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Old 08-11-2017, 09:13 PM   #6951
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

How are the PLO games here? Do they let you run it twice?
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Old 08-12-2017, 01:09 AM   #6952
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

I shoulda stayed.... my buddy CRUSHED 1/2 tonight, so jealous I didn't even tell him to squish his burger down

Definitely means he's headed back next week, I'm sure I'll join him.


Somewhat related, we have a mutual buddy who seemed to live there the past couple years. Apparently got crushed repeatedly and won't step foot inside. I'm sure I'll hear that story soon.
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Old 08-12-2017, 05:08 AM   #6953
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How are the PLO games here? Do they let you run it twice?
hit or miss and no thank god
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Old 08-14-2017, 08:35 AM   #6954
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

Did the BBJ hit late Sunday? I logged a session until ~7p. Hope it wasn't table 6!!
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Old 08-14-2017, 11:00 AM   #6955
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Did the BBJ hit late Sunday? I logged a session until ~7p. Hope it wasn't table 6!!
It hit Saturday night, I was also at table 6 on Sunday
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Old 08-14-2017, 11:13 AM   #6956
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Must have misread the BBJ $, thought it was $140k. I was in seat 4. Were u in seat 2?
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Old 08-14-2017, 11:21 AM   #6957
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

It was 40K on Sunday, I was in seat 1, I left around 5.
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Old 08-25-2017, 07:51 PM   #6958
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It sounds like the button should have been yours when he bought it. What I hate in these spots is when you ask people at the table and no one has a clue what's going on (lolivepoker).

I haven't been to Emeril's Burger in a while but what I didn't like about it is the bread is so big that it overtakes the burger. I think the burger at Steelworks is better overall, but that's just my opinion. I prefer a softer smaller bun but they changed their menu recently so I haven't tried one since. My favorite item at Emeril's is the catfish sandwich.

Nice trip report good luck on your next trip back to the sands fish bowl!
Back for an overnight trip again. Headed up Thursday afternoon, and home Friday afternoon. Dealers seemed MUCH better. Must have been a bad run the last time.

Arrived and sat right away, love the high hand promo, mostly for the change in play for the rec guys. Spotted a couple of LAGs at the other end of the table. Made a few plays and collected a few chips. After my buddy arrived, I took a quick break and got a quick sandwich at the croissant place. Was nice, I'll be back. Back to the table, gave it all back. Turns out the 7 seat was just a donk splashing around occasionally, and the 8 seat was a grinder who must have just gotten good cards.

Back to Emeril's for the burger. The Steelworks was considered and postponed. I comment to the waiter at the end, that I sort of want them to bring me a bad burger one time, so I can try something else on the menu. Good for a chuckle, but you liked the catfish, and the hot chicken looks tasty too. Might have to double dip (lunch/dinner) next trip.

A nice cigar and burned through a Jackson while he went to check-in offsite.

About 10 minutes after sitting, I make a bad call with Q9 on the button, but flop a boat and call his flop and turn bets before making a min-raise ship on the river. He says he thinks I flopped the boat, but makes the call anyway. I slightly more than double up (multiple callers pre and on the flop). A few more hours of no significant action, table thins out, we take a final cigar break and call it a night.

$599 high hand today from 11-2, and again a few hours tonight. We get the just after it starts, the room is busy, but we get seated at a new table. The 1 seat looks like action, and sure enough is successfully aggressive the first orbit, but mostly from getting hit in the face with the deck. I'm down half a buy-in before I decide to play right. Turns out that does me no good, and I decide to spaz a couple hands. Late position raises with junk, firing multiple bullets, and I take down a couple pots to almost get back to even. I blow out at 2, beat some (but not all) the traffic back home.

Booked at the Borgata next week already (comped). Then, UGH, back to work the next week. Summer vacation is over.

I will say I'm much more likely to return to play at the Sands, but would really like cheaper rooms.
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Old 09-24-2017, 10:45 PM   #6959
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

When up to Sands to play some PLO, the game was good. We got 3 table since they couldn't get a 5/5 going 1 Main and 2 must move. Action was insane 4 way all in preflop for a $1,600 pot. I play ok but run really good and won most of my hand that got to show down. The crowd was definitely better than most 1/2 - 5/10 NL table.
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Old 10-11-2017, 12:12 PM   #6960
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

Great Sands degen story 2.5oz might actually be his personal stash considering the details of this bacarrat enthusiast.http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/beth...bileshort_home
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Old 10-13-2017, 10:32 AM   #6961
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Great Sands degen story 2.5oz might actually be his personal stash considering the details of this bacarrat enthusiast.http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/beth...bileshort_home
I wonder if he came in on one of the "asian buses" that pour in all the loitering lost wanderers who walk around all day with nothing to do. They're the reason they now have the worst hand dryers in the bathrooms, because they were steeling all the paper towels. The previous hand dryers were not that bad but now for some reason they installed dryers that are worse than one you would find in a gas station along Route 66 in 1970. What happened to the guy handing you a paper towel and a mint that they had when I first went to AC?
Too bad they don't follow Parx's decision to end the buses (after they stole and ate their swans, that was the last straw for them over there).

In other news, apparently another offer is going to be made to purchase the sands but I don't know what casino the new potential buyer is associated with, if any.

Sands Bethlehem sale looming? NYC investment firm wants to make offer

They're the same investment firm that was rumored to make an offer on the Revel, but I don't know what they plan on doing with the Sands if and when the offer goes through.

Firm increases $220 million offer for shuttered Revel
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:00 AM   #6962
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

maybe the new sands will spread some lower buy-in tourneys on weekends for us working class hero's.
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Old 10-30-2017, 11:06 AM   #6963
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

Went there for the first time saturday. I have never in my life seen a casino floor and food court so packed. By like noon or 1pm you couldn't walk. Busloads of people coming in. Took me forever to walk to the bathroom from the pokerroom.

Is there some sort of bus promotion? I saw that you get like a $45 slot voucher but the bus costs like $35? But I thought someone posted they got rid of the asian buses?

Anyway onto the wrong, my 1/2 table was insanely fishy. I lost like $600 in 2/5 and won it all back in 1/2. Good times. Players cold calling 150 pre with A/Q. Calling $100 all ins with bottom pair.... the usual.
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Old 11-03-2017, 08:43 PM   #6964
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Great Sands degen story 2.5oz might actually be his personal stash considering the details of this bacarrat enthusiast.http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/beth...bileshort_home
he probably replied "what do you need"? when the cops asked him if he had any drugs.
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Old 11-05-2017, 08:05 PM   #6965
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Re: Sands Casino·Resort (Bethlehem, PA)

Anyone tell me how many players the Sunday event usually gets?
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