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  1. Mssthis1, Jun 29, 2021

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    If you go straight at the stop light where the pilot truck stop is there's a cave complex in the bluff where a lot of companies warehouse stuff. Don't know if Amazon does or not. if they're ford trucks they're probably incomplete waiting on computer chips. There's a Ford plant a few miles North of Ameristar.

    We went there last Sunday and I didn't realize Boyd had bought Ameristar. It has really went downhill since the last time we were there. Boyd should change their name to VanderBoyd. They make a Dutchman look like a wasteful spender.

    Bad game rules and nothing to choose from. If you play regular craps let us know what the odds are. Used to be 20X. The lowest table min on craps and BJ was $15 the Sunday we were there and the place was a ghost town.
     
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  2. Mssthis1, Jun 29, 2021

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    They had a coffee kiosks in the casino. It's probably shit coffee but better than nothing. I didn't try it since I got my coffee fix at home before we drove down.
     
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    Harrahs Kansas City
    Empty but one dice table full
    15 dollar min nothing special for me
    They have the interlock individual small dice tubes
    Sat down with 100 won 192 so fast 30 or so rolls
    This machine allows one dollar bet min but again only 2'times odds

    not uploading pics will try later
     

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  4. Liman

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    Nada nothing is open till weekend
    We are in Harrahs getting late breakfast at the counter when you walk in
    No one can ruin frenchtoast
     
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    I'm killing it at the bubbles
    Another 296 win

    I'm up almost a grand at the bubbles here since yesterday
    Maybe I should stay here

    2 tables today downstairs one crapless
    Both were 15 min and had a few players on each one
     

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    Way to go Liman!
     
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    Jack stacks ribs brisket combo for dinner
    Could not get reservation for freight house so we went to the one further south
    Excellent

    then came home and again I'm killing the bubble
    This was my last session
    200 buy in

    ive won almost 1400 dollars on bubble since last night
    I have a system
    It's secret so keep it here
    Pass line odds 2 come bets odds
    I start with 5 dollars flat and add one or two dollars as I win 2 times odds

    got up to 18 flat before I lost middle session
    Guy there today told me tonight after I left the machine rolled 56 times without 7 out
    I didn't ask him how much he won but he told me he isn't playing anymore after that win today
     

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    I'm sorry I'm leaving in the morning
     
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    Don't understand the management here
    Put a fucking coffee kiosk or push cart in the lobby or near casino
    One fucking person who would make their salary 10-20 fold selling 2.50 cups of coffee and a bagel or danish
    Nothing
    I've never in my life visited a casino hotel of this size that didn't offer a cup of coffee for sale downstairs never and extremely limited food services

    hotel is empty during the week so sell rooms for basic min to support staff
    39-49 dollars maybe it will put more bodies in the casino
    Craps table was dead most of the time I saw it
    Bubble stadium area was dead all day and early evening
    They need bodies here
    And what's with so many carrying folding stools when they go to craps table
    Young people also
    People in kc don't have stamina?
    Strange
    Decent casino
    Poor management
     
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  10. von duck, Jun 30, 2021

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    How much did you lose back to the bubble?
     
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  11. MisterInside, Jun 30, 2021

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    Ribs and brisket...Outstanding
     
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    Lose?
    Duck you need to rethink the electronic games
    I'm here in council bluffs
    Didn't know this ameristar doesn't use same card as kc ameristar
    This is my choice kc is Boyd
    Anyway this riverboat casino is no where as nice as kc
    We are staying next door
    Got a presidential suite for under 175 dollars
    Casino has one craps table and it was full
    10 dollar min I didn't bother looking at odds
    Next to it is one of those big full sized tables that you roll dice on lucite top and bet on monitors
    Duck you say they are fixed?
    I walked over and was up over 500 bucks with 5 pass and I started with 3 times odds was up to 6times odds
    They allow 10 times
    Off course I kept playing like a fucking idiot and face back 300 but walked away up 200
    I love this version of the game
    They also have the mini individual interlock version 3 dollar min couldn't get odds with if playing but I'm done for now
    I'm cruising this trip over 1700 up on electronic bubbles
    I guess whomever fixed them is an idiot because players win
    Secret betting again
    1 pass with odds 2 come with odds

    my eyes are shot the myasthenia has had enough and is reminding me who's boss
    The dealer had to keep waiting for me to get my bets on as I was struggling with the electronic screen at this point
    Fucking neuro disease
    Im going to have to stay out of casino for a few hours

    Only sports bar open here where they have sports betting
    We ate there food was great and prices were better
    We will order in tonight for dinner from local place
    I m hoping I get back down there


    My wife is not happy
    Her cousin passed away last night after a long battle with cancer and she is sad she isn't there for funeral
    She isn't in the mood to play

    my room has a good view of the river
    My geography sucks but I believe it's the Missouri River I won't check maps
     

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  13. Settingcanthurt, Jun 30, 2021

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    She has our sympathy. We, at least, i think all of us are losing loved ones to this monster.
     
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  14. von duck, Jun 30, 2021

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    I find a serious discrepancy, in your description of the action. Show us photo of that electronic craps game with a dealer. :cool:
     
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    When I go down later I'll try to sneak a shot but I know this version has been discussed here before
    Btw
    The dice are the same dice as on regular table and boy they were worn or chipped on edges
     
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  16. random_roller, Jun 30, 2021

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    Pinnacle Entertainment had to sell its operating interests in 4 casinos (including Ameristar Kansas City & St. Charles) when it was acquired by Penn National Gaming in @2018. State regulators don't like one entity having a dominant market share of the gaming business in any MSA / state. Included in the sale was the right for casino operator Boyd Gaming to use the Ameristar name at those locations in perpetuity, which has undoubtedly caused confusion w/r/t player reward programs used at Ameristar Kansas City & St. Charles casinos vs. other Ameristar locations (operated by Penn National Gaming).

    Ameristar Kansas City is a land-based facility, while Ameristar Council Bluffs is a riverboat casino with separate separate land-based facilities for hotels, sports bar, restaurants & parking garage.
     
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  17. von duck, Jun 30, 2021

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    Ask someone how long they've had this game. Also, if you look at the bottom of your screen there is a counter which tells you how many throws there have been, which might be a clue as to how long it's been playing. Also, check the payouts on buy 4/10 and buy 5/9. 10x odds huh, the one at Cherokee started out 2X but the last I saw, was at 5X. I don't think a lot can be determined in one playing session, but at least you're dealing with standard dice, maybe. :cool:
     
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  18. von duck, Jun 30, 2021

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    If you'll reach down, and feel that table surface with your fingers, I think you'll find that it's not as hard as you might think. If it has a rough feel to it, then it still has the mesh covering. If it's smooth but somewhat tacky, then the mesh has been removed. Watch closely at how the dice "settle" on this table, and tell me what you observe, if anything. :cool:
     
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    It's a lucite surface I rubbed my fingers on it but I'll check again later
    When the dice sit on a lighted number or letter it shines thru the dice
    I'm not claiming I'll win all the time but so far 2 days I won all but one session and that loser was small
    At 10 dollars flat I doubt I'd get higher than 10 times odds unless it was a 75 roll streak
    But at 5 dollars min I'd get to 12to 15 odds on a decent roll
     
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    Yeah card services told me I had a card thru ameristar Vicksburg miss
     
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