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Can my wife use my players card?

Discussion in 'Comps' started by hieber, Jul 2, 2017.

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  1. hieber

    hieber Tourist

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    I am platinum total rewards- my wife does not have a card. I for some reason have 2 cards with my name on them. Can she use one while i am using the other ? Or is that frowned upon? we like to sit side by side and play slots. it seems senseless for her to get a card if I am plat.
     
  2. Chuck2009x

    Chuck2009x VIP Whale

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    You can do that no problem. It might help you reach Diamond level if you wouldn't otherwise. The casinos don't really care about a husband and wife playing on the same account.

    But TR also lets you put in two different player account numbers when making reservations, and there might be situations where that would be more beneficial to you overall. I don't really know the ins and outs of the math on how to determine when you should go that route and when you shouldn't, but I'm sure someone else here will describe it.
     
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  3. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    You can have all the cards you want. Anytime I left my card in the room, I went to the desk and got two more.

    Some people play two machines at once. Some give extra card(s) to family members to increase play on the main account.

    I have even won a handpay with my wifes card in the machine. I just pull it out and give them my card and ID when they come.
     
  4. Tarstarkas

    Tarstarkas High-Roller

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    My wife and I were platinum. I used one of her cards and we met the bonus levels over two days and got her diamond..no prob
     
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  5. zoobrew

    zoobrew High-Roller

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    What my local casino, The Rivers, does is they give you a new number every time you get a new card, so you can't have dupe cards. I hope this never catches on elsewhere.
     
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  6. shokhead

    shokhead No big spender unless eating drinking having fun!

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    Only way I make TR platinum is both use on my card.
     
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    We do this all the time. Some properties we use my card, other properties we use her card. We've both had hand-pays doing this and it hasn't been a problem.
     
  8. Guy_

    Guy_ VIP Whale

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    I know you can play multiple slots at the same time but could the husband play table games while the wife plays slots at the same time?
     
  9. phantomfj

    phantomfj High-Roller

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    This. If you stay at Total Rewards hotels, it will make a difference if you can use two TR#s when booking rooms. My spouse has a card, she only plays a bit on her card to keep it "active", then plays on my card the rest of the time. For example, I may only have comped rooms by at a few hotels by using my card# alone, by adding hers as a companion it will open up comped rooms at the better hotels. better room choices at the hotels I was previously shown comped rooms, and lower prices overall for non comped rooms in all hotels. Even 15-25 TCs per day on her card makes a difference in the rooms comped, and prices for the better rooms/hotels.
     
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  10. Lmarl72936

    Lmarl72936 Low-Roller

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    Yes, I do this all the time.. I play tables while my wife plays slots with my card.
     
  11. johnjagg

    johnjagg Low-Roller

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    This is the only thing I've seen not allowed. Once I was sitting at the Cromwell bar when a man in a suit walked up an older man to my right and asked to see his ID. They told him he was using someone else's card (his wife's), who the system showed was currently playing a table game. They told him it was not allowed, and that he needed to use his own card or no card if his wife was playing a table game. This was probably in 2015.
     
  12. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    That is the most insane thing I ever heard. I guess they have some rationale.

    Wonder what they would do if you asked for 2 cards so you can play two machines at once. Very legitimate question as lots of people do it.
     
  13. g35girl

    g35girl Low-Roller

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    Seriously? I always play slots with my husband's card while he's at the tables. I've never had any issues.
     
  14. Ramphreak

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    We had an issue at the GN but we were both playing different tables. Me at BJ and her at craps. When we both play BJ they just add our two bets and put it under my name.
     
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