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Play without stay?

Discussion in 'Comps' started by Sueballz, Jul 12, 2017.

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  1. Sueballz

    Sueballz Tourist

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    We are headed out July 22 without our usual comps stay at Venetian. Sort of an unexpected trip- actually driving from the Midwest for the first time. So in the spirit of doing things a little differently we booked the Cosmo aria and encore on comps offers. The encore was a shocker- last visit just popped in for a few hours with this resulting
    My specific question is related to play and future comp offers If we play a little without a stay at Venetian will that cause future offers to disappear? Would it be better to just to play without a card if we do?
     
  2. buffalo

    buffalo Low-Roller

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    As a general rule, I don't use a card unless I know I will get in a normal days average play. Also, I rarely play at a casino I'm not staying at as it seems I'm watering down future offers from two places at once. No card swipes either as it may trigger a gambling day.
     
  3. Sueballz

    Sueballz Tourist

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    Thanks. I was thinking along that line too. Now have to convince my dh
     
  4. Grid

    Grid Well-Known Member

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    I'm with Buff on this. Your rated play, that draws your comps, is based on play. It doesn't matter if you booked a comp room and played for the day. Or if you walked in and played randomly.

    If you normally spend the night, and put in 6 hours (or whatever) in the casino, your offers will reflect that. If you drop in and play for an hour, your rated play will dip, and your offers will reflect that.

    How much of a dip depends on how much you normally play and how much you went through in that day. If you are rated at 12 days this year, at $10K of coin per day. Your offers will draw from that value. One day of $2K coin wont move the needle much. Your average coin-in would just drop from $10,000 to $9,400. Big deal

    The average, spread over 13 days now, is still enough to maintain your offers.

    If you only have 2 rated days this year, $10K per, and you drop in and spend $2K. That will be a bigger hit. Since you would drop from $10,000 per day all the way down to $7,300. That's almost a 30% hit to your average.
     
  5. rgrif57

    rgrif57 VIP Whale

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    We do a day trip every once in a while to Caesars Windsor, when we do we have a full days bankroll and our plan is to spend 6 hours or more. We try and hit a minimum of 2500 TCs and go on a day that is a give away. We try and keep our APR up and though we might not go as frequently as we used to (Michigan Native Am. casino's), we have a better bankroll for a longer trip and a better chance to hit something good.
     
  6. KKB

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    Yeah, I focus my play at CET properties without focusing on one & seem to be comped most of the time...
    But Mirage & TI are my poker preferences. I have to give Mirage my card to sign up. Not much other play at either place, so not much offer.
    We used to sit at Venetian & play .25 VP in the Bourbon room for several hours a couple nights each trip. Man, NOTHING. That kind of play at CET keeps the comps coming...
     
  7. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    With any of the "group" casinos, play is aggregated over the day, so if you play at multiple CET or mLife properties, the total will be your "gaming day" total.

    I'm going down for a 2 day mental health break and staying at Aria. One of the goals will be not to play at a CET casino unless I am prepared to do 1000TC.

    With regard to OPs question, he should avoid V/P unless he's prepared to put in a reasonable day's worth of play (his normal).
     
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  8. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Figure out which casino you are okay to say goodbye to and play little to nothing.You can not keep them all happy.
     
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