Las Vegas Trip Report: The Day a Degenerate Gambler Is Born!

Note:  This is an older Las Vegas trip report that I am posting for the entertainment of Las Vegas addicts and anyone else who loves fun.  It was written back in 2005.  Most of this information is now outdated and some places mentioned no longer exist.

Tuesday – June 7, 2005 – Day Three of Ten

So I’m up at 7:00 am at Caesars.   I go down and get coffee and a bagel, it comes to $9.19.   Yep.

I start playing video poker again.   I get up a bit, but don’t want to cash out.   So I play it all down.  And end up a loser.  Oh well.  Time to move hotels anyway…

Check out, store my luggage and hit the strip.  First stop – Bellagio.  Quarter Monopoly slot.  I get the bonus on my first spin and win $50.  Wooooo!   Head over to see the conservatory and the chocolate fountain.   The fountain was not very exciting.  I pictured it being out in the open, and not behind plastic/glass walls.  I don’t know why I thought it would be like this, but whatever.

Bellagio chocolate fountain las vegas

The Bellagio conservatory is Fourth of July themed:

Bellagio conservatory Las Vegas American flag

Bellagio conservatory Las Vegas Fourth of July display Bellagio conservatory Las Vegas July 4 display Bellagio conservatory Las Vegas lemonade

Bellagio statues outside Las Vegas Bellagio fountains Las Vegas Bellagio and Caesars Las Vegas

To the Aladdin.

Aladdin Las Vegas

They moved my Phone Tag slot machine.  It’s now one row behind and over one spot from where it used to be.  And it’s no longer giving me lots of money.   Not fair!

Play a bit on a Gilligan’s island slot machine, get nothing.

I head to Paris for lunch.  Comped buffet.   So good.  Much better than my $9.19 coffee and bagel.

Paris Las VegasParis fountain Las Vegas

Head back to Caesars, get my luggage and head to the Hilton, which is my third hotel this trip.  [2014 cannot stop calling.  It wants you to know I used to move a lot so I could stay in every Las Vegas hotel.  I finally accomplished this, and then they built some new hotels.  I gave up.]  I get room 1331.   I used the Las Vegas Advisor coupon for a $45 rate.  The internet rate this night was $139 when I booked it.   What a great savings.  The check in clerk commented he was surprised he didn’t see more of these coupons; he couldn’t believe what a great deal they were.

The room is nice; the hallways are a bit confusing.  I have strip view.

Hilton Las Vegas beed Hilton Las Vegas room bathroomHilton Las Vegas room viewHilton Las Vegas room view-001Hilton Las Vegas room view-002

I head downstairs to try video poker again!  I played for hours and hours and hours.  I actually got bored with winning.  I never won a lot, but it just seemed that maybe video poker wasn’t for me.  Play five, win five, play five, win five.  Zzzz.   Until I got my first four of a kind.  Now THAT was exciting.  I played most of the night.   Hours and hours and hours.   I never got up too high and I never cashed out.  I didn’t even eat dinner.  I just played and played and played.

[2014 would have called here, but it was too busy laughing hysterical at everything in the paragraph above.  A degenerate gambler is born.]

I have no idea what time I got to bed, or what time I woke up.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

CommentLuv badge