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    Quote Originally Posted by Dog Hand View Post
    aceside,

    This confused me... except after a push, don't you always have to adjust the chips in your betting circle?

    Dog Hand
    I always played two hands when counts call for it. I have a tendency to collect the pay chips and leave the original bet chip there and then calculate the bet amount for next round. The dealer was so fast that he already dealt the cards for the next round before I had any opportunity to change my bets. Another situation when playing two hands was that one hand lost and the other hand won. In this situation, I collected the pay chips on the win hand while the lose hand was still empty of chips, but the dealer already dealt out card on this win hand before I could even put chips on this losing hand. So two hand was forced to become one hand. I was very irritated by this dealer and lost big on him.

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    Day 11: Drove around to a few smaller casinos. One had a double deck blackjack table limit of $3-$50. I spent some time there talking to the local dealers and tipped away the majority of my EV ($20ish) since it was her birthday tomorrow and people hadn't played there for the last two days. I should really do some better scouting because I stumbled into a litter of slots only casinos. Last place I played had a $10-$200 limit with an 8 deck and 2 deck table. The double deck didn't open before I called it a night.

    Result: -$7 4 hours of play (1hr 45min at the small hole in the wall)

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    Day 12: Day of rest.

    Day 13 in progress: Walked into a really nice casino and played for about 15 minutes before I noticed the pit call upstairs. Great, I thought, I'm going to get backed off with no play time. 5 minutes later another guy comes into the pit wearing a grey suit. They talk amongst themselves and keep turning toward me watching my bets. A few minutes pass and grey suit comes up to me for the backoff. He says, sir we've been watching your play and want to make sure next time you come here you're comfortable. I'm a host with this casino, do you have a players card? I say no. He says well if you give me your ID I can print one up in two minutes. In my head I'm thinking 50/50 this is a trap, but I've never been backed off like this so I decide to roll with it. He goes to the pit with my ID and they're all staring at it. For sure I just got duped. Nope! He comes back with a players card, gives me his phone number and business card, then says let me know the next time your in town and I'll make sure you comfortable. LOL This is awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craven View Post
    Day 12: Day of rest.

    Day 13 in progress: Walked into a really nice casino and played for about 15 minutes before I noticed the pit call upstairs. Great, I thought, I'm going to get backed off with no play time. 5 minutes later another guy comes into the pit wearing a grey suit. They talk amongst themselves and keep turning toward me watching my bets. A few minutes pass and grey suit comes up to me for the backoff. He says, sir we've been watching your play and want to make sure next time you come here you're comfortable. I'm a host with this casino, do you have a players card? I say no. He says well if you give me your ID I can print one up in two minutes. In my head I'm thinking 50/50 this is a trap, but I've never been backed off like this so I decide to roll with it. He goes to the pit with my ID and they're all staring at it. For sure I just got duped. Nope! He comes back with a players card, gives me his phone number and business card, then says let me know the next time your in town and I'll make sure you comfortable. LOL This is awesome.
    This has happened to me and others. First time, I did get a card, got room offers and used them. The second time it happened, I just told them “no, I just moved here and don’t need room comp”, he then said “there are other benefits, we have a great buffet...”. I laughed, said buffets are bad for me at my age, no thanks”, turned around to play my cards, left shortly after.

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