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8 Nights in Vegas-Encore/Bellagio/Cosmo Anniversary Trip

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Kachow, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. Kachow

    Kachow High-Roller

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    Yes, all week and on the weekend. Keep in mind though I didn’t really play and BJ at night except at Wynn early in the week. But I did walk through the Cosmo casino several times this weekend at night and I always saw tables with empty seats. I didn’t always stop to look at what the limits were in the tables that were open though. Cosmo casino was by far the busiest one from what I could tell.
     
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  2. Kachow

    Kachow High-Roller

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    I will need to check it out. I’ve only been living there about 2 years so I’m not an expert on the area. Thanks for the tip!
     
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  3. ebonecapone

    ebonecapone Low-Roller

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    No problem! I live in Edmond (have my whole life) so have basically been everywhere
     
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  4. B T

    B T Engineer, gambler, drinker. Order varies in Vegas.

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    You are not alone. I have only eaten at the Portland Pok Pok's so I am kinda embarrassed to say I haven't had it in Vegas. Ike's fish sauce wings there are definitely a culinary must have dish!
     
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  5. mickyblueeyes

    mickyblueeyes Low-Roller

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    @Kachow if you have over 4,000 identity points you are officially sterling which gets you at least one comp sterling night a year and can be used with any other offer. I hope you charge all your meals to your room and if you booked your room directly through Cosmo you earn points as well which you may hit gold (2 comp nights as well as 2 comp nights for a companion). 20,000 is gold
     
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  6. Kachow

    Kachow High-Roller

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    Thanks for the info! I actually booked this last leg of the trip through Hotels.com using free nights to get a big discount for the suite. I have either been charging meals to room or using my card to get identity points, but we haven’t been doing really expensive meals here, we’ve mainly hit Block 16, one dinner at China Poblano, and an awesome lunch at Milos. I just hit 7500 points tonight before calling it quits. I have no idea what sort of coin in that equates to if it’s almost all slot play. Cosmo got more of my slot action than everywhere else combined. It was kind of my plan to do most of my slots play here as a new member. I figure being a new player to Cosmo I could do some good seeding and since we like the hotel maybe score a decent offer for a future trip. Hopefully the play I gave them is enough to get an invite back. I really like this hotel. I don’t know if I would really want to do more than 3 nights here as I prefer the pools at Wynn And Bellagio, and also the crowd at those joints is a little more my wife and my style, but Cosmo is a lot of fun and we will definitely return and possibly make it a part of future trips.
     
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  7. Kachow

    Kachow High-Roller

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    Just finished up my last gambling for the night. Hit a $2.50 max bet quick hits machine and did pretty well turning $100 into $300. Then I went back to old faithful from the other night the combo hot7/quick hits and actually would have been up quite a bit if I would have just quit while I was ahead! I hit 7 quick hits and with the bonus it was like a $448 hit but I played that all the way down and tossed another $100 in for good measure and played that out. Then I went and grabbed some cold starbucks drinks to put in the fridge for the morning since we need to wake up around 3:30-4 to pack before we head to the airport for our 7AM flight and Starbucks won’t be open then. Back in the room now and gonna get some sleep. Thank you everybody for reading along and cheering us on. I really enjoyed doing this trip report to share with all of you and now I have written memories of this trip too! I will probably do some updating tomorrow from the airports and such to pass the time and might do a little summary when I get home to summarize where I think each resort ranked in different categories, especially during this strange time for the world known as 2020.
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  8. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Vegas is Fabulous When You Degen Responsibly ;)

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    Thanks for the TR - it was fun following along :thumbsup: Cosmo may be a good Vegas “home” for you because Identity is pretty generous in its treatment of all spend :)
     
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  9. Flowers

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    This was a SPECTACULAR trip report @Kachow; so entertaining and informative! Thank you so much for taking the time to write it and most important, congrats on what was clearly a great trip!
     
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  10. AyDee

    AyDee is getting too old for this

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    :thumbsup::clap:Awesome report, really felt like being right there in all those great rooms,
    Glad you finally walked from a BJ table up.
    I'm pretty sure you'll get an offer for at least 2 nights, which you could add your sterling night to for 3,
    and the last two times I've gone on the offer, they were terrace suites, though might take a upgrade at desk to get fountain,
    I think you need to check out the fountain view next time, even though this trip you'd seen it from the other angle...
     
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  11. Timothy

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    Thank YOU for taking the time to post everything here. It’s letting us follow and get our Vegas-fix. Great TR, looking forward to your summary.
     
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  12. tringlomane

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    Great report thanks for sharing with us!
     
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    Loved following along - great job, super photos and really well written :clap:
     
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    Great report ,thanks for all pics.
     
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  15. Kachow

    Kachow High-Roller

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    Got up at 3:30 and boy was I glad my wife had the brilliant idea to have me get my morning cold brew and her morning macchiato with 5 shots from Starbucks last night before they closed! We finished packing and got ready to go and headed down at about 4:50 and checked out, they had already taken my $35 credit off the bill so that was nice. We headed out to the taxi line and got in line behind three other groups and there were no taxis. We were starting to get a little worried when none had showed up after 5 minutes or so and there were also people hanging out by the rodeshare so we searched for an Uber but none were available. Another few minutes went by and then taxis started showing up so we were in the cab and headed to the airport about 5:15am. There were probably 6 or 7 groups behind us too so I hope the taxis kept coming.

    We got to the airport and got our bags checked no problem and went upstairs and went to the First class line. There were actually a decent amount of people showing up for flights this morning so it was nice being First Class and not having to wait at all. From the time we got picked up by the cab to the time we hit the gaming/smoking lounge in D concourse was about 35 minutes. Now we are sitting at the gate.

    the line on the right is the TSA precheck line, ours was a little to the left and there was nobody in our line ahead of us. Bonus! 503F971B-8038-40F0-A85D-91BC52464147.jpeg 3A566288-2952-4D5E-9FDC-22A9E07D97AC.jpeg 8276C104-551F-44AF-8440-7E49A511AC60.jpeg
     
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  16. Kachow

    Kachow High-Roller

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    we will definitely try for the Fountain View next time! I did the $20 trick this time and it didn’t work For the view but it was a Holiday weekend so I’m not surprised.
     
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  17. RTCraft

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    Great report, thanks for taking the time!

    We’re at Cosmo/Caesars two weeks from now. I’m a wing aficionado so I’ll definitely hit up Pok Pok!
     
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  18. john1516inny

    john1516inny Low-Roller

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    Really good report. were you able to see a host about your play for taking anything you paid for at cosmo off your bill?
     
  19. Kachow

    Kachow High-Roller

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    I did not do this actually. Totally slipped my mind. Our overall food spend at Cosmo was pretty light anyways but it would have been nice to get some stuff wiped off. No biggie though!
     
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    Safe travels home. Thanks for sharing your trip with us.
     
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