Enemies Made: a black stripper from the Spearmint Rhino and a fat pit boss named Bill.
Best Quote From Dave: “Right now I have more alcohol in me than sense.”
Best Quote From Erik: “When I see you again I will buy you $100 in bourbon.”
Seen In Abundance: Wisconsin fans, hooker trading cards and fake boobs.
Seen In Scarcity: Street sweepers, museums and my judgment.
New Coined Marketing Slogan To Be Sold To The Las Vegas Chamber Of Commerce: Welcome to the Sex Ashtray.
Gambling Maxims Proven Correct: Never hit on 13, respect the sixes and a “push” is a win.
Gambling Maxims Proven Wrong: No craps game goes seven straight rolls without making the point.
Best Casino Game: Pai Gow, which is Chinese for Slow Money Bleed Super Happy Fun Drink Time.
Worst Casino Game: Money Drop, or as it is more popularly known “Let It Ride.”
Best Run: Six and a half hours at a Pai Gow table on $40 that yielded countless free drinks, death threats from dealers named Gene, screams of free Hooters calendars and chicken wings, continual verbal assaults directed towards a fat pit boss named Bill and eventually, free Hooters T-shirts and shot glasses that Ming the Hooters Casino High Roller charged to his room.
Worst Run: Ten minutes at a craps table that took $100.
Best Eats: Steaks at Mon Ami Gabi and Bailey’s ice cream shakes.
Worst Eats: My bag of Fritos and pack of Starbursts for dinner and Will’s infamous “last breakfast” from Nathan’s which consisted of a chili dog, a handful of soggy crinkle fries and twelve over-cooked chicken wings.
Best Sports Bet: Wil for putting it on UNLV to cover the spread versus Wisconsin.
Worst Sports Bet: Me for putting $20 on the Colorado Avalanche to win the 2008 Stanley Cup.