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August 25th, 2018 at 7:47:36 PM permalink
I just wanted to mention this because I think that it's funny. I took a trip today to the Lodge. It's a dinky casino up in Blackhawk, CO.

Playing Double Deck, it shocked me to see that the dealer couldn't add! In less than an hour she made 4 math mistakes, paying me when she had me beat!

The girl was obviously new. You could tell because when she was shuffling the deck she was sloppy at it.

At the same time that she went off duty my wife cane and wanted to have lunch. Afterwards, I looked high and low to find her and play at whatever she was dealing, but she was gone. Part of me wonders if she got fired while I was eating :-).

The bets at Black Hawk are capped at $100 by state law. It's too bad that I couldn't find her in the Wynn high roller pit but oh well.
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August 25th, 2018 at 9:53:47 PM permalink
Quote: Lovecomps

I just wanted to mention this because I think that it's funny. I took a trip today to the Lodge. It's a dinky casino up in Blackhawk, CO.

Playing Double Deck, it shocked me to see that the dealer couldn't add! In less than an hour she made 4 math mistakes, paying me when she had me beat!

The girl was obviously new. You could tell because when she was shuffling the deck she was sloppy at it.

At the same time that she went off duty my wife cane and wanted to have lunch. Afterwards, I looked high and low to find her and play at whatever she was dealing, but she was gone. Part of me wonders if she got fired while I was eating :-).

The bets at Black Hawk are capped at $100 by state law. It's too bad that I couldn't find her in the Wynn high roller pit but oh well.



Interesting, because I would have corrected her on each mistake to me. I guess everyone has different morals.


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August 26th, 2018 at 8:01:55 AM permalink
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Interesting, because I would have corrected her on each mistake to me. I guess everyone has different morals.


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When it comes to paying at the casinos, we(some of us) have the same morals the casinos do.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
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August 26th, 2018 at 11:23:08 AM permalink
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When it comes to paying at the casinos, we(some of us) have the same morals the casinos do.



If they have an edge, why can't I have one too if the opportunity presents itself? Counting is legal so why isn''t stumbling onto a bad dealer?
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August 26th, 2018 at 11:48:14 AM permalink
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If they have an edge, why can't I have one too if the opportunity presents itself? Counting is legal so why isn''t stumbling onto a bad dealer?

I dont think its illegal. You are preaching to the choir.

You may have missed my point. My point being is that casinos are lacking in morals. Even more so than most AP's.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
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August 26th, 2018 at 12:47:34 PM permalink
Because it fits here I'm going to tell a story, instead of creating a new thread. Last week I was playing pai gow poker and had a pair in the back with AK up top. The dealer flips over Ah As Joker 3h 3c 4h 6h. He stares at it a minute, and I said, "You have a full house." He then sets the hand with the flush in the back and A 3 up top. He stares at it another minute and then calls the floor over. I say again, "Threes go up top." Floor comes over and says, "Two pair rule", and says to put the joker 6 up top, leaving Aces and threes in the back. So at this point I give up, more than willing to take a push instead of a loss. The dealer and floor discuss it for another minute. Finally another floor person comes over and she says, "It's a full house," and I lose the hand.

If I'm playing by myself I don't let the dealer mis-set the hand, but if others are playing I keep my mouth shut. This time, though, how much more can I do? If the dealers don't know the game, that's on the casino, not me.
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August 26th, 2018 at 1:08:20 PM permalink
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if others are playing I keep my mouth shut.



IMO everyone has to go by this rule, no matter the game, unless correcting the dealer hurts only you. Then it's up to you; I tend to be inconsistent in the latter case. Our old defender of always backing up the casino's side, the late Paigow Dan, was almost the only one who would disagree with this point .
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August 26th, 2018 at 4:33:52 PM permalink
Next time tell your wife to go eat on her own!
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August 26th, 2018 at 7:20:53 PM permalink
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Next time tell your wife to go eat on her own!



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August 26th, 2018 at 7:59:06 PM permalink
If I think the dealer is making a mistake in my favor, I usually just keep my mouth shut. Dealer is trained and paid to do his job and I'm just a country bumpkin who doesn't want to ask ignorant questions that slow the game down.

If I think dealer is making a mistake in the House's favor, then I do speak up. That's a righteous opportunity for me to improve myself by allowing the dealer to download his expertise on me.
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