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Old August 25th, 2010, 07:50 PM
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I am wondering about Harrah's in Chester, pa (just south Of philly) I have seen reports from most of the new east coast stores, but haven't seen much posted about harrah's chester. Anyone played there? We know the rules are s17, das, ls, as all pa casinos are by law, but what about table limits and variables like csm, or gimmicks like covered shoes and hiding the discards as parx is doing? Thanx greatly.
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Old August 25th, 2010, 08:42 PM
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I am wondering about Harrah's in Chester, pa (just south Of philly) I have seen reports from most of the new east coast stores, but haven't seen much posted about harrah's chester. Anyone played there? We know the rules are s17, das, ls, as all pa casinos are by law, but what about table limits and variables like csm, or gimmicks like covered shoes and hiding the discards as parx is doing? Thanx greatly.
Nothing special or noteworthy about the game. Store is crowded and terrible ventilation.
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Old August 25th, 2010, 10:29 PM
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Is it as crowded as Sands in Bethlehem PA?
If I have to wait/roam for more than an hour to play, then it's not worth my time.
Does it have auto-shufflers? 6 or 8 decks?
Is the penetration as bad as Mohegan Sun in CT, or better?
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Old August 25th, 2010, 10:53 PM
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The one time I went there on the first week of legalized blackjack in Pennsylvania, I didn't have any trouble finding a $10 table. The penetration was extremely great, we even ran out of cards once (I once could predict with certainty that the last 4 cards in the shoe and the dealer's hole card were tens or aces). I would go there more often but I pass by Parx which is an hour closer than Harrah's Chester.
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Old August 26th, 2010, 08:20 AM
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Tensplitter, I have never heard of running out of cards.
If they cut off,... say,... half deck, isn't that still enough to deal out a full table?
If the penetration is that deep, then an extra hour or two on the road is worth the time.
Did Tensplitter and Automatic Monkey go to the same casino???!!!
Or is the shrewd one trying to keep this gold mine a secret? LOL!
Tensplitter, someone’s going to shoot you with an “automatic” for exposing the secret. LOL!
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Tensplitter, I have never heard of running out of cards.
If they cut off,... say,... half deck, isn't that still enough to deal out a full table?
If the penetration is that deep, then an extra hour or two on the road is worth the time.
Did Tensplitter and Automatic Monkey go to the same casino???!!!
Or is the shrewd one trying to keep this gold mine a secret? LOL!
Tensplitter, someone’s going to shoot you with an “automatic” for exposing the secret. LOL!
I was there on the second week. Pen was nothing unusual, kind of looked like a Foxwoods game.
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Old August 26th, 2010, 05:28 PM
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It's unremarkable, but better than most games in AC. Cutting off 1.5-2/8 recently. $25 tables are easy to find a seat at, $10-$15 tables usually have a <15-30min wait.
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It must really hurt Harrahs' management inside to be forced to offer S17, LS, 3:2 games.
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It must really hurt Harrahs' management inside to be forced to offer S17, LS, 3:2 games.
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It must really hurt Harrahs' management inside to be forced to offer S17, LS, 3:2 games.
I started off there great guns, but then dropped a bunch. Never could get back to even. Better pen would make this a fabulous spot, but needless to say, the pen was not that great on my visit. I think the next PA store I visit will be around Pittsburgh where I have heard only good reports. And, yes, Mrs Harrah must be having a hissy fit.
 

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