Over the years, the casinos have experimented with many types of promotions to get you through the door. Free spins, free slot play, scratch cards, slot tournaments, table game tournaments, senior specials, cheap buffet……you name it, and they’ve tried it. Many promotions are fun and can be used to improve the players advantage – or at least close the gap.
One of the best ongoing promotions that most casinos offer is a rewards card. All seven New England casinos offer them. Each casino has a different slant to their club’s worth. Here are some important questions, from personal experience, you need to ask to get the best “bang for the buck:”
1) What can I redeem reward points for?
Many rewards clubs allow you to use your players club points for dining at their restaurants, or shopping. Some offer using your points for free slot play, but usually for half the price. (ex., 50 points = $25 slot play). Many casinos allow you to redeem points for entertainment, as in buying tickets for a concert.
2) Do they expire? If so, when?
This is important to know. Some rewards club points don’t ever expire. Other clubs points expire after 13 months or even 6. There are so many ways to use them, it’s a shame if a player let them expire – especially when it takes so much money in to earn them. Which leads to my next question… Continue reading