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Here is How You Get Comps, Meals, Rooms, Airfare, etc

Discussion in 'Comps' started by nostresshere, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. cpreston

    cpreston Low-Roller

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    Thank you both very much for clarifying that for me! :nworthy:

    I appreciate the members here and your willingness to share info!
     
  2. AGoalStopper007

    AGoalStopper007 Tourist

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    Remember too that both Total Rewards and Mlife spell out in black and white how many points you get per dollar at slots.

    For total rewards it's 1 tier point for every $5 coin-in ($10 for VP)
    For Mlife it's 10 tier points for every $2 coin-in ($10 for VP and specialty slots like American Idol, Amazing Race, etc.)
     
  3. paperposter

    paperposter MIA

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    there was a travel chanel special and they the head of hardrock casino he said he gives comps to rullete players so much more than bj because there going to loose more and we have the advantage.bj gives one of the least amont of comps because there least amount of risk to the player.
     
  4. dragonfang196

    dragonfang196 Low-Roller

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    Roulette = 5.28% HA, versus BJ <1% house edge, so theoretically Roulette would earn about 5x the amount of comps based on theo loss.
     
  5. BrandonB

    BrandonB Tourist

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    Im going in december and plan on bringing close to 2000$ just for gambling .. since im playing and going to spend the money (NOT chasing comps) what are the best games for a chance to get comped..first time in vegas btw
     
  6. paperposter

    paperposter MIA

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    if you not chasing comps and want your best chance of actualy winning lowest house advantage i belive there are 3 games.

    on is blackjack so study up on basic strategy

    as thats oner i play im sure others can help with the rest
     
  7. BrandonB

    BrandonB Tourist

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    Thanks paperposter ..

    As well gambling, is it best to charge my meals to the room
    Does that help with getting comped ? Can you pay that off daily or at the end of the trip?
    And for gambling I'm spending about 200-300$ a night total for 6 nights
    Spread out through several games what are the chances I get any comps
    I'm also with a buddy who has the same game plan as far as spending an allotted ammount
     
  8. seviay

    seviay High-Roller

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    As others always say, play what you enjoy since you're not chasing. Craps, Blackjack, Baccarat, and Video Poker can all be very low house advantage if played under the correct rules and strategy. Having said that, if you really like slots, pai gow, let it ride, or any other game, go for it. You're in Vegas for you...so as they say, "do you."
     
  9. seviay

    seviay High-Roller

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    It doesn't hurt to charge things to the room, because you can ask at the end of the trip if they can take care of anything on your bill for you. I don't think any of the main casinos consider what you spend on meals in assessing comps. One word of advice is, if you're planning on playing table games, buy in for more than you're planning to gamble for the session (say, $400-600) because pit bosses take note of this. It may not make a huge difference but I know they consider it as what you're willing to lose in that given session...and it's all about what they can get from you. The trick, of course, is to maintain discipline and not exceed your daily loss limit. If you're not disciplined, it's probably best to avoid doing this.
     
  10. Dean Martin

    Dean Martin VIP Whale

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    Sonya... I think nostrees was specifically addressing comps based on play. "Offers" that come in the mail are marketing tools and although free is free, marketing offers are a totally different animal than comps. Just my 2 cents:thumbsup:
     
  11. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Some might call those marketing offers comps as well. Not a direct comp based on todays play, but still a comp to many. After all, if you get an RFB offer in the mail, it is because of past play, with a hope you will repeat on the next visit.

    They rarely send out much more than a room for an unknown or very low roller.
     
  12. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    the big roulette players play euro rules in the HL rooms which has a HA of 1.3% on even money bets.
     
  13. BrandonB

    BrandonB Tourist

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    What kind of play have you given a casino to earn your comps? Or when did you start receiving them first trip, second etc.. And also what casinos/hotels have given you comp offers
     
  14. ohmyyikes

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    Can you get comps for sports betting 3 days in a row and around 2k each day?
     
  15. BackInVegas

    BackInVegas VIP Whale

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    Possibly

    1. Get a Players Card for the casino you are in.

    2. Go to Sportsbook and ask if they use the card or another account that is Sportsbook only. Some Sportsbooks are contracted out so they will have a different system than the casino.

    3. If you need another account then start one at the Sportsbook. Typically, you make a cash deposit at this time.

    4. Sportsbook action is NOT comped at slots action, it is comped much less.


    My guess, for your $6,000 that you risked you would get four nights and four dinners at best.

    No idea how many points you would accrue playing slots. I am sure someone has a thread on how much $1000 is worth in slot play somewhere. then just multiply that number by 6.
     
  16. Fraggle

    Fraggle Low-Roller

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    We're heading down shortly and I have never been one for attempting to chase comps or even caring about them. We usually get bored and easily distracted and roam from casino to casino instead of playing in one particular place. This has almost always meant that our comps are non-existent as our level of play in a particular place is very low. Now and then we will get a discounted mailer and freeplay (treasure islands new owners seem to approve of my $20 of play last trip?!?). BUT... A group of my friends want to head down in June for a big trip over a weekend. I have never actually stayed in Vegas for a weekend before! We usually just packup and leave for the weekends (cali weekend trips) or stay mid-week (why spend more in hotel costs for a weekend?). Sooo I am hoping that I can concentrate my play at a particular place to get some kind of comp or lower rate for our June trip. I used to get reduced weekend rates through the playersclub, but mlife irks the hell out of me. Any advice on the best / easiest casino to earn comps for a summer weekend with play this december? (keep in mind it will be 6 months before I get back again - CET seems to kill off points at 6 months?). Would the el cortez or equivalent downtown property be the best bet? We do like the main street station, but never received any mailers or anything from them.. but that could be because (as I mentioned above) we roam. I am curious about treasure island too.. they seem to be *extremely* generous considering I haven't played anything there in years.. so maybe that might be the place to hit? Anyone have any experience at TI lately?
     
  17. Jayme

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    How to register for comps

    Hello,
    I'm new to the boards and I guess you could say I need it spelled out. How do you get started earning comps? Would you request a card of some kind at checking or at the casino?
     
  18. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    read this thread. everything is already spelled out.
     
  19. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    When you check in, ask them where the player’s club desk/booth/room is. Then, before you start playing, go there and sign up for a card (they should also be able to answer any questions you have or at least give you some literature on that particular casino’s comp club policies). Once you have the card, use it when you gamble. At the slots or video poker machines, there will be an ATM-like slot for you to put your card while you’re gambling that keeps track of how much you play. For table games, give the card to the dealer along with your buy-in money and they’ll take care of it from there.
     
  20. wysiwyg

    wysiwyg Tourist

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    In my local casino, I've seen players at the craps tables that have been playing for a while ask the pit boss for a comp buffet voucher. Is this something one can expect in Vegas?