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Help! Can't decide on an MLife casino

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by Gopherguy25, Jan 14, 2016.

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  1. Gopherguy25

    Gopherguy25 Tourist

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    I'm a fairly low roller struggling on which offer to take. I play a lot of green chip blackjack about 8 hours per day or so. My past few stays have been at The Mirage where I get about 2 nights upfront. I don't mind the casino but it does have something missing as to a party feel and its a long walk to the other Mlife casinos if I want to mix up the scenery. I finally got a corporate offer for a couple nights at Aria or Bellagio and I'm sure would love the rooms but don't think I would be able to gamble much there given the table limits. Would taking an offer there and playing at NY, MC, Excalibur, or MB hurt me in terms of future offers? I can get nights at the others too. What do the wise members of VMB think would fit me best considering green chip table limits, more exciting casino atmosphere (busy and yelling), and quality of pool. Thanks in advance everyone.
     
  2. ItsVegasTime

    ItsVegasTime Low-Roller

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    I dont play table games, so I am no help there. But I love the Aria, the rooms are fantastic. The cosmo (while not MGM) is right next door and just playing there (on slots) a little bit has gotten me 3 free nights and a hefty free play offer, so unless you are totally loyal to MGM I'd suggest stopping by there if future comps are something you are looking for.

    The NY NY casino always seems busy and fun if that is what you are looking for. I felt like the MC was pretty quiet our last visit.
     
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    Hobofrank Prime Minister of Idiocracy

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    Unlike CET?, mlife run as seperate entities that share a rewards card program
    So? If you want good offers from the posh hotels?...play there
    If you're a low roller that does well at Lux, MC or NYNY? You will great individual offers from the last 3
    But nothing extra beyond generic mlife spam from Bellagio or Aria
    Ask me how I know?, lol

    Decide where you want to stay next time...then play based on your preference
    Make sense?

    PS always play to win first then future comps secondarily
     
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    kboltwkreations Low-Roller

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    Aria is for sure the best bang for your buck as far as quality of room, dining options. We dont like playing so much at Aria so we will make the easy walk over to Monte Carlo for some lower limits, however this casino has taken a dive in the last few years. Not as impressive as it used to be.
    Bellagio has a good mix of high/lower limit tables, and I think it is a pretty fun casino atmosphere, we just do not get the offers from there like Aria/MGM/MB even though we have played there just as much.
    MGM might be what you are looking for as far as lower limit tables go, and a more upbeat crowd than Aria. Pool is great at MGM.
    Pretty easy to get around between all the casinos from Aria to MB. Casino hop and see which one you like best.
    You corporate offers should stay the same no matter where you play as long as its the same level of play as usual.
     
  5. RockyBalboa

    RockyBalboa VIP Whale

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    Aria for sure when it comes to ambiance and rooms.

    Also think about the blackjack rules too. I've heard a lot about MC going all 6:5 for the most part. NYNY has a lively scene but their rooms are below the quality of Mirage.

    Like Frank said - think of the winning and your comfort first and then comps later

    What about MGM?
     
  6. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Not exactly correct. After all, if it were, the OP never would have received offers form hotels he never plays at.

    For the umpteenth time, your rated play at any and all mlife properties helps you generate corporate offers (which are probably the ones you received for Bellagio and Aria). So it doesn't matter which mlife property you play at to generate those corporate offers.

    Mlife, however, also will give you property specific offers that are sometimes better than the corporate offers. The property specific offers tend to be where you play. But honestly, at the green chip level, you're probably not going to generate anything much beyond the corporate offers anyway. So play where you like.
     
  7. Hobofrank

    Hobofrank Prime Minister of Idiocracy

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    Ok i stand corrected
     
  8. Chuck2009x

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    Stay at Aria on your next trip, just to stay there, since you're on a corporate offer, they won;t care if you play there or not. You're right that green chip action won;t get much in the way of property-specific offers from Aria.

    So work your way south, walk through MC, NYNY, Excal and Luxor and see which casino you think has the best vibe. Give a day's play to your two favorites, or just pick one and do all your play there. You should end up getting property-specific offers from them down the road that will be better than you'd get from Aria.
     
  9. RedBeard

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    Wise words right there!
     
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    Hyperfocal High-Roller

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    I would give Aria a shot. I'm way below a green chip player and get offers from Aria that provide better value than a comp room at Excalibur.

    Granted, I'm paying for a suite, but between the discount off rack rate and the F&B credit, it is a much better value than a free room at a low-end property.

    One thing Aria has going for it are a lot of great suites with an amazing service level. Book at the Panoramic Corner Suite or higher and you get comp limo from the airport. They really do things right.
     
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    Totally agree. I think Aria has the best product when comparing all of MGM properties. Really dislike the walk to the strip though.
     
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