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Casinos are dealing more cards these days, especially credit cards. MGM MIRAGE plans to deal out its new VISA card next month, joining the recently launched “Trump Rewards VISA” and the “Caesars Entertainment MasterCard” launched late last year. Under the “MGM Mirage VISA” program to roll-out next month, cardholders earn rewards that can be used at any of the seven participating MGM MIRAGE resorts and casinos. Participating resorts and casinos in the MGM MIRAGE program include the Bellagio, MGM Grand Las Vegas, The Mirage, Treasure Island, New York ‘ New York, Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Miss. and MGM Grand Detroit. Cardholders earn two points for every dollar spent on card purchases at MGM MIRAGE properties and one point for every dollar spent elsewhere. Every time cardholder accumulate 2,500 points, they will earn a $25 “Reward Certificate” that can be redeemed at participating MGM MIRAGE resorts and casinos for items such as hotel accommodations, dining experiences and show tickets. The rewards cannot be used for gaming. Consumers who pre-register will also receive 1,500 rewards points after their first card purchase.

In April, Donald Trump’s enterprise inked a deal with Bank One for a co-branded VISA card. The new “Trump Rewards VISA” offers a 1% rebate on all purchases, and a 2% rebate on purchases at Trump casinos. Every time cardholders accumulate 2,500 points, they will automatically receive a $25 “Reward Certificate” that can be used for either purchases at Trump property owned restaurants, gift shops or toward hotel stays.

In December, Caesars Entertainment launched a co-branded credit card that offers “comp dollars” as a cardholder reward. The new “Caesars Entertainment MasterCard,” issued by Juniper Bank, offers cardholders a one percent “comp dollar” credit for all purchase transactions, plus 10 bonus “comp dollars” the first time they use the card. The “comp dollars” earned with the new card can be used to pay for hotel rooms, dining, show tickets, spa services, golf tee times and other amenities at 15 domestic casino resorts.

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