Playing against the heads up hold em machine in Vegas

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Have you guys tried this out. There is a machine in many of the casinos ( I play it in Aria) that does not take a rake, it is a straight up game, you versus the machine.

I have played it 4 times now. The first time, it ran me right over for $100 in about 5 minutes. I was having trouble figuring the play and style of play out.

The second time, I really slowed down my play and looked at what was happening and was given some amazing cards which I parlayed into $100.

Third session I won a little (like $20) and then I got another amazing run of cards and beat if for another $100 on the last time I played it.


My observations-
1) like in real poker, there is nothing better than good cards, period, end of sentence.
2) I am pretty sure my variance is mostly luck.
3) The machine is very, very aggressive, especially preflop, raising with many hands.
4) The machine will occasionally outright bluff ( but this is quite rare)
5) The machine does also like to check-raisee from time to time and this should almost be an auto fold for you when it happens.


I am going back in a week and I am sure I will play some sessions, does anyone else have any thoughts on these machines?
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yeah blow em up
 
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Quote Originally Posted by Crashdavis565:

Have you guys tried this out. There is a machine in many of the casinos ( I play it in Aria) that does not take a rake, it is a straight up game, you versus the machine.

I have played it 4 times now. The first time, it ran me right over for $100 in about 5 minutes. I was having trouble figuring the play and style of play out.

The second time, I really slowed down my play and looked at what was happening and was given some amazing cards which I parlayed into $100.

Third session I won a little (like $20) and then I got another amazing run of cards and beat if for another $100 on the last time I played it.


My observations-
1) like in real poker, there is nothing better than good cards, period, end of sentence.
2) I am pretty sure my variance is mostly luck.
3) The machine is very, very aggressive, especially preflop, raising with many hands.
4) The machine will occasionally outright bluff ( but this is quite rare)
5) The machine does also like to check-raisee from time to time and this should almost be an auto fold for you when it happens.


I am going back in a week and I am sure I will play some sessions, does anyone else have any thoughts on these machines?

I am not familiar with that game, but whatever slot machine you decide to play, remember they were called one-armed bandits for a reason.  And I think the casinos are much greedier nowadays, with the corporations taking over.  

The computer programmers will screw you more ways than you can imagine on ANY slot machine, as I realized after playing roulette with NO dealer.  Whatever group of numbers I bet big on, the software continually made sure that I rarely hit.
 
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Lord. Help advice. I look after a hotel with a casino. Interested mainly in roulette, preferably not American (with one zero). Also hold'em neonslots and the usual five-card (well, or with a joker). I want to visit the highest quality institution, because there will be little time and there will be no time to scour. And the rates (at the roulette table) from 10 days per room. And so as not to make hordes of Chinese with fifty dollars in exchange. What advise on these criteria. So far, according to reviews, Vin (well, Enkor Vin, as I understand it, the casino is total) and Bilaigo and Venice are simpler. Is my rating correct? What guilt to take from two? Is there anything more curious? What about Mandalay Bay casino? This is a question to the fact that I understood in the same building you can live in Fort Sizen and play below in Mandalay. Share your experience, please.

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