Took huge hit at Vegas. How do you recover?

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  1. Mufasa

    Mufasa Blue Belt

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    god damn lost 1/3 of my money overall. I'm 26, single, have a good job, and have no huge obligations but shit I'm depressed.

    Help.
     
  2. Born On Monday

    Born On Monday Out With The Crow Platinum Member

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    Win it back at the track.
     
  3. EJAXXX

    EJAXXX "Not Bad for an Old Man" Platinum Member

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    Have a few kids so you don't have the money to do that in the first place.
     
  4. trolololol

    trolololol Guest

    I got trick rolled on my first night in Vegas if it makes you feel any better.

    Shit happens. Take the opportunity to use what happened as a lesson.
     
  5. EJAXXX

    EJAXXX "Not Bad for an Old Man" Platinum Member

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    Or start cooking meth..
     
  6. TheRuthlessOne

    TheRuthlessOne Steel Belt

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    What did you play?

    How much did you actually lose
     
  7. pinger

    pinger Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    All-in on black 8
     
  8. TeTe

    TeTe Troll Whisperer Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Well if you didn't take a huge hit financially, cut you loses and do something different. Hit up the clubs and the other spots. Find some female to help you forget about it.
     
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  9. Thunderhead

    Thunderhead Assman Extraordinaire

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    Here's a tip:

    If you're playing blackjack, never play at the Strip. Bunch of fucking dumb tourists who can't play for shit are there. You wanna go to Old Vegas, like Fremont Street or California Casino, where the latter has $5 minimum for no-peek double deck. Or go where all the locals play: Stations Casinos e.g. Sunset Station or Green Valley Ranch.

    Oh, and another thing: always split 8's and Aces. Always hit on 16's if the dealer's upcard is 7 or above. Know when to double down on your soft hands. And for the love of Jebus, never split faces or 10. That's fucking retarded.

    Always bet on the Spurs to cover the spread. They've been winging it hard this year.
     
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  10. EJAXXX

    EJAXXX "Not Bad for an Old Man" Platinum Member

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    I'd like to hear more about this...
     
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  11. irish_thug

    irish_thug Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    No expenses? Suck it up. Learn from it and move on.
     
  12. lakersfan45

    lakersfan45 That's sardo! No mr, accent on the do! Yellow Card

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    You must win it back
     
  13. IndyCovaHart

    IndyCovaHart Gold Belt

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    Next time you're in Vegas just enjoy the architecture and live entertainment and leave the gambling to the big boys.
     
  14. Supereem

    Supereem Black Belt

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    Time machine.
     
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  15. CatchOmega

    CatchOmega Hideous Disfigurement

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    You still have 2/3 of your money left. Double up.
     
  16. trolololol

    trolololol Guest

    I posted about this not too long ago in the "Tell Me Your Secrets" thread, I'll quote it and add some more details.
    I was down in Vegas for UFC 181 and meeting my friend from Riverside, California. When we arrived on Friday we headed straight for The Stratosphere. After that I pounded a few drinks, then we headed to the Hard Rock, where I pounded more drinks:
    UFC was fun though lol.
     
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  17. EmpireShallFall

    EmpireShallFall Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    I don't gamble, I'm too poor.
     
  18. RedRocket44

    RedRocket44 Brown Belt

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    Never bankroll what you can't afford to lose, and the losses shouldn't hurt as much - sometimes you are going to lose, so always be prepared for it. If losing 1/3 of your money is depressing the shit out of you, don't bankroll 1/3 of your money.

    Save back up a bankroll if gambling is you thing and take the time to learn/master your game inside out, if this loss is going to hit you financially, don't make the same mistake of taking 1/3 of your money.
     
  19. Michaelangelo

    Michaelangelo Okay USA Platinum Member

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    Go back and lose the the other 2/3

    Or move on with your life
     
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  20. M3t4tr0n

    M3t4tr0n Sheriff of Sherfront

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    Just get really drunk and high and marry a hooker. It'll help you forget
     
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