Tag Archives: players

Why do casinos need player development?

I’ll bet your property sends out a lot of mail. Tons of it.  Right? I remember when I was on the seed list at my last property, and it seemed like I got a LOT of mail…and that was just … Continue reading

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War Stories: Cautionary Tales from ‘The Trenches’

Many years ago, I had primary responsibility for a big casino promotion. My bosses were at the big gaming show in Vegas (before it was called G2E; it was a loooong time ago) and I was launching a big 6-week … Continue reading

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What if you could build and measure your DREAM PD Program?

Have you ever taken the time to sit back and really daydream about what you would do in your PD program if there were no constraints? If you could have the answer to any question you have about your host team’s … Continue reading

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7 Habits That Help Hosts Succeed

Casino hosts are uniquely suited to build relationships with a property’s players of interest to secure their loyalty. In a world of increasing digital contact and fewer human interactions, this job puts its focus on personalized contact, whether by phone, … Continue reading

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We speak PD

Like so many others, casino industry is filled with jargon and acronyms, shortened words (like theo and comp), and other terms that mean something entirely different outside the gambling world.  We even have names for good tippers (George) and players who work the … Continue reading

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Ethical Scenarios for Casino Player Development

In these blogs, we have covered a lot of ground: things hosts should do, things they shouldn’t do, how to evaluate them, how to set and measure goals, and we have gone into some depth on a few of these … Continue reading

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6 Things to Look for in a Casino Host New Hire

If you lead a PD team, you have undoubtedly asked this question in regards to an interviewee (or three).  The truth is, it’s not an easy thing to quantify, particularly if the candidate in question has never been a host … Continue reading

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