When your goal is to earn comps for The Cosmopolitan or Treasure Island, it's simple since all of your spending at those casinos is tracked and you don't have a choice of casinos under the same parent company. Companies like MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment, however, make up much of the Vegas Strip. But, each property is not the same. Each company has tiers of their properties and, in the case of MGM Grand, tiers within their own hotel with SkyLofts & The Signature.
The chains consider your home casino in their players club rewards algorithm. If you stay and spend most of your money at one property within a chain, you're more likely to see priority for your room comps go there. The caveat being that you're spending enough money to meet requirements. For example, if you're playing $100 and spreading that $100 equally across five different Caesars properties, you won't likely see comps coming in for Caesars Palace. However, spend that $100 at Caesars Palace and you'll likely see more offers for that property. (Note: $100 is just an example.)
The location of your play won't effect any general players club points you accumulate but, when you dig deeper into the players club algorithms, you'll see offers to properties where you spend the most money. If you're not seeing offers for specific properties, it may be because you're simply not spending enough money to qualify.
Players clubs are cutting their benefits and not doling out the goods like they did years ago. If you feel that your play at a specific casino is worthy of special offers and comps, call or ask a host when on-site. If nothing else, they can explain why you're not receiving the good stuff that we all want.
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