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What can a host at a local casino do for me?

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by pilot4300, Aug 8, 2015.

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  1. pilot4300

    pilot4300 Newbie

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    I play every few weeks at my local casino. This year I stepped up my play considerably, usually $200-$250-ish per spin at single zero roulette or $100-$150/hand at minibac. I often play on markers as well. Last week I received an introduction email from a host at the casino, which was kinda vague and basically said to let him know "what he could do for me" or "how he could make my next visit better". I imagine I showed up on his radar because I just recently got upgraded to the higher of the two players card levels.

    I live 10 minutes from this place so I have zero need for a free room. My players' card comps cover all the restaurant food I can eat. There is occasionally a show I like to see, but once again, I can often cover it in part or in full with comp dollars anyway. I don't need someone to make restaurant reservations for me.

    What, if anything, should I be asking this guy for? I don't want to waste his time if he wouldn't really be able to help me with anything, but on the other hand, I don't want to be missing out on any freebies I could be getting.
     
  2. leo21

    leo21 VIP Whale

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    It would help to know if the casino is part of a larger corp but to start:

    So you live near the casino? So what! If the hotel is nice, it can be fun to stay there on a staycation. Find out what the hotel has to offer before you dismiss that perk out of hand. As for shows and food, if the host can get those for you without touching your comps. Depending on the casino, that means you can convert them to other things like free play or purchases in the gift shop or from a catalog. Finally, see what he can do outside of the casino. Even our independent casinos here have Vegas partners that they can arrange free hotel rooms through for their best players or do junkets like cruises. Try working with the guy before deciding it may be a waste of his time.
     
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