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Play - Where at - Comp you got

Discussion in 'Comps' started by Scottndindy, May 4, 2012.

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  1. Scottndindy

    Scottndindy Low-Roller

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    I was hoping to get an idea of what places on the strip require in terms of play for comps. i was hoping people would share where they stayed, their average bet, time put in, game played, and what comps they received. It seems like it is a common question about what type of play is required to get rfb, rooms comped etc. If we get enough people to share we can probably get a pretty good idea of what places are offering.

    My Trip Last Week:
    Mirage
    18 Hours at 186 average. Played Craps, BJ, and Baccarat.
    3 nights comped in standard room
    150 in food from room charge taken care of
    Limo ride to the airport
     
  2. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    Other than the bac that could probably describe my play exactly. I haven't stayed at Mirage lately, but I was thinking about it and spoke with a host there recently. She told me she'd do 3 nights, limo and RFL (which she said would take care of about $100/night).

    My host at MC takes care of me pretty well - Loft @ Hotel 32, limo and usually takes care of my charges - usually around $100 or so a night.

    Bellagio/Aria give me a room and limo and usually nothing else.

    Wynn/Encore - room only.

    So, it sounds like were playing and being comp'd comperably. (In addition, I'm a former Hoosier, myself.:thumbsup: )
     
  3. Scottndindy

    Scottndindy Low-Roller

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    If I remember from some of my past offers it seems that Mlife groups the casinos in a couple different tiers so it makes sense that Monte Carlo is giving similar to Mirage.

    Top Tier:
    Bellagio
    Aria
    MGM Grand

    2nd Tier:
    Mirage
    Mandalay Bay
    Monte Carlo
    NYNY

    3rd Tier:
    Luxor
    Excalibur
     
  4. MangoPort

    MangoPort Low-Roller

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    I feel like that's a bit of a weak comp.

    I did:
    8 hrs at MGM, $190 average. Played BJ, Baccarat and 3-card poker that I wish I didn't.

    3 nights comped in a standard room.
    $245 in food
    Limo.
     
  5. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    How much 3CP? Surely a significant amout of that would up your theo considerably, no?
     
  6. Bookoo1

    Bookoo1 Low-Roller

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    I see you guys are all card players but,I mostly just play slots with some video poker on the side.Daily gambling bankroll of $500-$800,all at Caesars props,and about 70% of my play is where I stay.
    Right now I can get any CET prop comped,any day,except Caesars palace on weekends(with a nice discount).I have a bunch of slot and video poker tourney offers,$100 freeplay or gift card offers(only at harrahs)on certain dates,and some other "bonus offers.
     
  7. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    for 3 days, that's way undercomped. you're looking at having earned somewhere around 800 in comps for that play. i think you should have gotten more food picked up, but is 150 all you had? did they use your express comps or did you get to keep those?
     
  8. Scottndindy

    Scottndindy Low-Roller

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    The host picked up all the food that was on my room. I feel that If I had more I could of had more picked up. I was on a solo trip and don't drink so you can imagine my bills don't go too high. I was not charged any express comps.
     
  9. Nevyn

    Nevyn VIP Whale

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    You kind of need 2 different standards. How much play gets you comped. And how much play gets you free room offers for future trips.

    I'll play 25/hand BJ 1 hour a day and a few hours of poker at CET, and get free rooms at all the lesser CET properties on weeknights. My play might get me one cheap meal in TR points, but I'm still not paying for my room.
     
  10. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    yeah, you definitely could have gotten more F&B picked up with that play.
     
  11. LV_Bound

    LV_Bound VIP Whale

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    Last trip we booked 4 nights per an offer that was only for 3 free nights which means we would only have to pay for the 4th night.
    We charged all our meals and drinks to our room which was probably $100-$150 per day.
    When we checked out our bill for the entire trip was only $219.

    90% of our play was slot machines.
    My wife won't do more than $1 a spin. Usually .50 cents or .75 cents max.
    I tend to play machines with $1 or so a spin.

    We do gambling probably 6 hours or more a day but jump from place to place. Our time on the machines was probably 3-4 hours a day at this specific hotel.
     
  12. Chuck2009x

    Chuck2009x VIP Whale

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    I agree that your play was higher than the comps you pulled out.

    If you're like me, and F&B isn't that important, and you'd like to stay longer, go for room comp instead of F&B.

    At almost $200/hand, I expect you should be able to spread that 18 hours out over at least 4 nights, and probably also get a bump up from a standard room.
     
  13. Slotchick

    Slotchick High-Roller

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    We have a bankroll of about $1000 a day for strictly slots. Our play is 10+ hours a day, we don't do much more than gamble now when we go. We receive limo pickup/drop off, comped nights and most food gets picked up without using express comps. At two meals a day it's never a huge food bill... maybe $300 or slighty more unless we go fine dining.
     
  14. Harry5

    Harry5 Tourist

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    Stayed for a week at Aria in April.

    Primary gambling was poker,but I put a decent amount through on the slots to keep me on the casino's radar.

    Over the week I put through $23k coin in.Host comped me three nights plus $150 additional off my bill,leaving the express comps to discount the bill further.Thought that was fair.
     
  15. JosieCat

    JosieCat VIP Whale

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    I was at Mirage a few months ago. I play only slots. The first day I played around 8 hours. The next 2 days a minimum of 10 hours a day. My average bet was anywhere between 2-5 a spin. Some quarter VP too. I just got a direct offer from Mirage for a suite, $350 in FP, $200 in Mirage Credits and Limo. I earned 100,000 tier credits, but given the poker and specialty machines I would guess around $25,000 coin in.
     
  16. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Earning 100,000 in one visit will surely put you on their radar. Way higher than someone that earns 100,000 in 5 trips.
     
  17. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    MGM considers the grand to be in their top tier? I mean, I like the Grand, but I always thought the B and Aria were in the top tier, with Mandalay Bay, Grand, and Mirage in a second tier right below the top two (and MC and NYNY another tier below that).

    For what it's worth, a couple MGM employees at the B were telling me last week that corporate manipulates some of the comp offers for people playing in the high limit room to try and steer more play toward whichever property is needing better results for any given quarter. Don't know if it is true, but it is interesting
     
  18. samsadan

    samsadan Tourist

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    For a typical 3 night stay either at B or A, I accrue about $4,000 in Slot point play (I usually play video slot at $40-$80/pull, usually tow machines side by side,4-6 hours/day). That is what...I am not used to calculating those into tier credits or dollar in..Anyway, for this play volume I receive $5,000 Freeplay, pretty much unlimited F&B, cabana, spa covered and some incidentals, airfare reimbursement in the form of $2-$2,500 in extra Freeplay (have yet to receive this in cash from MGM properties).

    When I first played at MGM properties (at the B) 4 years ago, the first trip was booked by a host introduced by CET host. He booked a Bellagio Suite for three nights and agreed to review at the end of the stay. I recall accruing about $2,000in slot point play and about 2 hours of Blackjack @ $600/hand. I had about $800 in spa charges, $300 retail, and $2,000 in food charges and all charges were cleared by the host. After that trip, first offer was $2,500 Freeplay and Penthouse Suite, RFB, and bottle of high end liquor on arrival ($800-$1,200 bottle scotch), and covering the spa bills (B sometimes covers retail, A is adamant in not covering--if I push hard maybe but did not want to push my hosy over few hundred). I make 2-3 trip/year and generally have been in that range...
     
  19. Boogaloo

    Boogaloo Low-Roller

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    I'd guess that what pulls the MGM up is if they consider The Skylofts and The Mansion to be part of that property (which they are, at least geographically speaking even if they are almost seperate properties in many other ways).

    Their normal rooms aren't as special as the Bellagio's - but their top tier stuff is really out there in terms of quality and service.
     
  20. y2mulder

    y2mulder Low-Roller

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    If I remember from some of my past offers it seems that Mlife groups the casinos in a couple different tiers so it makes sense that Monte Carlo is giving similar to Mirage.

    Top Tier:
    Bellagio
    Aria
    MGM Grand

    2nd Tier:
    Mirage
    Mandalay Bay
    Monte Carlo
    NYNY

    3rd Tier:
    A cardboard box next to a homeless guy on a pedestrian bridge

    4th Tier:
    Luxor
    Excalibur


    Sorry, just had to fix that.
     
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