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Wire cash, mirage, wynn

Discussion in 'Casino Gaming' started by wookie, Apr 28, 2012.

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  1. wookie

    wookie Low-Roller

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    Hello all,

    I was looking at wiring money to Wynn. The instructions they sent basically say I can only use the money for buying chips. (10 percent max for "courtesy cash") I plan to throw them some good play, but I like to jump around if things get rough. Do they really make it that difficult to use your own cash?

    I'm actually staying at Mirage. They only reason I ended up looking at the wiring cash to wynn is because I can't get anyone at Mirage there to give me clear instructions on wiring cash (not even basic info). My wife want to stay there for some reason. It will be our first trip to Mirage. Is that place really as bad as it seems right now? Anyone have a Mirage host's info that I can call to get this BS figured out?
     
  2. wookie

    wookie Low-Roller

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    If I just carry cash out there I can leave it at the cage? Will the same restrictions apply?
     
  3. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    either way, all you have to do is sit down at a table and request a marker for how much you want. get up in 5 minutes or 5 hours and cash out.
     
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    BackInVegas VIP Whale

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  5. engicedave

    engicedave VIP Whale

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    How much are we talking about here?
    Why not just carry cash and put in room safe?

    People walk around with THOUSANDS of dollars in their pockets 24/7, and no one is the wiser. More cash goes through McCarran in a day than some banks have on hand. There is nothing illegal about traveling with large amounts of cash.

    So if it's going to be a pain, why bother?
    By the way, what's the bank fee for a wire transfer? Well Fargo charges $15 to wire funds...that worth it? The time and expense?

    Cash a check, stick in your pocket, purse or carry on, lock it in safe and no one will know.
     
  6. Scottndindy

    Scottndindy Low-Roller

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    Casino Credit Department 1-866-990-7111 They will give you all the information you need to wire in. Should be a simple process.
     
  7. Chuck2009x

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    Call the main Mirage hotel phone number and ask to be connected to the casino cage. When you get the cage, ask them for the wiring info. It should include the routing number and account number (theirs, not yours).

    When you wire the money, reference your name and MLife account number. If you don't have an MLife account, when you talk to the cage. ask them if you should include any info on the wire besides your name.

    When you arrive, go to the cage and tell them you wired money, and sign for it. Then you can take markers against it.

    If you have a balance on account when you're leaving, you'll need to fill out a form to have them wire the remainder back to your bank.

    I've never stayed at Mirage, but this is how it works at Mandalay Bay. I've never had an issue there with taking out markers against front money, cashing chips and me holding onto the cash.
     
  8. KellyLovesVegas

    KellyLovesVegas certified personal trainer/retired space nerd

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    We stayed at Mirage in August 1997. Even then the rooms were outdated. They had an odd style with the vanity located in the entry hall outside the bathroom. While the grounds/pool were nice enough, we've never had the desire to stay there again. There are so many newer, nicer MGM properties - it just doesn't make sense for us to stay there. Perhaps they have undergone major gutting and renovations since then?
     
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    1997 is a long time ago. Mirage had a full renovation a couple of years back.
     
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