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View Poll Results: What is your favorite game of choice?
Texas Hold 'em (or other live poker game)
17
45.95%
21 (BlackJack)/Spanish 21
9
24.32%
Dice (Craps)
5
13.51%
Pai Gow Poker/Three Card Poker
0
0%
Roulette
1
2.70%
Slots (reel or video, excluding video poker)
0
0%
Video Poker/online poker
2
5.41%
Baccarat/Mini-Baccarat
1
2.70%
Sports Book
1
2.70%
Other/None of the above/Gambling is Evil.
1
2.70%
Voters: 37. You may not vote on this poll

What is YOUR game of choice?

Old 11-07-04, 12:11 AM
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What is YOUR game of choice?

Although I can guess that most will say some form of poker, I thought that a nice general poll will see where most of us DVD Talk gamblers spend our time when in Vegas (or wherever there is a running game of anything).

Personally, I am a dice player (craps) and occasional Blackjack. Poker woudl be my third favorite, but that is a pretty low third, as it is hard to compete with a lively game of dice.

So, what is your game?

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I don't have 1 game of choice. Last trip I played a good amount of blackjack, PGP, craps, and poker, and bet a decent amount in the sportsbook.
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If we are strictly speaking Vegas here, I'd say craps b/c I play more of that than anything else. But, Poker has become more of an obsession as of late.
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I hope you're better at craps than at poker.

I give my poker winnings to my wife so she can donate it at the blackjack table. I don't win, she still does her civic duty by providing income for the poor, destitute casinos.
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Originally posted by Wizdar
I hope you're better at craps than at poker.

I give my poker winnings to my wife so she can donate it at the blackjack table. I don't win, she still does her civic duty by providing income for the poor, destitute casinos.


How much money did you win in that last tourney?
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Texas Hold 'em (or other live poker game) - I don't play HE much in a casino. In games with my friends, I like Stud.

21 (BlackJack)/Spanish 21 - This is what I play mostly in a casino.

Dice (Craps) - I've tried but I don't really know how to play.

Pai Gow Poker/Three Card Poker - Tried PGP a few times, but zzzzzzzzz.

Roulette - Walking by a table, I'll play for a couple of spins, but nothing much.

Slots (reel or video, excluding video poker) - I get totally bored within 5 minutes at a slot machine. I cannot understand how some people can sit there for hours.

Video Poker/online poker - Much rather play poker with people.

Baccarat/Mini-Baccarat - I don't play, who am I, James Bond?

Sports Book - Football tickets occasionally.
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video poker
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Originally posted by MJKTool
video poker
Figures that a pansy would play a pansy game.
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Pansy or not I've won over a $1000 bucks in one sitting from a video poker machine byiatch! How much have you won from craps?
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Originally posted by MJKTool
Pansy or not I've won over a $1000 bucks in one sitting from a video poker machine byiatch! How much have you won from craps?
About $300. I'd still rather win $300 at craps than win $1000 at video poker and have the stigma of being a pansy.
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Originally posted by Deftones, Esq
About $300. I'd still rather win $300 at craps than win $1000 at video poker and have the stigma of being a pansy.
As apposed to the stigma of being butt budies with a short little guy on a dvd forum (who plays penny slots)?

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I hit a penny slot for $1332. Bitches.

I've also won $1000 in one craps session.

I'm better than both of you!
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Originally posted by MJKTool
As apposed to the stigma of being butt budies with a short little guy on a dvd forum (who plays penny slots)?

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We are heterosexual life partners. Not butt buddies.
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Originally posted by El Scorcho
I hit a penny slot for $1332. Bitches.

I've also won $1000 in one craps session.

I'm better than both of you!
But after spending the $ on a hooker and a new Red Sox outfit, and a plastic yard flamingo for Deftones, what were you left with?
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Originally posted by Deftones, Esq
About $300. I'd still rather win $300 at craps than win $1000 at video poker and have the stigma of being a pansy.




The only time playing video poker does not make one pansy is in slots/video poker-only casino.
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Originally posted by Red Dog



The only time playing video poker does not make one pansy is in slots/video poker-only casino.
I know. Obviously you don't know the insulting relationship that MJKTool and I have.
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I noticed someone else voted for video poker! I'm not the only one now am I? Tied with that ghetto ass dice game !
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not anymore.
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Well, the choice was video poker/online poker. Now, I can't see somebody going to Vegas to play poker in their room, but ya never know.
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My wife likes roulette, and I started playing it a bit. I was betting 1-12 while she plopped chips down all over the table. My favorite was when she was betting $10+ and while betting singles and doubles, would also bet quads... meaning if she hit one then she would still lose at least $2. Anyway, I've been playing it online and learning the odds, etc... and we just ordered a 14" wheel for at home. I told her I would be the house and put up my change jar anytime she wanted.
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Can I vote for poker not called Holdem? Holdem puts me to sleep. I'm an Omaha-8 man myself.
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Originally Posted by El Scorcho View Post
I hit a penny slot for $1332. Bitches.

I've also won $1000 in one craps session.

I'm better than both of you!
Update: Still better than both of you
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Blackjack is by far my game of choice, though not great for the wallet (although I do play perfectly... and a little bit better thereafter). I do play hold'em quite often, but it certainly does get old (since I do it for a living). I agree that O8 is a great game and PLO is a must-play whenever it runs around town.

Oh, and sorry to burst the bubble scorcho, but I've been up 2k+ in a Blackjack session and 1250 in a craps session.. :-p

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