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Borgata... what are the advantages of getting a host at a local?

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Hotels & Casinos' started by en11871, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. en11871

    en11871 Tourist

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    I have been Black label at borgata for a long time. I do go to Vegas quite often and never thought about getting a host at my local (borgata). My wife and I were playing slots (always max bet) at the good fortunes game recently. Some gentleman was playing next to us and struck a conversation. During that conversation he mentioned about his host being really good. I didn't go into details with him about that. My wife and I already get comp rooms each week (3 nights per week including weekends) and some free play. Just wondering what a host at borgata can do for us. Thank you all in advance.
     
  2. Nittany1

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    Depending on your level of play they may be able to upgrade you to a better room or suite.
    They can secure dining reservations when you cannot get them online or at open table.
    They also may help with invitations to special events.
    Again,it is related to your level of play.

    I had a host at the Borgata who was basically worthless.Could not get a return call or email response.
    Got rid of him 18 months ago and the new host is very responsive.
     
  3. en11871

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    Is there such thing as having charges taken off at the end of a trip at Borgata? I don't know why I have just been asking these questions with Borgata lately. Thank you.
     
  4. yankees4ever31

    yankees4ever31 Low-Roller

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    You should speak to a host before you check out by going to the myborgata desk or high-roller slot room to see if your play can get the charges off. I've even got them to refund prepaid room rates. Lately, however, Borgata has been extremely stingy with comps.
     
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    This. My host at Borgata is worthless. You have to give them A LOT of play to get anything back. Worst rewards program I've ever seen.
     
  6. speedfile

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    Agreed
     
  7. en11871

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    Mike, so what is a lot of play? I'm just curious. I don't know how much coin in for slots is 250 comp dollars, but that was my play. Thanks!
     
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    250 comp dollars = 1/4 of play needed for Black Card (1000 earned comp dollars). Hope that helps.
     
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  9. en11871

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    Yank...I have been black label for a long time. I have never thought about getting charges taken off at the end of a trip. I was just wondering if 250 comp dollars earned is enough play for them to take charges off?
     
  10. speedfile

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    I hope u find an answer because I avg 200-250 comp dollars per trip and I wonder if I could get a comp meal at homestead.
     
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    They just announced a $50 million expansion project including a new outdoor pool complex with stage .
     
  12. ACMike

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    If you're just talking about comp dollars, they spend just like cash, so you can put them toward your room charges or spend them at a restaurant or spa. I was talking more about things like free slot play, gifts, etc. It's tough to earn slot dollars there. One day I played VP to about 8 hours averaging $25-50 a hand and I earned less than $100 in slot dollars.
     
  13. en11871

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    Speed,

    I just checked out of Borgata today. I finally remembered to ask about the backend comps. I first went to the MyBorgata desk and the rep asked me to go the HL room to the hosts desk. I don't know if I did this wrong. I earned 250 comp dollars and wife earned 300 comp dollars...individual cards. The lady (I guess a host) put back 200 comp dollars into my account as a comp. She mentioned that it was technically 100 comp dollars for each of us both. Since our dinner at Old Homestead and was under me (a little more than $200 bill), She said it would be easier just to put back into my account for 200. I'm not sure if it would have mattered if my wife and I were to go to the host desk separately? So at face value 200 backend comp for 500 comp dollars earned. Hope that helps.
     
  14. speedfile

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    Thanks for the update en1187! I guess my 200-250 avg isn't gonna do much....
     
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