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Old 09-09-2009, 02:03 PM
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They usually offer "classes" in how to play the casino games; and boy, do lthey love to get the newbies in the games!
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Old 09-10-2009, 07:00 AM
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They usually offer "classes" in how to play the casino games; and boy, do lthey love to get the newbies in the games!
I'm sure! I just wanted to maybe do a slot. Just a dollar or so! Nothing high risk. I didn't see any classes listed and there was no one to ask for help.
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Old 09-10-2009, 08:44 AM
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The casino host is the person you should have talked to. The casino host's job is to interface between the passengers and the casino. If you ask the host how to play a game or a slot machine or video poker, unless they are busy running a Blackjack or Slot Tournament that should be able to help you out.
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Old 09-10-2009, 09:57 AM
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The casino host is the person you should have talked to.
I don't recall seeing any employees. It was during the day.
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Maurine - Playing the slots won't take too much training, just insert your card, set up a pin number, decide how much you want to spend per pull and .......push the button or pull the handle(Either way the result is the same!!) And smile and laugh....you'll have some inexpensive fun (Yes, there are penny slots too!)

Bon Voyage and Good Luck!!

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Old 09-10-2009, 12:43 PM
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You would have to go to the casino cashier cage and ask if the host was on duty. They work nights mostly but on Sea Days they are in the casino too.
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Old 09-11-2009, 06:38 AM
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So you use your sea pass and not actual money-coins? I guess it's easier that way for people to "forget" how much they're spending and for the ship to make more money.
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Old 09-11-2009, 06:39 AM
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And smile and laugh....you'll have some inexpensive fun (Yes, there are penny slots too!)
I may just try it a couple times. Thanks!
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Old 09-11-2009, 06:53 AM
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And you'll probably win. My ex-boss bought 2 rolls of nickels in Las Vegas while waiting for her husband to finish on his machine. She sat down and won $14,000 on a nickel slot machine. She didn't know what she had won, her husband had to tell her.
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Old 09-11-2009, 07:17 AM
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Maurine - Most slot machines have the capability of using your ship card (and dinging your shipboard account) as well as taking in US Bills!!! Normally, when using your shipcard you set in the amount you wish to use as a"gambling bank" (ex.: $10, $12.25 or whatever) and then proceed to spend it down or up as you play. The slots electronically are adjusting your balance as you gamble and posting a "running" balance for you.

Just be sure to "log out" when you leave the slot!! In most cases it will print out a balance for you to cash out with the cashier. The slots do not automatically transfer your winning (or losing ) balance back into your ship's account!!

Best of Luck, I have in the past won enough to pay for another cruise!!

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