Warning.....Lengthy Biloxi Trip Report!!!

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  1. tabletop123, Nov 2, 2019

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    Another successful trip report. It wasn't a huge win, but a nice " Chunk" came home with Old Top.

    We checked the weather in Biloxi, before our depature' & unfortunately there was a tornado warning in effect. We had a smooth ride UNTIL we passed mobile, & for almost 30-45 minutes.....extremely heavy rain.

    We arrived at Harrah's at roughly 10 p.m. on Friday. The rooms were very nice,& spacious, but the outside door ( where you insert the key Card) need painting.....Badly!!!

    Once I got settled in, I ventured into the Casino. SURPRISINGLY the place was NOT packed. They only had two tables running ( Crapless table as you came up the steps), & a $10 table ( regular Craps).

    Both tables had no more than three players ( Old Top was happy, & smiling). So.....I bellied up to the Crapless table first, & lost a little. Same bullshut payouts on the extreme numbers (2,3,11, & 12).....2, & 12 only paid $55 for a $10 wager instead of $59, & the 3, & 11 only paid $27 instead of $29 for a $10 wager.

    After the small Crapless loss, I waltzed over to the $10 minimum regular table, & gained some traction, by hitting the Small. Ended up with a small win, & decided to pack it in for the night!!

    Saturday: Woke up late, & had lunch at the buffet. I noticed that they put a Steak, & Shake adjacent from the Cashier's cage. I ended up eating there on late night Saturday, & it was a COMPLETELY greasy meal. Ugghhh!!!!!

    Saturday's play went very well, & I hit the All Tall Small ( Hooray). Listen.....I know that I have mentioned this a THOUSAND times , but its almost sickening to witness All Across, & Inside, Outside, Iron Cross bettors in action. Best way I can describe it is......PIGS TO SLAUGHTER!!!!

    Some pressed their bets until the dreaded Seven out showed. Some took " Same bet" until the seven-out showed. Some TRIED to call off their bets after 1-3 hits. EVERY last one of them lost money. Truly a sad sight to see.

    Funny thing.....as I was witnessing the slaughter......for some strange reason.....Kokomo entered my thoughts. Now, everyone knows that " Place Betting" is NOT Kokomo's style of play. Kokomo is mostly a ONE NUMBER, & DONE type of player.

    Well....after witnessing so many players getting their Ass snagged, & their nuts clipped.....I decided on the Kokomo style of play ( but with a twist). I decided to bet the Passline ( only) with no odds on only my own shooting, & a minimum $10 DON'T on the shooter before me.

    Now.....here is where the twist comes in.......IF getting behind by more than $70 betting only a Naked Passline bet, I would bet $180 Across for two hits, & DOWN!!!!!

    I know, I know, I know......NOT the smartest move, but I only implemented THAT strategy when falling $70 behind on Naked Passline bets, & incredibly, I only had to implement it (Across betting) 3 times during my session, & did not get " STUNG" doing it. Dancing between the rain drops. Lol

    One thing is for certain.....Multi-betting ( more than 2 numbers MAX), is very difficult to overcome....for even the very best if SO-CALLED great shooters.

    As TD says: when it works, the world is your oyster, but more times than not.....ya end up with nothing BUT a stinking, ROTTEN egg!!!!

    The tub Table at Harrah's: Yep....they have a little mini table by the cashiers cage. Upon first glance......you lick your chops & think....." I'm gonna absolutely destroy this table. Gonna win a bundle$$$$$ playing on this baby table.......WRONG! WRONG! WRONG!

    The table is a TRAMPOLINE. SPRING-LOADED, & even with almost just " placing" the dice in front of the backwall.....the dice take all sorts of weird bounces.

    Yeah....I know. You have to find the right toss, & dice set to beat the tub table. BULLSHIT!!!! I tried EVERYTHING inaginable... Sets, tosses, adjustments.....nothing seemed to work. Finally walked away from THAT " Fucker" a $200 loser ( betting ONLY a Naked Passline bet, & TWO $44 inside bets). What's embarrassing is that the tub was a $5 minimum table. Ouch!!!!
    Decided to call it " Quits", & Still ended the day a winner after making a contribution to the tub table.

    Sunday: Not much play on Sunday. The wife wanted to visit the Golden Nugget. WHAT A CLASSY CASINO!!! The Nugget is huge, compared to Harrah's. They only had one $5 craps table going when I toured the joint. The wife asked the Hotel Desk for a room tour, but unfortunately they were booked to full capacity, & did not have a room to show.

    So......now the wife wants to view Margaritaville since it's basically almost in the same parking lot as the Golden Nugget. Well....before we get through the parking lot, & to the entrance, the parking lot attendant tells us its NOT a Casino, its only a Resort. Lol

    Onward to better things....so now the wife wants to visit the new movie theater ( The Premier). She wants to see that new Cop movie ( Black, & Blue). Turns out the movie was excellent, & it was a very nice movie theater. They had the Popcorn machine wherein you pushed a button, & the Popcorn was released into your popcorn bag. Kinda reminded me of the slot machines....PUSH THE BUTTON!! LOL

    Well, since I didn't get much play on Sunday, we decided to NOT check out on Monday, & stayed a extra day......WISE DECISION!!!!

    I started my play on Monday around 1 p.m. Only 1 $10 table open with only 2 players at the table. Wouldn’t ya know it.....Old Top hit the small, & a few hands later.... hit the Tall!

    Would have been nice to hit the All Tall Small, but.....A win is a win!!!
    I left Biloxi with a nice piece of change, but not quite as much as my Tunica win.

    I did NOT get a chance to visit Beau Rivage, because I was having too much fun at Harrah’s. Gotta play where you’re winning $$$$! So.... I still have the four $25 promo chips!

    I caught a terrible cold while in Biloxi, & decided to post this trip report when feeling better. However, I have been following the forum on a daily basis, & nothing has changed.

    Same bullshit arguments/name-calling, disagreements, etc. So much time spent on if Dice Influencing is real! Guys.... forget about Dice Influencing, & just Play SMART!!!!

    Let THOSE that are believers..... Believe. Trust me..... You will NOT convince them otherwise!!!! Not even when they are DEAD BUSTED chasing the Dice Influencing DREAM!!!!

    Me? I was ONCE a believer UNTIL I started filming FLAWLESS, GLUED-TOGETHER tosses that the Schools/Gurus tell you that you need to produce .....in order to skew probability.

    I am winning again, & having fun WITHOUT worrying about executing perfect tosses, perfect landing zones, finger placement, don’t twist your wrist, & all of the other bullshit nonsense. Gonna continue to do things the Kokomo, & Linaway way.... with a little twist, of course!!!

    Life is good!
     
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  2. Liman

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    sounds like an all around good trip, gambling and other activities.congrats on the consecutive wins.
    send some of those good vibes to me tomorrow, Ill be up in ledyard conneticut at foxwoods, maybe even meet the di shooter dave G.
    I hope the leaves are in peak color up there.
     
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  3. tabletop123, Nov 2, 2019

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    Thanks Liman. I hope you, & the Mrs. win a $$ bundle. I know you remember the many PM’s that we exchanged a while back? Well... I am DELIGHTED that I finally “ Woke up”, & stopped chasing a Ghost! Having a blast!!!!!

    The game of craps is always fun when you are winning, but most importantly..... it’s absolutely exhilarating when ya can play the game WITHOUT worrying about being perfect, & all of the other bullshit that goes along with it. ( Dice Influencing)

    Continued success at the tables, & with life!
     
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  4. Mssthis1, Nov 2, 2019

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    Congrats on the win Top!


    It may be allergies. After my first trip to Biloxi I started taking allergy pills a week before the trip the head it off. I had bronchitis for 6 weeks after my first trip there.
     
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  5. tabletop123, Nov 2, 2019

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    Thank, Mssthis! Funny thing..... I was at the Cashiers cage talking to a teller, & she said that it was very common for out-of-towners to develop allergies/colds whilst in Biloxi. I Asked her why, & she simply shrugged her shoulders, & said: “ Its always been that way with out-of-towners”!
     
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  6. lone irish digit, Nov 2, 2019

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    This is Dave Guacamole

    I don't think I'll make it to the Fox casino tomorrow Mr Linaways. Me and better half are currently on the Mt Washington looking for the Bigfoot personage and seem to be a bit disoriented. Might have to camp out overnight and its dam cold and dark.
     
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  7. Dave G Ct, Nov 2, 2019

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    Great playing Top! Nice to see you back in action.Will be playing with Liman at Foxwoods on Tuesday. First forum member actually to meet at a casino.Did have dinner with Snakeyes .
     
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  8. The Midnight Skulker, Nov 2, 2019

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    I suggest that playing with a short stack is the source of much more pressure on the punter. "Scared money never [OK, seldom] wins."
     
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  9. TDVegas, Nov 2, 2019

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    Oh, I've seen it work well. With parlays...real well. I imagine it's a good feeling getting paid on nearly every result. I've also seen it get crushed. For me and my thinking....its all about timing.
    No question winning is fun. Playing is supposed to be fun regardless....but that level of fun is surely diminished or non existent when losing happens.

    I don't think anyone walks out of a casino after winning without a slight smile making its way thru. Sometimes big smile. Slaying the dragon...even if for just a day, is a nice feeling.

    Glad you had a good time. Nice report.
     
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  10. DeMango, Nov 2, 2019

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    Good job Top. My next game plan is one DP plus two place bets. You won’t believe where this worked, your new favorite tub at HGC! IFF toss into hook!
     
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  11. tabletop123, Nov 2, 2019

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    Lol. (D) I applaud you IF YOU have found a toss that beats that tub. Scratch that..... just realized that you said a DP plus two place bets! I was wagering Rightside ONLY on the tub table.

    What I did like about the tub was the $5 minimum.
     
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  12. random_roller, Nov 2, 2019

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    Congratulations, Top. Glad to hear you (mostly) had a good time and ended up ahead. One of these days you should point the car (truck) in the other direction and head up to Chicago so we can shoot dice. 100x odds at Rivers, Horseshoe and Grand Victoria.
     
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  13. tabletop123, Nov 3, 2019

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    Random, I will be in Chicago next month . Projected date is Dec 14th. Will keep you posted, as it will be a very short stay. Will be in Chicago to tie some loose ends!
     
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    NIce to hear about a winning trip Top. Sounds like the ATS was working well for you.

    It takes some balls to go out across when you are already down but as you know, it's much easier to see a winner when you're on ALL of the box numbers. Getting off after a couple of hits takes some discipline, especially if you see 8 or 10 more 'would of wons' after coming down.

    Got a laugh from your description of the all acrossers. Seems like no strategy of play worked well for them. Even when these guys see lots of winners, they are keeping damn near all of their chips in action for one too many rolls.

    RR will show you a good time in Chicago. You already know to take your heaviest coat.
     
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  15. Mssthis1, Nov 3, 2019

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    On tables like that, If you're seeing 6/8's but aren't seeing a lot of repeating 6/8, I like to place them and make a couple DC's. If a DC travels to the 6/ 8 take odds equal to your place bet and rack the winnings from the place bet that just hit. If a DC doesn't end up going to the 6/8 I either take them down or try to catch one hit and down.

    Once, while playing like that and the DC traveled to the 6, a NA pit boss cried, "we're paying him to take odds" lol.
     
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  16. TDVegas, Nov 3, 2019

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    OT....Are the tables at Red Rock 12 footers?

    I was at Rampart casino yesterday and I saw what must have been a 14 footer...it looked like a long tunnel. The extra 2 feet makes them look especially long and narrow.
     
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  17. Mssthis1, Nov 3, 2019

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    Yes, the tables at Red Rock are 12'.

    We were in Rampart once but didn't play there. I don't remember what their craps tables looked like. Some places have 16 footers but they're few and far between.
     
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    Thx.

    Shit...maybe this was a 16 footer. It looked so enormously long and narrow that it caught my attention like wow.
     
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  19. tabletop123, Nov 3, 2019

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    Place betting 4-6 numbers is basically suicide craps !!!! I do NOT recommend playing that way. However, if you MUST play that way, I recommend 1-2 hits & down ( preferably one hit, & down). Yes......it takes a ton of discipline to play that way, but it MUST be done.

    Best way to do it is to walk away from the table as soon as you get that one hit ( go to the bathroom until the next shooter). Its a awful thing to stand there , & watch 10 more box numbers hit after you have taken YOUR place bets down. DISCIPLINE is the key, but as we all know.......Its gambling.
     
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  20. tabletop123, Nov 3, 2019

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    I might add that place betting only three numbers is almost just as bad. Place betting 1-2 numbers? Ya might just have a chance!!! Lol
     
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