Saturday, January 14, 2017

poker in NLV with Vince

Friday night Vince and i went to Jerrys nugget, picked up my $25 in free play and $10 in free food. Then we went to the poker palace in north LV where i lost $71 in BJ and $10 in video poker while waiting for the $20 tourney to end i staked vince in, and the cash game to start up. first time i ever remember losing in live BJ there due to good rules, (u can double down after the 3rd card). finally the cash game started and i bought in $137 in odd change, leaving 5 $100 bills in my pocket. plus vince busted out and needed $100 for the 2nd cash table which soon started later.

found out thru dallas on twitter that of the 3 tables going in the cannery, some of the tables had quite a few NL overs buttons in their $2-6 game, and vince much prefers to play this to NL. so we thought of going over there soon, but Vince said lets not go right off. i was mainly concerned he would lose the $100, but i still prefer the poker palace to the cannery.

i started off winning, and had my buyin up to just over $250. then he came over to tell me he lost his chips and we decided to go on my BB. then i found AK and raised the straddle to $23. 2 people called. including the straddler who vince says plays there all the time. with a big stack since its no cap on the buyin. Flop comes K9T with 2 spades and ive got the A of spades, king of diamonds. straddler, as usual, checks dark. other guy checks to me. i bet $65. both call. one has $9 left. turn comes Q of spades. he checks, the guy whose almost allin bets the $9, which i figured he would which of course gives the straddler the option to check raise me allin which i dislike. i call, because i fear im beat, so i dont raise. sure enough he check raises me allin for like $170 more. i shouldnt call, but i do since im stuck and know ill need to stake vince one more time in the cannery. i ask for the J of spades, and were we all surprised when it came for my royal.

i quit, cashed out $647.

in the cannery vince and i sat in the same game and played for 2-3 hours where i won $114 and he turned the $100 into $218. so i got the $200 back thank God. i was worried he would lose it. game was incredibly good, which is why dallas loves the room so much. he was on a different table. without the overs buttons. i didnt know it but vince told me the pot he won in the hardrock the other day where i also staked him, was with a bluff too. i and the rest of table was convinced he had the boat.

Then he dropped me off in the nugget and went home, since i wanted to wait til 6 to go home to sleep, so i could sleep days and be awake nights. i played there for 4 hours, was holding my own with $120, til i lost with KK to AA on the final hand. took an uber home, for less than lyft by $3. i thought lfyt was supposed to be less? herbies friend robert drove for lyft the other night. we talked about the 10x points on the VBJ, where im up over $2600 since coming to vegas and how odd it is someone with the big money didnt burn out the promotion yet. by the way once the count hits minus 3, theres no longer an edge. but the edge could get over 102% on the good counts.

where im living now Vince has a washer and dryer right inside his condo. in fact he has this in both of the ones he owns.

for the first time in a year, i needed advil last night for the teeth which need fixed. ill have too many holes if removed. i need to look into an iv dentist without the 2 month wait for it. if possible, but i dont know where ill live. plus my eyesight is getting harder to tell the suits. got to look close so the flop wont be blurred. i worry something is majorly wrong. and if u go in for the low cost eye exams, what to tell the dr. i dont think all drs know the most.


45 comments:

  1. Nevada Vision Center on Flamingo. They are awesome.

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  2. Tony good job getting the roll up and finding a plus ev game. Go to Stanton Optical and it's like $300 for two pairs of glasses and a free eye exam to get your prescription. This is an investment you need to make. You also will have a prescription to use in the future. Glasses will take a week.

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  3. Eyeglass World - 2 pair from $78 not including eye exam, website does not give price... Call them!

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  4. i shouldnt call, but i do since im stuck

    I don't come here and criticize you like some do, but come on!

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  5. You can get an eye precription online from your computer for $20. You then enter the prescription into Zenni and can buy a nice pair of glasses with prescription lenses for under $10.

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  6. You're getting longsighted that's all. Just go to Walmart or and buy a pair of reading glasses for $10. You can try them out and pick whatever gives you the best vision.

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  7. Our Hero is ready for bi-focals. Reading glasses do not help you read the community cards in the middle of the table or eyeballing the size/value of your opponents stacks.

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  8. Why would GOD reveal himself to those that truly don't believe and have faith in him. Something to think about for those who don't believe.

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    1. How can one have faith if god won't reveal himself to them?

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    2. So when did you last see him John?

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    3. God does reveal himself at times to those who dont know him. remember saul and others.

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    4. JD, sounds like you said God is like a placebo effect, or some kind of self fulfilling prophecy. Shouldn't we give more credit to God?

      The better question is, why wouldn't God reveal himself to non believers?

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    5. God does whatever God please. But you are saved by Grace through Faith. So you may want to have Faith in God and this means finding him through his ONLY son JESUS CHRIST! As you wish Pokerdogg we can look at your way too. Any way you ask look at it you have to listen to JESUS CHRIST.

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    6. I guess the real thing that makes me wonder is how can people that don't believe in God demand proof? I men who are they to demand things like that and have no faith in him.

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    7. Well, the book of Exodus said that god sent Moses to tell Pharaoh to let the Jews go, then god "hardened Pharaoh's heart" so that he would not do it, then god punished him (and killed tens of thousands of innocent people) because of it... so, god is a mixed bag... he'll ask you for something, then make it so you don't want to do it. god brags about being jealous, a trait that I wouldn't tolerate in a spouse, let alone a deity... so if he doesn't want to show me a picture of the virgin Mary in my cornbread, or whatever is considered "revealing himself" that is fine by me... my life is better off without him, AINEC.

      John is a bit confused though... the way he said it is a bit of a tautology... you can't see god unless you know him, and you can't know him unless he has shown himself to you.... following that logic, Christianity would have died the generation after Christ.

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    8. i doubt it meant the way u interpret it, but jealously is good, it just means a women loves u enough to not wish to love u to u falling in love with other women besides her. she wishes u to only be seeing her, which is crucial for any relationship to work. guys who abuse women in the past have caused this trait to be misinterpreted as bad. but the original meaning is good.

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    9. It is painfully apparent that John Doe has some major confusion regarding the Christian God. I hesitate to even list any other scripture since he only appears to believe what he wants to believe.

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    10. Greg, i am not confused, i guess everyone looks at things differently. Tony is right there, everything we see feel and do God created. This isn't a fairy-tale its the real deal! God knows all and created all things. Some men have convictions for true love, and convictions for friendships and many other things. Jealousy is a part of the mix in that.... Look at today's world, we have manipulations and false interpretations of the message Jesus Christ left us. Divorces everywhere, false sense of entitlement. Lack of true understanding and substance is all over yet many don't' see it. Its almost like people enjoy being lied to. Its rather sick, but it tell us in revelations in the Bible that it will wind up a mess and this is just a part of it i am sure.

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    11. satan is jealous of God. He is so jealous of the love some have for God. You want a history book read the old testament. satan renamed the characters so we would think thor and all these heroes are myths. They are characters in the old testament. They battle the serpent which is satan. Lies are floating around all over this world. Some of the fallen angels should remember GOD is judging EVERYONE at one point. satan will do anything he can to distance you from God.

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    12. John Doe. You are really wasting your time preaching on this site. You need to go join the rest of the bat shit crazy loonies at the Westboro Baptist Church and preach your message there.

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    13. I hope your reading your Bible Mr. Koala! I wouldn't want to see you watching Morgan Freeman explain God on the Discovery channel to find Jesus.

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    14. Mr. Doe, what Bible are you reading to have gotten so many fundamental Christian concepts, shall we say, not so slightly askew? I suggest you first you first contemplate the notion of Agape.

      Peace, Vincent
      1 Corinthians 16:14
      1 John 4:7-21

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    15. Vincent I wish I had more time to play with you. I am really not here to kiss and tell xoxo

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    16. Mr. Doe, again you seem to ridicule the Lord. You profess to be a true follower, yet do not seem to follow the basic principles of Christian dignity. Your unchaste picture on twitter seems to only support your lost ways. It is time for some true discernment.

      "And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man."

      Mark 7: 20-23

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  9. Tony, first off, Thank you for the birthday wishes. I had a great couple of days camping with two of my younger grandchildren.

    Secondly, Congratulations for finally hitting the $30,000 plus. Its been a long hard road for you. So I hope you can relax a bit more and enjoy the fruits of your hard work. If the truth be known, there are probably very few people based on the overall percentage of poker players throughout the world who can survive by gambling. You have silenced many of your doubters with your poker playing ability.

    The third thing I want to mention is your eye sight. As you get older, in most cases your eyesight deteriorates. Wearing cheap glasses that simply magnify images may not be the best option for you. You only have one pair of eyes and they are not replaceable. If you are wearing these cheap glasses for long periods, you are probably doing more damage to your eyes than not wearing any glasses at all.

    Some people here have posted some good deals for you to check out. You have the money now, so please get your eyes properly tested and start wearing glasses that have been prescribed for you. Take care.

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    1. Come on kola you can not be serious. Wearing the wrong prescription glasses or simple magnification lenses can give you a headache but can not damage your eyes.

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    2. You are correct. Whilst the actual glasses may not be doing any harm, the continual rubbing of his eyes and the strain leads to other problems. If you know Tony, you will also know that he rubs his eyes quite hard and often. Wearing glasses with the correct prescriptions, either single lens or multi lenses could alleviate some of this irritation. P.S. The name is Koala.

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  10. im curious too whose good in the field of IV sedation in vegas. i see several possibilities with dentists instead of the long waits for oral surgeons (if this is true of course) but which one is like $300-400 for it instead of $1000+ extra? and does it right away within the week? took the advil 3 times for the tooth this week with all the cavities and the one next to it. a hole there would look bad and make eating difficult, id suggest it be filled. the other one on the far end rotted away which needs removed never has ever hurt. but the 2 with the cavity other side kind of grind together now. will this be complicated to do within the hour? id prefer it be done in 1 sitting, which is what IV sedation is for.

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    1. Just get all your teeth pulled. That's where you're headed regardless due to your lack of oral hygiene. You can probably get a good discount.

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    2. Trust me I have been through it - there is zero chance it can all be done in one visit. Also if you need a root canal that is at least 2-3 visits just for that w/ antibiotics that you have to finish. Wont be cheap - hope you have coverage for prescriptions and dental coverage. There goes half the woll.

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    3. You think Tony would put out nearly $1000 for dentures... plus he'd probably just accidentally leave them on the bus, somehow.

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    4. He could use Tile and find them with his iPhone depending on where the bus was headed.

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  11. Do you remember that I told you that I spoke with the head of the dental hygiene program at my school? She estimated that it would take three sessions to even clean your teeth due to neglect. Working on your teeth will be no simple process.

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    1. Tony, Lightning is correct. Anyone who has seen your teeth knows that you have some major time coming up at the dentist. Years of neglect of basic dental hygiene (cleaning your teeth) has left them in a very bad state. This will not be a quick fix.

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  12. Tony:

    A couple of questions about some tweets of yours:

    "briefly over $31,200 last night but now with $30,200. going to sleep. ellis isle removed the VBJ without warning this morning."

    So, what sort of warning were you anticipating receiving? Do casinos normally send out e-mails/tweets about what machines they're adding/subtracting? The "without warning" part seems odd.

    Also, what was up with the tweet about playing poker at GN with $5k on the table? Why did you have that much in play at one time? Were there stacks that came close to actually putting that $ at risk, or was it just a "Duke of Freemont" moment? I had asked you that before (as had Koala), but you never responded.

    Congrats on getting the roll up, sir! Very impressive. You being at 30k is something I didn't think I'd ever see, without hitting a BBJ. Well done.

    s.i.

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    1. no they dont, just meant i didnt know (but paid uber for nothing). most of the time i no one had more than $600. but for about an hour a guy did cover me. good player too. i lost over $650 to him, but recovered from the others.

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    2. Instead of Uber:

      http://omaha.craigslist.org/rvs/5964007274.html

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    3. 1973 El Dorado Class,c motorhome
      A/c heat
      Onan generator
      Awning
      Fully self-contained
      Sleep 6
      Good tires
      Runs and drives PERFECT
      LOOKS INCREDIBLE, JUST TAKE A LOOK ON PICTURES !!!

      +++++++++++++++++++++

      A great 10 episode reality TV show would be our Hero in this old RV with L36 or Koala driving him around in his pursuit to get his roll up to $40K.

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    4. Most importantly, does the RV have WiFi?

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    5. Thanks for the reply, Tony. Really glad to see the roll grow.

      s.i.

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  13. just get all your teeth pulled and get some dentures, a lot cheaper and of course a lot easier to take care of, and it will be what you are going to have to do anyways. we know you dont brush or take care of whats left of your teeth and get your eyes taken care of that is the easy one.

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  14. Tony,good work getting O$30k

    We have been here before with your teeth....thisa root canal,fillng stuff is all nonsense and a waste of time.
    Have them took out.I have been there..best thing I ever did.
    1 visit...they took a look,said they can do this & that,I said no take them out..injection in gums,sit in waiting room waiting for the gums to numb & in you go.

    DO IT

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  15. Oh Tony.... where is the roll at now???

    im surprised by how much ive won on VBJ or live BJ since returning to vegas. over $2000 on the VBJ in ellis isle before they removed it, and $3500 here in the hoover dam lodge last night and tonight. good thing i won it when i had $1700 divided up among 5 spots. got the roll to over $33,000 though ive not posted this yet on twitter because i worry ill drop big before Vince comes to get me in the morning.

    so many annoying things. for 1 the 4 spot and 5 spot are switched, and if playing both hands and not close attention, u will hit the wrong hand. this needed fixed last time i was in town, either its unfixable, or no one cares, or worse, they hope for serious errors when betting big. and the card reader in the middle spot isnt working.

    plus someone who claimed theyre doing inventory, in a group of 3, went around lifted up every chair and looked under it in the entire casino, including demanding to do the chair im sitting in, right in the middle of the hand. wtf not just let it go?

    the last machine left which shows when it shuffles, no one ever could find me a good machine in AZ. i doubt NM still got them.
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  16. To all my American friends, either Democrats or Republicans, or those non politically aligned to any party.

    I have said many times in the past, that I have the greatest respect for the people of the USA, and the Country in general. Whether you like President Trump or you hate him, please give the man a chance to do what he has said he will do. That is to make America great once again.

    It won't happen overnight, but I have a feeling the world might just have a chance of being a much better place to live in, if you work with the man in his efforts.

    From and Aussie friend...Koala

    God Bless America.

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