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    Quote Originally Posted by brendanjack View Post
    Iím heading to Vegas week from today looking forward too it
    Give us all a update.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbet1234 View Post
    Give us all a update.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brendanjack View Post
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    At the aria
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    I try to go every year wild card weekend.This my slow season come March way to busy always wanted to go for first weekend of March madness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brendanjack View Post
    I try to go every year wild card weekend.This my slow season come March way to busy always wanted to go for first weekend of March madness.
    Assuming the college basketball season goes off without a hitch, that might be challenging this year. I just got back from Vegas a couple of weeks ago, and with the 25% capacity, it's not the easiest getting a seat in the sports book even though it's not busy. It makes it easier if you have a connection that can get you some kind of booth depending on where you're at. I used to get reserved seats at the Venetian, but now they require $3,000 in deposit to do that. I didn't want to have to do that for both me and my wife.

    Also be aware that all restaurants require a reservation.
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    Update from Vegas proxy. Circa book pretty packed today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RED EYE View Post
    Cam fill you in bro.. Curious what it was like last night. Been to a couple NYE's in Vegas. Quite the vibe if anyone has witnessed it.
    From locals I know that were there for the debauchery it was lame. Lower level class of people out and about acting the fool. Police were in full force and noticeable. Firework show downtown was decent but nothing of great consequence took place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hotpizza View Post
    From locals I know that were there for the debauchery it was lame. Lower level class of people out and about acting the fool. Police were in full force and noticeable. Firework show downtown was decent but nothing of great consequence took place.
    I'm hearing that the clientele at Circa is not the highest of standards.
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    Lots of people from California here...that is always a big crowd, but much higher percentage this year due to the Cal lockdowns. Spent most of the afternoon yesterday at Cosmo and would say it was crowded...the streets were very busy too even though the strip had no formal NYE activities other than one fireworks show from the Plaza.

    The Circa will be interesting as they are charging high-end strip rates for a location in the middle of the downtown cesspool. That includes paying for parking, paying to walk around the rooftop pool (yes just to walk in to see it) and other various charges. Higher minimums on table games and low VP odds will not help repeat business after the novelty wears off. They are adults only which is attractive, but it will be difficult to pay a high end price when I can pay less at a high end strip property.

    FYI...the first big convention for the first quarter 2021 (Toyfest at the SouthPoint) just backed out and there will be more to come.
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    https://www.reviewjournal.com/busine...rkers-2242840/

    The M Resort in Henderson laid off 159 staff members on Monday.

    This isn't really bad news...these folks can just buy a couple homes or 15 airbnb properties in the area and become instant millionaires.

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    I've been coming here for 25 years and I can't remember seeing this many closed businesses in Little Saigon.

    Once again tho, if they were able to salvage something before closing something, they can become airbnb investors and surpass Steve Wynn's wealth in a few years.

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    My take the last couple of days ..

    Its obvious how many have been laid off. Shops, restaurants , shows , bars out of play .. No one basically at the tables..

    Last night , probably not 15 cars in Westgate Sportsbook parking lot. Night before , SP lots less than half full. Anyone familiar with the SP , those lots are mostly full year around..
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    Flying in Fri to collect Circa contest winnings. Hearing that most places are ghost towns right now. Lack of international play has to be devastating to table game bottom lines.
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    On plane right now drove to jfk early Am airport was a ghost town until I got through security zero wait . Plane is packed no covid rules anymore all seats pretty much taken. Landing few hours will update later.
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    They did a very nice job with the Circa sportsbook. I wish them well, but downtown still is just too dumpy. Maybe over time a lot of the older downtown casinos will be demolished. I used to like Binion's, but currently, it's more of a dump than Jerry's Nugget.

    For guys coming here only or mostly to bet sports, Circa should be given top consideration. At least have a look at it during your next Vegas trip. If you don't want to pay Circa's rates, there are plenty of more affordable options within walking distance.

    The strip just looks strange with so few people walking around at all hours.
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    In other news, as previously announced, I wonder what the total number of layoffs will be at Wynn? They'll likely follow thru with previously announced plans to layoff employees on Monday, January 11th.

    https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-...ffs-on-jan-11/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Lee View Post
    They did a very nice job with the Circa sportsbook. I wish them well, but downtown still is just too dumpy. Maybe over time a lot of the older downtown casinos will be demolished. I used to like Binion's, but currently, it's more of a dump than Jerry's Nugget.

    For guys coming here only or mostly to bet sports, Circa should be given top consideration. At least have a look at it during your next Vegas trip. If you don't want to pay Circa's rates, there are plenty of more affordable options within walking distance.

    The strip just looks strange with so few people walking around at all hours.
    Betting futures , Circa is 2nd to none. I'd say at least 60% of my future wagers are made there.. Westgate a decent amount. WH at times.. Waste of time to look at GN , TI , Wynn , and for the most part MGM...

    It is an awsome setup there.
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    Just got in room at aria. Airport was quiet not dead. They took my temp walking in aria checked in barely a wait. Definitely more of a ghetto crowd so far. Normally 15-20 min cab was about 10 min strip deserted will update later . The sportsbook here is not well thought out but the pizza and brew make up for it.
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    Charlestown casino in WV seemed to have the same crowd when I went a few Tuesdays ago. Less tables were open but still a decent crowd
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    Thanks for the updates gang!
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    Last night casino and strip got fairly busy a lot of people rolled in. Called restaurant at 715 made a reservation for 730. I assume tonight will be more of a wait . As body of life pointed out you need a reservation to eat anywhere. Bummed about money line pizza at aria you can’t eat there now take out only . Poker room was packed my son who plays got in a 1-3 just observing from outside the plexiglass set up is fucking nuts. Talk about bubble boy best way to describe sitting next to someone at the table is like visiting someone in jail behind glass. No thanks not like that at table games or slots. Well good luck today I’m going to just relax and bet football
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    Quote Originally Posted by brendanjack View Post
    Last night casino and strip got fairly busy a lot of people rolled in. Called restaurant at 715 made a reservation for 730. I assume tonight will be more of a wait . As body of life pointed out you need a reservation to eat anywhere. Bummed about money line pizza at aria you canít eat there now take out only . Poker room was packed my son who plays got in a 1-3 just observing from outside the plexiglass set up is fucking nuts. Talk about bubble boy best way to describe sitting next to someone at the table is like visiting someone in jail behind glass. No thanks not like that at table games or slots. Well good luck today Iím going to just relax and bet football
    Good luck in your bets!

    How many are sat at a poker table?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbet1234 View Post
    Good luck in your bets!

    How many are sat at a poker table?
    8 at aria
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    https://www.news10.com/news/coronavi...r-warn-notice/

    NICHOLS, N.Y. – Tioga Downs Resort and Casino plans to layoff 68 employees in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions placed on casinos and food service, according to a recent WARN Notice.
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