The Bus People

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  1. FrankScoblete, Sep 16, 2015

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    My new article on the "bus" people:

    http://scoblete.casinocitytimes.com/article/i-bus-therefore-i-play-64445

    I'd be happy to send readers of this web site a free book or two or all three:

    I Am a Dice Controller: Inside the World of Advantage-Play Craps!
    Confessions of a Wayward Catholic!
    The Virgin Kiss

    Just send me your address in a personal message or by email to [email protected]. I do not keep a list of who asks for a free book. The books are free and clear.
     
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    my wifes last bus trip from one of the local delis, maybe 4 or so years ago, before aqueduct opened, I made fun of her and her friends.
    It seemed every person getting off the bus in front of them when I picked them up, had to be assisted. I did not make fun of the elderly who mostly had walkers, canes, or needed help down the bus stairs, only my wife and her 3 friends who came dancing off the bus.
    I didn't understand why none of them chose to drive, as it seemed everyone who takes the bus had to be 25 years their senior.

    buses to Atlantic City has been cut down by Im guessing 75% out here on long island.
    I don't know exactly, Im not doing the math nor do I have any statistics to back me up, but with Aqueduct open for the seniors to play slots, I rarely hear or see the busses at the usual spots in the mornings getting ready to go.
    The people who ran the tour my wife used to take have stopped, claiming no one signs up anymore, or at least not enough people.

    15 years ago, there was a bus in front of every deli or candy store, things have changed. at least they seem that way to me.
     
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  3. Bases loaded, Sep 16, 2015

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    I'm not sure what will happen when Montreign Casino Resort opens in Monticello, NY in 2017?

    Will Route NY17/I-86 highway upstate be filled with casino buses from NYC and the surrounding counties? Senator Chuck Schumer has already called for the highway to be widened to 3 lanes to accomodate the increased traffic.

    I think the new full blown Las Vegas style casino may act like Revel and not cater to the 'blue hairs'. They do this at their own risk.

    I don't think Aqueduct and Yonker's racinos will go out of business, but it will be interesting to see what clientele the new Casino/Resort attracts.
     
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    figuring its the same amount of time to go to AC or Monticello from long island and the five boroughs, I think the Monticello casino, as long as they offer it all, all table games, poker, etc......will do fine.
    I know Id rather frequent Monticello than AC.
    weren't they supposed to put one closer to NYC, in tuxedo NY, or somewhere around there(less than an hour from NYC?)
     
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  5. Bases loaded, Sep 16, 2015

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    The siting process for the 4 approved upstate casinos in NY was a secret process that everyone believed Gov. Coumo was controlling.

    It was actually shocking that Monticello got the only license in the NYC vicinity. The Tuxedo project was a multi billion dollar Super resort, that would have been a game changer if not game ender. No one is sure why the Tuxedo project wasn't approved. The environmentalists were dead set against it, not sure if they swayed the decision.

    The hidden card is that NYC and surrounding counties can get casinos 7 years after the upstate ones open.

    New Jersey is trying to approve casinos at Meadowlands or Jersey City. So the final jewel in the gambling crown is NYC locations.
     
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    I refuse to believe nyc limits will ever have casinos.
    it was approved for otb to open 2 1000 each slot casinos, one in Nassau and one in Suffolk, and each has been met with tremendous opposition, so Nassau scrapped the site they had picked out, not sure where Suffolk county is, they had an old Cineplex in Medford picked out but locals are holding that up also.
    I cant imagine a full las vegas style casino opening anywhere in NYC limits anytime soon, at least in my lifetime......stupid politicians and stupid people......the jobs, the taxes, all lost....
    I heard about meadowlands, that will certainly hurt the remaining AC casinos, not to mention some of the PA casinos.
     
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  7. Bases loaded, Sep 16, 2015

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    Back to the OP....

    I go to Mount Airy Lodge in Poconos occasionally.

    That place has buses streaming in and out.
     
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  8. lone irish digit, Sep 16, 2015

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    I thought this post was going to be about the Las Vegas bus people. You know, the ones who post the same crap over and over again here and other gambling boards.
     
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  9. KokomoJoe4, Sep 16, 2015

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    LOL Digit, that was also my feeling when reading the thread title, but isn't that one a short bus?

    I doubt that the Dice Thug would get into a vehicle such as a short bus, since they probably lack a shitter!
     
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  10. superrick, Sep 16, 2015

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    Gee Irishshithead, or MP or whoever the F you are. Don't you just love these boards where you can hide behind a computer, and call everybody names? Irishshithead came up with the short bus crew, but here is a guy that lives in California writes a bunch of bullshit, about their dice staying on axis and teaches maybe three times a year if he is lucky.

    His main job on Heavy's board is to run off anybody that has a different opinion! Ask tabletop about him and what he did when he posted on other boards. There are so many on these boards that are hiding behind their computers, like TDVegas, the madprofessor and who knows how many sock puppets there are on some of these boards. Most have nothing to say besides cutting down others. Their days are spent behind the computer wishing they could live the life of someone else.

    These individuals live vicariously through the posters on the different DI boards, they love the trip reports that are so outrageous and are nothing but fiction. The DI boards would dry-up and go away if it wasn't for the trip reports that these guys love to read.

    You got TDVegas on this board that no one will ever meet, telling me that I don't have the right to post photos or videos if I want to stay under the radar. I always change the date or time I was at a casino.
    I post my own video to show that I'm a real guy that plenty of real DI's and the so-called DI's have met in the casinos. I don't hide behind a computer, unlike others on this board will.

    Now some of you may recognize the big guy and his wife standing next to my old Corvette, everybody knows who he is, that are so-called DI's, I ended that relationship when he didn't have the balls to post the truth about Harley and myself because he was more interested in selling his BS about becoming a so-called DI on Heavy's board. But he had the balls to ask Harley and myself about how we bet the game and the different shots that we did every time he came into Vegas, I hate users!

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    Then you have the guys that have nothing to add to anything besides their own hatred to anybody that lives in Vegas and can do what they want so desperately to do.

    Now Heavy, Irishshitter and MP may hate me because I'm showing the truth about becoming a so-called DI and it's hurting their business model. So be it, I really don't give a shit. Their only interest in the DI community is what they can sell to anybody that wants to try to become one.

    If you want any credibility there TDVegas stop hiding behind your computer, there are plenty of real players that have met me that I've helped out that are keeping their mouth shut about me because they still post on other boards and just like tabletop would be run off by a spineless piece of shit that Heavy uses to control all of his members. That right the little stinky fingers from all of those cigarettes he smokes Irishshitter.

    So is Irishshitter and lone irish digit one in the same, who knows it could be the madprofessor trying like he always does to discredit anybody that is telling the truth about becoming a so-called DI.

    The one thing that I and many others know is that you can see me in the casinos doing what I always do, I'm not out to make money off of any of the guys at that are trying to learn how to play craps, I make my money on the tables, not selling BS to anybody that is trying to learn how to play the game of craps.

    Now for my good buddy Dave that stopped me from helping anybody, where is that great video that you're going to make to show the world how your dice bounces all over the place just like all of the rest of the shooters in the world does!

    Yes, Howard, that is what happens when someone doesn't have the balls to stand up for someone they are calling a friend. But in your case Howard isn't everybody your friend that you can use? Think about it Howard if you had the balls to put a stop to all of the name calling on Heavy's board a long time of go, your name wouldn't be on this post now!

    The truly sad part of belonging to any board is there are some really good guys on the boards, then there are the guys that only intentions are to make money off of others and lets not forget the users that surf the boards.
     
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  11. NewrollerFB, Sep 16, 2015

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    wow....this forum is really getting out of control......it is becoming full of wash women and agitators......and leaving all semblance of a craps forum way behind
     
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  12. Bases loaded, Sep 16, 2015

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    Find myself agreeing with you NRFB. I go to Wizard of Vegas's crap board now for discussions actually concerning craps.

    That board is very calm and orderly, and the discussions don't seem to blow up as often as here.

    But that being said, I enjoy this place immensely.

    I feel like I have insights to long simmering feuds that are based on grudges forged long in the past; but the passion of those wronged burns very bright.
     
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  13. Harley, Sep 16, 2015

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    LoL .... Wizard of Vegas's crap board is theory only craps players .... rarely will you find anyone that plays craps as often as you do posting on that board .... and real craps is based on reality, not LaLa land theory or faulty software programs like BoneTracker that have nothing to do with reality
     
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  14. NewrollerFB, Sep 16, 2015

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    and another wash woman speaks.....is any board besides the one you have listed in your signature any good? or only yours? geesh.....do you ever have anything positive to say about anyone else's posts?
     
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  15. Bases loaded, Sep 16, 2015

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    Harley, gotcha.

    I read the boards to keep my mind stimulated. So the discussions there, even if rudimentary, are interesting to read. I really love the math of the game. We have lost our math guys so I long for discussions of probability, HA, varience and so on and so forth.
     
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  16. Harley, Sep 16, 2015

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    You will get an overload of math on Wizards ... in fact the Wizard himself says the only way to play craps is to play PL with Full Odds -- that's theory ... but when I watch the millionaire Wizard play craps, he rarely (less than 10% of the time takes full odds) - that is reality

    ... So even the Wizard proves his theory is a waste of time
     
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  17. lone irish digit, Sep 16, 2015

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    Supperick, I am sorry to get u going, but I was trying to type on this old cell phone but it malfunctioned and posted the above post without out my knowledge.
     
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  18. dicepunk, Sep 16, 2015

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    Thanks for the post Frank.

    Bus trips to Laughlin and Las Vegas were a big thing in Arizona (Phoenix) twenty some years ago. They have gone by the wayside pretty much with the advent of tribal gaming in AZ. A shame. I'm sure Laughlin has felt the punch from the loss of business. Harrah's still offers 2 night trips to Laughlin out of Sun City most weeks, not sure how full the buses are. I am uncertain if other properties are still offering the bus trips.
     
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  19. superrick, Sep 16, 2015

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    Well who ever you are at lease you got a sense of humor!

    I'm just tired of the name calling, and showing some how it feels!
     
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    Being new here and actually trying to learn something about the game I went through a very similar stage of thinking. However, I must admit, I have asked what I deemed to be some serious questions about strategies etc. and received some very good replies and advice both on the forum and in the form of private messages.

    Now that I've settled in a bit here I look at the "other" posts and threads on this forum as pure entertainment. I was frustrated with those kinds of posts at first (still don't like any name calling) but I just can't help but be entertained. Most of the time people are trying to jerk each others chain and it basically all revolves around dice control, influence, advantage, whatever you want to call it. However, recently we have been blessed with "Metagate" or Metadatagate" whatever you want to call it and I think it is hilarious. Frankly, I think some of the people at the center of "Metagate" think it is pretty funny and fun too!

    In the end, I must say I enjoy this forum very much. I have been given good, sound, serious advice and questions have been answered each time I've asked with no sarcasm attached when they know no sarcasm was intended from me. Just set back and enjoy all the other smoke that is blown around here because at the end of the day, that is all it is...smoke.

    I'm reminded of one of my "all time favorite quotes" (words in quotes denote sarcasm to the fullest extent) from Bob Knight, one time basketball coach at Indiana University, he says "when rape is inevitable, just lay back and enjoy it". You can imagine the chaos that quote stirred up! :p

    edited: To make sure sarcasm was denoted...original post did not denote sarcasm at all.
     
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