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Old 07-01-2013, 04:55 PM   #8876
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

noob question ...
How do I get to PARX from NYC via public transportation or asian bus?
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:26 PM   #8877
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noob question ...
How do I get to PARX from NYC via public transportation or asian bus?
Short answer: there is no direct route from NYC to Parx.
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:36 PM   #8878
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Short answer: there is no direct route from NYC to Parx.
Alright. follow up question. How can I get to PARX from Philly JFK Boulevard & North 30th Street?
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Old 07-02-2013, 04:24 AM   #8879
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

Septa, if you can figure out a schedule that works for you. Believe there is a route planner on their website.

You could take a cab, probably not worth it.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:05 AM   #8880
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I saw that the 6/12 Hold em game went off last night, did anyone on here play it ?

Was it really $4 per half rake ??

I will be there tonight, hope we can get it going again, or a Big O game.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:16 AM   #8881
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

I put Penn Station to Parx Casino in Google Maps using Public Transportation for the hell of it. This seems to be the simplest and might also be the cheapest way:
  • At Penn Station, take the Acela Express (Amtrak) towards Washington Union Station (1 hour, 5 minutes) to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia
  • At 30th Street Station, take the MFL (SEPTA Train) towards Frankford Transportation Center (26 Minutes) to Frankford Transportation Center
  • At Frankford Transportation Center, take Bus 50 to Parx Casino (50 Minutes)
Of course there is waiting involved depending on what time you are going. But this seems painless and doesn't leave for a lot of walking in possibly unfamiliar areas.

As for the cost, Amtrak is $53 each way and you can take SEPTA for $3.25 ($2.25 + $1 transfer) though you can save a little bit buying SEPTA tokens for $1.80 each.
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Old 07-02-2013, 04:58 PM   #8882
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At Penn Station, take the Acela Express (Amtrak) towards Washington Union Station (1 hour, 5 minutes) to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia


As for the cost, Amtrak is $53 each way

You can definitely take a bus from NYC to Philly for A LOT cheaper than $106 round trip. Probably would take a few minutes longer though
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Old 07-02-2013, 05:21 PM   #8883
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

According to GotoBus.com the VIP Tours bus stops at 2842 St Vincent St, Philadelphia, PA 19149 where you can, with minimal walking, take the SEPTA Bus 1 or Bus 50 to Parx. It costs as little as $15 however the bus ride is 2 1/2 hours and it only runs a couple times a day.

The Yo!Bus takes two hours and only offers one stop - the Greyhound Terminal at
1001 Filbert Street. It costs $12 however SEPTA from there will involve at least one transfer (some options have more), walking through neighborhoods which may not be great and a trip of up to an hour and 45 minutes - and that's after the two hour bus ride.
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Old 07-02-2013, 07:23 PM   #8884
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I put Penn Station to Parx Casino in Google Maps using Public Transportation for the hell of it. This seems to be the simplest and might also be the cheapest way:
  • At Penn Station, take the Acela Express (Amtrak) towards Washington Union Station (1 hour, 5 minutes) to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia
  • At 30th Street Station, take the MFL (SEPTA Train) towards Frankford Transportation Center (26 Minutes) to Frankford Transportation Center
  • At Frankford Transportation Center, take Bus 50 to Parx Casino (50 Minutes)
Of course there is waiting involved depending on what time you are going. But this seems painless and doesn't leave for a lot of walking in possibly unfamiliar areas.

As for the cost, Amtrak is $53 each way and you can take SEPTA for $3.25 ($2.25 + $1 transfer) though you can save a little bit buying SEPTA tokens for $1.80 each.
BoltBus from Penn Station to 30th Street Station is $16 each way (average)!
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Old 07-05-2013, 02:02 AM   #8885
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

It's probably faster and cheaper to get to Parx from NYC if you take NJ transit from NYC to Trenton, and then the Trenton line to Philadelphia and get off at the stop closest to Parx and cab it. I forget the stop closest to Parx (Croydon Heights, maybe?) but I'm sure someone else knows.
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Old 07-05-2013, 09:12 AM   #8886
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

Has the 6/12 LHE been running everyday? What time does it generally start?
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Old 07-05-2013, 03:24 PM   #8887
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

I see from the live game report that it's running right now. If it keeps up I'll likely play tonight.

I haven't seen (from the Bravo app) that it necessarily gets off or runs until any certain time.
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:49 PM   #8888
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I did play today got in the game around 130 and had to leave at 5, the game had big swings in players, twice we insta went from full down to 4-5 handed but kept it going to get refilled. Was a pretty decent game as well.
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Old 07-07-2013, 02:57 PM   #8889
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Another great turnout for today's bounty tournament. 215 runners...

Of course I only won one hand all day, so I am already home enjoying a cocktail.

See ya next Sunday.
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Old 07-07-2013, 10:32 PM   #8890
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

The limit games seem to be random as far as when they go. I checked the Bravo app a bunch of times yesterday and neither the 3/6 nor the 6/12 ever went that I saw. Right now (1030pm Sunday) the 3/6 is listed but no 6/12.
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Old 07-08-2013, 01:48 AM   #8891
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

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The limit games seem to be random as far as when they go. I checked the Bravo app a bunch of times yesterday and neither the 3/6 nor the 6/12 ever went that I saw. Right now (1030pm Sunday) the 3/6 is listed but no 6/12.
Weekends are the thinnest times for all limit games other than 6/12OE.
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:04 AM   #8892
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

Played 1-2 Big O the other night. The only downfall seemed to be the 300$ max buy-in at the time. Seemed like an all-in fest every hand with the stacks.
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:19 AM   #8893
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

Anyone know how much a cab would be from the Cornwells heights station to Parx? Says its 4 miles on google maps. Amtrak gets there in an hr from nyc
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:36 AM   #8894
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Anyone know how much a cab would be from the Cornwells heights station to Parx? Says its 4 miles on google maps. Amtrak gets there in an hr from nyc
Its between 10$-13$.
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:35 PM   #8895
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I can't be reading this right, according to my Bravo app there is a 150/300 limit Omaha game running right now ??

What the hell is the average buy in for this and and who the hell has that kinda money ??? Do these guys have like 30K stacks at the table ???

Someone please help me wrap my head around this......
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:39 PM   #8896
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

Tuesday nights traditionally have high stakes games running.

Usually higher / more selection when the WSOP or other big events aren't conflicting.
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:44 PM   #8897
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Someone please help me wrap my head around this......
[x] Rich people gotta eat


I'm pretty sure I've seen bigger games listed on the Bravo app when Glantz is around.
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:48 PM   #8898
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

I know for certain on April 30th there was a 400-800 game running.
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Old 07-09-2013, 11:17 PM   #8899
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Re: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA) -- FAQ updated 2013.03.18

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I can't be reading this right, according to my Bravo app there is a 150/300 limit Omaha game running right now ??

What the hell is the average buy in for this and and who the hell has that kinda money ??? Do these guys have like 30K stacks at the table ???

Someone please help me wrap my head around this......
You really must not look frequently. Once all those guys get back from the wsop there are 400/800 and sometimes bigger running every week. Sometimes several times a week.
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Old 07-10-2013, 08:34 AM   #8900
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I can't be reading this right, according to my Bravo app there is a 150/300 limit Omaha game running right now ??

What the hell is the average buy in for this and and who the hell has that kinda money ??? Do these guys have like 30K stacks at the table ???

Someone please help me wrap my head around this......
This game was running last night. Had between 6-8 players throughout night.

The PLO's and Big O's have really started taking off.

A lot of players are expressing interest in expanding the max buy in for the BIG O from 300 to either 500 or 1000.
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