Monday, November 30, 2009


I have just given notice at my job. I will be working in a brand new poker room in a brand new casino in a brand new multi-building, multi-purpose complex.

The new City Center features 5 different buildings, hotels, condos, restaurants, entertainment, and one casino called Aria.

And I am leaving my current place of work, a small locals casino in North Las Vegas, to go there.

For those counting, that's poker room number 8 in 6 years.

Am I doing the right thing? Of course nobody can see what the future holds. And even if it doesn't work out, does that automatically make it wrong to have tried? Is it ever wrong to try?

Everything is scary in today's Las Vegas. A new property means uncertain success, 90 days of probation, fear of overhiring...
Staying where I am means the fear of the room closing (business is very slow) and new people in upper management (they are already closing Keno in December.)

So...I don't know.


  1. Quite a difficult decision for you. But I'm sure you've thought it through carefully and you need to go with your instinct. I wish you the very best of success in your new job and that it's all that you hope it to be.

  2. Oh yes! Much success!

    I wanted to say thank you for the kind comments on my jewelry!!

    Jamilola AKA Lola D

  3. Changing jobs is always hectic and scary! I wish you all the luck in the world! Hopefully you enjoy it :)

  4. It things are uncertain anyway in your present job, it's not necessarily bad to make a change. But I know it's scary. I hope it works out well!

  5. Life always has some amount of uncertainty, but overall you tend to overcome whatever life thows at you!

    So I say, make your choice, have a backup plan, and hope for the best. Life is an adventure, have fun living it. Don't let a job become your whole life- I've seen to many people miss out on the life's little pleasure.

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  6. Good luck! Wishing you happiness in your move!
    Take care
    Love your jewelry!

  7. Wow - good luck. I think your new goal (that you shared with me on my blog) will undoubtedly help no matter where you "end up" - I think it's one I should adopt too, actually :)