Andrewr11

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By the time anyone reads this, I'll be in Vegas.



The Deets

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US
Casino Game: Blackjack




Vegas Fave 10 (The Hard Way)

1: My first Vegas experience -- walking into the MGM Grand Lobby
2: Bellagio drink service / Wynn drink service
3: Joel Robuchon
4: Late night blackjack at a dive
5: Anytime blackjack in comfy chairs on the strip
6: Craftsteak
7: Casino coffee shops, particularly hash browns.
8: The guy pretending to be a member of the Eagles who hangs out at the Golden Nugget.
9: Closest friends around a blackjack table.
10: 48-72 hours of suspended disbelief.


ShoutOuts

I like your taste in casinos, restaurants and resorts :)

Shouted on Thursday, 23rd December 2010 by StudiodeKadent

welcome to vt! feel free to be as pathologically vegas obsessed as you need, we're here to help. :)

Shouted on Wednesday, 3rd March 2010 by Chuckmonster


My Posse




Fave Joints

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

I think I got lucky. My room was gorgeous (dig the terrace), and I had no hotel operations related nightmares. The blackjack tables provided more fun than I'd had gambling in years. Scarpetta is phenomenal.

Encore

I had heard the hype and wasn't actually planning to like this. I really, really liked it. The wood-inlaid blackjack tables are a nice touch. The every 4 minute drink service is a better one.

MGM Grand

Best food in Vegas. Craftsteak, Robuchon, Fiamma....no problems here. Also a pretty friendly atmosphere.

Mirage

Casino is a little dark, but I found the dealers pretty friendly. I hope they lose the 6:5 rubbish. I hear they got rid of the cafe as well. While it wasn't the best in the world, I vaguely recall enjoying breakfasts there at 4:30

Wynn Las Vegas

very very shiny.

Golden Nugget

Classy. Even with all the hookers in the bar.

ARIA

Gorgeous. Dark, yes. But still this place is effing serious.

Mandarin Oriental

It sure looks awesome. I haven't been yet, and I can't give full points -- no casino. However, when I attempt to coax my girlfriend to try Las Vegas, this may be the best way.

Bellagio

Rooms are a little bit long in the tooth, but the casino is superb. Solid drink service.

Monte Carlo

Kind of boring, but bonus points for lots of open tables, and unusually friendly pit-bosses.

El Cortez

Kick ass drunken 3 dollar blackjack.

Tropicana

Fun casino....I look forward to seeing the renovations.

Fremont

Except for the 6:5 nonsense, good atmosphere for table games. We also enjoyed trying to get laughs from a very surly dealer.



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