Hey folks, I'm returning to Vegas after many moons away because it happens to be cheaper for me to stop there as a bookend to my trip home for Christmas (single dude, so still visiting parents each December). I'm looking for some advice on what I can expect to get comped during the trip. I'm always a little nervous I'll charge something to my room and not get it off. I know people say not to play for comps but for me it's more getting an idea of what I can expect so I also don't leave much on the table. I've got Dec 22nd comped at Luxor. Will need to pay for the resort fee. My play there will be split between the 22nd and 23rd. My aim is 20k on the videoblackjack machine there (has a .4% edge and accumulates points like video poker) and about 4k on generic slots. Then I'll swing back through on Dec 27th-29th (two nights at MGM Grand). I was offered an upgrade to a Spa Suite at MGM Grand for $34/night and I took it. I'm also paying resort fees and $70 total on the room rates at MGM (a buy one get one). I'll hope to do 8k in slots while at MGM and another 40k in videoblackjack at the Grand (their game has about a .6% hold). Costs: 3 resort fees $70 room rate 2 $34 room upgrade I have a $75 resort credit for MGM grand, so there won't be much I'll need for food. While at Luxor, I'd probably get $320 in theo from slots but I don't know how the vbj is handled. If it's just the .4% hold, my theo will be $400 at Luxo and $800 at MGM Grand. So I should be expecting about $100 in comps at Luxor and $200 at MGM, correct? Should I then grab one moderate meal at the Luxor's restaurants ($25 or so) and go for a similarly cheap room upgrade at the desk to use up the value (including the resort fee)? Or do ya'll ever try a riskier charge (like $100 on a good steakhouse meal) and hope they'll take that big item? As for MGM Grand, I'm considering a spa service and a good meal. Should I be good to go or am I missing something here? Also, I booked my Luxor room through a corporate offer instead of my host's emailed offer because it looked better for my dates. Should I go through my host before I leave Luxor even if I didn't book with her? Will she not like that I booked without her? In general, is it better to do a bunch of smaller charges? Any insights on how to do this would be great. I'm not a big player but love to get what I can.