Brad sends a big “Thank You” for all the birthday wishes. He had a great day, with lots of phone calls, Facebook messages, and in-person greetings as we made our usual Friday casino rounds. We cashed checks and did our free Megabucks pulls at the Palms. We collected bounce-back cash or free play at four casinos Read more… »
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Tomorrow, January 18th, Brad will be 81!
People often ask about his health – and he likes to say he hasn’t been in the hospital for almost 4 years. Of course that last visit was a serious one, when he went into cardiac arrest for 5 minutes. Fortunately there was no permanent damage from that, they put in a pacemaker, his heart meds have been adjusted, the 7 stents in his right heart artery seem to be doing a good job. So we feel blessed that he can do pretty much what he always could do and still wants to do. Read more… »
When I included the above photo recently, in the “Comments” someone asked, “But where was a place for the queen?’ So here is the answer, The Frugal Gambler bathroom! Read more… »
Okay, you all gave some very interesting guesses – and a few of you were pretty close. But here’s the skinny: Read more… »
The postings here have been spotty recently due to 18 days on the road, in the air, and on the sea. And then when we got home we were both hit hard with a nasty flu bug. But we are finally recovering, albeit slower than we’d like. I have lots to share but until I get caught up, we at least want to wish everyone a happy holiday season.
Here’s Brad holiday greeting, clowning around while picking up some comps!
December 2-9 – A Harrah’s cruise on the Norwegian Star, out of New Orleans
December 9-11 – Harrah’s New Orleans
December 17 – Grand Biloxi
If you see us at any of these place, be sure to stop and say hello!
It’s blistering hot here in Vegas this week – but I probably will skip the new ice cream shop in Harrah’s. IcePan has a brochure that tells you about their new method of making their icy treat but warns that you may have a little stomach trouble after eating it. Read more… »
First some questions that have come up after I wrote about forgetting to cash out a ticket from a video poker machines we had been playing:
Q: Can the casino void a ticket if it isn’t cashed before the casino is notified of your loss? Read more… »
Okay, I’m finally rested up after ten wonderful but non-stop days with two always-energetic teenage girls. So, now for the rest of the senior-moment story I started earlier.
First, a response to some of your questions and comments: It was interesting that many other players shared similar experiences, including those who said that they were not seniors. So I guess it is just a problem with being human! Read more… »