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Old 11-30-2011, 08:08 PM   #676
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Since no one has yet posted a trip report, I thought I'd just go ahead and do it.

TRIP REPORT: TWO ROOKS' PLACE, San Diego

I was in San Diego for a business trip and since I had some downtime, I figured I try to find some action. I usually play 3/6 limit in AC, so I was looking for something along those lines. Luckily, I remembered that Two Rooks had a cardroom/casino going in SD, so I went over to check it out.

First off, what you heard about parking is WRONG: there is NO valet. I must have sat outside the house in my car for a good ten minutes before I realized the guy in the maroon sport coat was just Two Rooks' dad and that he WASN'T parking cars. My bad. Do NOT try and get Two Rooks' dad to park your car; it isn't going to happen.

The good news is I got a spot right around the corner in front of a split-level ranch. Seemed safe.

The casino itself is pretty small. One blackjack table (empty) and one hold-em table squeezed into a rec-room that's about 20 x 15. I was told that there is usually blackjack action, but that the regular dealer had a US Government final the next day and was at home cramming.

Luckily for me, though, I came to play poker and there were a couple empty seats at the table when I arrived.

First, of course, I went over to the cage for a rack. They were out of acrylic racks when I was there, so I got my chips in a 1 gallon zip-lock bag (which I was asked to return when I cashed out). The chips are a little grimy, but definitely in better shape than the ones at the Taj in AC.

I sat down in the 4 seat. It was the typical collection of casino players: a couple retirees playing their social security checks, one or two drunk tourists, two kids from the JV Baseball team, a squirrly chick with braces. The action was pretty loose/passive. The dealer wasn't great, but not terrible either. She had a couple misdeals and she mis-pushed the pot once when she didn't see the rivered flush. We also had about a 20 minute break while she took a cellphone call from her ex-boyfriend.

THERE IS NO TABLE SERVICE AT THIS CASINO. You need to get your own Coke/Diet Coke/Mr. Pibb from a large green cooler in the bathroom. The drinks ARE comped, though, which is nice. If you want an alcoholic drink, you have to go back upstairs and ask Two Rooks' mom for a 'real' glass and then you can have pretty much whatever they are offering that night. The night I was there, they had two options: Beefeater Gin or Amaretto. I had an Amaretto on the rocks. Tasty! (I'm 35, but I didn't get the sense that they were carding, just FYI). I also had a really good chat with Two Rooks' mom; she is definitely cool with the casino.

The one thing that was never mentioned in the thread: there is a poker rate! After 6 hours of play, I was eligible to sleep on the trundle bed in Two Rooks' sister's room (she's away at college in Nebraska). I didn't stay, but it's good to know in the future, especially if you don't feel like driving after a few Amarettos.

Only one stressful situation and it was around a hand. I had KK in MP and raised. It was folded around to the CO (one of the JV Baseball guys) who 3-bet. Folded back around to me and I call. Two players and the flop comes KQJ. I bet, he raises, I re-raise, he caps. Turn is a blank, I bet, he calls. The river is a T, so I'm now feeling a little nervous. I check. This guy looks at his cards and gives a little chuckle. I think he's going to flip them over, but he mucks them (no verbal declaration). Then he says "[censored], I meant to flip those" and reaches into the muck pile and pulls out an A. The dealer has no clue how to handle it, so they call the floor over. The floor is none other than Two Rooks himself! We go over the hand with him but he's not really sure how to call it. He decides that we should look it up online, so all of us -- the table, the dealer, TR -- go upstairs to his room to look it up online. His room is ok, pretty standard: some rock posters on the walls, about a week's worth of dirty clothes on the floor and a Pamela Anderson calendar from 2004. He does have a CRAZY collection of bobble-heads. We spend about 10 minutes Googling "Floor Calls" "Mucked Hands" etc. and finally he makes a call and tells the JV kid that he's sorry, but without the verbal declaration, his hand is mucked. We go back downstairs and TR then pushes the pot to me. The JV kid kinda freaks out, but TR calms him down and tells him he can take a 6-pack of Mr. Pibb. The two JV kids leave and the table basically breaks up. I was up about $80 (roughly 2bb/hr).

I spent about an hour just kind of chilling with Two Rooks and his folks after that (there was some left over pizza in the fridge from the 200+40 tourney they ran the previous weekend).

All in all, a good experience.
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DON"T PLAY HERE - IT IS RIGGED

So, I am buzzing, and tired after a marathon stint at the local B&M - up big after this hand:

Plying 25/50nl. The table is as tight as a frog's arse, and to be honest I'm probably the only that cannot ninja-count partial outsand reverse implied odds. The action is as follows: down and out guy limps in EP (looks broke, keeps asking everyone if they play on Doyle's room) Canadian Tourney Hotshot, WON"T STOP POSTING ON SOME MESSAGE BOARD BETWEEN HANDS limps, big fat guy with man-breasts same, and someone that smells vaguely of olive-oil (nice guy, possibly a bit emo?) does too. Some black women who bought in with a crumpled $20 limps and we have 5 limpers WTF?? I overlimp in the co with T 7 (I was planning to raise but dude next to me is talking about Swedish chicks and rim-jobs and I am half turned on, half grossed out). So I am seeing a flop semi-aroused with 5 playas - all dragons .

The pot is already huge. Flop come on 8 5 6 giving me what I think is a straight. Bust guy and black women are allin for their crappy stacks, Olive Oil dude starts to bet, then breaks down and folds, shouting "YOU HAD TO PICK ON ME,DIDN'T YOU".
Manbreasts folds, and snorting "weaksauce" like he he had AA or something, and action is on CTH.
Well, he was clever and all, but a simple all-in instead of the witty, biting yet somehow endearing soliloquy would have been quicker. Table loved it though. They are all, like, it's so cool you are back, dude, and stuff.
Busto guy keeps saying LOLAMENTS or something,and everyone laughs, but also seem a bit bored with it. I call

On the turn I have no idea what to do, since its a live game and all.... the turn card howerver IS a 9 . YAHTZEE. CTH and I PUSHH, (the pot had about 10k at this point, and at least one was likely slowplaying ak or even AA). Then after that, a pimply, grimm looking dude shows a pair of jacks and wants to call my allin too. I am like WTF, FLOOR?? He wasn't even in the hand????

Floor is called, and confirms that a local rule allows you to see the turn, THEN post a blind if you have JJ Apparently its a "reverse Grimmstarr". I move allin after careful consideration that I do infact have the nuts, then some ppl folds and river is a card that I dont remember and I ship this huge pot and everyone rushes off saying LOL massivepotbadbeatmustpostonBBVaments" and I'm like "um ship me the monie"


anyhoo, I am on the way home driving through Hamilton and I see lights, cars and **** and I figure its a party and I can be a balla with my 35k roll and pound some beers, maybe pick up a skanky ho or 2. Some dudes MOM is working the door and asks if I am here for the game? I have done like 43 grams of coke at this stage, so I say sssshure, thinking it is some sort of kinky hook-up scene (she is kinda MILFY)

Turns out, this is the legendary TwoRooks home game, and I am loaded for bear. So I put my roll on the table, and Dad is called, as they seem unnaccustomed to these stakes. Tworooks sistersays she doesn't want to deal that big a game, and also she has a macrame class in an hour (this is 10.00 am Sunday).
He gets on the phone to his friend in rotary, and 20 mins later, a dealer arrrives from Towson. I buy in for the Max, 1k, and then this happens

I open with KQ for $200 and my opponent, Walter, calls. The flop is Q73 and I lead for $400, he makes it $10,000, and I push. We did this a couple orbits back and he folded. The board was KK8 (I had KQ there too. It seems I only ever get dealt KQ) and he showed an 8 when he folded.

Anyway, he calls, and the turn came an ace and the river came a flush and MHWG. The very next hand he raised to $200 in the SB, I called in the BB 5d4d. The flop was 268 with two diamonds and he check raised my $400 bet to $1000 and I put him in for all his moneys. He thought for a while before calling, the turn was a 10 and the river was a 7 and I had just ran $2200 into $11000 in two hands.

I snap off a few bluffs, take a shortstack player out and get paid off and run it into $43,000. I tip the dealer 2k

It is now 1.20 AM monday, and I wanna play some dice - plus my parole officer says I gotta be be home by 3.am, so I take my mobneys up to the cage (well, the TwoRooks goes to wake his mom) and she just says that if I give her my Party name and stuff, she will send the mobneys tomorrow.

Sucks man - hope she sends it, right?
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After black friday I was lucky to only have to wait 2 hours for a seat at the 1/2 table.

The bad beat jackpot was a nice touch, the Sams club flashing LED sign was fun to watch, it kept going up a nickle at a time, I was REALLY hoping that between the two tables I would get to witness my first Bad Beat jackpot, but maybe next time. I would have loved to see the guys face when his 4 of a kind gets beat by a straight flush and he wins a whole $5 it would be priceless, definitely comp him a kids meal for that though, esp. if its the batman toys, those are appealing to all ages.

I felt like a perv tipping those dealers though, they were clearly underage, I dont know man, the one was a little heavy and the other had a butter face, so its not like you hired jail bait, but this operation is risky enough as it is, do we really need to add this to the Indian problem?

Your dad is a cool guy, I sat down and watched some married with children with him, damn I love that show. It was the episode where Al and Peggy went on a game show, havent laughed that hard in a long time.

I played a hand with a guy that posts here a lot, couldnt remember his name, but if you read this, you have to tell 2+2 about the hand where it came down duece rag rag and the guy slow played his top pair, but tell him what he said to you after he opened his happy meal, I couldnt hear it but I know it had to be hilarious
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Old 11-30-2011, 11:21 PM   #677
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Sounds like a great idea....

You could save money by having your dad be a dealer and having mom serve drinks.
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Old 12-01-2011, 04:33 AM   #678
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Hate to be a party breaker, but this is just not gonna happen OP. Are you aware of the legal implications behind opening a casino ? You're gonna have to make it an illegal game and you'll be very vulnerable to thiefs... Plus I doubt your friends will be able to keep their mouth shut and you're underground secret game will quickly be seized by cops.
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Old 12-01-2011, 10:07 AM   #679
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Hate to be a party breaker, but this is just not gonna happen OP. Are you aware of the legal implications behind opening a casino ? You're gonna have to make it an illegal game and you'll be very vulnerable to thiefs... Plus I doubt your friends will be able to keep their mouth shut and you're underground secret game will quickly be seized by cops.
Op's last post was made nearly 5 n half years ago.... lol
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Old 12-01-2011, 02:58 PM   #680
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1$ on 10$ pot, 2$ on 20$ pot....etc up to 5$ imo
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Old 12-02-2011, 12:10 AM   #681
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Did he actually open this place? lol.. and why is this thread still alive from 5 years ago
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Old 12-02-2011, 01:49 AM   #682
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Did he actually open this place? lol.. and why is this thread still alive from 5 years ago
Did you read the thread lol? It was damn hilarious.
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Old 12-02-2011, 02:39 AM   #683
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Hey I wanted to see if Tworooks ever came back,

it doesn't seem like he did, but for all the guys asking what happened to him (and dont like the search function) I give you this:

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I didn't know about the hand technique of masturbation until I was 13. I started masturbating when I was 11.. I used to hump my bed as my form of masturbation. I was pretty amazed when I learned of using my hand, then I could actually use lubrication. One time blood came out of my penis from the lack of lubrication from humping the bed.
I know it is harsh to say this but maybe he never came back because of... you know... he died...

... for ****** the bed.
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:43 PM   #684
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Welcome to 2012 old friend. This thread will be bumped for the next 40 years I predict! LOL why do people keep giving him advice? Hes almost 22 years old by now ffs
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Old 01-17-2012, 10:48 AM   #685
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Really? You know that you'll get busted within a couple days? That your parents' house is going to be seized? This doesn't concern you?

Cool! I read on....



Full on, eh? Going for the full neon lights, pumped in oxygen, hookers, bars, lounge singers, etc? You are a god!

I read on...



No craps? Slots? Pai Gow? What kind of crappy casino is this, anyway?

I read on...



Definitely don't hire any dealers. This would hurt your "profitability". Any monkey can deal Pot-limit Omaha, right? Oh, don't bother with floor personnel either. Let the guys at the table settle their arguments with each other and the dealer. Oh, you may need to hire a guy to get your alcohol for you - you being a minor and all...

I read on...



This is the question you have for the readers? Amazing!

Probably can't be too high since the typical eighth grader is going to have a hard enough time scraping together the scratch for the $200 NL table...

I read on...



You nailed it. Those indian casinos are your biggest problem. Good catch!

I read on...



Hey, watch those slams against Chaldean kids! One of those guys took me for five bucks last week playing Chutes and Ladders. I'm telling ya, they are trickier than you think.

If you set it up, I will fly out from Virginia to play. I promise.

Keep us posted!
POssibly the greatest post on this forum of alltime LOL
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:30 AM   #686
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This is an older thread worth reading. It is linked on the HP FAQ.
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Old 02-02-2012, 07:30 PM   #687
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tworooks

If you take a rake you better not make me deal my own hands!
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Old 02-02-2012, 08:18 PM   #688
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LOL why do people keep giving him advice? Hes almost 22 years old by now ffs
Come on now, people dont just get smarter
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Old 02-11-2012, 02:44 PM   #689
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He is 23, 24 in november
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Old 10-10-2012, 04:03 PM   #691
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I predict this will become the greatest topic of all time.
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:52 PM   #692
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Since no one has yet posted a trip report, I thought I'd just go ahead and do it.

TRIP REPORT: TWO ROOKS' PLACE, San Diego

I was in San Diego for a business trip and since I had some downtime, I figured I try to find some action. I usually play 3/6 limit in AC, so I was looking for something along those lines. Luckily, I remembered that Two Rooks had a cardroom/casino going in SD, so I went over to check it out.

First off, what you heard about parking is WRONG: there is NO valet. I must have sat outside the house in my car for a good ten minutes before I realized the guy in the maroon sport coat was just Two Rooks' dad and that he WASN'T parking cars. My bad. Do NOT try and get Two Rooks' dad to park your car; it isn't going to happen.

The good news is I got a spot right around the corner in front of a split-level ranch. Seemed safe.

The casino itself is pretty small. One blackjack table (empty) and one hold-em table squeezed into a rec-room that's about 20 x 15. I was told that there is usually blackjack action, but that the regular dealer had a US Government final the next day and was at home cramming.

Luckily for me, though, I came to play poker and there were a couple empty seats at the table when I arrived.

First, of course, I went over to the cage for a rack. They were out of acrylic racks when I was there, so I got my chips in a 1 gallon zip-lock bag (which I was asked to return when I cashed out). The chips are a little grimy, but definitely in better shape than the ones at the Taj in AC.

I sat down in the 4 seat. It was the typical collection of casino players: a couple retirees playing their social security checks, one or two drunk tourists, two kids from the JV Baseball team, a squirrly chick with braces. The action was pretty loose/passive. The dealer wasn't great, but not terrible either. She had a couple misdeals and she mis-pushed the pot once when she didn't see the rivered flush. We also had about a 20 minute break while she took a cellphone call from her ex-boyfriend.

THERE IS NO TABLE SERVICE AT THIS CASINO. You need to get your own Coke/Diet Coke/Mr. Pibb from a large green cooler in the bathroom. The drinks ARE comped, though, which is nice. If you want an alcoholic drink, you have to go back upstairs and ask Two Rooks' mom for a 'real' glass and then you can have pretty much whatever they are offering that night. The night I was there, they had two options: Beefeater Gin or Amaretto. I had an Amaretto on the rocks. Tasty! (I'm 35, but I didn't get the sense that they were carding, just FYI). I also had a really good chat with Two Rooks' mom; she is definitely cool with the casino.

The one thing that was never mentioned in the thread: there is a poker rate! After 6 hours of play, I was eligible to sleep on the trundle bed in Two Rooks' sister's room (she's away at college in Nebraska). I didn't stay, but it's good to know in the future, especially if you don't feel like driving after a few Amarettos.

Only one stressful situation and it was around a hand. I had KK in MP and raised. It was folded around to the CO (one of the JV Baseball guys) who 3-bet. Folded back around to me and I call. Two players and the flop comes KQJ. I bet, he raises, I re-raise, he caps. Turn is a blank, I bet, he calls. The river is a T, so I'm now feeling a little nervous. I check. This guy looks at his cards and gives a little chuckle. I think he's going to flip them over, but he mucks them (no verbal declaration). Then he says "[censored], I meant to flip those" and reaches into the muck pile and pulls out an A. The dealer has no clue how to handle it, so they call the floor over. The floor is none other than Two Rooks himself! We go over the hand with him but he's not really sure how to call it. He decides that we should look it up online, so all of us -- the table, the dealer, TR -- go upstairs to his room to look it up online. His room is ok, pretty standard: some rock posters on the walls, about a week's worth of dirty clothes on the floor and a Pamela Anderson calendar from 2004. He does have a CRAZY collection of bobble-heads. We spend about 10 minutes Googling "Floor Calls" "Mucked Hands" etc. and finally he makes a call and tells the JV kid that he's sorry, but without the verbal declaration, his hand is mucked. We go back downstairs and TR then pushes the pot to me. The JV kid kinda freaks out, but TR calms him down and tells him he can take a 6-pack of Mr. Pibb. The two JV kids leave and the table basically breaks up. I was up about $80 (roughly 2bb/hr).

I spent about an hour just kind of chilling with Two Rooks and his folks after that (there was some left over pizza in the fridge from the 200+40 tourney they ran the previous weekend).

All in all, a good experience.
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Old 11-25-2012, 12:29 AM   #693
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:50 AM   #694
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Lol I remember seeing this post so long ago, wow. Time flies.
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Old 06-30-2014, 01:06 PM   #695
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Very well bumped. Trip reports r tooo funny
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The OP is probably legal by now, bring back tworooks!!

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solid bump....

I wonder how many of the people who commented on the first page have died since...
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solid bump....

I wonder how many of the people who commented on the first page have died since...
Kind of a morbid thought. But I'd say at least 15
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