mgm status match

Important note: CAESARS Diamond to MGM Gold is now dead.

Do not follow anything below regarding Caesars to MGM Gold for the time being. This change is as of Feb 1st, 2023 and we are watching a number of angles; most importantly how or if the Hyatt partnership is extended. 

See this post on how to match in Southern California and Atlantic City to still get MGM Gold. As far as we know, those are the only options now (unless you already have earned Hyatt Explorist or Globalist of course, in which case you can easily match online to MGM Gold.

The below content was written when you could match directly from Caesars Diamond to MGM Gold. However, some of you may randomly have cards from a local casino that still match to MGN Gold, so I’m leaving the section. Most of you will only care about how you can Merry Go Round to MGM Gold and that is all above the line on top of this paragraph…

You Can Now Match at ANY MGM Casino in the US

Now through July 31, 2023, you seem to be able to match at any MGM Rewards Rewards booth in the entire country under an all-MGM Rewards promotion. That includes Las Vegas and even the Empire Casino in Yonkers, NY.

However, the casinos that MGM matches varies by state. So, for example, while Empire in Yonkers will match to local NY casinos, they don’t seem to match to Caesars.

That promotion, detailed here, explains what every casino in the country – and Canada – will match to based on your status there.

If you are Caesars Diamond or Diamond Plus, you can expect a match to MGM Rewards Pearl. Diamond Elite and Seven Stars get MGM Platinum. The match includes just about any casino, though. Match from Foxwoods Platinum or Mohegan Sun Ignite or Leap in Connecticut. Heck, you can even match from Rivers Casino in Schenectady, NY, which I didn’t even know existed (yet, oddly, Turning Stone in NY, a Caesars partner, isn’t listed).

Since the Borgata in Atlantic City no longer offers a free night and other perks like it used to, there’s no specific reason to match there over any other MGM property now. So you can match in Vegas or match wherever you have an MGM Rewards casino. “Partner” casinos cannot do this match.

Once you have MGM Rewards Gold+, you can match to Hyatt Explorist

Just hit the OPT IN button here. Note, if that doesn’t work, try going to this page on the MGM Website and logging in. Look for the OPT-IN button on that page.

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  1. I committed the cardinal unpardonable sin of forgetting to match back from mgm to Hyatt. So now I am busted back to discoverist/pearl. Just an incredibly stupid thing to forget to do. And not easily undoable.

  2. After my Wyndham Diamond status was matched to Caesars Diamond, I took my Caesars Diamond card to the MGM Rewards desk at the Bellagio Las Vegas on February 7, 2023 and they gave me a status match to MGM Gold on the spot. The status is valid only till June 2023, but at least it’s still at the Gold level.


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