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DaBurglar
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Casino promotions question

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Can someone explain to me the difference, or distinction between a retail GIFT card and a retail GAS card??

Hypothetically, I am given a promo offer invitation to come in to a CET property, like Harrah's for example, somewhere in the USA...the invitation offers either a free amount of slot play OR a GIFT card to a company like, for instance, PILOT or Speedway. While it's true Pilot/Speedway does sell gas at it's retail locations, is it really accurate to call the GIFT card a "gas" card???   I think it's misleading, even outright erroneous...some people participating in the promotion, like seniors, may not or no longer drive, therefore gas is of little utility them...

I myself no longer drive either due to my disability, so I always take the slot play. That means I never have to stand ( or in my case sit, lol) in any line to acquire such GIFT card... If I had to accept the card I guess I'd be forced to use it on ice cream or hot dogs depending on what the place offered...back in California years ago when I could still drive, all the Pilots and Speedways had dairy queens attached!

What are the thoughts of others here, in terms of how their promotions are actually..."promoted".... In terms of wording or description? Do you find them misleadingly overdoing it on the "wow" factor? Nothing bothers me more than misleading language on promotions...except maybe poison oak, racists and people who refuse to wash hands after using the water closet....

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Post by billryan »

The chain that took over Hess in NY offered gas only gift cards or cards you could use in their store and or gas. Not sure why they offered two types but they did.

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The chain that took over Hess in NY offered gas only gift cards or cards you could use in their store and or gas. Not sure why they offered two types but they did.they must have been thinking of people like Me or your grandma, lolIn AC the Tropicana used to regularly give out Sunoco GAs Cards  with NO alternative option for free play or anything else....I guess if you have no need for gas you could sell it or re-gift it to someone else.I wish the casinos would expand their variety....how about free stuff from popular places like Dunkin Donuts, or Burger King, or Panera Bread  etc.

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Post by billryan »

My favorite local casino lets you use comps at over a dozen places in town, from pizza to car detailing to dog grooming. You can get tickets to the Vegas AAA ball club, or go to the Mob Museum.

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Post by FloridaPhil »

[quote=billryan]My favorite local casino lets you use comps at over a dozen places in
town, from pizza to car detailing to dog grooming. [/quote]Wow!  In my dreams...

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Post by Waiting4RF »

Gambling is better in Vegas!

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Post by billryan »

LIFE is better in Vegas!

Fixed that for you!

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Post by DougJ »

. . .
In AC the Tropicana used to regularly give out Sunoco GAs Cards  with NO alternative option for free play or anything else.... .

That's funny . . . The Tropicana here in Las Vegas had a promo all last month . . . free Shell Gas cards for play.

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Post by chastity »

love playing at my local casino turning stone casino in upstate ny

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Post by advantage playe »



i see they have 5dollar full pay bonus delux.do they have any dollar machines with same full pay table???

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