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CET or not CET, that is the question?

Discussion in 'Comps' started by gideaparkhammer, Feb 8, 2015.

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  1. gideaparkhammer

    gideaparkhammer Newbie

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    We are coming to Vegas, later in the year, for the first time in ages. I should be able to get the room comped by converting local rewards, (London), to Total Rewards. However I am reading some serious neg posts about CET.

    Would it be better to just choose the hotel I want, Aria, and hope my play warrentd a decent room.

    I am certainly not playing for comps, but plan to play around 5 hours a day at abour $500 per hand, and maybe a couple of poker tourneys . The missus is more of a sunbather with occasional roulette play.

    Your help would be appreciated.
     
  2. RiddickBull

    RiddickBull VIP Whale

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    At 500 per hand run away from cet as fast as possible.

    You will be treated well at all properties. Try mlife v/p cosmo Wynn. Pretty much any property other than cet

    Aria bellagio venetian Wynn have pretty good poker from what I hear

    I have never stayed at Cet property So my post does not reflect my experience at cet
     
  3. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Well, I am not a CET fan, and I am a big Aria fan. So the decision for me is obvious. And at that level of play, you shouldn't have too much trouble getting your Aria room comped on the back end. so if the free room is your only reason for wanting to stay at CET, skip it and go with Aria
     
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    thecarve Misanthrope

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    ^This

    Stay at the property you think you'll enjoy the most. If that's a CET property, fine. But no reason to limit yourself. I'd recommend that you take a look at Wynn/Encore, V/P, Aria, Cosmo and Bellagio.
     
  5. BCMike

    BCMike VIP Whale

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    I'd play wherever you want to. CET has treated me great and has continued to. If you don't like their properties though, I'd gamble elsewhere.
     
  6. gideaparkhammer

    gideaparkhammer Newbie

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    Cheers for the help.

    The main thinking was CET rewards were transferable from and to the casino I frequent in the UK, but I guess it is not a major factor.

    I am limited to central strip, so sadly no Wynn, as I have complications from recent ankle surgery, and I can't walk as much as I use to, (MB to TI and back was no problem). Also I can't stay at the Venetian as Wife 2 knows I spent my honeymoon there with wife 1 and women get all hissy about things like that lol.

    Bellagio, Cosmo and Aria do appeal to me
     
  7. CJ's

    CJ's Low-Roller

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    You will love the Aria, Ive stayed there twice a year everytime for the last 3 years.
    With that level of play I doubt you will have trouble getting your stay comped on the back end, depending on what type of room your looking for and how long you intend to stay and play :thumbsup:
     
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    Aces and Eights VIP Whale

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    Cosmo is a stand-alone casino so taking advantage of comps might limit you to just their location. Depending on how long you stay you may want to experience a couple of different places. 500/hand for five hours will get you a comped room no problem. If it didn't, I would never stay there again. BTW, MB to TI is a very long distance to walk so comparatively I wouldn't think that Wynn would be very far from any other hotel on the strip, and you can take the monorails. Monorail is between The Linq and MGM with a couple of stops in between, but this one you have to pay for, and from the Wynn, you have to walk past the Venetian/Palazzo properties to get to the station at The Linq. There's a free monorail between Bellagio and Monte Carlo with a stop at Aria. There's another free monorail between Excalibur and Mandalay Bay with a stop at Luxor on the non-express. Also the non-express drops you off in the middle of Excalibur where you have to walk through the casino and out a long ramp to get to the street corner. The express which doesn't stop at Luxor goes to the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Tropicana Ave.
     
  9. Champster1

    Champster1 High-Roller

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    Maybe I'm missing something but if CET is offering you comped rooms then Caesars (Augustus towers), Nobu or the Cromwell should be to your liking. At $500 a hand( for any game) I can imagine that the Folks at Caesars are anxiously awaiting your arrival. So if you are seeking a comped room, and it sounds like you have your choice of several hotels, then I would check out what you already have waiting.

    You can read bad stuff about CET, MLife, Boyd and all the other casino groups till you are blue in the face however it appears that you have a good relationship with some CET affiliates in the UK and there is nothing that the Cosmos can do for you when you return home.
     
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  10. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Except the OP stated that he is not playing for comps, didn't make any reference about playing in the State to improve his standing or comps or whatever at CET affiliated properties when he returns home, and stated that CET is not his first choice. This seems like a pretty simple example of stay where you want. At his level of play, his room should be comped at any of the companies
     
  11. jon_vegas

    jon_vegas Low-Roller

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    I've been a CET diamond for years, I think this year, I'll take advantage of the 50% bonus till end of March and hopefully that gets me to tier 2. Once I get there, I might start playing mLife and see what kind of offers I get from them since I won't be getting 7 stars anyway.
     
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