del lago casino waterloo NY

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  1. Liman

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    road trip.

    October 23, 24, 25, or 26, two of these days will have to make sure no appts or family obligations and pick the best two. mid week rates run around 113 plus fees and taxes, I can handle that.
    5 hours drive for me, maybe a bit more with some traffic.

    I just want to check this place out.
    Its in the finger lakes area, would love to have my wife accompany me, beautifl area, but that doesn't look likely as she is extremely busy at work that time of year.
    never had a problem going alone in the past, I just hate eating alone these days, company helps the food digest better.
    hope they have 10 dollar craps tables and not huge mins.

    there is a slight possibility I will stop off the first night in Albany.schenetady and visit the rivers casino there, just not sure yet with my schedule.

    I didn't want to play another casino trip until I saw what kind of damage or profit vegas would leave me with. I didn't lose anything there, so Im ok to roll with the next trip in a couple of weeks. Hope the weather holds up there.
     
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  2. optimist415, Oct 9, 2017

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    Unfortunaely I will be out of town during your travels but, in the future, if you do go to Rivers Schenectady please let me know. Would like to meet you there
     
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    im not 100% sure I can commit to Schenectady one night, I will probably go up through Binghamton with 80, to 81, to the thruway.the quickest route for me.
    if I have the xtra time, then I have to think about staying one night in Mohegan sun in Pocono downs, I might be able to squeeze a free night out of them.
     
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    Another time I could probably meet you at either one. Pocono is about 3 hrs. from me and Waterloo about 3 1/2 so pleae let me knwo anytime after Octobe if you go to either or if you go to either casino in CT.
     
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    My daughter and son are both getting married next year and between engagement parties showers wedding gowns And weddings next year will be a soft gambling year for us, I'll be hitting the big a most of the time
     
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    Sounds like you have a great year coming up!!! Wonderful.
     
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    for the pa people Ive met in the past, I will be in Mohegan sun Pocono Saturday afternoon till early evening. I wont bother playing there Saturday night, too crowded, too smokey, and high mins Im sure.
    anyone around drop me a pm, Ill be alone, pretty much free.would be nice to have a craps buddy and play dice together.
    sunday, del lago in waterloo, don't know anyone from that area from here.
    depending upon the way Im doing, if Im not getting murdered, I will head over to Schenectady NYTuesday late morning and only if I can secure a room in their new hotel connected to casino at a decent price I will stay at rivers Schenectady for one night. no decent price, I wont make the trip.
    Hope I have some luck at these new casinos. If I do choose to go to rivers in NY, I hope they less than 15 dollar mins, I wont bother playing if they demand such a high minimum.

    Not sure about the neighborhood around the casino, I always feel better to play it safe if I don't know my surrounding area.
    some of the areas up near Albany can be pretty sketchy.

    my wife isn't thrilled she cant go. she wanted to see these new casinos also.
     
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  8. lone irish digit, Oct 16, 2017

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    If you are very fortunate, maybe you will run into this guy at Schenectady if he doesn't still have you on ignore.....


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    I don't mind, maybe hell bring cousin it and morticia
     
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    The one guy on this forum that was able to bring everyone together with a similar opinion and now he is gone. Well everyone except TDB since TG said his SRR for 40000 rolls was bullshit.
     
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    Liman,

    If you head to Salamanca, NY or ever come through North-West Pa at The Rivers or Meadows, let me know ahead of time.


    It's hard to set up meet-ups. Especially since I have a full time job.
     
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    I will, but salamnca is too far west for me this time. Im heading back towards Albany if I don't lose my bankroll the first 2 nights.(or if the mins are too high for me or I cant get a spot)

    before vegas, my wife and I were discussing visiting our friends in Youngstown area, and making a stop in Presque isle as we still haven't been there despite planning on it at least half a dozen times while driving west.
    And Seneca nation is always a good stop over if we don't hit Presque isle. its about 5 hours 30 minutes from my home.
     
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  14. optimist415, Oct 17, 2017

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    Schenectady Rivers has drastically changed the minimums from when it first opened. Now, in the morning, tables are $5. Early evening $10. However if you like betting the ATS it is $5 minimum on each leg.
    There is little around the casino. It is in an area that was formally manufacturing so there are few businesses, nor places to eat, within walking distance.
     
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    I hope I make it there and they don't want an arm and leg for room.

    its great when I can leave my plans open, just go and do if I feel like it.
     
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    I'll make the trip out that way at some point and visit the hallowed grounds of the former American Locomotive Company (Alco). Here at the Chicagoland location of Rivers Casino (Des Plaines, IL; open since 2011), there are 5 craps tables with both the Fire Bet & ATS Bonus Bet. ATS is also $5 per bet and in $5 increments, which really helps speed things up. There are usually 1 or 2 x $10 tables, 2 or 1 x $15 tables, and 2 x $25 tables. There are $5 tables, but at times when I'm not around.

    BTW, I asked the associate at the Rush Rewards counter at the nearby Rivers Casino (Des Plaines, IL) whether credits earned at the other two location (Pittsburgh & Schenectady) would count towards tier levels and was told they would not.
     
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  17. Fet297, Oct 17, 2017

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    Will be in Vegas on Sunday or I’d shoot some dice with you at Mohegan. Have a great time.
     
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    enjoy, weathers turning here, still beautiful in vegas, win some money
     
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    just to mention, its still a toss up between heading home Tuesday going south to visit Tioga Downs a bit west of Binghamton, or going straight east to Albany/Schenectady to stay at rivers. Rivers now has a hotel, both are approx. 3.5 hours drive home for me Wednesday.
    still not sure, but Im leaning towards rivers.
     
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    10 minutes into play and I had a problem at Mohegan pocono before
    I bought in for my usual 600 and I was losing,me and 2 di shooters left and right of stick
    I handed the dealer 4 green chips,laid the stack on the come and said 10 dollars coming
    He grabbed a stack of red and put 2 on the come and pushed the rest to me
    I put it in my rack
    The game continued
    2 rolls later the fat pit boss(female) is standing across from me bending down trying to look at my chips,but I always stand with my hand tightly covering my chips she finally said sir you need to remove your hand off your chips for a minute
    I looked at her and said are you kidding me,you want to count my chips while I'm playing?
    She said no,the red stack you got was dirty,see,there is a green chip in there,please drop 20 dollars down you owe the dealer
    I said really are you fucking kidding me,after a few rolls now you decided I need to give you more money
    She said no, I couldn't see you covered your chips
    I agreed,yes been doing that for 40 years so no one steals any of my money
    She said you still have to give back 20 dollars and we went back and forth for another couple of minutes
    It just pissed me off because a problem should be corrected before I started reaching in my rack again to bet
    They got the twenty back,and another 150?or so,was down over 3 so I just walked away
    10 dollar table,3,4,5 odds like I said only 3 players
    I walked around the casino to see if anything new I noticed they had a hybrid roulette,dealer with computer terminal betting no bubbles
    Place was packed at 1:30,bus crowd ,slots were really rock and rolling
    A little smoker in some areas
    Had lunch across the road from casino in d's diner
    Like walking into 1972 when you step into diner but good food at reasonable prices
    We always have a meal there when we visit
    I'm alone this trip,not as much fun,no one to hang out with
    Not even sure with yankee game on later if I'm going to play much tonight
    Oh there was another 5 dollar table on other side of casino with 8 players on it
    Craps isn't dead here and judging by the amount of dice setters maybe they like these tables
    The two at mine couldn't pull a point for shit
    A few numbers and come bets kept me alive but it all went sour
    5 dollar table didn't seem to ge doing any better
    It might be exceptionally warm in the pocono today,but it's cold at the craps
    tables

    Don't might be a better bet later if I play
     
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