Tunica games?

  • NchooseK

    Tunica games?

    Has anyone been to Tunica lately or familiar with the BJ games there? I might be heading to Harrahs / Horseshoe / Roadhouse. I like shoes game like 4 or 6 decks. What are the rules/pen at those games? Is there really any heat for 1-8 or 1-10 spreads for red chippers there?

    Thanks for the help!

  • deltaduke

    Tunica for red chippers

    At the Roadhouse, you will probably only find 3 tables open: 1 50% pen DD, 1 6-5 Single deck, and 1 8 deck shoe. Possibly there will be a $3 8 deck shoe game paying 6-5. Not a blackjack casino. All red chip games at the Horseshoe will be 8 deck 3-2. You won’t get much heat in these games. Haven’t been to Harrah’s, but I think it is the same as Horseshoe. there are no 4 deck shoes any where in Tunica.

  • vegas21

    Tunica

    Just got back – Tunica games have gone down hill since I was there last year, poor pen, bj w/ 3 card poker everywhere (which means csm’s), and 6/5 is spreading like Paris Hilton’s legs – more details to follow later. On the bright side, I tried the Range at Roadhouse and it was pretty good.

  • oicurafish2

    Tunica

    I rarely play in any of the places you mentioned. I usually spread 1-20 in some of the other places on double deck games with red chips and haven’t had any trouble yet. Most games in Tunica are pitch, with all I’ve seen being hit hard 17. Seems like most of the shoe games have 8 decks.

  • vegas21

    Conditions

    From a trip during the week

    Hollywood = shoe games (das, rsa, h17, $5 min, do not recall decks or pen) and 3 bj w/ 3 card poker (w/csm’s) no DD

    Fitz = no shoes, 1 bj w/ 3 card poker (w/csm), all others were DD (das, rsa, h17, $5 min, 50% pen) was told SD would open by request, $50 min, not sure about other rules. Heard checks play called when going from 1 to 8 on DD

    Roadhouse = 6 or 8 deck shoes (das, rsa, h17, $5 min, pen 65%), DD was both 6/5 and 3/2 with das, rsa, h17, $5 min. Also had bj w/ 3 card poker (w/csm).

    None of the above offered SD (except Fitz by request). Saw many plopps get comped food at Fitz after playing 2 or 3 shuffles (bought in for $20 to $40 each)

    Games appear to have gone down hill due to pen compared to 6 months ago. Did not visit other places. Good Luck

  • NchooseK

     

    yikes that sounds bad. Thanks for the info.

  • deltaduke

    asm’s not csm’s

    A minor point. I think vegas21 means automatic shuffling machines instead of continuous shuffling machines. I don’t think there are any csm’s in tunica.

  • moo321

     

    Shoes are crap in Tunica. Play the double deck.

  • rlg

     

    Quote: moo321 said:
    Shoes are crap in Tunica. Play the double deck.

    Just returned yesterday from trip to Tunica.

    Harrah’s: has 4 or 5 DD tables at $25–3/2–H17—did not play this.
    has several multideck shoe games at $5—H17–3/2–RSA to 4.

    Roadhouse: had 2 tables open for DD at $10–H17–50% cut—3/2–DAS.
    I think SD was 6/5 at one table—did not play.

    Only places I played.

    Horseshoe had DD at $15 and $25 min–3/2–DAS–not sure about pen

    I hope this helps

  • creeping panther

    Hmmm

    Quote: rlg said:
    Just returned yesterday from trip to Tunica.

    Harrah’s: has 4 or 5 DD tables at $25–3/2–H17—did not play this.
    has several multideck shoe games at $5—H17–3/2–RSA to 4.

    Roadhouse: had 2 tables open for DD at $10–H17–50% cut—3/2–DAS.
    I think SD was 6/5 at one table—did not play.

    Only places I played.

    Horseshoe had DD at $15 and $25 min–3/2–DAS–not sure about pen

    I hope this helps

    Tunica sucks,,,it does appear.

    CP

  • rob38017

     

    I play regularly at Gold Strike in tunica where the shoe games are 6 decks. There is always one or two $5 tables available. They hit 17, allow DAS and pay 3:2 on BJ. You can find DD games beginning around $25. Comps are usually pretty easy to come by. Not great, but good for entertainment.

    Sam’s Town has 8 deck shoe games with the same rules except that you can only split aces once. Everything else is the same and comps are easy there as well.

  • NchooseK

     

    Quote: rob38017 said:
    I play regularly at Gold Strike in tunica where the shoe games are 6 decks. There is always one or two $5 tables available. They hit 17, allow DAS and pay 3:2 on BJ. You can find DD games beginning around $25. Comps are usually pretty easy to come by. Not great, but good for entertainment.

    Sam’s Town has 8 deck shoe games with the same rules except that you can only split aces once. Everything else is the same and comps are easy there as well.

    How is the pen at those 2 places?

  • moo321

     

    Quote: NchooseK said:
    How is the pen at those 2 places?

    I don’t think the pen is anything worth going out of your way, considering H17. If you’re travelling, Vegas, and other places in the south have far better shoes games. PM me.

  • vegas21

    Cms

    Quote: deltaduke said:
    A minor point. I think vegas21 means automatic shuffling machines instead of continuous shuffling machines. I don’t think there are any csm’s in tunica.

    No, CMS’s are in Tunica – esp at the BJ / 3 card poker tables.

  • Caesar

    Royal Match 21 virtual blackjack machines

    Are there any of these virtual blackjack games in Tunica? These are the machines with the comely women on the screen with rules similar to those in the “real” blackjack games.
    I’ll be in Tunica this Sunday for three nights. My main focus will be poker but if these machines are there or if there are any worthwhile casino promotions, I’m in! Thanks a lot for your replies.

  • oicurafish2

    Virtual blackjack

    I saw four of these in Harrahs when I walked around the casino about two weeks ago. Just looked at them but did not play. Not sure what the rules were. I think they had a five dollar minimum bet though and they were located around a bar some what in the middle of the casino.

  • Caesar

    Harrah’s

    Okay. I’ll look for them at the Harrah’s in Tunica. Thanks man.

    Harrah’s St. Louis has four, and the rules are 6D, H17, and surrender.

  • 3aces

    DD in Tunica

    I’ve got to be in Tunica for something else and may play a little BJ, so I checked CBJN. Looks like there are 4 stores with DD H17 with pen 0.6 – 0.8. Barely playable, I guess, with an aggressive spread, anon, and some goofy wonging out and short sessions. Not much else worth fooling with, from a quick glance.

    Any Tunica regulars have better ideas? Thanks.

  • Caesar

    Tunica poker is better than its blackjack

    I just came back from Tunica. I play mostly poker, am also a basic strategy bj player.
    The shoe games are all H17 with no surrender. Even the virtual machines in Harrah’s had those same lousy rules.
    I did see a number of single and double-deck H17 games. I have no idea if they are profitable to the counter.
    More bad news, casino promotions in Tunica aren’t great either.

  • oicurafish2

     

    Quote: bj42 said:
    I’ve got to be in Tunica for something else and may play a little BJ, so I checked CBJN. Looks like there are 4 stores with DD H17 with pen 0.6 – 0.8. Barely playable, I guess, with an aggressive spread, anon, and some goofy wonging out and short sessions. Not much else worth fooling with, from a quick glance.

    Any Tunica regulars have better ideas? Thanks.

    I think about the best double deck game is going to be at Goldstrike. They use a slot in the discard tray to put the cut card in. Usually at about 62-65 cards dealt, ten dollar minimums during the week, maybe higher on the weekend. There are also a couple of single deck games paying 3 to 2 with twenty five dollar minimums. Might be higher on weekends. If you want to know which ones you can p.m. and I’ll tell you or you could just call the casino’s and ask. Last time I told where the single deck games were the post was removed.

  • moo321

     

    Quote: oicurafish2 said:
    I think about the best double deck game is going to be at Goldstrike. They use a slot in the discard tray to put the cut card in. Usually at about 62-65 cards dealt, ten dollar minimums during the week, maybe higher on the weekend. There are also a couple of single deck games paying 3 to 2 with twenty five dollar minimums. Might be higher on weekends. If you want to know which ones you can p.m. and I’ll tell you or you could just call the casino’s and ask. Last time I told where the single deck games were the post was removed.

    Gold Strike’s single deck is $25 mins and unplayable. You get 3 rounds heads up.

  • ddtblminw/minuscount

     

    Quote: NchooseK said:
    Has anyone been to Tunica lately or familiar with the BJ games there? I might be heading to Harrahs / Horseshoe / Roadhouse. I like shoes game like 4 or 6 decks. What are the rules/pen at those games? Is there really any heat for 1-8 or 1-10 spreads for red chippers there?

    Thanks for the help!

    Lord man i must say i play in tunica all the time and i always play at 5$ min tables! I am just a basic player and use a plus minus count although i have been leaning towards unbalanced counts latley! But any ways with me using just basic and plus minus at five min tables i get heat everywhere I go! Dont knw if it is me averaging over 2-300 hundred now or what but the heat in TUNICA ATLEAST FOR ME IS CRAZY! I am a short term play to a limit person which means i am hardly in a casino long at all usuall in one till 50- 100but Heat is crazy even with me makin horrible calls for my pitboss audience! If I would lay at the fitzgerald or Bally’s! In my experiance at those two i had no heat! And my last trip down there, after being up for about thiry six hours and my brain just about useless at that point, I played for five hours on just fifty dollars barley getting to 150! Man was i tired but you would think that someone who played five hours on fifty would have heat but like i said Bally’s and the Fitz are about as tolerant as you will get n Tunica! Hope it helps!

  • ddtblminw/minuscount

     

    Quote: deltaduke said:
    A minor point. I think vegas21 means automatic shuffling machines instead of continuous shuffling machines. I don’t think there are any csm’s in tunica.

    I dont know of anywher in Tunica that plays csm’s other than Sam’s Town! But Sams town definitlyu uses them from time to time!

  • ddtblminw/minuscount

     

    Quote: moo321 said:
    Shoes are crap in Tunica. Play the double deck.

    Aint that right! i played double deck last week disreguarding the limit per casino i always set for the first time! Went in with $95 playing 1’st seat at a full table and three hours later walked out with a profit of $505. Then went into The fitz about twelve hours later and sleep deprived with fifty and cold only play even at the six deck shoes! But i did play five hours! And to correct something about the fitz and the heat i just remembered threw my sleep deprived state that although i had no heat during play the Fitz president was at the exit when i left! Worst Session ever! Never again will i listen to Aslan! I am reintroducing my session limit again! I just have to play with one other wise i probably get another Fitz fiasco!

  • ddtblminw/minuscount

     

    Quote: Caesar said:
    I just came back from Tunica. I play mostly poker, am also a basic strategy bj player.
    The shoe games are all H17 with no surrender. Even the virtual machines in Harrah’s had those same lousy rules.
    I did see a number of single and double-deck H17 games. I have no idea if they are profitable to the counter.
    More bad news, casino promotions in Tunica aren’t great either.

    the two deck h17 games are good for the +/- counter i play all the time and my first multi hours session last trip was very profitable at bally’s! I played i think three hours in first seat… i know lol! at a full table… i know lol again! But at the end of the session i ended up bein up $505 with just $95 to start! I dont get y everyone says tunica sucks! It has been very good to me(with the exeption of all the heat! although I am just a basic and plus minus player!

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