FinsRule
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March 29th, 2019 at 9:43:35 AM permalink
Iím not sure how people on this board make regular trips to the casino. I can probably go and enjoy it about once every 8-12 weeks.

You know itís -ev, and itís just a visual representation of math/probabilities.

Now, for those who can make it +ev, I see it making a little more sense. If you can play for an hour and make it enough to pay for your dinner, cool. But video poker gets extremely boring after a while.

I just think there needs to be some mental stimulation to make it worthwhile.
EvenBob
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March 29th, 2019 at 10:00:40 AM permalink
Quote: FinsRule

Iím not sure how people on this board make regular trips to the casino.



In the Pet Peeves thread, I listed a
bunch of things that irritate me
about casinos. I forgot mind numbingly
boring.
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TigerWu
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March 29th, 2019 at 10:16:49 AM permalink
Quote: FinsRule

I just think there needs to be some mental stimulation to make it worthwhile.



I find playing games to be mentally stimulating... That's what gambling is...
FinsRule
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March 29th, 2019 at 10:22:15 AM permalink
Quote: TigerWu

I find playing games to be mentally stimulating... That's what gambling is...



Baccarat is mentally stimulating? Craps? Candy land?
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March 29th, 2019 at 10:29:02 AM permalink
Quote: FinsRule

Baccarat is mentally stimulating? Craps? Candy land?



Yes?

I own Candy Land and played it a couple months ago. With another adult. I think we might have been drinking at the time, though. But then again I'm always drinking in a casino, too.
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March 29th, 2019 at 10:33:34 AM permalink
Quote: FinsRule

Iím not sure how people on this board make regular trips to the casino. I can probably go and enjoy it about once every 8-12 weeks.

You know itís -ev, and itís just a visual representation of math/probabilities.

Now, for those who can make it +ev, I see it making a little more sense. If you can play for an hour and make it enough to pay for your dinner, cool. But video poker gets extremely boring after a while.

I just think there needs to be some mental stimulation to make it worthwhile.



I agree in general that casino gambling is boring. If you want to make it more exciting it is very easy. Bet stakes much higher than you are comfortable with. Put your mortgage on the line, the food for your family, and all other bills that you have due. That makes it more more exciting.
Living longer does not always infer +EV
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March 29th, 2019 at 10:36:17 AM permalink
I think my views are the exact opposite of TigerWu's. I could never spend as much time in the casino as I do if it took any thought at all. But it's kind of nice to not have to think about anything at all while waiting for free games to hit, waiting for a must hit, etc.
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March 29th, 2019 at 10:45:00 AM permalink
Drinking does make it more tolerable. But
I'm always there around noon, a little too
early for a cocktail.
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FinsRule
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March 29th, 2019 at 10:46:30 AM permalink
Quote: DRich

I agree in general that casino gambling is boring. If you want to make it more exciting it is very easy. Bet stakes much higher than you are comfortable with. Put your mortgage on the line, the food for your family, and all other bills that you have due. That makes it more more exciting.



You can make a lot of things exciting if you do them while skydiving.
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March 29th, 2019 at 12:34:29 PM permalink
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Drinking does make it more tolerable. But
I'm always there around noon, a little too
early for a cocktail.


Speak for yourself.
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