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Resort Fee Increases at MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment hotels

In the past few weeks, both MGM and Caesars have announced increases to their resort fees. The new rates at MGM go into effect on March  2nd. The increases for Caesars go into effect on  March 1st. As a general rule, the resort fees cover local phone calls, fitness center access for 2 as well as in-room wireless internet access.

The new fees at Caesars Entertainment properties are:  Continue reading Resort Fee Increases at MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment hotels

October 2016 Total Rewards Free Show List update

There have been a few changes over the past months. X Rocks at the Rio and Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding at Bally’s are no longer on the list. The Paul Zerdin show at Planet Hollywood has closed.   Other shows like Penn & Teller, Anthony Cools and Menopause The Musical are ‘sold out’ or have limited availability.

You can see the full list and details on my permanent Total Rewards Free Shows List post.

Total Rewards Winter Tier Credit Bonus Promotion

Total Rewards is running another Tier Credit Bonus promotion.

The Tier Credit Bonus through this offer will be awarded on Tier Credits earned (including Daily Tier Credit Bonuses) October 1 through December 31, 2016, with a maximum total bonus of 20,000 Tier Credits.

For every 500 Tier Credits you earn between October 1 and December 31, Total Rewards will give you a 100 Tier Credit bonus for 2017, up to 20k max. Continue reading Total Rewards Winter Tier Credit Bonus Promotion

Total Rewards Daily Tier Credit Bonuses

In 2013, Total Rewards started a daily Tier Credit Bonuses program which gives you additional Tier Credits for earning certain amounts of Tier Credits in a single casino/gaming day (typically a 24 hour period between 6:00am one day and 5:59am the following morning. Check the Total Rewards desk for the hours at your casino just to be safe).

      • If you earn 500 Tier Credits in one day, you receive 125 bonus Tier Credits
      • If you earn 1000 Tier Credits in one day, you receive 1000 bonus Tier Credits
      • If you earn 2500 Tier Credits in one day, you receive 5000 bonus Tier Credits
      • If you earn 5000 Tier Credits in one day, you receive 10,000 bonus Tier Credits
        Only the highest bonus achieved is awarded.

Earning 2500 Tier Credits plus the 5000 bonus Tier Credits is enough to give you Platinum status in a single day. Earning  5000 Tier Credits plus the 10,000 bonus Tier Credits is enough to give you Diamond status in a single day.

The LINQ Hotel and Casino

I stayed there so you don’t have to.
OK. That might be a bit harsh, but it is how I feel about The LINQ Hotel.  I started to write this review months ago, but stopped because of my strong negative feelings about the hotel.  Months later I still feel the same way, so here’s the review.

The LINQ Hotel and Casino is the former Imperial Palace, which  Harrah’s/Caesars Entertainment bought in 2005. It was named The Quad for a little over a year, too, when Caesars’ license for the Imperial Palace name expired.  It had been a low-roller favorite for as long as I can remember. It had a lot of kitsch going for it and was one of the locations for the Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery movie. Continue reading The LINQ Hotel and Casino