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Two players using same card at CET?

Discussion in 'Comps' started by jamesxnj, Jun 25, 2013.

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  1. jamesxnj

    jamesxnj VIP Whale

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    Simultaneously is the question.. Reason I ask-

    I have 5 nights comped at the Rio in September and currently Platinum.(Only because of the TR credit card bonus)
    My buddy on this annual trip is Diamond already for next year from AC and no real need to earn tier credits this trip (Other than some play on his one comped night).

    Would like to show CET enough action to justify the extra night on my comps and a $85 Saturday that I have never gotten before.

    So if we both play on my card (At the same time) will they figure it out in the long run?

    Thanks for any replies!
     
  2. pinklime

    pinklime Low-Roller

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    Of course they know if two people are playing the same card, especially if you aren't playing side by side (sometimes I play 2 machines at once with cards in both). Having said that, my husband and I do it all the time and we could be at opposite ends of the casino. Although the "rules" say that it is not allowed, it is overlooked.
     
  3. Auggie

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    This is a common question that comes up all the time.

    No, they don't care and with something like 80,000,000 Total Rewards cards out there they wouldn't be able to police this if it even mattered.

    But what you should do is: both you have your own accounts and you put all your play on one account, but still put maybe $20 worth of play on the other account.

    It doesn't sound like much, but even with little to no play you can use that second account as a "companion card" on the Total Rewards website and it will help get slightly better offers.
     
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    We do it all the time. Just have you buddy remove the card if they hit a jackpot that requires ID.
     
  5. lmondun

    lmondun Low-Roller

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    tier status vs ADT

    If you're just trying to reach a tier status in order to get the stated benefits such as line passes, I see how this idea makes sense. But do keep in mind that the casinos are looking at duration of play, average bet size and frequency in determining their comp offers. So you could negatively affect your buddy's ADT-based comps by using his card if your betting approach is significantly lower.

    And it's certainly not difficult for the casinos to spot two people playing on the same account. I often have casino employees walk up and introduce themselves, and they already know my name because they've seen that my card is in play.

    My mother, who loved to gamble as much as I do, passed away about a year ago. A few weeks later, I took her CET card with me to a casino with the idea of keeping it active for another six months by playing $20 in her favorite penny slot machine. Within three touches of the play button, a casino host was standing next to me at the machine asking for her by name. I explained what I was doing, and he was gracious about it, but it was kind of an awkward moment for me.
     
  6. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    To repeat, comps are based on ADT - not tier.

    Getting to Diamond and then low playing will only reduce your offers.

    Playing $20 on a card one day is just plain dumb. It will reduce that players ADT considerably.

    Multiple players on one card is not an issue.

    Yes, I have had a host come up and say hello to my wife when she was not there. No big deal. I have said things like - she just went to the bathroom. Or, opps, wrong card. They really do not care.
     
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    Whether the 2nd person gambles heavily or lightly I would think it wouldn't matter as you would be accumulating points.
     
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