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CET, Does in matter where I play?

Discussion in 'Comps' started by sxr007, Jul 28, 2013.

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  1. sxr007

    sxr007 Tourist

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    Hey all, I am heading to Vegas in exactly one week. But for now, I can just think about it.

    The last couple of times I have been in Vegas, I used free rooms based upon my play at my local casino. When in Vegas, I would play everywhere. Well, now my offers are less because I didn't play at CET properties much. This time I plan on focusing on CET properties to try and up my offers for next time.


    I will be at Harrah's for 5 nights. Should I play mostly there. I want to stay at PH on my next trip. Should I focus most of my playing at PH this time? Or, as long as it is a CET property it won't matter?

    Also, I have the CET credit card with 20,000+ RC points. I can use RC points to pay for meals at places like Ear of Sandwich?

    Can I use RC to pay off bar tabs at CET properties?
     
  2. paperposter

    paperposter VIP Whale

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    first about playing not really as ive stated at ballys but theres no high limit room so i play at paris.they dont care where as long as you just play.

    about using your credits firstv try to charge everything to your room and have it traken off at the end so maybe a host can pick up the extras.

    but most of the resturants take rc but not at ph mall or the furom shops.

    how they decide what hotel you get is random depends on your play or occupancy so feel free to bounce around there properties and play .
     
  3. numeno

    numeno VIP Whale

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    The only times I've seen it matter is if you play enough to warrant comped rooms + other stuff. A few years ago I had a few trips where I stayed at Paris and played there ~80% of the time. I actually received a few freeplay offers. Not much, something like $50-$100. This wouldn't happen in my mind if I spread out my play.

    I play all over and I get my expected room rates on the CET calender, I just don't get the extra perks like free play.
     
  4. Kickin

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    You're actually better off having the restaurant take your RCs directly instead of charging to your room. Since they will use your RCs first at checkout anyway if you pay with RCs at the source you avoid paying taxes, which I believe is 8.1% in vegas. If you charge to your room the tax will also be charged.

    If you don't have the RCs then charge to your room so a host can potentially take them off at the end.

    And yes, Earl of Sandwich and CET bars take RCs.
     
  5. waverunner

    waverunner BBHMM

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    For slot players you can play anywhere at CET properties, doesn't matter.
     
  6. LV_Bound

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    For CET properties it does not matter (Confirmed this with my host) which is one advantage CET has over MLife.
     
  7. mdm4sfest

    mdm4sfest Low-Roller

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    Although I am not a newbie to Vegas, I really havent been paying attention to comps til the past few years.

    I been to Las Vegas 11 times and probably didnt get my card til my 4th or 5th trip. And really didnt even pay attention to the TR website that was probably offering me promos til my 7th or 8th trip.

    With that being said, I am mostly a slots/VP player. Going to Vegas in a few weeks and staying at Paris for 4 nights. Last summer 5 nights were comped at Paris but this time I was not so lucky. My bankroll is right around $1000 for the 4 nights I am there. Also, if I can find some $5, 3 card poker, I will jump into that too.

    Nonetheless, I never thought of asking for a casino host bc I figured it was something people who bet big on tables games asked for and more then likely I still wont ask for a host.

    However....finally the point I am trying to make and ask a question about.....
    say I charged $200 to the room in regards to food and what not, is it wrong(probably) to ask the person who checks me out if any charges can be comped or taken off?

    Youd thing with reading this board daily I would be able to answer my own question...:vomit:
     
  8. sybgal

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    We've found that it does matter which casino you play at if you want free rooms at their hotel. We stayed at Paris about 5 trips in a row with 5 free nites each time and since they had my fav machine...no problem. Well, they took out "my" machines and my play declined and my comped rooms there disappeared too. I could get free rooms at all other properties EXCEPT Paris. I called a host there and was told it was because my play there had diminished. So we stayed at Ballys for 3 trips. Well, they put "my" machine back in at Paris & last trip I played it heavy .....now my free rooms are appearing again. That is my experience.....if you prefer staying at a certain property, give them enough play to warrant the offer. :):)
     
  9. paperposter

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    i found that to be untrue .i was comped 5 nites at ceasars and basicaly never play there,
    i always use there rate calander i can what i what usually want .i bounce all the time.

    cet can evaluate your play over at all ptoperties
     
  10. casinoboy

    casinoboy Low-Roller

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    no it doesnt matter where you play for the main comps like rooms and suites and show ticketd but it does matter in freeplay from my experience, i only get good freeplay from cet casinos where i play and it is always higher after i loose. mostly cet doesnt care where you play so just enjoy yourself,mgm on the other hand says you can play at any of there casinos but there comp method makes it hard to actually do that because if i stay at mgm but play at nyny then mgm will stop sending me good comps but nyny will. :rolleyes2:
     
  11. redsoxmom5

    redsoxmom5 Low-Roller

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    I get comped rooms at all CET properties but only get FP offers at PH where I gamble the most.
     
  12. da1chifan

    da1chifan High-Roller

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    I have found this to be the case as well. Since I moved most of my play to PH 90% and the rest of CET 10%, I get the best offers/comp nights from PH.

    I do get free or discounted rooms everywhere else too, but I can often have MUCH better comps at PH than Paris at times. And I never see offers for less than $100 a night at Caesars, but I also never play there.....
     
  13. dewey089

    dewey089 Guru of Value

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    When they were giving lots of comped rooms for live poker, I had quite a few free and reduced priced nights. It did not matter where I played. I played mostly at Flamingo, don't like staying there, and got rooms at Harrahs, Rio, and when they backed off the comps, I got low prices at IP. I played only limit poker so I could not play at Rio or Harrahs and the IP games have been sporadic and unreliable.

    Now, CET just won't comp rooms as easily and the new raking and elimination of high hand awards to concentrate on the bad beat just turns me off from playing there much.
    Then the buffets went up in price, devaluing the hourly comps.
    And then resort fees came, even on the comped rooms.
    It has all soured me on play at CET.
    I arrived in Vegas last trip to find that quad jacks needed to be beat for the jackpot, and I was at Atlantic City Showboat (but not playing) when the bad beat hit and after that it went to quad kings needing to be beat.
    Why bother?
    In Atlantic city I went to the Taj for less rake and better high hand deals.
    In Vegas I'm moving more to Sam's Town or Golden Nugget. High hand awards apply in a consistent basis whenever I happen to arrive, so I feel I might get some value from the rakes.
    So, my info is old but back a year or so it did not matter where I played, I got offers everywhere.
     
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