How much to tip? Especially if you haven't won much. Or when you won enough but lost 3 tourneys before? And it doesn't cover your losses or you are in small plus.
My thoughts were: "Haven't you already taken 2% from my buy-in?"
I talked about poker festivals, events. Not about particular casino.Do all the dealers in that casino do the same thing?
Does the tourney buy-in include a dealer fee?
I do not play tournaments very often, so I am not aware of the tipping protocol. For Bad Beats, that is different - 5-10% is what I am told. Still waiting for my opportunity to tip a dealer for my Bad Beat hand.
Ok, even if it covers your losses.. 1-2% from buy-in plus 5%: you will pay 7% from buy-in? Or even 12%? More than to organizer?Previous tournaments shouldn't effect your tipping calculations but re-buys may depending on your personal feelings/bankroll management. In my opinion you should tip based on your profit off a single buy in and have seen ranges of 3-10%, I usually do at least 5%
How much you want if you want to do it. To tip the dealer especially when you lost i don't think is needed supposing that he was paid before game with a fix amount of money.
Tip if you want and don't if you don't want. Dealers are employed and get paid for what they do. Tipping is a nice gesture and I usually always do it when called for but not a required action.
The thought process of using a percent is flawed also. I never tip using percentage. For example if I go out to eat then the tip I leave is between $2 - $5 no matter what the meal total is. I have left some $20 tips the odd time but not often. I look at it this way ..... if I was getting an extra $2 - $5 at my job per hour I would be happy to receive it. To complain about not getting more " Extra " cash is what is wrong with the tipping culture not the people leaving small percentage tips.
See this is where your thought process is flawed. just like waiters and waitress they make there money on TIPS the "paycheck" they receive goes to taxes, so when people like you stiff them and do not tip properly they do their job for free. 15% should be mandatory and you go up from their based on how they performed in the food business. With dealers the hourly wage is slightly higher, but still low. and like a waiter or waitress they are there to perform job and should get tipped based on how the job was performed. why you think this is "EXTRA" money is beyond me. Have you ever worked in either industry?
My family owns a restaurant .... a portion of everyone's paycheck goes to taxes regardless of what job / carrier choice we make .. I get taxed also it doesn't mean I am entitled to other peoples money.
Its extra money because that is exactly what it is. Your employer pays you for doing a job not the customers. If the customers WANT TO they can tip but certainly isn't required. I know most use a percentage scale to tip but that system is flawed.
Example. I order a steak and drink for $50 and take up the normal amount of time a server uses on a single table. The next day I go in and order a club house and drink for $25. In both cases I am in an out of the restaurant within 30 minutes and get the same quality service from the exact same waiter for each visit. Why should I tip twice as much for the first meal as the second ? Because the first meal cost more isn't a valid reason.
Tips should never be asked for, if I was aksed for a tip by a dealer I would reply to the dealer with......."my tip to you would be to not ask for tips" or "Race 2, Horse 3 "
Easily....how can you not tip a dealer? He/she is not responsible for your loses and should be rewarded accordingly. 5% is not unusual.
Then they should get another job that pays a legitimate wage, the only ones stiffing them are the arseholes that employ them, you know, arseholes like Sheldon Adelson. I would never pay a tip if it was mandatory, that is not a tip, that is a charge for no service provided.See this is where your thought process is flawed. just like waiters and waitress they make there money on TIPS the "paycheck" they receive goes to taxes, so when people like you stiff them and do not tip properly they do their job for free. 15% should be mandatory and you go up from their based on how they performed in the food business. With dealers the hourly wage is slightly higher, but still low. and like a waiter or waitress they are there to perform job and should get tipped based on how the job was performed. why you think this is "EXTRA" money is beyond me. Have you ever worked in either industry?
It's easy to take people and what they do for granted, all I am saying is think about what these people do for you.
LMFAO, all workers should have a living wage paid for by their employer, ESPECIALLY in a multi billion $ profit industry that can afford to pay their workers a decent wage, and give their stockholders a little less. What is so difficult to understand?These people make a living wage. They are paid for their services by their employer. Waitresses bar tenders and dealers are not. Why is this so difficult to understand?