My last day in Las Vegas starts at the Four Queens hotel. My handwriting is horrible so it appears as if I either started the day off by going to Petco, or Petra. I most certainly did not travel to a pet store, nor did I travel to the country of Jordan. If anyone has any ideas where I actually was, feel free to let me know!
I had breakfast at Magnolias at Four Queens, to use up my comps here. I wanted to play live Keno, but it was not open this early. Is this even possible? Why am I having such a horrible time playing live Keno in Las Vegas? The house odds are very high, why would you not want me to give you my money?
I walked over to Fremont for Dunkin Donuts iced coffee and my last time visiting my favorite SuperTimes Pay machines here. I was hoping for a parting gift here. These have been my favorite STP machines for as long as I have been playing video poker. I visit them on every trip. You would think that would count for something, but my babies felt that they were the ones who deserved the parting gift, and happily accepted it in cash form.
I played some Ultimate X. I did:
$35 – $60
$25 – $60
$20 – $70
$20 – $0
$20 – $0
$20 – $40
$20 – $0
I was here quite some time.
On my way back to my room (no no no no nooooooooooo) I stopped and played the Buffalo slot machine that was nice to me last night. I turned $60 into $150.
Then it was time to leave. Sigh. One last view of Las Vegas outside of my hotel room window:
Once at the airport, I killed some time trying to figure out who has the WiFi name “I Will Shank You Hard.”
And here is where we wound up today:
Gambling Day: + $0
Gambling Trip: + $990
Miscellaneous: (tip, coffee, Diet Pepsi at the airport): $10.23
Comps used: Four Queens breakfast
If I had not hit that one Royal Flush, I would have been down $10 gambling.
The grand total of non-gaming money I spent in Las Vegas was $616.77, the bulk of that was made up of cigarettes and resort fees. In addition, I also paid for airfare, a few hotel nights and my bus pass before I left.
I have had a bunch of people let me know they are sad to see the Las Vegas trip reports end. I appreciate the kind words. I truly do. But it is time for me to move on. Although I ended up in the black with gambling, I had a bunch of days where I had zero fun because all I did was lose. Life is not about the end game for me. It is about living today.
Even when having a bad day in a foreign country, there are still multiple exciting things going on. Oh look at that sign in broken English! Oh look at this local custom I am experiencing for the first time! Look at that view of a place on Earth I had only seen in pictures before. And so on. I just really have grown tired of “Oh hey, look at the Dunkin Donuts sign behind my favorite SuperTimes Pay machines at the Fremont casino!”
If you are still itching for some more fun Las Vegas trip reports, make sure to check out my buddy Royal Flusher. He is hilarious and also, a degenerate gambler. We love degenerate gamblers.