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PokerGrinder
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April 11th, 2017 at 8:41:06 PM permalink
I am headed south tomorrow to meet up with everyone for Spring Fling in Las Vegas. On my way down I will be stopping a few different places to collect chips and then I will be driving around Southern California for 4 days collecting chips there before Spring Fling. I will try and post daily but sometimes that doesn't work. I will be playing a fairly large amount of poker in Las Vegas and anywhere else that I stop for the night that has a game. This is both a fun trip and a work trip, still have to pay the bills!
You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once. Amarillo Slim Preston
Ayecarumba
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April 11th, 2017 at 10:56:33 PM permalink
Safe travels PG! Looking forward to your trip report and COTD posts.
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coilman
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April 11th, 2017 at 10:57:58 PM permalink
Watch out for the road pirates..... they deal from the bottom of the deck
PokerGrinder
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April 12th, 2017 at 8:51:55 PM permalink
Today was a very long day. I didn't have a whole lot planned except driving for 12 hours from Winnipeg, MB to Billings, MT covering 769 miles. I was planning on leaving around 5 or 6 am but I couldn't sleep so I left home around 2 am.

Yesterday I stopped at Bulk Barn and bought raw almonds and chocolate covered pretzels for the trip. I also bought two cases of diet Mountain Dew. I know it's unhealthy but it's my favourite source of caffeine for long drives.

So I snacked and drank a ton of caffeine which meant that I stopped about 8 times to go to the bathroom. The drive wasn't too bad other than the fact that I was working on a hour of sleep. I got to Billings around 2:30 in the afternoon and took a nap for about 90 minutes.

I then went to Queen of Hearts Card Club and played 3/6 limit until the game broke a hour later. I lost $65, the players were really passive and basically calling stations but I couldn't make a hand to save my life. Oh well. I then went to The Poker Parlor and played for about a hour. Again I lost, this time $59. They served Shepards pie for dinner which was really tasty. I remember why I don't play limit poker... it's really boring!

Tomorrow I'm driving to Elko, NV.

Chips collected - 5 (2 for my collection)
Total miles - 769
Gas - $46.05
Hotel - $0
Food - $25.40
Shopping - N/A
Gambling - N/A
Poker -$124
FP - N/A
Match play - N/A
You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once. Amarillo Slim Preston
PokerGrinder
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April 13th, 2017 at 5:23:14 AM permalink
It's early but holy crap does it feel good to have slept. I was feeling delirious last night when I got back to the hotel. Let's see how bad this free breakfast is at Days Inn. I'd be happy with a non stale bagel.
You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once. Amarillo Slim Preston
PokerGrinder
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April 13th, 2017 at 5:43:12 AM permalink
Make your own waffle machine + banana equals a major win!
You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once. Amarillo Slim Preston
Konbu
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April 13th, 2017 at 7:33:38 AM permalink
Uhh 769 mi.... I feel like dying after 550 in a day
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Doc
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April 13th, 2017 at 7:55:47 AM permalink
He's Canadian -- it was really km.



;-)
DRich
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April 13th, 2017 at 8:06:12 AM permalink
Quote: PokerGrinder

Make your own waffle machine + banana equals a major win!



The Waffle machine is now a staple at most of the two to three star hotels that I have stayed in the last five years. I actually give it consideration when determining where to stay.
PokerGrinder
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April 13th, 2017 at 12:46:33 PM permalink
Quote: Doc

He's Canadian -- it was really km.



;-)


Well not really cause that would make it over 1200 kms lol
You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once. Amarillo Slim Preston

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