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Day trip to Horseshoe Hammond

Discussion in 'Hit and Run - Quick Trip Reports!' started by WickedWins, Oct 29, 2018.

  1. WickedWins

    WickedWins Bronze
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    I was on my way to a memorial service in the South suburbs of Chicago yesterday. Figured this would be a good time to pick up some CET tier credits. The slot selection at HH is probably one of the biggest in Chicagoland area but the smoking prevalence is pretty bad. Combined with terrible air flow, it's a bad choice on a busy weekend. Just my luck, there was some slot tournament going on as well.

    Arrived at 11:30am on a Sunday. Not too crowded but definitely busier by the time I left. I've been transitioning away from Wicked Winnings and Aristocrat in hopes of trying something different .. Now I have been trying Bier Haus (not the new one but the old 4x5) and other WMS slots. Found a few lucky vp machines - two 4oaks and a nice bonus on bier haus (175 or so) - net gain was 200. At that point, my alarm started buzzing to leave for the service. Perfect ending, right?

    Nope. I had only been there an hour and I was riding high on the dopamine express train.

    2 hours later, I blew through the 200 win plus the 700 that was in my wallet. Heidi took back her wins, Wicked Wanda grabbed even more, then I hit rock bottom desperation on a Lightning Link machine. The hilarious part is that HH has installed at least 15-20 additional Lightning Link terminals which means their payback percent is probably in the 60s or something horrendous.

    I told myself that it was OK to spend the money because I was originally going to Vegas that weekend but had to cancel at the last minute ... So it was "spent" money anyway. Terrible logic + greed = $900 that I could've gone home with but down the hole ... And only 800 tier credits, not counting daily bonus.

    Thankfully my next Vegas trip is now mid November .. But I am going to cut back on Trip Report viewing a tad. At least until Nov 12th!
     
  2. tringlomane

    tringlomane Theoretical Video Poker Addict
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    Ack. Did you even make any of the service? One of my worst moments of gambling degeneracy was missing a wake because I was in a significant hole playing online poker earlier that day.

    Hope you have better luck in Vegas!
     
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  3. Wanker751

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    Yeah,I have been avoiding the boats since September since I have a,Vegas trip coming up.
     
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  4. WickedWins

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    Thankfully yes, I made it to the last hour... It was a 3 hr service. Fingers crossed for the next time! I'll have 400 in freeplay to start me off there.
     
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