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Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

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Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

I have cards for all the casinos in AC such as Harrahs Gold Card, Borgata Red Label, Trumpone card and the other resorts/tropicana card but dont play there anymore. Basically have all the basic ones.

My question is which one of the higher level cards are worth the most?

Borgata Black Label?

Harrahs Diamond?

Trump Chairman?

I see Trump has actually executive first before going up to chairman and then signature. But would Trump Chairman be pretty much similar to Harrahs Diamond and Borgata Black Card? I"m looking at the benefits of each and it seems like Harrahs diamond is the best. I mean, borgata black label doesn't have much perks besides the buffet costing $10 for you and a guest in terms of comps.

Whenever I see people give their cards to the person at the casino, I always see a ton of people with trump chairman, and harrahs diamond. I assume these people play lots of table games right? What about slot/video poker players?

I play poker and when i play i only get $1/hr comp Taj Mahal and either $1.50 or $2 comps/hr at Borgata. It seems like you need to do a TON OF HOURS if one wants to upgrade their card just from poker. I assume its way easier for a person to have an upgraded card by table games vs slots/video poker?

I don't think people who have those cards play a ton of video poker right?

Also heard that Borgata allows you to get Black Label if you are Harrahs Diamond? Well if this is true, does that mean you have to give the harrahs diamond up?

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1. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

No, you don't have to give up diamond when you get the black label.

The black label has many more benefits than you mention. You can go to their web site and get a list of the benefits (theborgata.com). Here are some:

free valet and self park

Amphora Lounge ($10 comp per person)

separate line at checkin, buffet, etc

several give-aways (GPS, pillows, etc)

priority seating at restaurants

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2. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

Add to that "almost" always comp rooms are available to Black Label holders. My friends paid $109 for a standard room on a Sunday night, while we were comped in the Water Club. Also, the Amphora Lounge is probably the nicest of the 'VIP' rooms in Atlantic City.

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3. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

Play wherever you enjoy playing, eating and staying the most.

New York, NY
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4. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

>>My question is which one of the higher level cards are worth the most?<<

in my opinion, borgata's back label. i recently saw one on eBay sell for over $400,000. the diamond cards usually fetch less than $125,000.

>>I don't think people who have those cards play a ton of video poker right?<<

wrong! people who have those cards often play 4 - 6 thousand pounds of video poker per year. that's twice the number of pounds slot players put through.

>>Also heard that Borgata allows you to get Black Label if you are Harrahs Diamond? Well if this is true, does that mean you have to give the harrahs diamond up?<<

yes. it's a highly effective marketing and acquisition campaign for the borgata! they not only get a new customer, but they are systematically able to shut down your play at another casino. brilliant, i tell you, brilliant!

here's how it works.

go to the players club desk at the borgata. DISCREETLY say that you were wondering if the yak's milk at the buffet is pasteurized. you should say something like "is the yak's milk at the buffet pasteurized?" but please feel free to put this into your own words. do NOT mention that you have a diamond card and remember to avoid eye contact!

the boothling will probably say something like "we no longer serve yak's milk at the buffet" (not true, by the way) or "we only serve yak's milk at breakfast." you should then say, USING THESE EXACT WORDS, "what a shame. i really like yak's milk."

that is the "password," if you will, and it is crucial that you say every word in that exact order and in a loud clear voice. the boothling will then say, "oh, in that case, i think you should have this," whereupon he or she will give you a 5 X 7 laminated photo of a yak.

take that photo to the cafeteria and exchange it for a philly cheesesteak sandwich at tony luke's. DO NOT EAT THE SANDWICH. bring the sandwich to the event center (making sure that you are wearing clean underwear). a slot attendant will meet you there to begin a ceremony that has become known as "the labeling of the black." place the sandwich at the slot attendant's feet as an offering. DO NOT MAKE EYE CONTACT.

take three giant steps back, then turn around. take your diamond card and throw it over your LEFT shoulder. wait ten, fifteen or twenty minutes (depending on how long it takes for the slot attendant to eat the sandwich). DO NOT TURN AROUND. when you hear the slot attendant burp three times, wait an additional three minutes, THEN turn around. a black label card with your name should be on the floor behind you.

it generally takes 48 hours for the black label status to show up in the computers at the caesars casinos. during that window, you MAY still be able to play as a diamond member. after that, however, you'll be persona non grata with CZR.

enjoy your new black label status!

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5. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

Oh gosh! If I were still eating lunch it'd been all over the monitor. I lost count how many times I actually & factually laughed out loud at it. I am sure anyone near me is thinking I'm up to no good...

Philadelphia/Atlanti...
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6. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

Oh geez, I shouldn't have re~read it. I'm laughing louder this time

Beltsville, Maryland
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7. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

And I actually WAS eating lunch. *wipes up chili*

new york
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8. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

UK, that was great.

New Jersey
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9. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

I tried this last week-it WORKS!

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10. Re: Borgata Black Card, Harrahs Diamond, Trump Chairman?

Best deal in town. Just make sure you allow that last burp to finish, and don’t mess up with needing the clean underwear!