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Posted: 5/11/2012 6:59:42 PM
Hey guys, I have been in Vegas the last few days and finally got back this morning. My brother and I took the red eye over night home from Vegas....which is some thing I would never recommend haha. But it probably has something to do with only sleeping minimal amounts for 4 days straight. Needless to say, I am exhausted.

But anyway, for the trip in general I didn't fare too well overall but my losses weren't anything I can't recover from lol  but I am still pissed I didn't win anything. 

But I did actually win a seat in to the WSOP one of the $1,000 buy in tournaments  I was just messing around one night playing 50 cent-$1 NLHE at Bills Gambling Hall and ended up turning quad queens with a 7 kicker. Both hole cards had to play...they were actually giving away 2 seats for the top 2 hands of the day (just some random promotion) my hand held up and there you have it, a seat in the WSOP.

So I guess I will be going back to Vegas in June or July, I get to pick which tourney I want to play in (any 1 of the 5 1k NLHE tourneys). Just pissed because since I lost cash on this last trip, it means I gotta grind it out at work and save as much cash as possible to pay for airfare and lodging 

I could be a total cheap behind and not take advantage of this to save a few bucks...but at the same time, I think it would be pretty crazy to pass up this opportunity. Last year the winners of those tourneys won between 400k-650k  obviously I would be a total longshot but seems like a once in a life time chances that would be tough to pass up.

Whatcha think fellas? 
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Posted: 5/11/2012 7:09:18 PM

Beats trying the lottery.

Besides, you don't want to regret missing this chance later in life...

GL!

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Posted: 5/11/2012 7:12:31 PM
Awesome man! You pretty much HAVE to go play in the touney. You may lose a few hundred backs on the return trip, but that beats saying "man, I should have just went and played". Somebodies gotta win....it could be you!
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Posted: 5/11/2012 7:16:12 PM
Congrats AD. Train is cometely right. Better to go and, at worst, lose a few bucks and gain an experience. Who knows what might happen in the tourney.
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GL man!
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Posted: 5/11/2012 8:12:19 PM
never heard of bills gambling hall. where might that be?
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Posted: 5/11/2012 8:12:45 PM

Well done sir.
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Posted: 5/11/2012 8:18:37 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by misfits:

never heard of bills gambling hall. where might that be?

across from caesars on the corner ... i think. 
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Posted: 5/11/2012 8:23:46 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by misfits:

never heard of bills gambling hall. where might that be?

Yeah, across the street from Caesars Palace but between Bally's and The Flamingo....kind of a smaller, run down joint but nothing terrible IMO. 

Thanks a bunch fellas...so consensus is I should go huh? Bite the bullet and throw down like 700-900 bucks on expenses?  I guess that really isn't a ton of money lol
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Posted: 5/11/2012 8:26:13 PM
Someone get him Covers gear to wear at the WSOP
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Posted: 5/11/2012 8:30:20 PM
Nice job. Its a grind but you will enjoy it. If you have never been wait till you see how massive it is there are alot of tourneys running at the same time!!! When I saw It I thought it was gonna be a cluster darn but its run perfect and the dealers are very good. GL
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Posted: 5/11/2012 8:38:16 PM

Nicely done!

 

 

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Posted: 5/11/2012 9:34:27 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by ad1260:


Yeah, across the street from Caesars Palace but between Bally's and The Flamingo....kind of a smaller, run down joint but nothing terrible IMO. 

Thanks a bunch fellas...so consensus is I should go huh? Bite the bullet and throw down like 700-900 bucks on expenses?  I guess that really isn't a ton of money lol



Get some buddies to sponsor your trip.  Hell, I'll throw you $100 just to keep this thread running.  Quad girl is some serious Karma working for you my man.  Your destiny awaits.
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Posted: 5/11/2012 9:48:34 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by TheGoldenGoose:




Get some buddies to sponsor your trip.  Hell, I'll throw you $100 just to keep this thread running.  Quad girl is some serious Karma working for you my man.  Your destiny awaits.

Lmao..."quad girl"  I hope you are right Goose. Man I would gladly be down for some people to sponsor it and gladly split prize $$$ accordingly if I actually did cash....if anyone is seriously interested in doing this let me know. I would document things appropriately and would be very interested in something like this if the situation was right and right people were involved 

It's funny because whenever I found out I won I seriously considered selling my seat...just because it didn't seem feasible to come back. But the more I think about it, going back wouldn't be totally ridiculous. 
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Nice job. Its a grind but you will enjoy it. If you have never been wait till you see how massive it is there are alot of tourneys running at the same time!!! When I saw It I thought it was gonna be a cluster darn but its run perfect and the dealers are very good. GL

agree. and im claustraphobic.

my bro goes and plays the grip and 2 grip pre tourneys.

ill watch and chill in the books.

go ad. its worth it if u like cards and being a long shot to win big.

get a pic taken of yourself at the tables with your chips.

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Posted: 5/11/2012 10:02:12 PM
im in to sponsor for a hun....pm me
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Posted: 5/11/2012 10:06:19 PM

read up on him. i dont blame him.

only shady thing is its a us company and the money wont go towards keeping social security going or whatever other failing sh*t uncle sammy has ruined....

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Posted: 5/11/2012 10:06:59 PM

oops, wrong thread. im lost............

try again.

bye...

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Posted: 5/11/2012 10:12:04 PM


Make us proud!!!
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Posted: 5/11/2012 10:36:46 PM

Covers Mods where you at!!?? Throw this guy a bone and send him some cash and a covers t shirt!!!

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