…Sometimes naps have a good rejuvenating effect and sometimes they just make me more tired. This nap was somewhere closer to making me more tired. When I woke up I decided to try to start the engine again and headed to the Diamond Lounge for a nice big drink – a double kettel and soda! It was damn good. This time there was a hot buffet and the lounge was packed with people that piled food to the ceiling.
I was disgusted watching people shove food down their faces so I went to the casino to play craps for the first time. About 2 hours later I was down $400. I was never up and hung around for a while. I love craps and had a great time. I only wish I was travelling with someone that played so I played a little more.
I wandered around for a little while, kind of in a daze, and sat down, again, at the 1/2/5/10 cent Top Dollar slot. I plowed through $100 in minutes. I think I only sat down because it was familiar.
I was couldn’t find anyone I knew so I decided to go to the Augustus Cafe for a little dinner. I had another grilled cheese and chocolate chip shake. Again, it was pretty good but didn’t really give me the boost I was looking for. The one place I haven’t visited yet was next on the agenda.
I took a nice walk over to Planet Hollywood casino. It was ROCKING! This is one of my favorite casinos and I think a highly underrated casino. I dropped a $20 into one of those giant Wheel Of Fortune machines that I’m a sucker for.
After I played through my $20 I walked around and noticed that PH is another place that added go-go dancers to their pits. This is now the 3rd place I’ve seen go-go dancing at the tables. I don’t mind scantily clad women gyrating, but the casinos use the dancers to distract from games with lesser odds. In this case it was 6:5 blackjack. I went to the heart bar for a drink and decided to lose another $20 in a video poker machine. I’m not even sure which game I was playing. There were lots of hot girls and I didn’t really pay attention to the game.
I have a short attention span and the rest of the trip must have caught up to me. I headed back to Caesars Palace after that one drink. In the couple of hours I was at Planet Hollywood Caesars did a complete 180. CP was now rocking! I was pooped and not in the mood to gamble any more (GASP!). As I headed back to the room I won another $75 in the $1 Wheel Of Fortune slot machine. After I win I head back to the room and crash….hard…for one last night in Vegas. A sad way to go out as Monday is my last day in Las Vegas…