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Old Oct 18th 2011, 9:32 pm
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I'm heading west in January to Vegas for a long weekend.

So the big question is: how much $$$ should I take to play with

But more importantly, what's the weather like just after New Year's Day? I'm thinking of what clothing to pack already!

I love America. Each state is like its own little country!
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I'm heading west in January to Vegas for a long weekend.

So the big question is: how much $$$ should I take to play with

But more importantly, what's the weather like just after New Year's Day? I'm thinking of what clothing to pack already!

I love America. Each state is like its own little country!
Only what you can afford to lose.
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How much can you afford to lose? They don't call it Lost Wages for nothing. Have fun.
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Take a few million, I always do.

Where you staying ?

Could be a bit nippy but if it's a long weekend will you be outside much ?
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Yep the hotels vary,The Luxor is a dump stay away from that hole.

You wil easily spin through a $1000 in a weekend.
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Other nasty hotels include Circus Circus and The Flamingo.

Ditto only take what you can afford to lose, have fun !
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The El Cortez is nice, and very reasonable
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I like the Mandalay Bay

http://www.westland.net/nevada/las_vegas_hotels/
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We thought it was too far out when we stayed there. My choice would be The Bellagio...great hotel and central position on The Strip.
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We thought it was too far out when we stayed there. My choice would be The Bellagio...great hotel and central position on The Strip.
Really!!..I like the little mono rail that joins the hotels
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Mandalay Bay now has an all nude pool area
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Other nasty hotels include Circus Circus and The Flamingo.

Ditto only take what you can afford to lose, have fun !
Another vote for Circus Circus being a dump. A couple of people we knew did one night and left. A few unsuspecting Brits have been dumped there on package deals from the UK. Watch your food budget the days when you could lots of good food cheap in Vegas are long gone. Watch for the minumum bet being raised on the tables as the night wears on and you get more tipsy. If you play the Martingale system you will not win a pile but should not loose much either plus free drinks while you are playing just don't get totally rat-arsed and start placing big bets.
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Mandalay Bay now has an all nude pool area
It's had one for years.
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Thanks y'all!

We're thinking of staying in Caesar's Palace.

We're going Friday to Monday and probably will venture outside as it'll be a darn shame to stay in the casinos for the entire visit. Could just go to AC for that!

I'm going to sound naive now, but what else is Nevada good for? I'd love to 'accomplish' something else while there too.
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Originally Posted by ottotheboar View Post
Another vote for Circus Circus being a dump. A couple of people we knew did one night and left. A few unsuspecting Brits have been dumped there on package deals from the UK. Watch your food budget the days when you could lots of good food cheap in Vegas are long gone. Watch for the minumum bet being raised on the tables as the night wears on and you get more tipsy. If you play the Martingale system you will not win a pile but should not loose much either plus free drinks while you are playing just don't get totally rat-arsed and start placing big bets.
Thanks for these details!
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