How To Get Comps & Rewards With The Boyd Gaming B Connected Card

Written By Martin Derbyshire on November 8, 2019Last Updated on March 24, 2020

Las Vegas is more than just the Strip. 

Boyd Gaming’s B Connected loyalty program has long been key to getting the most out of your off-the-Strip gaming activity on any trip to Sin City. 

However, the program–which was just revamped in August 2018–is now available at 24 B Connected destinations across the nation.

B Connected cardholders can earn and redeem points and comps at the following Las Vegas casinos:

  • Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa
  • Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
  • Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall
  • Suncoast Hotel & Casino
  • The Orleans Hotel & Casino
  • California Hotel Casino
  • Fremont Hotel & Casino
  • Main Street Station Casino Brewery Hotel

Plus, there are 16 Boyd Gaming destinati
all over the South and Midwest where they can do the same, including:

  • Amelia Belle Casino, Amelia, LA
  • Ameristar Kansas City, Missouri
  • Ameristar St. Charles, Louisiana
  • Belterra Casino Resort, Florence, IN
  • Belterra Park Gaming, Cincinnati, OH
  • Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa, Michigan City, IN
  • Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel, Vinton, LA
  • Diamond Jo Casino, Dubuque, IA
  • Diamond Jo Casino, Northwood, IA
  • Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, Opelousas, LA
  • IP Casino Resort Spa, Biloxi, MS
  • Kansas Star Casino, Mulvane, KS 
  • Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, East Peoria, IL
  • Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, Shreveport, LA
  • Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Tunica, MS
  • Treasure Chest Casino, Kenner, LA

The basics of B Connected by Boyd Gaming

The B Connected membership is free to anyone who is 21 years or older and holding a valid ID.

Members earn tier credits by playing slotsvideo poker games, table games and bingo at Boyd Gaming casinos. It’s simple: the more you play, the more tier credits you earn.

These credits don’t have any cash value, but they allow you to advance to a higher tier with increased benefits for the rest of this year and next. The higher the tier, the better the benefits, including free travel to some great vacation destinations.

Earning B Connected tier credits

Members earn tier credits, according to the following schedule:

  • Reels, video reels and keno play earn one tier credit for every $5 coin-in.
  • Video poker and multi-games earn based on the game, denomination and time played.
  • Table games earn based on the game, average bet and time played.

Members also earn B Connected points by gambling at Boyd Gaming casinos once earning their first 750 tier credits. You can use these points for dining, shopping, accommodations or slot play.

Earning B Connected points

Members earn B Connected points according to the following schedule:

  • Reels, video reels and keno earn one point for every $1 coin-in.
  • Video poker and multi-games earn one point for every $2 coin-in.
  • Table games based on the game, average bet and time played.

Redeeming B Connected points

Members can redeem these points, according to the following schedule:

  • 600 points = $1 for dining
  • 1,000 points = $1 on slots
  • 1,000 points = $1 at retail outlets

The value varies by property for hotel stays.

Room discounts

B Connected offers all members exclusive room discounts at all Boyd Gaming properties. Members with qualified play are entitled to an automatic discount when booking rooms online through This discount is over and above discounted public rates.

Using Boyd Gaming’s B Connected card

Tier credits and B Connected points add up quickly when you use your card to gamble at Boyd Gaming casino properties across the US.

Take a typical three-night trip to Las Vegas. You can use your B Connected card to get a discount on your hotel stay even if you’ve never used the card before. Of course, those who have gambled with the card get even more significant discounts.

Gamble exclusively at an off-the-Strip Boyd Gaming property like the Orleans Hotel & Casino, and you’ll start earning tier credits immediately. Play $3,750 in slots and keno, and you’ll quickly earn the 750 tier credits needed to move up to B Connected’s Sapphire tier. 

Then you’ll start earning B Connected points.

After that, spend another $1,500 playing video poker and $1,500 on slots, and you’ll earn
2,250 B Connected Points you can use to get a couple of dollars off dining, shopping, staying or playing. Plus, you’ll be well on your way to earning Emerald status, where the free travel benefits begin.

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B Connected tiers

B Connected members move up through the loyalty program’s five tiers by earning tier credits. Each tier features increased benefits and earning power, plus all the benefits of the previous tier. 

Here’s a look at the tiers:

Ruby (0-749 tier credits)

  • Special offers based on play
  • Savings with Boyd Gaming partners
  • Discounts on hotel stays, buffets and retail purchases
  • 10% gift shop discount
  • 5% Advantage car rental discount

Sapphire (750-14,999 tier credits)

  • Earn B Connected points
  • Two complimentary nights at Baha Mar in the Bahamas
  • 15% gift shop discount
  • 10% Advantage car rental discount

Emerald (15,000-49,999 tier credits)

  • Annual cruise on Holland America Line
  • Quarterly stay at a B Connected location
  • Select on-property VIP amenities and services
  • VIP lounge access
  • Preferred lines
  • VIP parking
  • 20% gift shop discount
  • 15% Advantage car rental discount

Onyx (50,000-199,999 tier credits)

  • Annual luxury gift
  • 20% Advantage car rental discount

Titanium (200,000+ tier credits)

  • Annual B Memorable annual experience or luxury gift package
  • Annual trip to Hawaii plus $500 airfare credit
  • Advantage car rental upgrade
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Martin Derbyshire has more than ten years of experience reporting on the poker, online gambling, and land-based casino industries for a variety of publications including Bluff Magazine, PokerNews, and PokerListings. He has traveled extensively, attending tournaments and interviewing major players in the gambling world.

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