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February 11th, 2018 at 8:58:16 PM permalink
Quote: mcallister3200

Worst person to employees I have ever worked for, worked there six months. Itís almost an environment of fear.



I believe you, but I find that amazing. Something like that usually comes out in the customer service, and the service at The D is the best in Vegas, in my opinion.
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February 11th, 2018 at 9:35:13 PM permalink
The D is like a third world country. Once inside you'll think you're in the Philippines.

There's only one place to stay downtown, and that's the Golden Nugget. Rush Tower is best and you have the back valet conveniently located near your hotel elevator.
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February 11th, 2018 at 10:16:06 PM permalink
I played there over a weekend during the rodeo. $10 PL & even numbers $25-30 (rating of 90-120)... I was the highest level player... almost the entire time. Tables pit is a nonstop "party pit" with dancers.

I have nothing but bad things to say about the elevator situation. That alone might make it so that I never stay there again. I'm pretty sure they prioritized some floors.

You want a high room that isn't facing the FSE. Ear plugs won't save you, heavy bass goes until 2-3AM.
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February 11th, 2018 at 10:26:39 PM permalink
The D is tacky and loud. I'd rather stay anywhere else in downtown.
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February 11th, 2018 at 11:00:23 PM permalink
The D is extremely loud, painfully so. It will give you a throbbing headache.

I found the customer service to be extremely prompt, cheerful, and helpful, especially on the hotel side (front desk, bell desk, valet)

One particular thing that happened was I had a bonus hand in PGM the dealer didn't want to pay. My hand included a joker in a royal, and the dealer insisted the hand had to be natural to win the bonus. I don't recall the paytable, but it was worth about $1000.

The dealer got snotty when I insisted the hand qualified, but I managed to get him to call in the night casino manager, who went and looked it up in the office, came back to the table, and made him pay me the bonus, which took about an hour, but I was satisfied they did the right thing about it, and the manager was very polite about apologizing for the delay and initial misinformation.

The rooms are basic, modern, very clean in my two stays.

The games were decent to good. Dealers were middling, mostly less experienced than the Strip. Most action I saw was red chip. Slots a mix of old and new, lots of pennies. Some table games can only be found there, like PaiGow Mania, and they put more new table games on the floor than most.

Crowd is much younger than the Strip, except Cosmo and PH, which are about the same.

I found their comps to be very low-roller generous. 1st 24 hours play is reimbursed to some decent amount, that play generated a year of comp nights, free play, free food, and free shows (their shows are small Old Vegas type shows) for me, along with special events like a superb owl party.

Food was OK in the 2nd floor cafe, good in the steakhouse, 24hr McDonald's on-site was a bit less good than average, but not bad.
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February 12th, 2018 at 2:40:59 AM permalink
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The D is extremely loud, painfully so. It will give you a throbbing headache.

I sure hope you are referring to the casino itself and not the hotel rooms. Its bad enough for a casino to give me a headache but elevator noises and corridor conversations at night are really bad for me.

>>>>>>>> but it was worth about $1000.
I think 500 or more in dispute will get you a gaming enforcement officer in plain clothes if you make the call. Reminding them of that might surely speed things up.
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February 12th, 2018 at 6:02:50 AM permalink
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I sure hope you are referring to the casino itself and not the hotel rooms. Its bad enough for a casino to give me a headache but elevator noises and corridor conversations at night are really bad for me.

>>>>>>>> but it was worth about $1000.
I think 500 or more in dispute will get you a gaming enforcement officer in plain clothes if you make the call. Reminding them of that might surely speed things up.



Noise-wise, I'm only referring to the first floor of the casino, personally. The second floor was actually slightly subdued, by casino standards.

My understanding is that you can hear the music from the FSE if you're on the lower floors and that can be bothersome. I don't know if that's true or not, because:

1.) I could sleep through a college marching band and color guard holding a parade directly through my room.

2.) The FSE shows go until 1:00a.m. Su-Th, and 2:00a.m. Fri-Sat, so there's no way I'd have been back in my room that early to know if you could hear it or not.
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February 12th, 2018 at 8:37:37 AM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

I sure hope you are referring to the casino itself and not the hotel rooms. Its bad enough for a casino to give me a headache but elevator noises and corridor conversations at night are really bad for me.

>>>>>>>> but it was worth about $1000.
I think 500 or more in dispute will get you a gaming enforcement officer in plain clothes if you make the call. Reminding them of that might surely speed things up.



I'm referring to the casino itself. I did not have a noise issue in the rooms, though they were not tombs.
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February 12th, 2018 at 9:45:13 AM permalink
I've always stayed at the GN downtown and I like it, and I think they value me, but I'm having a host issue right now and they're pissing me off so I'm debating another place. That being said (seeking more comments/opinions)

1) The noise isn't an issue because if you do even 30 seconds of research you should know that you're on top of the FSE so those complaints don't count in my opinion. Also, personally, I spent over a decade working around aircraft so I can sleep throughout most anything.

2) I usually bets 100/150 on BJ and, one way or another between the line and place bets, 300 per roll on the crap table so it sounds like I'd be on the higher end of the spectrum there.

3) Has anyone ever stayed in a corner king room or a D suite? Just wondering.

4), Also, just wondering, is the party pit only 6:5? I'll give up the game forever before I play that.

5) Not that it's a big thing, but I read that they have a banquet vip area but I can't find much on it. Just hunting for more info.

I'd rather stay at the GN but if I can't resolve what's pissing me off I might look elsewhere. It sounds like I'd be a big fish there but it's more about having to fight with customer service/host department than that. Hopefully it's better at the D.

Also, BTW, the strip is no longer an option because of a huge knee issue so all the walking is out of the question.
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February 12th, 2018 at 10:10:06 AM permalink
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1) The noise isn't an issue because if you do even 30 seconds of research you should know that you're on top of the FSE so those complaints don't count in my opinion. Also, personally, I spent over a decade working around aircraft so I can sleep throughout most anything.



I agree. Why's anyone in bed before 1:00a.m.?

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2) I usually bets 100/150 on BJ and, one way or another between the line and place bets, 300 per roll on the crap table so it sounds like I'd be on the higher end of the spectrum there.



You wouldn't reach the bar, you would be the bar.

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3) Has anyone ever stayed in a corner king room or a D suite? Just wondering.



Corner King, first time I stayed there. It has a refrigerator and a faux-leather sofa. Otherwise, not much different.

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4), Also, just wondering, is the party pit only 6:5? I'll give up the game forever before I play that.



3:2 when I was there, I guess it could have changed since then.
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