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Players Card Question

Queens, New York
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Players Card Question

If you have 2 players' cards under one name, can you give 1 to another family member to use at a table game while you use it on slots in order to get more play credits? I was told in Atlantic City once that only 1 will register--whoever gives the card first.

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1. Re: Players Card Question

Yes you can.

Philadelphia
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2. Re: Players Card Question

On some slot systems the machine only queries the database for your point total when you insert your card. As a result the point counts will appear to be "out of sync" until both players end their sessions by pulling their cards or cashing out. At that point each machine updates the database with their session point count and all is well. PhillyBeth and I used to see this all the time in AC when we would play VP next at adjacent machines.

It should be noted that playing with another person's card is technically a T&C violation.

Edited: 16 May 2014, 17:54
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3. Re: Players Card Question

I'm not sure you can give someone else one of your cards to play at the tables but it does work in the slot machines like PhillyWill mentioned above.

Yankee
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4. Re: Players Card Question

My wife and I both play CET cards under her name. It's fine at the slots but not at the tables. If I show up to the table with my wife's card the pit boss gives me a hard time.

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5. Re: Players Card Question

For sure you can use cards in multiple machines. I've done it. Those that actually play 2 machines at once do it.

I'm pretty sure it will also work if 1 card is active on a table while another is on a machine - don't people go play a slot for a bit while the blackjack dealer reshuffles ?

Queens, New York
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6. Re: Players Card Question

Yes, I know it works on 2 slot machines at a time when they're together. My question was really for 1 slot and 1 table, but now I'm wondering whether they track it if 2 slot machines are aisles apart from each other. Thanks all!

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7. Re: Players Card Question

They can tell if the same account is plugged into two different slots at once. They don't care. If they did, they could program the card readers to reject one.

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8. Re: Players Card Question

As leo said, they don't care. My husband and I use one account and sometimes we're not even in the same casino. You might want to pull the card out and insert yours if you get a handpay though as technically you are not supposed to share an account and I'm not sure what they'd do in that situation. I just wouldn't want to give them an excuse to not pay out.

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9. Re: Players Card Question

I don't know about Vegas but when I went to our local casino I know I could not give my card when I played tables if my wife was using it with slots already.

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10. Re: Players Card Question

Just about every time I go to a casino, I see people playing two machines and rare occasions playing 4 machines at once with a card in each one. Why would a casino object to the same player having cards in multiple machines? tjhey might lose a customer if they said to stop getting credit for all monies going thru the machines.