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Lansing, Michigan
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Resources/advice on casino clubs for comps

I just booked 3 rooms for 4 nights at the wynn in early march with some friends. I'm probably bringing about 2k-3k to play with during those days. I've read a bit about people getting comp offers (not necessarily comped right then on their rooms, but future offers via email) after playing $500 or less at certain casinos. Is there resources online for how to optimize this?

I am planning on splitting my time about 50% slots and 50% bj/roulette. Are there certain hotels/chains and strategies I can use to maximize my comps potential? Which players clubs would be the best to join and play with while I'm there?

I have been to vegas a couple times in the past, and I'd like to make it an annual or bi-annual trip if I can. Thanks for the help!

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yes,if your staying at wynn i believe you have to sign up for a red card and you have to average $25 average bet to be rated and 4 hrs total per day,.....where as harrahs property you can average only $10 to $15 per hand of bj and you can get rated with a total rewards card,after you get your card you need to average 4 hr play per day and then you will recieve free monthly rooms via the mail. i usually play bj and only play 3:2 and i aviod 6:5 bj such as party pits,fetish pits,dealertainers,go-go dancer dealers ,as these are all 6:5 and not worth it!!!HET seemed to be better then mgm grand as they require less average per hand!!!!

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All of the hotels have their own somewhat unfathomable systems for subsequent mailed comps. Wynn will not care about your table play unless it's above $25 but slots are always better received. Since you are staying there your room key will be your red card. No need to go to the red card desk as they will already have your info. The cheaper the property the more they appreciate lower level play. $2-3K over 4 nights is very small potatoes at Wynn but a different story at the Four Queens.

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"I've read a bit about people getting comp offers (not necessarily comped right then on their rooms, but future offers via email) after playing $500 or less at certain casinos."

Yes, that is the case but $500 or less won't go far at Wynn. It would trigger a response from lower end Harrah's hotels and downtown. There is no specific resource to tell you what bet will get you what comp. The only rule of thumb is the cheaper the room and/or food at a hotel, the easier it is for the casino to comp a low roller. Historically, MGM hotels favor table games and HET hotels favor slot players. Wynn/Encore and Venetian/Palazzo probably favor tables, too, but more importantly, they are looking for bigger bets.

Lansing, Michigan
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Thanks for the advice! I have never and don't want to become a comp chaser by any means, I was just curious where to play to have a shot at some comp offers. I think I'll try to focus some of my main play at HET places. Now lets say I play at the caesars and paris quite a bit, since they are a part of the same players club, could I just as easily get offers from bally's as if I played at bally's in the first place? In other words, does it matter at what specific casino you play at if its a part of the same players club card? I'd love to pick up a night or two free at any strip hotel for future visits (flights out of detroit are pretty cheap to vegas).

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HET may send you free nights at perhaps Flamingo, Rio or Harrahs and reduced rates at Paris or Caesars. There are so many reduced and free deals right now that you are advised to play at as many casinos as comfortable and get cards at all. What happens after that you'll soon see.

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