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Linking/Sharing Players Cards

Discussion in 'Comps' started by DFdetroit, Oct 8, 2012.

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  1. DFdetroit

    DFdetroit Tourist

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    I'm heading to Vegas next week with a few friends. Because there are four of us, I'm taking advantage of comped rooms at Bellagio and Cosmopolitan. At Cosmo, I have a host, and I plan to do most of my gambling there.

    I don't want to completely ignore Bellagio, though, since I'd like to keep getting Mlife offers.

    None of my friends are Vegas regulars, but they all have decent bankrolls for the trip, and they play slots (I stick to BJ/Craps). Specifically in regards to Mlife, I have 2 questions:

    1. Can I link my Mlife account with one for my friend, since he's a big slots player? Or would I be better off just giving him my card to use when he plays slots?

    2. If I give him my card to put in a slot machine and I'm playing at the tables at the same time, does that raise a red flag in their system?
     
  2. Turtleman

    Turtleman VIP Whale

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    My limited experience with such things is that most places will only link married couples with the same last name. I'm sure there are many exceptions, and I once had a linked card when I wasn't married. It sounds like it would be a lot simpler to have your friend use your card. I seriously doubt that anyone would ever know "you" were at two places at the same time and wouldn't care anyway.
     
  3. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    you don't have to be married per se, but you can only link 2 people with the same address on their drivers license. but if your friend is up to it, definitely give him your card to use for slots. it won't matter if you're playing tables at the same time or even if you're playing slots at the same time with him. lots of people play several machines at the same time and have several cards to do so.
     
  4. Auggie

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    Yes, as said you pretty much have to be living with the other person to link cards.

    What you can do is just go to the players club booth (MLife, Total Rewards, etc) and just ask for extra cards and give one to each of your friends to use as they play.

    And yes you can play the tables while your friend(s) play the slots on your cards, and they don't even have to be playing side by side or even in the same casino - IE: you could be table games at Bellagio while a friend is there playing slots and then another is at Aria playing slots and then another is down at Mirage.

    The only catch with multiple people using cards is that table games with offsetting wagers (craps and roulette) you can't have two people at the same table have their play tracked with the same card or linked accounts.
     
  5. jerseyguy

    jerseyguy VIP Whale

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    What exactly does linking cards mean?

    Does it mean that if I have a card with x amount of points on it and my wife has y amount on her card we can qualify for the next level by adding x and y together ?
    If Mrs and I played on the same card I believe we would be one card level higher.
    Would appreciate an explanation,thanks.
     
  6. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    Mlife separates the TCs now when they display them to you, but they still add them together to get your combined tier. your ECs are combined and are usable by either of you.
     
  7. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    To the first poster, just give your friends extra cards and tell them to play away.

    To the other question - offers will generally go to the person with higher theo. For that reason, my wife plays with my card.
     
  8. jerseyguy

    jerseyguy VIP Whale

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    Thanks ,that clears that up.

    We are with CET,probably the same deal . When we get compted rooms they ask for both card numbers.
     
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