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Re: Casino Open? [Re: Sir Isaac Newton] #256365
11/12/07 11:06 AM
11/12/07 11:06 AM
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It was interesting one time while I was in Vegas talking to one of the locals. He said, "if you wanna know who makes the real money gambling, take a look at the size of these casino/hotels. The newer ones that open, like Wynn, Sands, etc... they are literally paid off in full in only a few months of operation." These are billion dollar prorperties! Of course casino owners want patrons to win, if they don't win something, they won't come and gamble... but they never win more than they lose... in the end!


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Re: Casino Open? [Re: 6string] #256374
11/12/07 11:32 AM
11/12/07 11:32 AM
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Posts: 1,191
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Three reasons I won't visit the new casino:

1. They allow smoking and I've been told the ventilation is non-existent.

2. They charge gamblers for drinks.

3. They don't yet have a poker room.

Regarding the ridiculous post about "Pedro's Gambling"...what nonsense. It's a private game between friends. There is no "rake per hand" and we pay normal bar prices for drinks, pizza etc. We pay a voluntary one time sit down fee to help offset the cost of cards, dealer, air conditioning of the back room, etc.

We also play a private game at Fidos once a week.

And, we play in a smoke free environment at Pedro's as the back room is strictly non-smoking. Fido's recently went "non smoking" for its poker game too.

If the casino wants to go after Pedro's and/or Fidos private poker games which are played by respected and respectful residents/business people of San Pedro then I guess it will be time for us to start making noise about going after drug dealers, money launderers etc.

My recommendation is to "Live and Let Live." Hey, casino owners, how about that smoking and those drinks charges? I'd like to give your establishment a try.


Re: Casino Open? [Re: Chris] #256377
11/12/07 11:43 AM
11/12/07 11:43 AM
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They charge gamblers for a drink? That's absurd, they are "paying" for those drinks everytime the dealer deals a new hand, or the one-arm bandit gets a new pull! Not that I am much of a gambler, tho...


M. Sjulstad
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Re: Casino Open? [Re: 6string] #256397
11/12/07 12:43 PM
11/12/07 12:43 PM
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San Pedro
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Re: Casino Open? [Re: Sir Isaac Newton] #256405
11/12/07 01:37 PM
11/12/07 01:37 PM
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lets cool it on the personal attacks here folks. some of the personal stuff is unnecessary

Re: Casino Open? [Re: Marty] #256406
11/12/07 01:43 PM
11/12/07 01:43 PM
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Houston
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God has spoken! Y'all behave now. :P

Re: Casino Open? [Re: travelqueen] #256480
11/12/07 11:54 PM
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This post sure got quiet after Marty dropped the hammer.
What awesome power He wields. Almost 12 hours without a post.

Re: Casino Open? [Re: 6string] #256542
11/13/07 11:47 AM
11/13/07 11:47 AM
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Sequim, WA & San Pedro
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They charged us for the first drink then comped the rest......I think they're trying to avoid the people that want to go with $5.00 in hand and expect to drink 10 times that much.....makes sense.


I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!
Re: Casino Open? [Re: Loansum-Al K] #256543
11/13/07 11:49 AM
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When are they going to be opening the upstairs? Will they have craps or texas hold em up there.

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