DAY 1: LEFT INDPLS AIRPORT AT 6:00a.m. got to Las Vegas with no problem at 7:30A.M, GOT A CAB TO HARRAHS FARE WITH TIP WAS 20.00, CHECK-IN WAS A BREEZE WE ARE DIAMOND STATUS, MET COUSINS FROM TENN LATER THAT DAY, CAROL AND HUBBY, WHO STAYED AT IMPERIAL PALACE..
1ST DAY ANTHONY & WIFEY, WAITED FOR THE BELLMAN TO BRING LUGGAGE TO ROOM, A BEAUTIFUL SUITE ON THE 34TH FLOOR AT HARRAHS L.V. , WIFEY DISCOVERED HER CELL PHONE WAS MISSING, MUST HAVE LOST IT IN THE CAB WHEN SHE SCOOTED OUT OF CAB POCKETS NOT DEEP , HAD TO PURCHASE A TRAC PHONE... WENT TO GET A FEW THINGS FOR THE ROOM WATER,POP ETC. OFF TO THE SLOTS!! GOT BEAT DOWN BY 200.00, WELL IT IS TIME TO EAT, THE FOOD AT THE CAFE AT HARRAHS WAS GOOD, WAITRESSES JUST DAMN SLOW. WENT SIGHT SEEING AND TURNED IN EARLY.

DAY 2: FRIDAY 14TH, HUBBY DID HIS USUAL WHEN EVER WE GO TO VEGAS. HE GOT UP EARLY, TOOK A BATH IN THE JET TUBE, WENT TO THE COFFEE SHOP AND THEN TO THE CASINO. HUBBY HIT $753 ON FIRST MACHINE HE SAT DOWN AT, $310 10 MINUTES LATER AND $275 & $220 IN THE NEXT 45 MINUTES. HE PLAYED FOR ABOUT ANOTHER HOUR AND BROUGHT OVER $1600 BACK TO THE ROOM. ONCE I GOT UP, WE WENT TO GET SOME SOUVINERS TO TAKE HOME, DIDN'T GET ENOUGH OF THE SLOTS SO BACK ON THEM STARTING AT WYNN AND MAKING OUR WAY BACK TO CENTER STRIP. HUBBY HIT $120 AT WYNN, BUT NOTHING ELSE UNTIL LATER. STOPPED AT THE FLAVOR'S BUFFET @ HARRAHS FOR A GOOD MEAL AND MADE OUR WAY OVER TO IP. THERE IS ALOT OF CONTRUCTION GOING ON FOR "PROJECT LINQ" SO THE BACK OF HARRAHS ALL THE WAY DOWN TO THE FLAMINGO IS ALL TORN UP. WHEN THIS PROJECT IS DONE, IT WILL DRAW LARGE CROWDS OF PEOPLE TO THIS AREA. IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD OR READ ABOUT THE PROJECT JUST GO ON LINE AND TYPE PROJECT LINQ LAS VEGAS TO SEE CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS AND DRAWINGS. WE GAMBLED ALITTLE MORE THAT NIGHT BUT NO REAL GOOD HITS TO TALK ABOUT.

DAY 3: HUBBY UP AND DOWN STAIRS AND I AM GETTING READY FOR OUR DAY. WE HAVE TICKETS FOR PENN & TELLER PROVIDED TO US BY OUR HOST. WE HAVE NEVER SEEN THEM BEFORE EVEN THOUGH THIS WAS OUR 20TH TRIP TO VEGAS SINCE 1997. WE LEFT EARLY THAT MORNING AND HEADED DOWN TO THE TROPICANA TO SEE THE M.O.B. ATTRACTION, WHICH WAS WORTH THE $28 WITH VETERANS AND $5 OFF COUPONS. IT IS AMAZING THAT THESE GUYS WERE SO VICIOUS AND KILLED EACH OTHER INSTEAD OF WORKING TOGETHER, ANY WAY IT IS WORTH THE TRIP. HEADING BACK TO HARRAHS TO CHANGE CLOSE AND HEAD FOR THE RIO. ARRIVED @ RIO 2 HOURS BEFORE SHOWTIME AND LOST $$$. FOR SOME REASON WE HAVE NEVER HAD ANY GOOD HITS OVER ALL THE YEARS WE HAVE GONE THERE AND PLAYED. TOOK SHUTTLE BACK TO HARRAHS AFTER THE SHOW. BECAUSE WE ARE DIAMOND STATUS PLAYERS WE WERE ABLE TO GET IN FRONT OF THE LINE WHEN THE SHUTTLE BUS CAME AND A LADY SAID WHAT MAKES THEM SO SPECIAL AND THE DRIVE SAID THEY ARE HARRAHS "DIAMOND VIP'S." THAT REMINDED ME OF SOME YEARS AGO WHEN WE GOT KICKED TO THE BACK OF THE LINE WHEN A GROUP OF HARRAHS VIP'S TOOK THE ENTIRE SHUTTLE BUS AFTER WE HAD BEEN STANDING OUTSIDE FOR OVER AN HOUR. WELL THOSE DAYS ARE BEHIND US NOW. HUBBY DECIDE HE WOULD PLAY CHINA SHORES BOOSTED WIN & SPINS SLOT BUT HAD NO LUCK, SO I GOT ON AND HIT OVER 300 FREE SPINS AND ENDED UP CASHING OUT OVER $400. I GUESS IT WAS NOT HUBBY'S NIGHT BECAUSE HE LOST. LEFT HARRAHS AND WENT OVER TO THE MIRAGE TO SEE IF WE COULD WIN THERE. THIS WAS A GOOD MOVE FOR US AS WE WALKED IN WITH $200 AND WALKED OUT WITH OVER $800. WELL GETTING EARLY IN THE MORNING AND TIME TO GET A COUPLE HOURS OF SLEEP.

DAY 4: SUNDAY WE WENT TO THE RIO WORLD BUFFET, WHICH IS THE BEST BUFFET EVER. WE SPENT MOST OF SUNDAY CASINO HOPPING AND IT WAS A GOOD TIME FOR ALL. COUSIN HIT FOR $1200 AT IP'S ON $5 MACHINE BY ACCIDENT. THOUGHT IT WAS A $1 MACHINE AND IT HIT ON THE FIRST SPIN. BACK TO HARRAHS TO GAMBLE FOR A FEW MORE HOURS, HUBBY HIT $750 ON A .25 TRIPLE DOUBLE STRIKE MACHINE AND I HIT ANOTHER $300. IT IS ALWAYS A GOOD THING WHEN YOU HIT LATE, BECAUSE IT IS MONEY GOING BACK HOME FOR THE NEXT TRIP.

MONDAY: BACK TO REALITY AND TIME TO GET PACKED FOR HOME. FLIGHT DOES NOT LEAVE UNTIL 5:30, COUSIN AND I WENT TO SHOP AND HUBBY'S STAYED TO GAMBLE. WELL IT'S BACK TO HOME, KIDS & JOB. CAN'T WAIT UNTIL THE NEXT TRIP TO VEGAS.

ALL IN ALL IT WAS A GOOD TRIP FOR ALL OF US, WE RETURNED HOME WITH $$$













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