Originally Posted by Vinther90
How many days, months, years did it take for you from your very first deposit to your first final table? How much did you cash? And did the cash made of for the lose (if youre a tournament-grinder).
One time. At the old Silver Nugget in North Las Vegas
, they ran these $7.00 buy-in tournaments. The first one I entered was fixed limit Hold 'Em. Not only made the final table, but won it. That was worth $300, and the tournament paid the final three, something like 300/100/50.
I went on to win, place or show in every tournament they ran: Stud, Omaha, Ohama-8, 5 Card Draw, A-5 Lowball, Razz. The Silver Nugget was way off the usual tourist track. However, their low limit Poker games
After the Silver Nugget closed, the action moved up the road to the Poker Palace. They only ran three tables, and the biggest game was 1 -- 4 spread limit HE. I'd leave with $hundreds since this was the first place anyone coming from Nellis AFB encountered. Those flyboys couldn't play Poker, but they sure could unload at the tables when on leave.