IAchance5
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May 27th, 2013 at 2:42:06 PM permalink
Have you been or stayed at the South Point recently? How is the property? Worth a stay?
JW17
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May 27th, 2013 at 3:27:17 PM permalink
Never stayed, but I enjoy the horse book, they know how to take care of the horse players. Added bonus I can smoke my cigars there. I have looked at their suites and seem very nice. I hate to say it but I'm a suite kind of guy. My issue is I drink and there is nothing close to walk to
IAchance5
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May 27th, 2013 at 3:58:55 PM permalink
How are the bars there? Good happy hour specials? I'm just trying to figure out if it would be good for a weekend stay....
gpac1377
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May 27th, 2013 at 4:48:50 PM permalink
Quote: JW17

I can smoke my cigars there.


LOL, that's exactly why I avoid the place. The casino is enormous, but there is no escape from the smoke.

I haven't stayed recently, but the standard rooms should be excellent value, with liberal comp possibilities. One annoyance is that the property layout is designed to force you through the casino to reach the hotel elevators.
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IAchance5
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May 27th, 2013 at 6:46:19 PM permalink
So would you say that GVR and RR are the "high rollers" locals joint, whereas the SP is the "everyday guy's" locals joint? Or can you not even compare them because they are in totally different resort classes?
gpac1377
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May 27th, 2013 at 8:22:46 PM permalink
I don't get around enough, but I suppose the top locals places for luxury are RR, GVR, and M Resort.

South Point is at a somewhat lesser level, roughly equivalent to Silverton. But it's superior to any of the Boyd properties, as well as any of the other Stations.
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May 28th, 2013 at 9:20:48 AM permalink
Like all places, it's kind of smoky. It tends to get a lot of families and younger groups and you can get pretty cheap hot dogs last time I was there. (Not sure if it was a promotion, but I think they were 50c each or something.)

The BJ there is kind of weird, relative to common rules: No-peek and limited to 2-hand, 1xMinimum multihand play at the tables.
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May 28th, 2013 at 10:39:16 AM permalink
Quote: gpac1377

I don't get around enough, but I suppose the top locals places for luxury are RR, GVR, and M Resort.
South Point is at a somewhat lesser level, roughly equivalent to Silverton. But it's superior to any of the Boyd properties, as well as any of the other Stations.

South Point is good value for the money. Large clean rooms. Advance internet sales. The casino is fine if you are a legitimate gambler, heaven help you if you are a card counter even at their lowest limit table.
superrick
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May 28th, 2013 at 11:22:44 AM permalink
If you are a DI or even a craps player, never play in a sweat joint like it. They will hassle you from the first time you pick up the dice.
I can't believe that anybody that knows anything about the game of craps would play in there with only two times odds!
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Ayecarumba
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May 28th, 2013 at 12:02:01 PM permalink
It is a great value, but if you enjoy visiting different casinos, you could not easily walk from there to the Strip. However, it is very convenient to the airport. I've used it as a, "hang out" place while waiting for folks to phone me that they have arrived. The rooms are standard. Clean, with middle of the pack kinda appointments.

They have a prime rib restaurant that is cheap, and has a nice view, but you get what you pay for. I would not recommend it.

The pool was still closed for the season the last time I stayed there, so I can't comment on it.

There's a fairly large bowling alley on the premises if you enjoy that.

Lot's of families with kids. I saw some clear violations of the "under 21 prohibited from gaming area" regulations, with kids sitting in the chairs in front of the "Wizard of Oz" slot bank by the parking garage doors.
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