My trip is Oct 13-18th and I feel like the days are just standing still. I am booked at Encore and this is my 2nd trip to Vegas. First trip was the honeymoon in may and we stayed at the Wynn so I had discounted rates on the encore rooms. We are planning on doing a Vegas trip once a year from now on and right now the price of Wynn/encore is way to much but we wanted these rooms on trip one. I plan on taking 4k to gamble for both of us so 2k each. The plan is to play on 1 card at what ever casino we go to. My question is, do I play mostly at Wynn/encore to comp off the food and room prices or is it smarter to just pay most of that and play at Mlife or a CET property to try and get free rooms for later trips? There is a Harrahs about 4 hours from where I live but I was not a big fan of Harrahs out in Vegas. With CET and Mlife if you play at one casino do you get offers from all of them or just the one you play at?