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Question regarding 7-stars.

Discussion in 'Comps' started by Attaboy, Jun 21, 2020.

  1. Attaboy

    Attaboy Tourist

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    That might would happen to some but to ostracize a player that cycles through millions a year would be an utterly stupid business decision, one that, as a business owner myself, would never make. I also feel rather certain CET wouldn’t either. If they did, however, they’re not the only casino in town.
     
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  2. Attaboy

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    This all sounds great! I just pretty much want my hotel bill to be “0” when I check out. I know with CET it will be before I even check in so the scary part is switching and not knowing that it will be the same. For example I may go to a steakhouse and want to try a variety of different things and really run up the bill bc I know it will be comped at CET, I won’t know that before hand at Wynn.

    But I’ll give it a shot if the wife is willing and I’m sure she willl be. Thanks!
     
  3. JeJas

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    I am not a high roller by any stretch, and now I am playing at a level much lower than I used to do.
    However, in my understanding, at your level, playing for other people including your wife to get 7-star is not the best move to get extra comps.
    I believe you left a lot of comps on the table. just my 2 cents.
     
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  4. Flowers

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    I hear you. More and more I leave cash tips at restaurants but almost every trip, even when I am there for 7 to 9 days, I check out with just tips on my bill and a random retail charge for sunblock or something.

    I don't run up large restaurant charges. Most days are under 200 a day, the base RFB amount, and when I have a number of guests I may have 1000+ in restaurant charges on a given day. It all averages out. For this upcoming trip I will use my 500 CET folio credit plus another 500 for an experience credit that I will use as well. I will likely save my 500 in dining certificates until later in the year.

    But, if you like x, y, z wine that is 400 a bottle and you drink it every day your bills would be higher but my gut tells me based on your play that you would be good. Plus, Wynn and Encore have RFB lounges. They are open from 7 am until midnight on the weekends and until 10 pm Sunday through Thursday. There's a light breakfast and snacks throughout the day and they have top shelf liquor and good wine, all complimentary.
     
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    Thanks, flowers. I think I’ll try and check it out on my next trip there. Ive always wanted to stay there but just couldn’t forgo the comps at Caesars. Last time my wife and I were there our bill was over 8k for 5 days (easy to do when you have a daily couples massage) and all was comped sans tips. So I don’t expect Wynn to comp that on my first trip but I’ll go, give them some nice play and see what happens in the future.
     
  6. Attaboy

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    You’re probably right. I mostly do it for a friend of mine who cannot gamble like I do, but I still want him to be able to come to Vegas or AC with me. So I try and help him out so he gets free play, flights, folio credit, etc. typically when we go together, I tell him to put his charges on my room but he’s too prideful to do that. I always pick up checks when we go out together though and just put it on my bill.
     
  7. DaiLun

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

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    Just my .02
     
    Well, Canada and Massachusetts are closed, back to Lake Tahoe
    Oh what the heck, I've got vacation and myVegas points to burn. . . .
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  8. Flowers

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    They do backend comps, and IMO well for the player.

    Every trip I assume I will cover some things so I am not disappointed and pretty much every trip I am taken care of on the backend, regardless of how much I win or lose. My reservation confirmation email from my host always indicates the room comp, free play amout and minimum 200/day RFB. I always go over that amount significantly with restaurant and spa charges and never had an issue on the backend.

    Like most major places, it's about the play. I say "most" as based on some VMB reports some casinos don't comp well on the backend for winning trips. In my experience Wynncore does NOT do this.
     
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    If you’re able to hit 7* in a single 5 day trip, you will have absolutely no problem getting the attention of ANY property in LV. Guess it depends on what you’re looking for.
     
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  10. dankyone

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    RFB=Room, Food, and Beverage complimentary upfront.

    Nowadays the food and beverage generally has a dollar amount attached to it but in your case it might not.
     
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    The 250,000 tier level you get signature experience: I usually get $500 folio, there a there "experiences that are listed below link:
    https://www.caesars.com/myrewards/sevenstars/signature-experiences
     
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  12. Attaboy

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    Great! Thank you for the explanation. The email I received from “player development” from the Wynn mentioned comped room, food, and bev. No dollar amount was mentioned.

    Also, when I met her She took down my 7-stars number. I wonder if she knows someone over at CET who would look me up then tell her if I am legit or not?
     
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    She probably does, hosts move around and have contacts all over town.

    Your play sounds big enough that short of $10,000 bottles of wine they will be able to comp any amount of food and beverage that you can consume.

    What sort of room are they offering you at Wynn?
     
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    Yea, I know about these, but they are pretty much worthless for the amount of play it actually takes to get there. You get great, valuable benefits once you hit the 150k mark, but really nothing else. Another 100k (which theoretically equals 1 million dollars cycled through) and you only get $500? Not remotely worth it.
     
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    she didn’t specify. Her email is as follows:


    Hello Chris,


    It was a pleasure meeting with you yesterday. I would be delighted to assist you on your next trip to Las Vegas. I would like to offer you a comp stay in one of our resorts rooms with food and beverage included for you and a guest. I just wanted to make sure you have my contact information for your next trip to Las Vegas. Please feel free to reach out to me as it is my pleasure to assist you.


    I look forward to hearing from you soon.


    Kindly,


    ANN MOREJON
     
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  16. oghuman

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    I only mentioned it because you said you had over 200,000 and 50K more evidently isn't a much of a stretch for you. So add the $500 to a your annual retreat $500 folio you get $1000 to do you for your meals.
     
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    “Resort Room” is their base room category. Your play sounds like it justifies a suite, but on your first stay taking a “resort room” will help ensure that ALL of your charges (beyond just food and bev, like golf and spa) get picked up on the back end.

    They will put you in a suite that is considered right for your level of play on subsequent trips.
     
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  18. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    re: Getting status for other people.

    Sure, your host may know. That does not mean the casino approves. I think you could find some fine print somewhere that says you and only you use your card, etc. My comments about friends getting Diamond or 7 Star was they should not try to throw their weight around with it, or make statements to some staff member that they really do not play much, but their good friend played and got them lots of points. Yes, people share cards, etc all the time and generally the casino just lets it go.

    I would still earn for your friends - just don't give them a reason to take action against you or your friend.

    As to hitting jackpots - I have done that with my wife's card many times. I just take her card out of the slot when I hit a handpay. Then I put my card and DriverLic on the machine and/or give it to the slot attendant. I never even say anything at all. No issue.
     
  19. notfromconcentrate

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    Assuming you're talking about playing video poker (since 100k TC = $1mm at $10 coin-in per TC on VP), I think you could get exceedingly better value playing at the Rampart casino in Summerlin. Admittedly, I'm not terribly familiar with their player's club, though they provide some pretty good detail about it here: https://theresortatsummerlin.com/las-vegas-casino/players-club/. Highest denom they have for video poker is $20 per credit, if that's within your range.

    It seems that if you were to cycle $1,000,000 through video poker there, you'd earn 500,000 points ($2 coin-in = 1 point). With comp OR cash back redemption at 200 points = $1, you would get a minimum of $2,500 of value from this. Their top tier (which requires 400,000 points earned in a six-month period, seems you'd have no trouble maintaining this) seems to offer a 125% bonus on points... which would take you up to $5,625, or more than 10x the $500 benefit you'd get from CET. As I understand it, they also offer multipliers at times... so that would bump your earn rate even higher.

    The perks of that top tier are pretty awesome too... you'd get lots of meals and such without even having to dip into your comp balance.

    It's also a gorgeous property that feels like a real "resort". I've only been there to eat, but it's very high on my list to check out for its many amenities, including the spa and pool that would be sure to keep your wife happy.

    Once you've "maxed out" CET by hitting Seven Stars for those fixed benefits, I'd seriously consider moving your play here for the excess. Whether you choose to stay there and enjoy the actual property, or just commute from your strip hotel to Rampart when it's time to gamble*, dollar for dollar this could prove very worthwhile IMO.

    * I know nothing about the use of this type of amenity, but I have very little doubt that Rampart would have any trouble giving you a roundtrip ride at your level of play to/from your strip hotel. Even if they don't, it's <$25 to take a rideshare out there.
     
  20. Attaboy

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    Yea, I was talking about VP. Thanks for sharing this, I’ll check it out!
     
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