ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

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ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by jaime1943 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:02 am

greetings heavy and members.

AT times in my life I've been a high roller and a low roller.

I've known the life style of a high roller and of a low roller.

at the momen't I'M a low roller--- because i play craps to have fun, just to get out and have some fun with the old lady.

heavy and members--- tell us, if you are a high roller OR a low roller, and how you lived your life when you were a
high roller or a low roller.

JAIME.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by jaime1943 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:17 pm

GREETINGS SNAKEEYES.

when i was a HIGH ROLLER- I used to live the life of mp. and heavy.

when I was a LOW ROLLER- I used to live the life of Riley.

tell us your high's and low's snakeeyes. JAIME.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by acpa » Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:48 pm

I'm a low roller, always have been, but when I played at Tunica on an average of two days a week I hd may o the privileges of a high roller when Sally and I focused our play to a few casinos.

Noah

And I agree, Jamie, let's hear some og your high roller experiences.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by Blackcloud » Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:05 pm

:o UNHH!!BC roll under the rug; but already have 30,000 tier pts this year ;) UNHH!!BC play any VP box up to $100 if there is an invite ;)

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by Dylanfreake » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:48 pm

Dang , Frank . You are a high roller. I have 1984 tier credits so far this year.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by Blackcloud » Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:32 pm

;) UNHH!!DF, only 4 pts from table games so far. ;) UNHH!!Princess Gail had right idea :roll:

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by nasmobile » Sun Dec 15, 2013 10:06 am

Not sure what makes one a high roller. My usual buy in is 1500 to 2000. I usually start about 25 on the pass line with odds and/or place bets of 90/120 on the 6 and 8. I have no trouble getting comped most places. Never play very long unless I am doing well.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by heavy » Sun Dec 15, 2013 1:11 pm

Please note that DF has more credits than me with Caesars. I used to be a junket player back in the day - we're talking about the late 70's, the 80's and the early 90's. Typically I'd go to Vegas 3 - 4 times a year. This was before the river boats came to middle America. In those days if you bought in for $1500 and spread $160 across you were a full FRB player. My buy-in was usually closer to $1000 and my action usually started with $110 inside - moving up and out from there. In those days I didn't know what a regression was.

When the boats arrived I started playing more - and losing more - which required an adjustment to my strategy. Behold, the regression. In most of the 90's I was buying in for $800 - $1000 and playing anywhere from $66 inside to $110 inside with a regression to $22 inside or $44 inside. Then I'd move up and out from there.

These days I rarely buy in for more than $500 and rarely start out with more than $60 on the table in a $5 game - pass line - double odds - three units on the inside numbers. Quick press on the six and eight. Same bet on the five and nine. Add the four and ten if they earn the right to be bet.

I won't even talk about my days in radio other than to say it's a single man's kind of job - and that I met my then bride-to-be when she called in to request a song one night.
"Get in, get up, and get gone."
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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by Dylanfreake » Sun Dec 15, 2013 2:41 pm

I`m a low roller. I barely made Platinum with CET and I barely made Pearl with MGM OCT 1.

The only thing Platinum or Pearl gets you are line passes in Las Vegas.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by gargoil » Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:30 pm

I'm a roller period :lol: I just roll.
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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by bobr » Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:10 pm

If I think I have a chance at winning, I like the value on buying the outside numbers for $20-25 (if the vig is paid on the end), similar money on the 6&8, and will take what I can on odds up to 50-100. If I'm just trying things out I might play the table minimum with 25-50 on odds. I don't press very aggressively, though.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by dork » Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:28 am

Low. STEALTH low... when I sidle up to the table and buy in, they don't even notice me. One of the reasons I quit going to the Palace was because they comp'd so poorly. After 2 years of playing there, the staff told me that for the frequency and amount I was playing I should have been "Platinum" or whatever the ranking was, one rank up. They were surprised, but I was even more... I'm a lowest-tier card holder at all three of the only casinos I visit. It never occurred to me to consider my 'tier'. Prolly because I don't know what the offerings would be and most likely wouldn't care. We go about 5x per month, I rarely play at the Grand, have almost stopped going to the "favorite" Palace and almost exclusively play IP now. Maybe my card status will improve but I doubt it...

Just got the IP comp flyer last week. They cut me back--50% credit buffet, down from $40 to $20 promo chips. I had a winning streak there--I escaped with ~$4200 over 14 buy-ins for $100-700 (mostly 3-500), and my average table time over those 14 visits was 22 minutes. I can't blame'm--but even without my attendance records/bets, I knew I was a 'low roller'... outside the casino in everyday life I'm a cut-rate coupon kind of a guy. Folks laugh at my antics for savin' money. When I move up from $54 Across, I'll let'chall know!

Heavy, what's "FRB" mean?

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by Mad Professor » Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:38 am

Hi Dork,

"RFB" means Rooms, Food, and Beverage in the comp-world.

"RFB+++" or just "RFB+" means premium rooms ( now suites), food (now higher-end restaurants), and beverages (Grey Goose and Johnny W. Black instead of well drinks).


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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by dork » Tue Apr 15, 2014 6:28 pm

Thanks, MP!

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by Mad Professor » Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:01 am

Yes, that is correct.

"LRFB" (usually denoted as "L-RFB" to indicate 'limited') means that there is a footnote restriction on the comp, such as having to burn through your accrued comp credits before these new ones kick in, or that there is a limited and defined amount of comp-dollars allocated to this particular comp.


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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by Blackcloud » Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:38 pm

;) UNHH!!BC not encounter that first monster; but usually have a specific comp limit that is far more than we can eat now-a-days :D

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by Lonnegan » Sat Mar 14, 2015 10:42 am

I am a low roller. Loss limit of $1000 If it is going bad I will usually quit before reaching that

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by London Shooter » Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:48 am

In which case I must be a mega low roller. Still get some nice free rooms with TR though and also got two days at the IP which surprised me, especially when I was allowed to take Fri and Sat night.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by shunkaha » Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:44 pm

London Shooter wrote:In which case I must be a mega low roller. Still get some nice free rooms with TR though and also got two days at the IP which surprised me, especially when I was allowed to take Fri and Sat night.

You'd be surprised what you can be comped if you only try. In Biloxi the comps have always been more of an issue for me than in Tunica, typically WHEN I was really active I could easily manage enough comps to have a free room and food for 2 - 3 weeks at a time [likely more than that but I never made the attempt for more than that long]. Some houses offer comps much easier than others and those that have done less well in recent years have seemed to change. One casino that only gave me a free buffet after a very brutal 3 days... granted they were getting their money back not mine but still, the last time I was there I played much less, lost almost nothing, gambled at much lower stakes and had a comp offer for 2 nights... go figure, win $2200 loose all but $100 of it back and get a lousy free pitcher and glasses as a gift along with 1 or 2 buffets, go a couple of yrs later, play 1/4 the time, win maybe $85 and get offered a room for 2 night.

Conversely had that first one have been in Tunica... yeah I'd have gotten a free week or more off that alone. Anyway by my definition I am a low roller, by the definition of some I have known I'd be the higher end of that, in some venues even a person buying in for $500 manages not to be a low roller, odd how that works. Though in a couple of casinos I went to the average player bought in for $50 -$100, others I was the low roller buying in for $500 when the other end of the table had $10,000 buy ins.

If you ever want to really feel like a low roller, ask me about the night I watched a guy with his own reserved table in Biloxi... that was the first and only time I ever saw a casino let someone roll without a PL bet because he had this cute Japanese chick rolling for him from the other end of the table and he was betting a $500 PL with $5,000 odds and doing come bets every roll to match it... and I kid you not they let her roll for him without her having a line bet. Not to mention it was kind of weird to see an entire crew, 2 cocktail waitresses, a couple of casino security and 2 or 3 suits standing in a crowded casino telling people they couldn't come within about 5 - 10 ft of the table. The impression I got was like the way a school of fish stays clear of a shark, that little table with 2 people on it and everyone else being steered away. I should also add that my ballpark guess as to what he had piled in part of his rack was likely clear of $500,000+++.

Feel like a super-mega low roller yet? I certainly did afterwards.

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Re: ARE YOU A HIGH ROLLER OR A LOW ROLLER-

Post by mssthis1 » Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:07 am

Many years ago in Vegas at the casino with the big lion, Kerry Packer showed up at the Baccarat table I was playing at. That was quite an experience. They did a 1.5 million fill. He was betting $20K and up per hand. The first time he lost 3 hands in a row he got up and moved.

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