Tier Credit Calculus

Discussion about gambling in Atlantic City
FAA
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Tier Credit Calculus

Post by FAA »

Harrah’s full pay machines are dollar, so 1 TC per $20 coin in. Bally’s full pays are .25/.50/1.00, so 1 TC per $50 coin in. I guess the play is to cheap it out at Harrah’s with extreme discipline. Any thoughts?

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Post by jetermacaw »

FAA: Are you looking to accrue tier credits or win money ? Once you establish your purpose you will know which machines to play.

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Post by Waiting4RF »

Lower paytable machines take $10 coin in to get 1 Tier Credit. Like Jeter said, what is your goal?

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Post by FAA »

Good point, Jeter. Obviously, those are mutually exclusive goals in a damn casino. I would prefer to actually win money. Thus the answer seems to be lay off the attractive Harrah’s inducements. Trojan horse.

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Post by onemoretry »

What are the "full pay" machines at Harrahs that are $20/point, and the ones at Bally's that are $50/point?

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Post by FAA »

9 6 JOB, 8 5 BP. As close as it gets outside Vegas.

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Post by onemoretry »

But then, if Harrahs is 9/6 JOB, and Ballys is 8/5 bonus, why is the solution to lay off the better game at Harrahs, if accumulating tier credits is not important?

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Post by FAA »

Identical tables.

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Post by paco13 »

They have a couple of 20 per point $1 games @ Bally's in corner near stairs to the elevators.

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Post by FAA »

Really? This is news to me. So they do employ the Harrah’s model after all. Just in an obscure spot. That could potentially save me a marina side trip. I do like the H carousel set up. It’s easier to dismount and switch machines or leave the area entirely. Man, was I lucky to break even there. I was -$160 & reeling!

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