Vegasrider
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January 21st, 2021 at 8:03:08 PM permalink
What would be considered a standard tip for Jackpots? There are a number of games and ways to win which can factor into a higher or lower percentage.

If you hit a jackpot playing a table game, your winning hand was dealt by a dealer. So maybe more? Even though most dealer tips are pooled based on shift and number hours worked.

If you hit a jackpot playing a machine at the bar, maybe you will tip the bartender? Again how much, a lot has to do with the level of service of course. Then there is also the slot attendant who will provide the hand pay.

If you hit a jackpot playing a stand alone machine in the casino, there is nobody providing service for the game except a cocktail server. So how much do you tip the slot attendant? All they did was go retrieve your money and fill out some paperwork.

My definition of a jackpot ranges from $4,000 on up.
rsactuary
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January 21st, 2021 at 8:29:53 PM permalink
On handpays ($1200 at machines, never hit one at a table to have to contemplate this question) I tip 1% rounded to some nice amount so I'm not dealing with making change. It is not an accident that when they pay you, the last hundred is always broken down into smaller bills.

If I'm playing a machine at a bar, it's 1% to the slot attendants and 1% to the bartender if they are paying attention to me.
ChumpChange
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January 21st, 2021 at 9:19:27 PM permalink
So $10 per thousand? I could have bought some traveler's checks with that. Ah, I need an extra $10 already per thousand.
PokerGrinder
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January 21st, 2021 at 9:30:13 PM permalink
Ah the age old tipping thread lol, this should be fun.
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AxelWolf
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January 21st, 2021 at 9:35:16 PM permalink
Quote: ChumpChange

So $10 per thousand? I could have bought some traveler's checks with that.

That should be fine, some think its a little low, but they should be happy with anything. If they are the type of people who don't think that's enough, then they are the type of people that deserve ZERO. I may tip more, it really depends on the situation.

And, there should also be a limit. I'm not automatically giving someone 2k if I hit for 200k, perhaps $750. It would just depend on the circumstances.

Also, if you are playing higher limit slots with frequent handplay's you should probably tip less or less frequently.
Last edited by: AxelWolf on Jan 22, 2021
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
ChumpChange
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January 21st, 2021 at 9:42:26 PM permalink
I tip $1 for the beverage person. I'd tip the table $1 for every $500 I was ahead when I cashed out. I think the dealers might take a tip for themselves so I have to count the chips before I push them over; but there really is no arguing with their count is there?
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January 22nd, 2021 at 8:35:08 AM permalink
One time I hit my roulette number with a $25 chip, so won $875. I tipped $25
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billryan
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January 22nd, 2021 at 11:21:12 AM permalink
I've hit three slot jackpots over $2,000 and tipped $50 twice. The third time, the woman was just this side of nasty, gave me all hundreds and fifties and just about put her palm under my nose. I asked if she had change of a ffty and tipped her $17.
The two times I've hit royals n bars were both for $1199 and I was friendly with the bartenders so they each got $50.
Coming for the nghtlfe industry, tend to tip well. Not crazy but above average.
DRich
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January 22nd, 2021 at 12:06:19 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

I've hit three slot jackpots over $2,000 and tipped $50 twice. The third time, the woman was just this side of nasty, gave me all hundreds and fifties and just about put her palm under my nose. I asked if she had change of a ffty and tipped her $17.
The two times I've hit royals n bars were both for $1199 and I was friendly with the bartenders so they each got $50.
Coming for the nghtlfe industry, tend to tip well. Not crazy but above average.



I rarely tip more than $40 at a casino for a jackpot. In the past I played a lot and big at many local bars. I tend to tip those bartenders a little more. If the bartender is a friend of mine I will tip much more. I tipped one friend $2500 on one of my $50,000 Royals.
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AxelWolf
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January 22nd, 2021 at 12:21:07 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

I rarely tip more than $40 at a casino for a jackpot. In the past I played a lot and big at many local bars. I tend to tip those bartenders a little more. If the bartender is a friend of mine I will tip much more. I tipped one friend $2500 on one of my $50,000 Royals.

When I was frequently playing good promotions at the local LV Bars I was tipping heavy. Usually 10% on jackpots, sometimes more. I also tipped before I left, win or lose, I would oftentimes give them half of drawing wins or extra things I didn't count as part of the EV. Especially at the the Brewery.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪

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