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MGM sports book for MM 2019

Discussion in 'The Sports Book' started by DrMBachJr, Aug 7, 2018.

  1. DrMBachJr

    DrMBachJr Tourist

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    My brother and I have been going to Vegas for MM for the last few years (missed this year for various reasons) and we prefer to watch the games in the MGM sportsbook. We have been staying at the Polo Towers in years past, but I have been trying to play a decent amount of blackjack and slot games while I am there, hoping to be able to maybe start getting some comps. My main question is about the reserved seating on the floor and the skyboxes. How much do I need to be playing to get any of that and maybe get a comped room as well at MGM? Thanks for any info.
     
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    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    As for getting reserved seats in the book, on the floor or the skybox, you need a host or a connection at the book. Thise seats are typically reserved by host requests or by a sportsbook manager.
     
  3. todd7764

    todd7764 Low-Roller

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    I don't believe MGM offers comps (other than drink tix sometimes) for sports betting.
     
  4. DrMBachJr

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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure you're right about that. I don't only bet on the games. I bet a decent amount at the BJ table and some slots. The problem is, I have to get up at 4 am to wait in line at the book so I can get in right when it opens to get a seat. I enjoy betting the games, but I would like to be able to play more at the tables, slots, etc. I do have to get some sleep though so I can't spend as much time playing. I'm trying to figure out a way that I don't have to stand in line to get a seat.
     
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    DrMBachJr. - I'll buy a seat at Caesars Sportsbook (because they are one of the few places that offer this service). You can purchase the seat ahead of time on their website. This year, it costs $100; but the seat is mine all day long. Come and go as I please. Also - you don't have to be there until 9am.
     
  6. dankyone

    dankyone VIP Whale

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    My host at Aria told me a $100,000 credit line is needed to reserve a seat in the sports book. It’s small, but c’mon. Don’t know about MGM.

    I’ve done it with no fee through a host at CP.
     
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  7. DrMBachJr

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    Thanks Zeek. My brother really likes the MGM book and I try to use my MLife card exclusively (maximize points through one casino group), but maybe I will look into the TR card and Caesars instead.
     
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    Thank you also to UKFanatic. i'm trying to figure out how to get some connections. lol. Another quick question, and maybe this isn't the right forum, but how does one go about getting a host at the MGM or another casino? Thanks again guys.
     
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    Gamble big! Seriously, the easiest way I have always done it is go knock on the door at the hosts' office and ask the host on duty to review your play. If you're gambling enough, they will be happy to become your host. For MGM, I have no idea what they look for in slot play, but for blackjack, if you bet $200 a hand for four hours a day, you should be able to get a host. If you really want the host to look out for you, bet $500 a hand for the same amount of time
     
  10. Champster1

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    I did it last year at Paris sports book by just showing my diamond card on weds. Sunday had couch table and 2 chairs reserved with name on it for Bills game!
     
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