Tuesday, April 10, 2018

stud 8 at sams town.

i really would like out of vegas, but i shouldnt until my tooth is taken care of. what a horrible time for it to come up, right in california while im down to one of the lower points of the last few years. of course at that time it wasnt nearly as low as it is now (barely over $12,000) at the time it first started bothering me i still had almost $17,000.

Vince is now back from Reno and promised to take me to see the dentist on Friday, and if he could do it earlier, would probably be best. tonight he wanted to play stud hilow at samstown, and i didnt think the game would go but briefly we had 6 of us playing though most of the time not nearly this many. of course the $1 ante killed me since its high for stud and i mostly played stud without an ante in the early, mid and late 1990s. only the california players or high stakes players were used to playing with antes. but i left the game pissed while the others were still playing with only $20 left of my $100, saying i had to get out of there. hope it didnt embarrass Vince. i took the bus downtown. most of the money was lost on one big pot where i had AA and couldnt fold it as the lady who called my $12 bet on 3rd street had a low spade showing, caught the 10 of spades on 4th, an ace on 5th, i started checking, she started betting, and then got a low spades on 6th, i shouldve just folded. she had exactly what i thought, 3 low spades first 3 and made both the flush and the low by the end.

he wanted me to post it on twitter (and so did the floorman since theyre trying to do the game every Monday night and they need the players) but i was concerned MIB would see it and show up while i was there, so i didnt.

so i took the bus to the el cortez and the night got worse from there. i shouldve stayed on the bus to the nugget and played poker. but i felt like playing some VBJ. for a while all was well, in fact i recovered the loss at sams town. i kept playing when i shouldnt of however, partly annoyed by the 2 hookers or strippers or fremont street partly nude performers or maybe party pit dancers. i couldnt tell but the way they were dressed and how this girl was showing one guy her ass asking if he liked it and the way the girl with her was talking on the phone how she made $300 working and showing off a black guys picture with her cell to the whole casino she was live chatting with with a very annoying voice for 30 minutes or so, i was curious if she knew the 2 she was sitting next to. they came and sat at a machine close to a black guy and his wife or mother a bit older than the 2 girls were. but to see her bragging about making so much money and saying on the phone she is still working, set me on tilt because its so unfair how people doing something immoral to earn the money, (not sure what exactly) get paid so much better than people who do hard work for low pay. and how men cant earn that type of money.

so i played a long long time and eventually the big loss came up and i left with only $700 out of $2300 i came in the casino with. this is why carrying too much cash on me is horrible and why when leaving the wynn with $1169, i only took $369 of it home with me and put the rest in the box i originally went into the wynn to close out.

so i left the el c with $700 and took an uber to the wynn. and sat right down in the $1-3 and of course lost a big pot right off. had AA and bet $10, got reraised to $40 by a guy with well over $1000, and i just shoved my $110 buyin, what i still had which was close to all of it. flop comes KQT which i considered horrible seeing i put him on a big pair (which is what he had, JJ) turn comes A so i think maybe i am good. river blank. i knew he couldnt have one jack there unless he had two.

the flop scared me more than the turn since my read was he had a big pair. and i rebought, and at one point after moving to $2-5 when the $1-3 broke and still needed another addon, i was down to the final $300. i eventually somehow came back to $1169 after winning several hands, some of which i didnt expect. i decided to go and not try to double one more time to get even. so i won $460 in the wynn poker room, and more than that in the $2-5 game. too bad i played BJ, or id had a good night in spite of the $80 loss in samstown had i only played poker tonight.

although the 2 women into black guys and possibly bisexual too turned me off being so well paid, and too much tattoos and bling on them, i did see one girl in there who caught my eye who looked really broke and like she was looking for money or something. and i didnt see anyone with her. often in there i see panhandlers and usually they annoy me because its either a girl with a black guy or a guy, or someone with an attitude. but this girl i didnt see her panhandle no one, just looked like she was looking for money. now 2 other people they did ask for money. el cortez is full of them and i see the same ones get thrown out often. but this girl was very short and looked like she would really appreciate the help even if only $5.

i feel good knowing my laundry got done yesterday before i went for a ride with herbie to help him in some advantage play he gave me $50 out of it which i desperately needed or id not wanted to go for a ride in his car. but im in really bad shape. im sure when my tooth is fixed ill too feel a bit less stressed. of course once its paid, ill barely have $11,000 it is going to be very tough not to go below $10,000 and i thought i never would again. and my room ends on april 23 which isnt that far off now.

28 comments:

  1. none of this will matter soon anyway, Trump is about to get us into a nuclear war with the Russians over Syria once again due to a fake false flag attack that assad had nothing to do with. hope he finds wisdom to back down like he did the previous time. i only need to rush to fix the tooth before it would impossible to find any dentist left working his trade in the entire country and before all electricity is permantly disabled in the entire USA

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    1. I am pretty sure Nick has a cache of MREs buried in the desert or might even have a bunker he hasn't yet told you about. You might have to learn some infantry skills if you plan on joining him though. Semper Fi!

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    2. Boy, am I glad I moved back to Australia. How will they be able to run the slot machines without electricity? I hope that Trump makes it a priority to restore power to casinos first!

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  2. i wonder if Ray also knows i threw away the whole $33 on ignition yesterday too?

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  3. Are you going over to Westgate Thursday night to see if MIB will try to beat up Trooper?

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  4. This is getting grim, I know its hard to win as scared money in poker. And impossible in the pits. Our hero facing some harsh realities. I remember when you had like 40, but you do get a disability check and food stamps right? Too bad you aren't making money off the blog too somehow. I know the feeling man all the times I tried to play for a living I fell flat on my face mostly cause I played in the pits when times were good and couldn't survive the runbad

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    1. Well, to be fair, you've never paid taxes or contributed to society, and you you're a right-wing nutjob who thinks that "socialism" is bad, so why SHOULD you get anything?

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    2. He may not have paid income tax but he has paid a fortune in sales tax and hotel tax.

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  5. i shouldve stayed on the bus to the nugget and played poker. but i felt like playing some VBJ so i played a long long time and eventually the big loss came up and i left with only $700 out of $2300 i came in the casino with so i won $460 in the wynn poker room, and more than that in the $2-5 game. too bad i played BJ, or id had a good night in spite of the $80 loss in samstown had i only played poker tonight.

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  6. Of course, all the timing would have been different if you hadn't spent a "long long time" playing VBJ, you can't know what you would or wouldn't have made in the Wynn poker room arriving at a different time. And you take the bus from El Cortez to the Golden Nugget? Must be for safety, I'm sure you could use the short walk, of course so could I.

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    1. No I took the bus to el c from Samstown

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  7. Really don't think you need to rush to get your tooth done if Putin is gonna drop a shitload of nucs on the USA. You won't need to worry about your tooth if that happens.

    Now them girls showing off their bodies to make a dollar is not exactly immoral. Thousands of women do exactly the same thing every day as models and actors. Nothing wrong with that. Just because they are dancing doesn't make it immoral. In fact those dancers do a damn harder job doing that than you have ever done in your life.

    So once again you dumped $1600 into a bad vbj machine at El Cortez. Good job. Remember when you had $45,000 plus just a couple of short years ago? Wow, if only someone had given you good advice just once on what to do with your money and how to manage it. Oh well, "Such is life."

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    1. From $45k to now close to $10k - I would be sick to my stomach and i certainly wouldn't be playing VBJ with it.

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    2. The amazing part is he was down to < $1k then he ran it up to > $40k. If he did it once he can do it again.

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    3. Kind of along the line of getting struck by lightning and surviving the event and then the same person getting hit by lightning again and surviving. The $45k run-up was a statistical fluke that now has over the moon improbability that our Hero will reap that reward a second time.

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    4. Tony -

      If you agree with Lester, why are you acting as if you don't? Your actions (continually punting away large sums on machines) don't indicate that you think that roll is irreplaceable. Your actions indicate you think that roll unimportant.

      s.i.

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    5. There is a reality disconnect at work here...Hero lives in a constant state of cognitive dissonance.

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    6. I understand you're saying the risk of ruin is high if he gets that low again. But with $10k he could run it up again through skill and nitty play, with good location and table selection. Vegas isn't the right place. But as Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't—-you're right.”

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  8. Honestly, how long do you you intend to keep making bad decisions? The main thing that keeps people from trying to assist you is that you are just one bad decision after another. People including myself found your mother’s offer to help you with your dental and medical to be generous and yet you did not go. And here you are, an even bigger wreck than you were before. Your insistence upon sedation dentistry is just another attempt to ignore real life. You don’t want to know what is going on with your teeth. You don’t want to know what is going on with your health. You don’t want to hear that you have a gambling addiction. You don’t wonder about your son’s or mother’s health. You seem to want to live your entire life under sedation instead of something to be meditated over and self reflective. Wake up...it don’t; it’s your choice.

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  10. Hi TBC you have been blogging about your bad tooth (teeth) for serveral years now. This really has nothing to do with your bankroll does it? The teeth could end up killing you but life is a gamble so what else is new. Your rant about women making money for displaying their bodies is beneath you. Women have been doing this for 1000's of years. You have more important things like VBJ's to worry about. Lets get it together this year or it may be your last.

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  11. U just need to find one of dem good machines and run it back up to 45k! Then you'll be rich enough to fix your toof

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  12. What up TBC??? Figured I swing by an read a little. Seems little have changed. Next time post pics of the people that annoy you. Especially the girls .... Cardiac_Poker

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