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January 4th, 2019 at 8:09:40 PM permalink
Downgrade your already crummy video poker, and then change from a dollar coin-in equals one point, to FOUR dollars coin-in equals one point. Why should anyone drive that far south to be insulted like this?

Clueless.
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January 4th, 2019 at 9:42:46 PM permalink
Some of us live south of it.
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January 5th, 2019 at 6:32:02 AM permalink
Like...in hell? :)
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January 5th, 2019 at 7:01:26 AM permalink
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Like...in hell? :)



No, Henderson.
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January 5th, 2019 at 8:00:45 AM permalink
Quote: bobbartop

Downgrade your already crummy video poker, and then change from a dollar coin-in equals one point, to FOUR dollars coin-in equals one point. Why should anyone drive that far south to be insulted like this?

Clueless.



Enjoy your next session at Silverton.
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January 5th, 2019 at 11:01:42 AM permalink
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Enjoy your next session at Silverton.



There have been much better days at Silverton, MUCH better. Also worried about changes I'm hearing about M Resort. But it looks like Silverton is going from good to not so good, and doing it fast. Something is wrong upstairs, apparently. These are big changes. Btw, $8 per point on some other mediocre games, Multi Strike for instance.

Anyway, what's your problem?
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January 5th, 2019 at 11:36:07 AM permalink
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No, Henderson.



I think "Henderson" is Paiute for hell.
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January 5th, 2019 at 4:26:44 PM permalink
But...but...how many other casinos have an In-N-Out Burger just down the road?

Not to mention not having to worry about the noise caused by people betting on the NHL at the sportsbook?
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January 5th, 2019 at 4:38:15 PM permalink
I canít resist the mermaid tank. Having a giant sporting goods store connected to your casino is pretty cool. Their bubble craps machine was pretty fun, with a lower cost of entry than other properties.
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January 5th, 2019 at 4:38:19 PM permalink
Silverton, the same place that enforces an unenforceable $100 bet restriction mid shoe entry with no sign on the table stating so. Completely illegal.
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January 5th, 2019 at 4:43:54 PM permalink
Quote: ZenKinG

Silverton, the same place that enforces an unenforceable $100 bet restriction mid shoe entry with no sign on the table stating so. Completely illegal.



Add them to The List.
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January 5th, 2019 at 8:40:38 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

But...but...how many other casinos have an In-N-Out Burger just down the road?

Not to mention not having to worry about the noise caused by people betting on the NHL at the sportsbook?



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January 5th, 2019 at 8:55:02 PM permalink
Ahh. Good old Silverton. Where I got my $400 hat at the bass pro shop. $20 for the hat with a corresponding $380 loss at the craps table. Spent half a day running around Vegas trying to find a hat that would fit so I could wear it at Hoover Dam the next day. Worth every penny.
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January 5th, 2019 at 9:18:29 PM permalink
Quote: ZenKinG

Silverton, the same place that enforces an unenforceable $100 bet restriction mid shoe entry with no sign on the table stating so. Completely illegal.



Even in Atlantic City, a bet restriction for any player can be enforced at any time. Nothing illegal about it.
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January 6th, 2019 at 9:29:23 AM permalink
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Palace Station
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Orleans is pushing it slightly, although I did say "just down the road," but I wasn't aware there were that many In-N-Outs near the Strip now.
Still, all of them have sports books, and presumably all of them take NHL action during the season, unlike Silverton.
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January 6th, 2019 at 11:58:09 AM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

Orleans is pushing it slightly, although I did say "just down the road," but I wasn't aware there were that many In-N-Outs near the Strip now.
Still, all of them have sports books, and presumably all of them take NHL action during the season, unlike Silverton.



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January 6th, 2019 at 1:09:19 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

Orleans is pushing it slightly, although I did say "just down the road," but I wasn't aware there were that many In-N-Outs near the Strip now.
Still, all of them have sports books, and presumably all of them take NHL action during the season, unlike Silverton.



I forgot but I think they have an In N Out at the Linq now too. I thought Silverton wouldn't take Kings bets or something like that. I know Golden Nugget doesn't take Rockets bets since Landry's owns them or something.
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January 6th, 2019 at 2:48:49 PM permalink
Best thing about the Trop in Laughlin these days is the In and Out in their parking lot.
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January 6th, 2019 at 4:34:25 PM permalink
Quote: djatc

I forgot but I think they have an In N Out at the Linq now too. I thought Silverton wouldn't take Kings bets or something like that. I know Golden Nugget doesn't take Rockets bets since Landry's owns them or something.


You mean the Sacramento Kings (as opposed to the Los Angeles Kings)? That's the Palms - at least, it was when the Maloofs owned the Kings. Caesar's has a similar policy with the Celtics. Apparently, both of those restrictions are imposed by the NBA, and not the Nevada Gaming Commission.

However, the Silverton "ban" applies to all NHL games, and I think it's self-imposed.
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January 6th, 2019 at 4:53:31 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

You mean the Sacramento Kings (as opposed to the Los Angeles Kings)? That's the Palms - at least, it was when the Maloofs owned the Kings. Caesar's has a similar policy with the Celtics. Apparently, both of those restrictions are imposed by the NBA, and not the Nevada Gaming Commission.

However, the Silverton "ban" applies to all NHL games, and I think it's self-imposed.



Any idea why?
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January 6th, 2019 at 10:08:47 PM permalink
I have not been to the Silverton in some time. I used to stop in once and a while to mess about and play some on the Ultimate Four of Kind Bonus VP they had.
Ed Roski owns Silverton and also owns all/or part of the Los Angeles Lakers, the LA WNBA team, LA Kings (and I think the Staples Center). So no wagering on those teams as far as I know @ Silverton.
Not long ago I remember reading about the possibility of a new Silverton being built in Pahrump:
https://lasvegassun.com/news/2018/oct/04/silverton-planning-new-casino-in-pahrump/
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January 6th, 2019 at 11:52:11 PM permalink
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...Not long ago I remember reading about the possibility of a new Silverton being built in Pahrump:
https://lasvegassun.com/news/2018/oct/04/silverton-planning-new-casino-in-pahrump/


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January 7th, 2019 at 5:04:55 AM permalink
I will put VISIT SILVERTON on my to do list when I visit Vegas next time.
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January 7th, 2019 at 6:56:49 AM permalink
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I will put VISIT SILVERTON on my to do list when I visit Vegas next time.



They're actually offering double points days now for video poker and it had been years since they did that before. I guess that was the tip off that they were about to make some awful changes. "New and Improved".
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January 7th, 2019 at 5:12:16 PM permalink
My choice for best $10 buffet. Line can get insane on some days when everyone has a two-for-one

Used to have $3 blackjack, making a 1-25+ spread fairly easy. Between Silverton and Alamo could get enough action at low limits to be worth $50 to $100 per day for not a lot of time.

Also remember $25 in free play and a buffet comp on 1,000 points a few times
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January 14th, 2019 at 5:07:58 PM permalink
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They're actually offering double points days now for video poker and it had been years since they did that before. I guess that was the tip off that they were about to make some awful changes. "New and Improved".



Silverton is also one of the only two places I know of in LV where QQ WP video poker exists, the other being South Point.
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January 14th, 2019 at 5:58:25 PM permalink
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They're actually offering double points days now for video poker and it had been years since they did that before. I guess that was the tip off that they were about to make some awful changes. "New and Improved".


Don't remind me about Silverton and VP - that's where I threw away a dealt full house because I didn't realize that I had to hold the five cards

But at least the buses to there run every 30 minutes now on weekdays, instead of the old hourly service. Still no buses to Them - er, The M, though...
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January 14th, 2019 at 11:30:09 PM permalink
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Silverton is also one of the only two places I know of in LV where QQ WP video poker exists, the other being South Point.



Mirage and NYNY have it too. No idea on paytables though. I assume not very good.
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January 16th, 2019 at 8:49:57 PM permalink
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Mirage and NYNY have it too. No idea on paytables though. I assume not very good.



At the Mirage, for quarters, DDB is 9/5.
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February 15th, 2019 at 9:21:55 PM permalink
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At the Mirage, for quarters, DDB is 9/5.



do the regular quads pay 250 or 260?
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February 16th, 2019 at 11:57:20 AM permalink
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do the regular quads pay 250 or 260?



I don't think 9/5 DDB QQ ever pays 260, just 9/6.
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February 16th, 2019 at 1:04:02 PM permalink
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Why own one dump when you can own two?

Went to the Silverton once a few years back to see the Mermaid, part of my "do at least one thing entirely new every trip to Vegas thing". We got a good buffet offer by getting a few points.

I was surprised by how many "Time Share" offers were going on at the buffet at the Silverton at the time. Anyhows, our best time share presentation "gift"(not from Silverton) was a certificate for a free cruise, just pay port charges and taxes. We went on a 4 night Bahamas cruise out of Port Canaveral. Just paid for port charges and taxes. But we did upgrade for a balcony for $ 300, WELL WORTH IT to have a nicer cabin.
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February 16th, 2019 at 1:32:18 PM permalink
The time share I stay in next to South Point buses all their tours over to Silverton for their buffets. I guess SP doesn't need the business.
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February 16th, 2019 at 1:35:27 PM permalink
Hey, a free buffet is a free buffet. NOW, just sign on the dotted line !
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February 27th, 2019 at 8:56:01 AM permalink
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I don't think 9/5 DDB QQ ever pays 260, just 9/6.



I think the ones at South Point do, but I just left town again for a few months. Check if curious.

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