I have been coming to Las Vegas at least 2 times a year since 1976. I had a wonderful Casino Host for the past 15 years. Unfortunately, she passed away.
During our time, we would bring her different things from NC, as she was a NC native. My dilemma now is what, how do we compensate our present host? Is money appropriate, gifts, what? Please enlighten me.
Money is not and hosts are usually prohibited from taking it (keeps you from bribing them).
If you don’t really know your host that well or know much about them, a modest ($20-40 depending on how much interaction and your level of play) basic gift is thoughtful. Pen set, flower and candy basket, something similar like that.
If you know them a little bit and can tailor the gift to them, even better. Maybe they enjoy fine cigars or a certain brand of candy (or liquor) or have a hobby or interest of some kind. But always something general (nothing personal like perfume/cologne).
Bringing something from your area would add a special touch to it even if the host isn’t from North Carolina. As you can imagine, they get quite a few tokens of appreciation and something unique always stands out.
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