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TR: frowned upon to comp room and play at sister property?

Old Mar 12, 12, 7:09 pm
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TR: frowned upon to comp room and play at sister property?

I noticed I can get a comped weekday room at ballys, but i tend not to gamble there. Anyone know if Caesars frowns upon comping a room but playing at a sister property (say showboat?)

rooms arent very expensive at showboat (20$/night) so i can just get that.. but what is the worse Caesars can do? blacklist me from future comps?

i figure since its a sister property, my money is all going to end up in the same place anyway.. just that my money lasts longer at showboat (better poker tournaments and generally lower table limits)
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Old Mar 14, 12, 8:22 am
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You will be fine, there is really no issue with this.

Take the comp room at Bally's.
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Old Mar 15, 12, 11:31 am
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Old Mar 25, 12, 7:14 pm
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I would be very careful staying at Bally's in AC - although during the week it may not be a problem. Last time - and granted, it was probably 2 years ago now since I refuse to book there - they put us in the Claridge Tower. I have never seen a more disgusting room in my life, and I'm not kidding. There was mold on the window, stains on the carpet & holes in the pillow cases. Front desk would only say, "we don't guarantee room type." Took me 30 minutes on the phone w/ the Diamond players line to get moved.
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Old Mar 29, 12, 7:32 am
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I stay at Ballys AC alot when I go down. Its always during the week but I've always gotten a Bally's Tower Luxury Room. Though if they are busy and dont have rooms left they can stick you in the Claridge Tower and I've heard lots of bad reviews.
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Old Mar 29, 12, 4:47 pm
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Originally Posted by LOCommish View Post
I would be very careful staying at Bally's in AC - although during the week it may not be a problem. Last time - and granted, it was probably 2 years ago now since I refuse to book there - they put us in the Claridge Tower. I have never seen a more disgusting room in my life, and I'm not kidding. There was mold on the window, stains on the carpet & holes in the pillow cases. Front desk would only say, "we don't guarantee room type." Took me 30 minutes on the phone w/ the Diamond players line to get moved.
Same thing happened to me once but they put me in one of those ruby rooms which isn't as bad but has no desk to put a computer on (and wifi reception is awful). Usually I am in one of the other towers.

They need to completely close Claridge and renovate it.
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Old Mar 30, 12, 4:05 am
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I would never ever book a room at any CET property in Atlantic City -- especially Bally's -- because of the high risk of being walked to the Claridge. They did that to me twice. Both times on a comp reservation, as a CET Diamond member.

It's hard to overstate what a dump the Claridge is. (Although they have a passable indoor pool.)

If anybody knows of a foolproof way to stay at CET in AC and not get walked to the Claridge I would really like to hear about it.
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Old Mar 30, 12, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by mbstone View Post
I would never ever book a room at any CET property in Atlantic City -- especially Bally's -- because of the high risk of being walked to the Claridge. They did that to me twice. Both times on a comp reservation, as a CET Diamond member.

It's hard to overstate what a dump the Claridge is. (Although they have a passable indoor pool.)

If anybody knows of a foolproof way to stay at CET in AC and not get walked to the Claridge I would really like to hear about it.
I'm not sure if I understand you properly. Are you saying you stayed at a CET property in AC other than Ballys and were not only given a room in Ballys but in the Claridge Tower? Each hotel has its own reservation system so I don't understand how that can happen, especially so if you are staying at Showboat or Harrahs.
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Old Mar 30, 12, 3:41 pm
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Originally Posted by mbstone View Post
I would never ever book a room at any CET property in Atlantic City -- especially Bally's -- because of the high risk of being walked to the Claridge. They did that to me twice. Both times on a comp reservation, as a CET Diamond member.

It's hard to overstate what a dump the Claridge is. (Although they have a passable indoor pool.)

If anybody knows of a foolproof way to stay at CET in AC and not get walked to the Claridge I would really like to hear about it.
I've stayed in AC often but have only been sent to Claridge the one time I was booked at Ballys - which is why I'll never book there again. Have never had it happen when reserved at Harrahs or Showboat.

It's beyond me why they would think that those rooms are acceptable for anyone - let alone someone that should be one of your "better players." My follow up email to them received the pat response of, "We don't guarantee room type." It was only when I included the pictures of the pillowcases with the holes in them that I got an actual apology.
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Old Mar 31, 12, 5:57 pm
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Originally Posted by sbjnyc View Post
I'm not sure if I understand you properly. Are you saying you stayed at a CET property in AC other than Ballys and were not only given a room in Ballys but in the Claridge Tower? Each hotel has its own reservation system so I don't understand how that can happen, especially so if you are staying at Showboat or Harrahs.
Booked into Caesars, walked to Claridge.
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Old Apr 4, 12, 7:44 pm
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Originally Posted by mbstone View Post
Booked into Caesars, walked to Claridge.
Wow that's just inexplicable.
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Old May 6, 12, 2:05 am
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This past Thursday (5/3/12) was the first time in the numerous times I've stayed at Bally's AC, I didnt get the Ballys Tower Room I booked. They put me in a Garden Tower room which was fine and actually better in a way because it had a HDTV in it where the Ballys Tower has the old TVs. Though I cant help but wonder if I will end up at the Claridge some day. Luckily I live only 1 1/2 hrs away so if it came down to it I'd just go home. However I'd be thoroughly disappointed.
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Old May 7, 12, 11:12 am
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Originally Posted by Jerseyguy View Post
This past Thursday (5/3/12) was the first time in the numerous times I've stayed at Bally's AC, I didnt get the Ballys Tower Room I booked. They put me in a Garden Tower room which was fine and actually better in a way because it had a HDTV in it where the Ballys Tower has the old TVs. Though I cant help but wonder if I will end up at the Claridge some day. Luckily I live only 1 1/2 hrs away so if it came down to it I'd just go home. However I'd be thoroughly disappointed.
More likely disgusted. It's been a few years now but I still shiver when I think of how gross that truly was. Until they close that tower - I'll never book Ballys in AC. Not worth the risk.
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Old May 23, 12, 8:16 pm
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I stayed at Caesars for 5 nights over New Years and did very little play there, but plenty at Cosmo and other places. Didn't have a problem at all. My host just wished me luck and said to call whenever I needed to stay there again.
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Old May 24, 12, 1:37 am
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Originally Posted by rafalojc View Post
I stayed at Caesars for 5 nights over New Years and did very little play there, but plenty at Cosmo and other places. Didn't have a problem at all. My host just wished me luck and said to call whenever I needed to stay there again.
Since Cosmopolitan is NOT a TR casino, you may find (contrary to what your host said) future offers will slacken off.
OP was questioning about playing in TR properties, other than where he was booked.
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