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Looking for a new rewards card in Las Vegas ...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Claws for Concern, Oct 2, 2006.

  1. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    With the Stardust in Las Vegas set to close on Nov. 1, I have a Prime Rewards Club card that will become only a keepsake or thrown away at the end of this month. Actually, I have a last-time offer from them for rooms Oct. 15-31 with one night paid, a second night free.

    Curious to know what Vegas hotel/casinos seem to have as much value as I got out of my Stardust card (free rooms for two nights, chips money, free food, deals at busy times). I do gamble at other places, but I liked gambling there - friendly dealers, great sports book, decent food, good rooms, the great bar at the Peppermill was right across the street.

    I need to think about a new place to go. Any suggestions?
  2. OTD

    OTD Well-Known Member

    I've had two main cards there--Rio (now Harrah's) and the Sahara. Both those places have tightened down on comps in the past few years. I used to get comped at the Rio, but I haven't been there in a few years, so I fell of their list. Sahara is kind of weird--it seems like I drop about the same amount each time, but sometimes I get the club rate on rooms and sometimes I don't.
  3. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Thanks, OTD. I don't usually go to the Rio (except for the great buffet) but I have been to Sahara in the last year.

    Anyone else for a suggestion?
  4. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Sad to hear the Stardust is closing. Haven't been to Vegas in a few years but that was always one of my fave spots. And the sports book was great.

    I didn't know the Sahara was still open. Or has that gone El Swanko now?
  5. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    All the reasons I love the Stardust. The guys in the poker room were top-notch. Low-key, willing to crack jokes and make small talk, not like the dealer-bots working at so many cardrooms on The Strip.
  6. OTD

    OTD Well-Known Member

    Definitely not El Swanko. Sahara and the Riviera might be the last two old-school places on the Strip. We usually stay there for the guys' weekends, where ambience is less important than cheap rooms, reasonably loose slots and $3 blackjack. The book really sucks though.
  7. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    The Harrah's card is now valid at all Harrah's and Caesar's casinos, which includes the Horseshoes and Paris and a bunch of others.
  8. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Happily recommend the Coast card . . . providing excellent mailings for out-of-towners.
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