American casino operator MGM Resorts International is giving players a new way to earn points from its hospitality loyalty program following the launch of its M Life Rewards MasterCard.
Premiered in partnership with credit card issuer First Bankcard, which is a division of First National Bank Of Omaha, the new M Life Rewards MasterCard is to be available at 15 properties operated by MGM Resorts International including the Beau Rivage Hotel And Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, and the MGM Grand Detroit alongside the soon-to-open MGM National Harbor near Washington, DC.
“We are delighted to partner with First Bankcard and MasterCard on the M Life Rewards MasterCard and introduce this exciting program to our members so they can earn more rewards for everyday spend,” Lilian Tomovich, Chief Experience Officer for Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International, said in a press release. “The M Life Rewards MasterCard represents a new way for us to further engage with our loyal customers and I have no doubt that our members will see the value in this product.”
MGM Resorts International stated that the new M Life Rewards MasterCard allows members to achieve higher tier status and earn more rewards and benefits faster while transforming everyday purchases “into exclusive hotel, dining, entertainment and spa experiences”.
Additionally available at the operator’s Las Vegas properties including the Bellagio, Monte Carlo Resort And Casino, New York-New York Hotel And Casino, Excalibur Hotel And Casino, Aria Resort And Casino and Luxor Las Vegas as well as the Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi, the M Life Rewards MasterCard sees holders earn points and tier credits for every dollar they spend including double points for gas station and supermarket purchases. MGM Resorts International declared that it will also award triple points for transactions conducted at any of its destinations while 10,000 points will be handed out to holders that spend a minimum of $1,000 within the first three billing cycles.
Cardholders will moreover receive a Pearl Tier status upgrade as well as priority check-ins at all MGM Resorts International properties including the Vdara Hotel And Spa, MGM Grand Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay Resort And Casino Las Vegas, Delano Las Vegas and The Mirage Resort And Casino alongside complimentary self-parking and buffet line passes.
“First Bankcard is known for its expertise in creating custom solutions and rewards programs for its partners, allowing them to build customer loyalty and generate growth opportunities for their businesses,” Stephen Eulie, President for First Bankcard, said in the statement. “The M Life Rewards MasterCard program will enable MGM Resorts International to further build customer loyalty by enhancing its outstanding rewards and services and provide customers with an unparalleled experience.”