Monday, December 4, 2017

bored out of my mind here, and damn it its cold outside.

i guess what i like most about being in deadwood is i dont feel dependent on having to play poker every single day to have a way to survive and cover my hotel room every night. Being prepaid up til dec 20th for a relatively cheap price is nice and im spending much fewer hours playing poker than i ever have in the last 25 yrs. i couldnt even bring myself to call cadillac jacks on the phone to find out if they ever started up the game this sunday evening, i just assumed they didnt and couldnt get out of bed where id just got off the internet and laid down to read. (another reason i would never wish to own a kindle, the whole point of relaxing with a good book is to be off a computer screen). keeping 6-12 months worth of income in the bank at all times tends to remove the pressure to play every night too. but i would of course if the games existed. this being said, if i were still in vegas spending all my time playing poker, id never got around to sending off for those 2 documents. by the way the birth certificate arrived already and quite quickly. Being here feels like a vacation.

---written 1-2 days earlier---

this morning i lost $900 on the VBJ, but believe it or not overall im still up. $18,900 left. over $1500 of my profits here in deadwood came from the VBJ, no matter how many losing sessions ive had. theres so much snow and ice today the trolley isnt running, so unless i walk the 3 blocks to the VBJ, im staying indoors on ignition. but i might go to the family dollar soon to buy icecream sandwiches cheezits and cereal. which is slightly more than 3 blocks. i was down to $24 on ignition, then turned it into over $200 playing zappit BJ.

theres so many swings on the VBJ no matter u need 10x the bankroll u need for poker to make a little bit less per hour than what u would in poker. this is why being a BJ pro just isnt suitable for most people. if Ray would drive here, (he looked it up its 18 hours, i would think more) i would go not caring im paid up thru dec 20. we could hit up MSP and DM on the way home, plus burlington IA.

the hot works in the shower, but only for 5 minutes. the heat works in here, but i wish the TV cord wouldnt need to be so close to it, i worry my room will catch fire. lots of old building like this, everyone dies in one. including many old rooming houses where i lived, but the 2 which burned down werent when i lived in them. i didnt feel like going to play poker even if there were a game, my sleep hours so messed up, i feel tired at 5-6 pm which is when the game would probably start if it went, with the exception of wed and thrus. wed there is the morning game and u need to be there for this one.

i felt like leaviing today where there better weather, but too much ice. i wonder if the 7.19pm flight to phoenix was canceled tonight. its nonstop. unless u fly allegiant, everything is like $600 from here, with the exception of denver.

this old laptop falling apart, keeps saying 0% not charging, but plugged in. if it slips out 1 second it dies.

im really enjoying not being forced to go play poker every night if i dont feel like it, but i sure dont enjoy not being able to when i really would like to. mostly sun-tues.

16 comments:

  1. You will never defeat the VBJ in my opinion. And don't you prefer to gamble more like Mon. to Sun.?

    ReplyDelete
  2. The machine you're playing shuffles after each round. You aren't playing with an edge.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. according to the employee of the company who put the machine in the establishment (and came by to reboot it when it went black) its the only one like it left in deadwood which does not shuffle every time.

      Delete
  3. If only there is a place where you can play 24x7, with dozens of rooms to chose from...

    ReplyDelete
  4. You know that $900 dollars you threw away? That would have bought you a realy good brand new laptop. Nice work Tony.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. everyone knows u are nothing but a troll. no different than buying in $900 at poker, sometimes losing, sometimes winning. u dont just not play.

      Delete
    2. KThen dont feed the torlls and keep throwing money away Tony - most poker players you try to lump yourself in with would have already bought the laptop. Not you though, too lazy and it would take away from money you can throw away into a machine. Great work as usual Tony.

      Delete
  5. I'm not sure if my reponse is rational, but I am always heartened when I read your diet; " i might go to the family dollar soon to buy icecream sandwiches cheezits and cereal." Seeing you survive this long on the horrific diet you practice gives me solice when I choose to indulge in some snacking.

    My sincere thanks, Tony.

    s.i.

    ReplyDelete
  6. If they sold microwave bacon it would be heaven....

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I have seen them microwave bacon at Subways.

      Delete
    2. http://www.mapleleaf.com/products/by-category/bacon/maple-leaf-ready-crisp/

      50-60 sec in microwave... Perfect.

      Delete
  7. Tony,

    If you have any access to HBO on-demand or some other internet TV option you could binge watch the HBO series called Deadwood. That being a period-piece about the gold rush in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Just a thought....

    ReplyDelete
  8. Tony,

    My experience with laptops (have owned 7-8) is that they last between 3-4 yrs max. A new one is always worth the investment. For poker, email and surfing the web, you can get a good one for under $400 Good luck at the tables and terminals.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Tony, I'm in Deadwood. Are you still here? Call me at 406-231-6507 or email me at mickeycrimm@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Not really.
      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AYXvj5bhyW0

      Delete