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Sportsbooks

Do casinos offer comp. cocktails in their sportsbooks? Do you have to have placed a bet of a minimum amount to get free drinks?

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" Do casinos offer comp. cocktails in their sportsbooks"

Yes, some do.

" Do you have to have placed a bet of a minimum amount to get free drinks?"

Since Im not a sportbook person, I believe each one has a different rule as to free drinks and minimum drinks.

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Some casinos require slips you can request from the teller. Plan on dropping $100 in nicer place if they require slips for drinks. on the other hand if you bet $20 on the horses you will likely get a drink slip.

If you let the teller take the amount over a nice win that has a tip potential over $5 bucks you might be able to secure more than one at a time. So if cash a winner for $57.20 and tip the difference $50 you can usally get a couple of drink slips, If you only tip the $2.20 you will be lucky to get more than one drink slip. Also it helps to use the same teller as they will be more equipped to offer more slips based on how much cash you are putting through the window.

Any place that has KENO in it sports book mix tends to offer drinks more freely than those that don't The PARIS hotel has been a good example of this in the past.

$2 horse players & $5 sports bets players are lucky to get any drink slips unless they offer a tip up front.of $5 or more to a teller when they place there small/mininum wagers.

The best places to get a free drinks in the sports drink area without slip for years has been the Excalibur.

Has not been there in few years but the Rio tellers have been real free with drink slips once you place a bet just foe asking and if you happpen to tip them you were usally rewarded if enough slips to keep you load all day.

Plus the RIO gave out so many drinks slip there were quite few just laying around on the tables.

I found it very hard to get a drink slips at Cesears even when you were placing $50 sports bets and $12 horse bets.

If you like sports books you need to make a trek out to the Hilton. It is dark and big and offers a selection of bets others places don't take. If your a small time horse player the drinks flow with out slips once your "marked" as a player by teller or a decent tipper. Sports players need to pay for there drinks.. The sports and horse players are split and it has depended on what side of the asile your were on if your were offered a drink or not at the Hilton. It is tuff to watcha game from just about any of horse player seats.

Pretty much forget about getting a drink at MGM or Manalay Bay sports books unless your a whale or VIP.

As for the Luxor this was the training ground for tellers for MGM ground, The people betting often need to be trainer in exotic horse bets as the tellers have had trouble with key and wheel bets.

NYNY sports book is an off shoot for the ESPN zone the sports is close and small. But serves it purpose don't look for drinks and seats here both are hard to find.

The Bellagio actually was pretty good and fast with its drink service for newbies. Looks like they want to check you out and if you fit the profile there looking for your drink does not hit bottom.

The Wynn sports book is Horse players dream big comfy chairs and drink service.

The Ventian is swanky place that caters to the euro football/soccer.

I plan on doing a big sports book run in July to update some of my findings

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When I was at the Rio sportsbook in January they were giving free drinks out to EVERYONE. You didnt even need to place any sports bets.......

Boston
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This site will give you a heads up on most all of the sportbooks

http://www.vegas.com/gaming/sportsbooks/

Toronto, Canada
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Great info guys. Thanks.

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These drink tickets are SO discretionary and TOTALLY up to the clerk at the sportsbook that there really is no answer to this question about how you get drink tickets!! I'm sure if the clerk likes you, you'll get a ton of drink tickets!! Or if you're with a hot looking girl, the same thing!! Or if the clerk is in a good mood, the same thing!

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I have been going to the Hilton several times a year for over 10 years and have never needed a drink ticket as a sports bettor. Unless they changed their policy since February, no drink ticket is required for sports bettors at the Hilton. Often the waitresses will ask to see a betting slip however.

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