Thursday, June 9, 2011

Atlantic City


So I went to Atlantic City with a couple friends last weekend to gamble and hang out. I was going in expecting to lose at least a couple hundred dollars, but I ended up winning a hundred after about seven hours of gambling in the casino. I was up about $350 at one point and could have just called it a day at that. The problem was that I would've had to spend the next several hours just watching other people gamble and that's no fun. So I put a few chips in my pocket and ended up losing the rest. Overall it was a good trip though, we stayed at the Tropicana. My new favorite game is Spanish 21. It's similar to Blackjack, except there are no tens. You also have an option to place a side bet called, "match the dealer". It either of your cards are the same as the dealers face card you're paid three to one, and if it's suited you're paid twelve to one (They use eight decks at a time so the odds aren't too bad).

40 comments:

  1. ouch, well that's how it goes. At least you didn't lose overall and it sounds like you had a good time!

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  2. ive never heard of the spanish 21
    ill play it next time with my friends

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  3. im a big fan of blackjack myself when i go to a casino ill definitely check out Spanish 21.

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  4. so you didnt lose everything right?
    never played spanish 21

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  5. Nice, glad you didn't piss it all away :).

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  6. I'm going to Atlantic Season in a few weeks. I like it down there it's hard to fight the urge to walk away when all your friends are gambling.

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  7. Sounds like an interesting game, haven't ever heard of it before.

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  8. A net gain is still a net gain :D

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  9. People never know when to quit. But since it's fun and doesn't make you want to kick some kittens I guess the experience is worth it.

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  10. Sounds like you had a much better time than we did but, it's unfortunate to hear about your loss of cash, been there done that matey.

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  11. spanish 21, didn't know that

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  12. Hmmm... SPanish 21 sounds like fun. Ill ave to try that

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  13. Gambling o_o
    ALL IN BABY!!

    keep it up and have a nice weekend!

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  14. Damn, nice work, and I must try Spanish 21 sometime, I must say I am quite the shit at blackjack

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  15. Everyone loves risk, without, what would we be?

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  16. Cool man. Blackjack is fun!

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  17. How did you like the Tropicana in AC?

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  18. That's annoying about the $350
    Better luck next time.

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  19. I hate gambling! xP I always end up losing money.

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  20. Spanish 21 sounds excellent. Ill need to try this.

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  21. spanish 21 ? sounds horrible i mean it takes you the chance to hit blackjack or at least 20... why would you do that ?

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  22. though you lost money you are winner because you had fun^^

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  23. wow that game sounds like fun =D

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  24. I've always wanted to go to Atlantic City.. I'm kinda jealous now. And Spanish 21.. Can't tell if it's a hustle or not.

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  25. Congrats on your extra 100 dollars then :D

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  26. should have quit. oh well i always do that

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  27. Gambling is fun: I tend to gamble more with stocks though :p

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  28. the ace of spades, the ace of spades... turururuur

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  29. I love blackjack regardless of the variation. I think its the game I personally have the best odds at.

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  30. Your winning streeks seem better then mine

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