Thursday, March 2, 2017

Best bet Jax on monument drive (not orange park) trip report.

Im glad to discover the poker in Jacksonville FL is beatable. i was a bit unsure at first, and quite concerned. was once stuck over $380 in buyins, then made my 4th buyin for $200 this time. $2-2 NL (no $1-2 here) $40 min, $200 max. incidently the $2-5 NL is only $100-500 buyin. not sure if theres other places in the US where the min buy is below $100.

when i made this 4th buyin, i had tweeted out my displeasures with certain policies here. (no phone chargers on the tables) no free coffee, no comps, rake taken preflop if u raise the pot to steal money in it, or rake taken on chops. theres 70 tables and when i played less than 10 were in use. this did go up  to over 20 during the busier time of the evening. not counting the sucker games in the other side.

also, the motel i took for 5 days is way too far away. (and i rode their city bus for the first time). theres better options much closer, the Uber tonight going home, she drove by some weekly motels and showed me closer options. monthly prices of those would be about $1000-1500 per month. much less than spending close to $65 per nite by the day.

not knowing the area i got off the city bus too soon (due to listening to a passenger) and ended up wasting $6 on an uber to go 3 blocks simply because i got lost. i thought i was much further away.

im glad to report the casino offers plo8 and it goes quite often over $340 of my wins came from it but it didnt last too long. like 3 hours. still loose though as was the $2-2 NL. then i tested out the $2-5 NL last of all before leaving. won $50+ there too.

the casino is not 24 hours except weekends. 10am to 4pm the rest of the time. so its not good to arrive about midnite, meaning u cant just sleep whenever u feel like it. or stay til its light out so u feel safe enough to ride home on the morning bus to save money. this sucks.

one big hand occured against a guy with well over $800 who specifically moved to my table. i reraised him preflop with QQ to see if i was good. (i dont think i 3 bet enough). he only called with his aa so i thought i might be good. then i flop top set. and there could be a possible flush draw.

i bet $15, he called. turn comes K, i bet $30, he bets $100. i call. (i worried i mightve misread him and he got KKK). but if im good, i dont wish to announce my hand either. river comes Q. i check (very risky) and he bets $125-150. i ask him if he will show if i fold. (with no intention to of course). he says yes, so then i say ok this means ur weak, im allin. now i think most of the players here arent very good in this city. but im not saying he is one of them. way too many people seeing most of the flops for raises. he calls pretty quickly which surprises me as weak as his hand is against a legitimate raiser on the river. then he quits the game, and so do i, to the disappointment of the other players.

so i go with over $1150, when i had only about half this when the hand started. but i wasnt hitting and running, theyd just called me for $1-2 PLO8 which id been waiting for them to call all day. i cashed out $1000 then bought in for the remaining $192.

very amazing no one here employee or customer ever heard of my blog.

now for a very brief vegas report. i was only there 1 day from reno, and it was my shortest trip ever. flew in one day, out the next. losing over $1500 on the el cortez vbj when i went there to get away from BJ played a bit part in this decision, and due to it, i missed seeing 2 of my favorite women friends. cdizzy and stephanie.

while there i did win a bit on poker in the nugget and surprisingly the wynn too. i missed seeing lucki duck too. but i did see the canadian socialist women who i blogged about before. its weird how she always has seperate hotel rooms from her husband. lightning especially felt so.

had to get out of reno was so pissed, i never turned in the key to my now empty safe deposit box in the legacy. u see i went there to retrieve my $8000, but then i dropped the roll from over $29,000 to $23,000 when losing close to $6000 on one good shoe. then the pit boss was too dumb to decipher why my mood wasnt good when he said hi.

theres good poker here. i might not like all the things about this room, but its beatable. now are there good IV dentists here too? will need one quite soon. Uber is good here, though u cant use it to request rides in the airport.




26 comments:

  1. So, after 1 day, you declare Jacksonville poker beatable. This story seems familiar.

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    1. It looks like if he hadn't lucksacked quads, he would have been out another $500+, right -- and then the game would not have been beatable?

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  2. lol, you complain about the poker room almost the whole blog then you have one big win and now all of a sudden you like it and say its beatable. you are always so paranoid about people knowing who you are and or wanting to rob you but yet you express wonder that nobody knows who you are or has not read your blog.Then you start this shit about wanting to find a dentist and get your tooth fixed, hell we all know you wont do it until it becomes a emergency.

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  3. "Then the pit boss was too dumb to decipher why my mood wasn't good when he said hi."

    Good thing he didn't choose to NOT say "hi"? Then you could have complained the pit boss knew you were in a bad mood and tried his best to ignore your situation. There are actually very few circumstances where 99.9% of the people on this planet will object to someone saying "hi" to them. Our Hero is stuck in that 0.1% that should be wearing a black t-shirt with white lettering that should include the "special handling instructions" that they require. But Tony, what a move stiffing them on that safe deposit key! No way that will EVER come back to bite you in the future....

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  4. Congratulations on the QQQQ's. Although i don't feel it was a very Christian like way you played them, i do understand your circumstances. Its your first night away from home, and your scared, and nervous, living in a new area. So money is important right now! Keep up the poker winning...

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    1. Is there a time when Tony isn't scared, nervous, and money is important right now?

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    2. Is there a time when Tony does something in a Christian-like way?

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  5. Tony:

    Does your phone not have a GPS app? One that looks like a map? If it does, learn to use it and you'll never have this problem again:

    "not knowing the area i got off the city bus too soon (due to listening to a passenger) and ended up wasting $6 on an uber to go 3 blocks simply because i got lost. i thought i was much further away."

    Also, how did you respond when this employee said "hello" to you?

    "had to get out of reno was so pissed, i never turned in the key to my now empty safe deposit box in the legacy. u see i went there to retrieve my $8000, but then i dropped the roll from over $29,000 to $23,000 when losing close to $6000 on one good shoe. then the pit boss was too dumb to decipher why my mood wasnt good when he said hi."

    s.i.

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    1. I wonder how "good" that shoe really was that sucked $6K out of our Hero's roll? That $6K should have been greeted with three or maybe even four "free" nights?

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    2. Its called Google Maps available both on a browser and app. Tony is well aware of it and has no excuse for getting lost. It even includes walking directions, as well as bus, uber, and car directions. If Google Maps doesn't cover the local transit system, most metro areas have their bus lines routes and schedules online, with options for directions and proper stops to get off.

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    3. the person on the bus said instead of getting off where google maps showed me to get off to just walk thru the parking lot the entire way to the other end and id see it. well i shouldve went with google maps, which i used from home before getting on the first bus. it says to get off atlantic and library. (which is too far by 1 block, better to get off atlantic and monument). i walked 95% of the way thru the parking lot and didnt see it, my fault for not walking the other 5%. the uber map (i looked at while in the parking lot) not google made it appear to be much further.

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  6. Tony, your QQQQ is just terrible. The speech at the end trying to justify your Allina, screams monster to anyone who wants to listen. Anyone else is not going to fold their AA. The only thing you accomplished is pissing off the big stack and lose the opportunity to take the rest of his stack.

    If you had kept your mouth shut during your hand, express sympathy after the hand and told him you got lucky, he would probably have stayed. At the very least you wouldn't have painted a target on your forehead.

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    1. IT's amazing this guy still called after he got "the speech"

      the funny thing is tbc thinks the speech got him the call when the guy simply had aa.

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  7. lost back $300 tonight, because i got frustrated id given back over $325 in winnings, was tired and tried to steal a pot i had no business doing. then i called thinking he was stealing. very good action though, i still think coming here to live a good idea. but ive got to move closer. stopped in walmart tonight

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  8. Bestbet is pretty easy money,generally. Especially currently,as all the fake ballers baby mama's just got their federal income tax "return"and they can't wait to burn the cash so they can be broke again in two weeks. Take Uber rides,as the immediate area surrounding the casino is not safe.

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  9. Treat yourself to a blackend grouper sandwich Tony. Some seafood joints have an appetizer called grouper cheeks. Those are battered and deep fried and truly the most tender and tasty piece of fish that you will have ever eaten in your life.

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    1. u see, a black grouper sounds DANGEROUS, of course.

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    2. Isn't there a white groper in the White House? Perhaps Tony might get an invitation to the next State Dinner because of his loyalty(as long as The Groper doesn't read his tweets prior to Ted Cruz dropping out of the race.) I'm sure mashed 'taters will be on the menu.

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    3. blackened grouper with a white Groper. You two slay me! Pass the cheetos!

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  10. as you can see, not too many fans of the lengendary TBC in Jacksonville. perhaps DJT can mention your exploits on his twitter account?

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  11. I'm sure everyone will get on board once they realize that Tony has:

    Two Million..Four Hundred Twelve Thousand...and Fifty One page views.

    Since I have Zero...I will defer to him.

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  12. Oh cut the F'in BS on asking about a dentist already. Me, as well as the rest of your readers have accepted the fact your never going to spend the measly few grand to get the work done, and that you'll die from a bad mouth infection. Quit playing yourself Tony. You are by far one of the weirdest, most degen person I've never met.

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  13. Bestbet Jax is a decent poker room. I played there a year or two ago and wrote a trip report too; the room seemed very beatable - the players love slow playing though.

    http://lowstakeshands.blogspot.com/2016/01/trip-report-bestbet-jacksonville-fl.html

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  14. Lol 2late4u robbing my name man?

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  15. if you want to buy tbc i sell for #2000 but we can negotiate if u are buying in bulk contact me on 09037604345 or favourakanimo@gmail.com

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