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Switching Loyalty

Discussion in 'Comps' started by Naturaleight, Sep 2, 2012.

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  1. Naturaleight

    Naturaleight High-Roller

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    Is it easy to switch from different rewards programs?

    For example if I have long standing play history and status at MGM will Venetian or Wynn comp me at least a room before I walk in the door?
     
  2. Joe

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    That varies so much between properties and hosts.

    For instance we were looking for a change from MSS. i contacted a host at both the Plaza & Four Queens.

    Plaza gave me four nights up front, Four Queens gave me the "we'll look at checkout" line.
     
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  3. earth-3

    earth-3 High-Roller

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    Your talking about going from a corporate multi property program to a privately owned property program. MGM will not share any information with them. You will be no different than any other cold call, either of them get on a daily basis. They will offer you a review after you stay and play there. You could ask to open a credit line which may help you get in if the dates are host selective.
     
  4. JillyFromPhilly

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    The higher your level of play [and really, the bigger the size of the LOC you open or FM you deposit] is the key. Earlier this year I was able to get 5 nights in a penthouse sky suite comped upfront at Aria - with F&B reviewed at end [all was picked up + "airfare"] - but that was with having opened a $60K LOC + knowing the host from when she was at Wynn [where I'd played since it opened].

    Bottom line: without opening a substantial LOC, FM and/or a pre-existing relationship with a host, you're not likely to get anything comped upfront* [*at least not at the higher-end places].
     
  5. blackjacknut

    blackjacknut VIP Whale

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    You could share your Win/Loss statement with the new property host. When I switched from CET to MGM properties I called up a host at Monte Carlo and she comped me 3 nights upfront, I told her I was Diamond at CET. Once I deposited some FM and opened up my LOC she moved me up to Hotel32 before arrival. At checkout everything else was comped.
     
  6. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    as others have said, that entirely depends on the size of the CL/FM you are opening. a large amount will get you comped upfront no problem. i was able to get 3 nights in a Salone Suite comped at Wynn upfront from a host without stepping foot on the property. i didn't know the host. VegasBJ was able to get full RFB comped upfront at Wynn before playing there because he knew the host from a previous property. but we're talking about good sized CLs for anything like that. otherwise you'll just have to work your way up the ranks of the new system until you start to get offers.
     
  7. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Help us help YOU.

    Tell us about the types of offers you are getting. Level of play. Game.
     
  8. Naturaleight

    Naturaleight High-Roller

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    Mlife doesn't send me many offers. I am Platinum. I usually just book through a host, get suite and RFB.

    I play Baccarat at about $100-$500 a hand.

    But was considering switching to Wynn, Venetian, or Cosmo.
     
  9. LV_Bound

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    Find a host within the new property and send an e-mail letting them know your current status, what comps you usually receive.
    Then state you want to give their place a try and is there anything they could do.
     
  10. craps1

    craps1 Low-Roller

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    I don't know how long you play, but if I were you, I wouldn't worry about it. Most likely they will comp everything at checkout, given you are a newbie to their property and will want to keep you.
     
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