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Forum: Table Games 29th September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1,043
Posted By piikeaa
Talking Scotland trip in October

Hi Guys!

I'm spending a week in Scotland beginning the 25th next month. Back in the 80's when I lived in Ayr, we met some great people, and now one of the kids is getting married.

I'd...
Forum: Table Games 6th July 2004
Replies: 13
Views: 2,710
Posted By piikeaa
Wink Hello, Ian. I've been on a communication...

Hello, Ian.

I've been on a communication holiday for a while. Nothing to say really, but I did want to comment on Cacteye's question.

ref your remark "It certainly has to be worth a good...
Forum: Table Games 5th July 2004
Replies: 11
Views: 2,305
Posted By piikeaa
Thanks for the comments, Dealem. I did...

Thanks for the comments, Dealem.

I did what you suggested tonight and isolated the winners more obviously. I had unwittingly gotten sloppy and realized as much after reading your post about US...
Forum: Table Games 3rd July 2004
Replies: 13
Views: 2,710
Posted By piikeaa
Are you too good to deal them?

Hey Cacteye!

Naah, it's not a legitimate complaint for dice folk to bitch about dealing the other games. They're bored, lazy sob(s).
I'm not impressed at all with some of the slop I've seen...
Forum: Table Games 3rd July 2004
Replies: 11
Views: 2,305
Posted By piikeaa
Anyone know of any....

Hello Dealem!

....don't "Isolate the winning number." What do you mean? -obviously something other than clearing the layout except for all winning bets. I'm curious about your choice of words or...
Forum: Table Games 3rd July 2004
Replies: 11
Views: 2,305
Posted By piikeaa
Anyone know of any....

Hello Dealem!

....don't "Isolate the winning number." What do you mean? -obviously something other than clearing the layout except for all winning bets. I'm curious about your choice of words or...
Forum: Table Games 7th April 2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By piikeaa
By now, Ian, after being at my boat for six...

By now, Ian, after being at my boat for six years, I'm used to seeing the backs of the bills. When I first started, buy-ins were laid out face up. I forget why the procedure was changed, but I...
Forum: Table Games 3rd February 2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,586
Posted By piikeaa
do you mind

Hey Ink! My point went right over you. Sorry if I failed to make it clear. I'm too tired to try again. I'm looking for a mental picture of a spin at an AR game in UK, with sound effects. I think...
Forum: Table Games 1st February 2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,586
Posted By piikeaa
would you mind?

Hello everyone!

Please set up a scenario for me of what an AR game in UK looks like. At my boat, spinner gives you chips for cash, lets you place your bets, books then places some for you, spins,...
Forum: Table Games 21st January 2004
Replies: 11
Views: 2,964
Posted By piikeaa
Cutting down with the outside hand

I don't quite understand you but this is what we were taught and which subjectively now, feels very natural - split the table in half and push winning colors with the outside hand to players standing...
Forum: Table Games 17th January 2004
Replies: 20
Views: 3,414
Posted By piikeaa
moral dilemmas?

Hi seaedisonchange!

I get what you're saying.

I think its an age thing. Maybe one has to be a geriatric fart like me before one can cut the crap and get to the point -- pretty ugly and...
Forum: Table Games 13th January 2004
Replies: 20
Views: 3,414
Posted By piikeaa
Cool moral dilemma

Hi Stretch and everyone else. May 2004 be a grand year for all of you.

I don't have a problem at all with my work. It's like the tobacco company thing to me. After years of smoking, outside...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 30th November 2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By piikeaa
How ya doin, Ian!! Sorry, but 'life' got in...

How ya doin, Ian!!

Sorry, but 'life' got in the way over the past few days and my 'play time' got nixed a bit. I'm playing catch up now.

You know, Ian, this board has some very educational...
Forum: Table Games 20th November 2003
Replies: 14
Views: 3,156
Posted By piikeaa
Cool Make mine vanilla, please!

Make mine vanilla, please!
Forum: Table Games 19th November 2003
Replies: 65
Views: 7,566
Posted By piikeaa
Decisions are now made much higher up than the...

Decisions are now made much higher up than the management level, so there isn't much left to do save take the flack from all directions when things go wrong.


This seems to be so blatant...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 19th November 2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By piikeaa
This is the same problem that applies to people...

This is the same problem that applies to people living in Sweden and working in Denmark and vice versa.

Thank you for the post, Island Ace. Very interesting stuff.

For you Detroit dealers,...
Forum: Table Games 18th November 2003
Replies: 65
Views: 7,566
Posted By piikeaa
Hello Roger! We promote middle management...

Hello Roger!

We promote middle management from within the property, and you know I've heard disenchanted candidates, or anyway folks who felt they were the best ones for the job, bad mouth the guy...
Forum: Table Games 17th November 2003
Replies: 14
Views: 3,156
Posted By piikeaa
Hello Aaron! The closest our chips come to...

Hello Aaron!

The closest our chips come to getting cleaned is wiping off spilled beer from them, although two years ago or so, all the colors on all five tables were replaced. I'd say that was...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 13th November 2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By piikeaa
reciprocal tax

Hello everyone!

I live in Michigan and work in Indiana but since the two states share a reciprocal tax agreement, Indiana income tax is not whithheld from my pay. Supposing England, Scotland, and...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 13th November 2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2,849
Posted By piikeaa
Hello everyone! We are one of five...

Hello everyone!

We are one of five riverboats in the Chicago area, and use several localized techniques for finding good people such as:

website employment links
job fairs
promotion from...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 11th November 2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,612
Posted By piikeaa
after the military

Hello everyone!

Today is Veterans Day in the states and I'm curious about career dealers out there who find themselves light years away from the work they did and the training they had in the...
Forum: Table Games 11th November 2003
Replies: 11
Views: 3,471
Posted By piikeaa
Hi Dealem! I would add to your 'style' the...

Hi Dealem!

I would add to your 'style' the knack for flair.

I take the tediousness out of shoe dealing by delivering a seamless line of motion from the first card out to the last hand...
Forum: Table Games 31st October 2003
Replies: 8
Views: 3,506
Posted By piikeaa
setting the dice

If my own playing experience is any indication, folks who set the dice don't know what the hell they're doing because they've only picked up enough to be a nuisance to the rest of the table! Like...
Forum: Table Games 31st October 2003
Replies: 16
Views: 3,441
Posted By piikeaa
david blaine

"3 hours on casino stud poker without a break !!!"

Okay I'm lost - why is 3 hours a big deal?
Forum: Table Games 30th October 2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,849
Posted By piikeaa
three card poker

It must be a geometric thing in Vegas. Because of the sheer numers of people who go there and play 3card, not to mention the locals, the more noticeable it must be when those trips and straight...
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