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MGM Grand Skybox

Discussion in 'The Sports Book' started by midwestmidroller, Mar 17, 2015.

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  1. midwestmidroller

    midwestmidroller Tourist

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    Need your help, peeps.

    I just got confirmation for 4 in one of the three skyboxes. I have not been up there since it was the high limit poker area years ago. Unfortunately, there are conflicting articles online. Has anyone done this before?

    Free booze or drink tickets with bet?
    Complimentary food?
    Server?

    I don't want to look like too much of a fool this weekend :wink2:

    Please help me!
     
  2. Krh2o

    Krh2o MIA

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    I have never been in the skyboxes so have no idea what they offer up there. I know that you need a drink ticket to get a drink in the main sports book. When I was there for an NFL Sunday I made about $200 or so bets before the 10am games and got 2 drink tickets. Then when I went to cash in tickets and places bets for the later games I got another 2 tickets.

    How did you get the skybox reserved? If you have a host they probably will set you up with something nice. Enjoy.
     
  3. gpenguins67

    gpenguins67 High-Roller

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    I know normally they don't include anything but the drink girls do come up there and comp drinks like they do in the regular sports books if you have drink coupons or horse bets. I would suggest giving them a little more than your usual tips because they have to run up and down the stairs for you.

    This might be different If you got these seats as an invite only march madness viewing party,... but I'm not sure.
     
  4. gpenguins67

    gpenguins67 High-Roller

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  5. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    I had my host set me up in there once because my buddy wanted to watch a game. they put out a whole spread of food and there were 2 waiters hanging around taking drink orders. we didn't bet anything.

    I felt bad because we were the only ones there and we only stayed about 30 minutes and didn't even eat any of the food.

    no idea what that means for you, though.
     
  6. midwestmidroller

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    Thanks everyone. I'll post what the outcome is.
     
  7. Tellafriend

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    You order food off the sports book's limited menu; same with drinks. I think I recall it being charged back to your room. Great spot if you are with a group.
     
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    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    Try playing a little bigger next time.

    Real players get their host to set up a nice spread with drinks included.
     
  9. Tellafriend

    Tellafriend High-Roller

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    Well, at least my host didn't take all my express comps.
     
  10. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    Have you looked recently?

    A little birdie told me yours were next on the chopping block...
     
  11. Tellafriend

    Tellafriend High-Roller

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    Mf. If they take mine before I can blow them this wknd I'm going to be pissed.
     
  12. Tellafriend

    Tellafriend High-Roller

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    Sweet, they are still there ! My host likes me more.
     
  13. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    Just don't ask for any promos...
     
  14. Tellafriend

    Tellafriend High-Roller

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    After I pick up my nice bottle of La Tache this weekend I will be back on that bandwagon.
     
  15. midwestmidroller

    midwestmidroller Tourist

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    You have $3Gs in express comps? Holy mother..
     
  16. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    back in the good ol' days before they raped the system

    you could keep earning unlimited ECs at the 13% rate and they never took them for anything.

    it's fun to plan a trip with the express purpose of burning $25K-30K in ECs.
     
  17. stackinchips

    stackinchips High-Roller

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    What's the new limit shifter? I'll probably never hit it, but I'm currently sitting a little over a grand. You have to really try to use the ECs when your F&B is being covered.
     
  18. shifter

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    the limit for Plat is $5k and Noir is $10k.

    but be careful with what you have.

    they change your account to stop earning ECs now if you get AF,

    which is pretty much every Noir player.

    they just did it to me last week

    and at the same time took 4k in ECs

    I had saved up over the past few trips.
     
  19. Tellafriend

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    Two years ago I had a little over $38k in express comps. I used all of them to buy a lot of expensive wine.
     
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