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animals26
animals26
The LVH will give you an additional 25% off on things inside the hotel/casino. You just need to ask other casinos if they off any incentives for locals.
tooltones
tooltones
Las Vegas / Vegas Limits / View Post
You should have no problem betting betting a couple dimes at any of the books around the Aria,
promark12
promark12
Quote Originally Posted by promark12:

Is betting 6k like over the threshold of having to report your activity to the IRS?  Or was it a total of your roulette bets that put you over the limits?


I'm not very familiar with how they handle the table game paperwork. All I know, is next time, I intend on going to the cashier window with one thousand dollar chip, and not with multiple ones at a time.
promark12
promark12
That's what I get for watching tv, not looking at the screen, and typing.

Paragraph one was basically how the book manger handled my situation when I wanted to place another wager. He only discussed the situation with the worker, not me, and said not to approve me on any bets.

In paragraph three what I quoted is what the cashier manager said to me. She wanted my social security number and when I bet 6k on my final spin the pitt boss also asked me for my social security number. He ripped a piece of paper, pulled out a pen, and asked me to write it down..lol
promark12
promark12
A few of my experiences:

I was at Caesars Palace a few years ago, I had 5k on the over in the  Oakland/Kansas City game, and by the fifth inning it was a winner. I went the following day to claim my money and to place another 5k wager. The book manager the worker that he won't approve me and he never spoke to me directly. I walked with my money and have never went back to the book.

At the Bellagio I had a great deal of money on a MLB game last year. I went to claim my money, I was asked to present my players card, but I left it at home, because obviously in most cases it's not needed on spots plays. It took a great deal of time for them to pay me. The book manger stood over the work, I eventually was paid, and while I was counting, I was asked if I was going to leave a tip. I said, "Really? Not after having to wait so long"

At the Bellagio a couple months ago I went on a 10k run over a couple days playing roulette. I started off with 2k. I mentioned this in another thread on here. I ended up losing the majority of it after deciding to go in big. My issue when I cash the chips is, was that the manager basically reviewed what I had been doing, and mentions "Oh, you're just going to hit us, and run?" I said "Pardon, me?" She said "I can tell you never sit down and play by looking at your history on here"....Besides that, I kept being asked for my social security number, and I have been on their file for years.

promark12
promark12
Quote Originally Posted by promark12:

PS.  there are illegal vendors selling bottled water on the bridges crossing vegas blvd usually for a buck.



Wow, you continue to mention all the negative, so stop visiting LV if you have such an issue with it. The water vendors are doing it illegal, most of them are that is, but the cops do check the areas. They write tickets and force the sellers to leave. The cops have better things to do but typically check the areas during the morning (less hot). It's not just them, it's also the people asking for money, and playing music.
Moneysnatcher
Moneysnatcher
What are the online book odds?

I saw one that I frequent the other day.

MR +300
Obama -500
Celtics4Life
Celtics4Life
Quote Originally Posted by Celtics4Life:

thanks do you know of any other options on the strip to take games in that is not a sportsbook.........like a sports bar type place? where multiple games will be on?


Maybe "The Sporting House Bar and Grill" which use to be the old ESPN Zone that closed down. It's located in New York, New York. I believe they have over 130 tv's.


promark12
promark12
The Palms resort fee is $25 I believe.
Celtics4Life
Celtics4Life
The Bellagio is the only option if you want your drinks comped. Be sure to get there early so you can get a seat. Basically, all of the desk seats will be reserved, and if you sit in the lounge area that's inside the railing, it's considered the bar area, and you won't receive free drinks.
Moneysnatcher
Moneysnatcher
Not that I have seen.
promark12
promark12
promark,

You may think the "well dressed" people are stiffing them, but at times, some people, including myself depending on if I have family/friends in town, will tip one slump sum (every hr, etc) of say $50 or $100, to make sure the waitress continues to provide attention to my friends/family. In most cases, I know the waitress, or I find out what time they get off work in advance.

I won't criticize your $.45 cent tip but next time just not tip at all. You already made it clear that you're cheap by running to a penny slot for a free beer, which is fine, but stop acting as if you're entitled, and can create the waitresses like shit.

adnelg
adnelg
Quote Originally Posted by Dannyanddemon:

You would want to go to south point. bout 5 miles from the airport. on las vegas blvd but off strip. right off the highway. you can cab and literally park next to the door that enters into the sports book. no lines.. in and out. You can mail back your ticket to get paid out if you hit. Youre welcome. 


If I was flying to Vegas to place a wager, I won't mail my winning wager ticket in, because it'd most likely be a great deal of money. It's safe to assume that anybody that's flying to Vegas and leaving in a 24hr period intends to wager a large amount of money.
PatrickBateman
PatrickBateman
Las Vegas / Blackjack / View Post
The Westin on east flamingo is on the opposite side of the intersection as Ellis Island. East Flamingo and Koval Lane.

They advertise on a board outside during happy hour 3pm-5pm(?) that they $.25 roulette and $.50 craps. I'm not sure about the rest of the tables. I've never been inside.
adnelg
adnelg
^
I also believe that's a bad choice because they possibly won't accept a large wager. If one is flying in just to place a wager, it must be a decent amount, considering airfare cost, and other expenses.

I flew in once within a 24hr period. The only reason I could handle the flights was because it was Delta. I had a ticket that needed to be cashed at the Palms, so I took cab from the airport, placed my wager that I wanted (parlay Kansas Jayhawks and Miami Heat), met a friend to eat at the Palms, and I took a cab back to the airport. I never even went to my residence in Vegas. I caught the second half of the Kansas game on the flight and I knew I won my parlay before the flight landed back on the East Coast.

If one is worried about extra travel cost, no matter how much your wager is, I think it's best just to take the 108 bus to the Las Vegas Hilton. Take the 108 back to the Airport, stop right at the Hard Rock if you need to take care of any other business, and head back to the airport when you need to. That gives you two decent places to wager at and eat at.
adnelg
adnelg
If you prefer to go to the Las Vegas Hilton, you can stay on the 108 bus from the airport, and it'll stop directly in front of the LVH. The bus stop to get back on the 108 to go to the airport is directly across the street from the LVH entrance located in front of the Courtyard-by-Marriott hotel.

I keep focusing on the bus but if you intend to do a cab so be it. The cab ride would probably be close to $30 to the LVH.

Cheers
adnelg
adnelg
Quote Originally Posted by Reno509:

Good advice. Anything closer off of the strip?


No.

I mentioned Hard Rock because it's going to be before Terrible's hotel and casino. Both are on the same street and a short walk if you decide to go to both. I guess it depends on the amount the wager is, because I am only assuming, but Hard Rock is probably going to be willing to accept higher wagers.

If you take the 108 bus from the Airport, Hard Rock will be a block from the bus stop, and Terribles will be over a block from the bus stop at (Swenson Street/East Flamingo Road). Bus $2 one way, $5 24hrs. A cab ride will be around $15 to Terribles.

More bus information: If you decide to go to Terribles or miss the Hard Rock stop, the bus will stop at Swenson/East Flamingo), from there you'll see
Siegel Suites across the street, a Jack in the Box on the corner, and a bus stop will be located on the side of Jack in the Box if you decide to take it to Terribles or to the strip (stops beside Caesars Palace). If you stay on the bus past Caesars, you can go to the Palms, and Rio if you want. From the strip on the side of Bally's is the bus stop, catch that back to the Terribles stop, and transfers to the 108 stop at the gas station to go to the airport.
adnelg
adnelg
Hard Rock probably.

Easy cab ride or take the 108 bus, which will drop you off a block from the Hard Rock, catch the 108 directly in front of the Hard Rock to go back to the airport. $2 each way, $5 for a 24hr pass. A cab ride would probably be $15 each way.

The other option would be to take a cab probably to the MGM.

Somebody else may have a better answer but that's my 2 cents.


BonkersBen
BonkersBen
The Luxor would be my last choice out of the three. I put some family in there once and felt terrible due to how bad the room was. Bird shit all over the slanted glass is never a good look.

I've only heard good things about the rooms at the Monte Carlo.

I think I would go with the MGM.
VegasSound
VegasSound
Las Vegas / The Palms / View Post
I use to frequent the Palms often during the past, acquire their comps for when family/friends visit, but I went today, and completely forgot that it'll no longer happen. They continue to send me a comp card by mail every three months indicating special rates and comp rooms w/ VIP passes to their clubs. However, no more swiping in the players card. I was told that I should consider signing up for the program you can use on your phone or other sources.

On the other hand, I love the new look, it keeps the scum out that would be there just to drink off a $1 race ticket, so I found it to be impressive. The negative is that leaves little room for people to watch the games at their book, mainly invite sections, and the poker room has been integrated with the book.
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