Things just arent going so well, and for the first time in a long time im down to only $16,400. this is due to the fact im still out over $800 for October in poker, (im not winning, and the entire 2017 hourly for over 2000 hours is now less than $9.75 per hour). way too much spent on traveling, motels, and prepaying my rent up til nov 17 here in tampa to cut the cost down by over $150 per week, and im still paying over $325 per week. Plus im switching rooms on friday (it wasnt all in the same hotel). But theres tons of games to choose from here, and most were not very tight. im sure it cannot be repeated but several years prior, i did win over $21 per hour here. This was at a time my roll was floating between $11,000 and $13,000 and i dont remember the exact dates. i do remember posting how much i was annoyed by certain casino policies in the old poker room.
Most of the drop was the $3000 bitcoin i bought for $275 juice, then quickly lost. the rest of the drop was more rental payments than poker losses. no live BJ losses here. very little play too, with the $25 minimums. lot of it went on Uber fees too.
i visited the dogtrack on Nebraska where the hookers hang out (the streets 1-2 miles north and south, certainly not in the room) and none of the motels on this street are safe (or have any whites residing in the rooms). the only whites u might see are the hookers, and few of those. but the games in the dogtrack were good. i briefly got $200 up then lost it all and left down $85.
the motels on hillsbourough arent much better, but i think id feel safer there, its a main city busline i used to ride often. then theyres other motels east of the casino ive never been in i need to find out weekly prices. by mid nov, im going to be really broke. i will be getting back $300 for every 75 hours of poker in october if i remember to collect. Plenty of massage parlors on hillsbourough too, for less than the $2 minute in the Hardrock.
yes some of those annoyances were the nonstop requests of does anyone want an overpriced $2 minute massage? most of us earn $10 per hour or much less on our jobs, we sure wont spend $120 per hour on this. then theres $2 chips, the person in the SB (or left of the MS straddle acting first) and long waits a lot of the time for seats.
probably a bigger annoyance tonight for 2 of their customers were a guys quad aces got beat by another quad aces with 2 minutes to go in the high hand. then 20 seconds to go, his got beat by an even better hi hand.
i got bluffed one pot, but correctly folded QQ on another big pot. at least i recovered the phone i left in the Uber 2 days ago, with the help of AKgal. im due to lose it been like 4 out of 4 ive got it back when ive lost it now.
though u cant eat at the tables, the price of burgers or chicken tenders or fries is sure cheap in the new poker room.