Mission146
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April 21st, 2014 at 10:25:40 AM permalink
Quote: Tomspur

I'm sure he will find the dramatic improvement in certain areas pleasing. It sure does seem like the D is the place to B :)
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LOL



Oh, by all means have him look at it when it is updated. In fact, I think we may know the same person, I believe I met him back in December at Golden Gate, really nice guy.
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Mission146
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April 21st, 2014 at 10:29:17 AM permalink
Quote: UCivan

I don't know if Mission has mentioned these: (1) D charges the bottled water and coffee in the room [$7??] (2) the topless dancers in the showroom, 2nd floor, are much less attractive than those downstairs.



I'm not confident that my room in December even had bottled water in it, and I know that my room this trip did not have any already in there. I don't believe I had any coffee in this room, but my one in December, I think, had Keurig and they do charge for it, yes. In my original review, I specifically mentioned that there is nowhere to just go and get free coffee in the morning with exception to playing the machines. They might consider that. Both Downtown Grand and Cannery had such free coffee in the morning (and Cannery is an inferior property) and it really doesn't add too much to costs. I don't know if Four Queens has such coffee or not, I wasn't reviewing it and I was also in a hurry that morning.

I don't know anything about the topless dancers on the second floor for Raack and Roll or the topless dancers anywhere else. I don't frequent venues where topless dancing is something that happens.
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djatc
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April 22nd, 2014 at 2:07:20 AM permalink
Quote: Mission146


I don't know anything about the topless dancers on the second floor for Raack and Roll or the topless dancers anywhere else. I don't frequent venues where topless dancing is something that happens.



Does the Wizard pay for reviews of topless reviews?
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98Clubs
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April 23rd, 2014 at 6:27:35 PM permalink
Just curious about the Vue Bar, and the Blackjack... still $5 3:2 ?
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Mission146
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April 23rd, 2014 at 8:14:16 PM permalink
Quote: 98Clubs

Just curious about the Vue Bar, and the Blackjack... still $5 3:2 ?



Oh yeah, 3:2 Double-Deck Blackjack is still alive and well at The D, even when the Dancing Dealers are around, same with their sister property Golden Gate.

The Vue Bar is a bar located upstairs (you can take the escalator up from outside, as well) on the second (Vintage Vegas) floor. The bar top poker is for quarters, although it is interesting in that there is a linked Natural Royal Flush Progressive amongst four of the games and all of the bartop units. Drinks at the bar are free provided one is betting at least $0.25 (in my experience) and even then, the bartenders are pretty lax about what pace you are playing.

A new development with the Vue Bar is that there appear to be Table Games right across from the main bar area as you enter from the outside escalator. It appears that they are going to be Blackjack Tables, which I would suppose is an answer to those who feel the music downstairs is too loud.

If you scroll about halfway down my original Review of The D:

http://wizardofvegas.com/hotels/d/

You will see some pictures that I got from the balcony just off of the Vue Bar, a balcony on which 15-20 people can probably comfortably stand and enjoy their drinks and the 'Vue' of the Fremont Street Experience.

The Vue Bar is just one of many features that makes The D Long on Fun, and Short on Ordinary!
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Ibeatyouraces
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April 23rd, 2014 at 8:23:38 PM permalink
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DUHHIIIIIIIII HEARD THAT!
UCivan
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April 24th, 2014 at 12:52:49 PM permalink
Per Wizard, "Liberal Banker Rules => A less than 5% commission on winning banker bets has been known to happen. Currently, the only land casino I know to offer reduced-commission baccarat, at 4%, is the D in downtown Las Vegas. For a short time in 1989 the Sahara offered 0% commission. The Betfair Internet casino offers a 2.75% commision in their "Zero Lounge." The following table shows the expected value on the banker bet according to the number of decks and commission." Is Baccarat still there?
DRich
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April 24th, 2014 at 1:19:55 PM permalink
Quote: UCivan

Per Wizard, "Liberal Banker Rules => A less than 5% commission on winning banker bets has been known to happen. Currently, the only land casino I know to offer reduced-commission baccarat, at 4%, is the D in downtown Las Vegas. For a short time in 1989 the Sahara offered 0% commission. The Betfair Internet casino offers a 2.75% commision in their "Zero Lounge." The following table shows the expected value on the banker bet according to the number of decks and commission." Is Baccarat still there?



I believe the 4% commission baccarat is now gone or on its way out.
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terapined
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April 24th, 2014 at 1:36:57 PM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

And I feel right at home at either American Coney Island or at Andiamos.


A few weeks ago had the chili hot dog from the D American Coney Island. 2AM and I was hungry and they were open.
It hit the spot, yummy yummy.
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AxiomOfChoice
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April 24th, 2014 at 1:49:44 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

I believe the 4% commission baccarat is now gone or on its way out.



A few weeks ago it was still advertised in the airport.

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