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Sometimes you just cant win even if you can

Discussion in 'Online Casinos' started by chuchu59, Oct 2, 2008.

    Oct 2, 2008
  1. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

    Occupation:
    EXECUTIVE
    Location:
    SOMEWHERE IN ASIA
    Hi guys,

    Just a little rant so bear with me. Yesterday, I just completed my play at a tourney at Lucky Nugget called Jackpot Cabin Cruise with cabins for the first 2 places and cash prizes of $1250 -$250 for 3rd to 10th placing. The slot played was Avalon. I had been lying 5th for nearly the entire period ($750) and hadnt even made a rebuy yet (costs $100). I made an enquiry to Bellerock and knew that if I won a cabin this could not be converted to cash so I had to be extra careful that even with a rebuy I must not rank in the first 2 places.

    In the final 30 minutes of this 4-day tourney, several players in the top ten started to rebuy and I was shoved to 8th place so I made a rebuy. I was still in free spin mode where I left off so I easily made ground on them only to meet another set of free spins. In the midst of the free spins and more than 2 minutes of play left, I was already ranked 4th and was less than 3000 off the 2nd placed guy so I just stopped because even a modest win at 7x would see me being ranked 2nd. 4th place paid $1K btw. However, in the last 5 minutes, the guy ranked 6th made a rebuy and being only 1000 behind me, he eventually went on to rank 3rd with a total of less than 2000 more than me.

    So, if you were me would you have taken the same decision. I am not complaining as this was a free tourney and I only paid a rebuy fee of $100 to win $750 but somehow you always wonder what might have been.

    BTW, due to a technical glitch, the winnings are still not in my account after more than 30 hours :mad: So you may have to wait Deb.
     
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  2. Oct 2, 2008
  3. Rusty

    Rusty Banned User - repetitive flaming

    Occupation:
    IT
    Location:
    Manchester UK
    I would have played the same way.

    Is that what you class as ranting ChuChu? :p
    They are very mild mannered in your part of the World :D

    Nice win as it happens, like you say 750 for 100 is a good deal in anyones book.
    Hope it hits your account soon, will you cash out or play?
     
  4. Oct 2, 2008
  5. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

    Occupation:
    EXECUTIVE
    Location:
    SOMEWHERE IN ASIA
    Just paid Rusty,

    Thanks for your concern.
     
  6. Oct 2, 2008
  7. classymom

    classymom Registered

    Occupation:
    Customer Service
    Location:
    Port St lucie Florida

    Where was the cruise to?
     
  8. Oct 2, 2008
  9. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

    Occupation:
    EXECUTIVE
    Location:
    SOMEWHERE IN ASIA
    Frankly, I dont know but I think somewhere in Europe or the Meditteranean. It's just that I am in Hong Kong and I just cant afford the time to travel to another place to take the cruise. Judging from the few who paid the entry fee of $150 and the top scorer who must have made quite an extra number of buy-ins at $100(he continued playing though he was 1st for several days running and had a lot of coins left) I believe that this cruise must be quite attractive.
     
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  10. Oct 3, 2008
  11. ballysdb

    ballysdb Dormant account

    Occupation:
    automotive biller
    Location:
    Long Island NY
    Chu...you're the best baby!!!:thumbsup:

    Thank you so much!!!:)
     

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