trying to find a place to hide out to sleep (hey some have 100s of rooms, even schools, etc) after everyone left the building and services ended, like i did once or twice when homeless 18-25 yrs of age.

But theres more important things to talk about and this blog isnt here for the purpose of talking about scary dreams, which most of mine are. This blog is to talk about why im not comfortable here in shreveport, and why i might even get out of town before the nov 4 freeroll. i dont usually make the money in these even if its a $35,000 freeroll limited to 100 people. if only 10 get paid, why bother? (flushdraw is really going to think im dumb)

see, all my life ive tried to play poker at night (using the excuse games are better) and sleep during the day (the hours its LIGHT outside) This was due to living in weeklies like Budget or siegel suites (and others much worse) 10-25 yrs ago while poor. and i just didnt feel safe in them at night, worried about breakins of my front door while im inside. if theres 24 hour poker its no issue, but here in shreveport, sometimes the game breaks up 3 am or even sooner. and the horrible rake which isnt reduced shorthanded most of the time due to using the excuse "well then we wont let u qualify for the jackpot" (so it stays at $5+2). i feel much safer living where im in an inside hallway (like extended stay america or much better a casino hotel with security to walk u to the room and peek inside for u if u need them to) instead of places which anyone can walk by the door on the outside with no security visible at night, or no office open to call during the night. i do seem to win more too not playing during the mornings or afternoons. different crowd.

Now lets talk about unusual rules here u wouldnt expect to find in most pokerrooms. (and im not referring to the free buffet everyday most regulars get). some of these rules are good. for instance, the ONLY way there can be a button straddle allowed on the table is if ALL of the players voted YES unanimously to allow it. (new players wont be getting to vote--just those at the table already. once its changed, new people sitting down must accept it). of course, the only reason i would vote NO is because this casino forces the small blind to act first instead of doing it the correct way like Wynn, nugget, peppermill, etc.

if someone requests a setup, (and anyone objects) u cannot get a setup. Truth is, im surprised the whole rest of the table dont object all the time. all it does it hold up the next hand 5 minutes.

But heres the most unusual rule at all. say theres 2 shorthanded games, and people wish to combine at 1 of the 2 tables. well if they wish to combine, they might draw for seats. but if anyone dont want to combine they dont combine. so here's how it went down, with Jacob working the floor late in the middle of the night. there were 4 of us, 5 if u count the asian guy who set chips down and was gone the whole time. one guy quits on his BB because he dont like playing this shorthanded, and theres only 1 seat in the other game and its on me to post the BB. Fearing if i posted, theyd break the game next hand and id be out $3, i didnt wish to post and i said can we draw? the one guy preferred to play 3 handed since there was only 1 seat open, not 2 or 3. the other guy was willing to play. i was going to just sit out til we could draw, or pick up a 4th player. so i didnt post. then the same guy said well if theres only 2 of us who wish to play lets draw. (since his odds went from 1 in 3 to 1 in 2). i told the floor hey id like to draw and he said since im sitting out im not an active player, no more than the other guy not in the game with chips there and asked me if i thought it would be fair the other guy got to draw. i then told him, im willing to play 3 handed if i had to. and he said its too late theyre already drawing, u made it clear to me already u wouldnt play 3 handed, and theyre willing to play and u wont, and said i cant keeping changing my mind instead of making up my mind. i was going to discuss this with the main manager when shes in, in no other casino would i be screwed like this. i did not miss a single hand, and id been dealt in the last hand. and those guys were no more willing to play 2 handed, though they swore they wouldve than i was willing to play 3 handed. (proof being once it got to HU, they drew)


19 comments:

  1. I fail to see this as "the most unfair rule in any casino poker room ever". It may be unfair, but seems far from the most unfair rule for any poker room on the planet Earth.

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  2. Just kidding I love you good luck at the tables bud! Fuck the tax man

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  3. Here we go again with this election Tony. They will sell America a story about a person like they did with all the past presidents (Building a likable figure head) making people emotionally attached to a suit in office. Next, we will see people with enchanted lives who have faced no adversity buy into this scheme. They will ride the fence and put their will on people. They will act like they understand and have a right to tell people how to live (when they wouldn't like it done to them but refuse to understand this point). Then we will see another government that keeps going in the same direction no matter who wins. Hence the birth of a new bread of people that believe they have what they have because of them and not what is really going on in this world...A SUCKAAA is born everyday. They parade around the country trying to fit in with the jones's. Then they chastise people who aren't living the way they think they should live. The birth of a "Hypocrite" in their natural state. Why can't people see how important the message Jesus Christ gave is in this day and age? Its amazing....

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    1. JD, I think you just described religion exactly.

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  4. The true "Hypocrite" is sold so deep on his own success and trying to make connections for monetary gains that he is blind to understanding the message Jesus Christ who was telling all who wanted to REALLY listen. Most of this nation is now all about money and trying to identify with people that have it. They look sickening living like this but think others don't' notice. May God be with you all and i hope you all eventually find the real Jesus Christ one day it will change your life.

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    1. Jesus is dead, organized religion is a scam. get over it.

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  5. The only way to win an election in this world is to elect "Jesus Christ" as your savior.

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    1. I thought Christianity is a dictatorship, not a democracy.

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    2. Actually the kingdom of God is technically a monarchy.

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    3. the Bible says in the new heaven and new earth (after 1000 yrs is built) we will rule and reign with him.

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    4. Well, Tony, at least you have something to look forward to. Good luck with all that . . .

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    5. If all of you and God are ruling and reigning over the new earth, who exactly would you be ruling and reigning over? I thought all the non believers and sinners would be gone by then.

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    6. Pardon my ignorance, but why does heaven has to be rebuilt? What's wrong with it?

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    7. The fairy tale know as the bible was written before electricity. So maybe heaven needs to be wired for it.

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    8. I thought maybe it is to put in wifi for Tony.

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    9. one-liner of the year, Mr. Dogg

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  6. the second and third rule are really good.
    while i wouldn't want to play short handed with that rake in time games I love it. If some nit wants to quit the game while others want to play there is no logical reason he should still get to draw for seats when games are combined.

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  7. I think in this situation you screwed yourself Tony, by not willing to put in the $3 blind for the next hand, simply because you thought the game might not continue into another hand.

    You paid the price for being a tight ass, and for being so fearful about a measly $3 blind. I think the floor called it correctly, and as you had decided to sit out, you had no right to be included in the draw.

    That's called Karma Tony, for trying to be a smart ass and losing out.

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  8. So you buy in for a thousand(+) to buy bitcoin for online blackjack but you worry over the blind cost shorthanded? Now you want to waste the time of a floor manager over a stupid policy they have? This reminds me of the chicken finger situation. You are making a mountain out of a mole hill. Who cares about one chicken finger or a few blinds? You have a bigger bankroll in these games than 50% of the players so you should be the one setting a positive example. You should also easily be able to exploit players during 3 handed play. I understand you are autistic and it is difficult for you but let me let you in on a big secret. The secret is that the majority of people only care about themselves and are playing poker as an escape from their lives. They may seem cruel to you as you are just there trying to earn a living but they are there to have a good time. Separate your emotions from the table and just focus on the math. You should be dominating in hand betting instead of nit bombing all in pre flop with the delusion of having the "best hand". Also investigate the costs of getting your teeth taken care of before it's three times as much and your bankroll drops again. Good skill out there

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