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How To Maximize Hotel Elite Status Matches With Hyatt, MGM Rewards, Caesars & Wyndham

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Are you a Hyatt Explorist that can travel to a Caesars property? Or maybe you have Wyndham Diamond status and are especially charming? Great, because we’ve got a deal for you.

Here at Upgraded Points, we know the value of elite status. It’s the reason so many of us do silly things like mattress runs, mileage runs, and made-up vacations in the name of elite night credits. Fortunately for all the status chasers out there, there’s an easy way to turn 1 elite status into 4, though you’ll need to make an in-person pilgrimage to do it. If you choose to complete it, you’ll end up with permanent Hyatt Explorist, MGM Rewards Gold, Caesars Diamond, and Wyndham Diamond elite statuses, with the opportunity to challenge your way to American Airlines elite status.

There are a lot of reasons to take advantage of this offer. Let us show you how to do it.

Why Should You Status Match?

Elite status can gain you room upgrades with sweeping city views. Hyatt Centric Waikiki. Image Credit: James Larounis

If you aren’t overly familiar with elite status, you may wonder exactly why you should go to all the bother of matching your status to different programs. After all, if you’ve already got one, that should be good enough, right?

Well, not quite. The main reason people want hotel elite status is for the plethora of perks it confers upon its holders, like free upgrades, free food, free drinks, and waived parking fees. Airline elites can earn free business class upgrades, free checked bags, and speedy security, amongst other benefits.

Elite status can grant you thousands of dollars worth of perks, which is why so many people spend so much time trying to attain it. And while it can be nice to have 1 elite status, a lot of time people will try to maximize their benefits by holding multiple statuses at a time. This makes sense — what if the hotel you hold status with doesn’t have a property in the location you’re staying? Such can be said of Hyatt, whose global footprint is much smaller than its counterparts. Likewise for airlines — not all airlines fly everywhere, and even if they do, ticket prices can vary drastically between competitors.

All of this is to say that elite status is well-worth getting if you can swing it. The more, the merrier.

Bottom Line: Elite status can be worth thousands of dollars to the right travelers. Take advantage of status match opportunities for airlines and hotels to expand your portfolio and have the greatest chance of getting your benefits. 

What Elite Statuses Can You Get With These Matches?

Diamond elite status can get you room upgrades, even suites, at Wyndham hotels. Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake. Image Credit: Wyndham

In this particular example, we’ll be going over how to achieve 4 different elite statuses: Hyatt Explorist, MGM Rewards Gold, Caesars Diamond, and Wyndham Diamond. You’ll also have the opportunity to challenge your way to American Airlines elite status if or when Hyatt offers it again. Let’s break down what these statuses will give you.

Hyatt Explorist

Hyatt is lauded for its excellent treatment of its members, and while Explorist isn’t the highest-tier status Hyatt offers, holders can still see some valuable perks:

Hot Tip: Hyatt and American Airlines launched a partnership in 2019 that saw plenty of Hyatt elite members being targeted for fast-track American Airlines elite status. This occurred again in 2020, and while there’s no guarantee that it’ll occur again, the odds are good.

MGM Rewards Gold

MGM Rewards is MGM’s reward program. If you’re a frequent Vegas patron, you’ll likely recognize the brand, as its hotels include the Bellagio, New York-New York, Mandalay Bay, and Aria, among others. It also has properties throughout the U.S. and a limited international footprint.

MGM Rewards Gold members are entitled to these benefits:

  • Priority lines at check-in and restaurants
  • Free valet and self-parking
  • Room upgrades
  • Discounts on rooms, show tickets, shops, and nightclubs
  • Increased bonus points on gaming

There are more benefits, but these are the most valuable.

Caesars Diamond

Perhaps the most exciting of these elite statuses is Caesars Diamond, which rewards its members with a variety of perks, though, notably, room upgrades are not included:

  • Waived resort fees
  • Free valet and self-parking
  • $100 annual celebration dinner or $50 UberEats credit (after earning 100 Tier Credits)
  • 2 free show tickets, once per month
  • Priority lines at check-in and restaurants
  • Discounts on rooms and shops
  • 4 free nights at Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas

Caesars offers the most tangible benefits you’ll find when visiting Las Vegas. By waiving resort fees, parking fees, and offering discounts, you could feasibly come here for a night or 2 and spend very little money. Although the $100 credit must be used in one go, it can also provide for a very nice meal at one of Caesars’ restaurants.

Wyndham Diamond

Although many may scoff at Wyndham elite status, there is still plenty of value to be had. Admittedly, Wyndham has some pretty meh properties, but it also has plenty of gems, especially overseas.

  • Suite upgrades
  • Early check-in
  • Late checkout
  • 20% more bonus points on stays
  • Complimentary welcome amenity
  • Gift Gold elite status

Wyndham Diamond is also really easy to achieveWyndham Rewards doesn’t have a status match program like it used to, but those who hold its Wyndham Rewards® Earner℠ Business Card have automatic status.

Now let’s break down the steps you need to take to get this status match on the road.

Bottom Line: You can turn 1 elite status into 4 very valuable statuses by taking advantage of these partner programs and status matches. 

Matching if You Have Hyatt Explorist Status

The World of Hyatt Credit Card will only award you Discoverist status, the lowest of Hyatt’s elite tiers, while the hotel chain has done a lot to help members earn elite status. It also sweetens the pot with compelling promotions that include a free night certificate and additional bonus points.

You’ll need 30 elite night credits to become an Explorist. If you have the Hyatt Credit Card you’ll already have 5 of those nights, so you’ll have to stay 25 nights before the end of the year.

The method to match all your statuses is easier if you start with Hyatt versus Wyndham — but now that there’s no official status match from Caesars, this is definitely a your miles may vary situation (YMMV). We recommend heading to Vegas to do so since you can then immediately take advantage of your Caesars Diamond benefits.

Step 1: Match Your Hyatt Explorist To MGM Rewards Gold

Hyatt and MGM Rewards have a reciprocal status program, which means if you’ve got status with 1 you immediately qualify for the other. In order to take advantage of this, you’ll need to create an MGM Rewards account. Once you’ve got it, log in to your Hyatt account, head to the tier match page, and link your accounts. That’s it! It’s very simple.

Step 2: Match Your MGM Rewards Gold To Caesars Diamond

This is when you’ll need to make a stop somewhere in person. Let’s assume you’re heading to Las Vegas — you’ll need to bring your MGM Rewards Gold card to any Caesars Rewards desk. If you can’t make the trek out to Nevada, Caesars has properties around the U.S. and overseas.

If you haven’t received your MGM Rewards card yet, you can go to any MGM hotel with a rewards desk, give them your ID, and they’ll be able to make one for you.

Once at the Caesars Rewards desk, show them your MGM Rewards Gold card and your ID. Caesars Rewards is offering a tier status match through December 31, 2023 — though be aware that you’ll need to make a new account in order to be eligible for this promotion.

Step 3: Match Your Caesars Diamond To Wyndham Diamond

Wyndham and Caesars have the same reciprocal relationship as Hyatt and MGM, which means as long as you have elite status at 1, you have it at the other. Matching them together is instant. You just need to make a Wyndham account, log in, and then enter your Caesars account information on the designated page. Your match is immediate and continuous as long as you’ve got Caesars elite status.

That’s it! With just a few clicks and 1 trip you’ve got elite status with 4 different hotel chains.

Bottom Line: If you’ve earned Hyatt Explorist status, match over to MGM Rewards and head to a Caesars property before the end of the year to score Caesars and Wyndham Diamond elite status.

Matching if You Have Wyndham Diamond Status

Wyndham used to have an extremely generous no-strings-attached status match program, but that was shut down in 2020. If you hadn’t taken advantage of it before then, you missed the boat. Although that match may come back at some point, there is another way you can gain Wyndham Diamond status.

The Wyndham Rewards Earner Business card confers Diamond elite status while you hold the card. A lot of folks think they don’t qualify for a business credit card — but it’s entirely possible that you’ve got a business without even knowing it. If you don’t, there are tons of no-risk ways to get one started that will allow you to apply for and hold this card. It sports a $95 annual fee, which isn’t outrageously expensive, especially considering the perks you’ll be able to get by status matching from it.

Step 1: Match Your Wyndham Diamond To Caesars Diamond

Just as you would have done if you were matching Caesars to Wyndham, you’ll need to have a Caesars Rewards account created, then head over to the match page and input your information. Caesars will immediately grant you Diamond status, which you can renew each year after January 31 by rematching your Wyndham Diamond status.

Step 2: Match Your Caesars Diamond To MGM Rewards Gold

This requires an in-person trip to an MGM property. Once again, we recommend Las Vegas, but there are plenty of properties to be found if you can’t make it there in time.

Historically, MGM Rewards hasn’t been overly generous with its status matches, but it’s currently running a possible to get a 1-time status match to MGM Rewards Gold from Caesars when you head to an MGM Rewards desk.

As a note, it’s possible to get digital copies of your cards via the MGM and Caesars apps, though it’s not certain whether these will work for the purpose of the status match.

Step 3: Match Your MGM Rewards Gold To Hyatt

If you’ve managed to match your Caesars Diamond to MGM Rewards Gold, you can now choose to also match to Hyatt. You’ll need a World of Hyatt account if you don’t have one already. Then, you’ll log in to your MGM Rewards account and head to the status match page to link your accounts. The effect should be immediate, and you can keep matching them back and forth as long as you have status with one or the other.

As we’ve already mentioned, once you’re a Hyatt Explorist, you may be offered the chance to fast track to American Airlines elite status.

Status Matching for Permanent Elite Status

Enjoy MGM Rewards elite status for good by rematching each year. Bellagio. Image Credit: MGM Resorts

Now, going through all of the steps above shouldn’t be too hard — but the good news is that once you’ve matched all these statuses together, you can maintain them forever. No, that wasn’t a typo. You can keep your statuses alive until these reciprocal partnerships end or you give up the award travel game. How? It takes some work in the months of January, February, and March, but it’s well worth it.

You see, each of these programs has a different date on which your elite status will expire; Hyatt’s is the end of February, while MGM Rewards is the end of January. You can leverage this to re-up your accounts each year.

So every year, on February 1st, you will need to log back into your Hyatt account and rematch your Hyatt status to MGM Rewards Gold. Then, on March 1st, you’ll need to log back into your MGM Rewards account and rematch your (newly rematched) Gold status back to Hyatt. Voila! Another year of Hyatt Explorist and MGM Rewards Gold.

Hot Tip: Set a reminder on your calendar each year to complete these rematches, because if you mess up there’s no easy way back to elite status. 

The same is true of Caesars and Wyndham: Wyndham elite status will expire December 31st of the year in which you’ve gotten it (unless you hold the Wyndham Rewards Earner Business card), while Caesars will expire at the end of January the year after you’ve gotten it.

So, each January 1st, you’ll want to log into your Wyndham account and match your Caesars account over to re-acquire Wyndham Diamond. Then, on February 1st, you’ll log into your Caesars account and match your Wyndham Diamond status back to Caesars Diamond. Rinse and repeat each year for hundreds of dollars of free dinner in Las Vegas.

Additional Options

If you haven’t got Hyatt Explorist or Wyndham Diamond status, you, unfortunately, won’t be able to take advantage of this matching merry-go-round. That doesn’t mean you’ll miss out completely though — certain people can still take advantage of some opportunities for statuses.

Active Military & Veterans

Whether you’re a veteran, active duty, or retired, you can score elite status for free. Image Credit: Wyndham

If you’re active-duty military or a veteran, you’re in luck; both Caesars and MGM offer a mid-tier elite status as thanks for your service. You’ll simply need to show them your ID (a DD214 or VA card), and you’ll be given status.

Caesars will award you with the Caesars Rewards Salute card that comes with Platinum status. This is the level just under Diamond, so you won’t be getting a free $100 dinner, but it does come with a free 2-night stay in the Bahamas each year. You’re also entitled to an additional 10% off room rates, which you can get by verifying yourself with

Platinum status at Caesars matches over to Wyndham Platinum status, and you’ll receive the Caesars card whether you’re active duty or a veteran, which means you’re entitled to these statuses forever.

Hot Tip: Military members, veterans, and their spouses can head to any Caesars or MGM hotel to grab their free elite status, which is good for life.

MGM Rewards also has a program for military members, the MGM Rewards MVP card, that gives you automatic Pearl elite status. While this isn’t as lucrative as MGM Rewards Gold, you will get free self-parking and priority access at buffets when those reopen.

You can then match your Pearl status over to Hyatt Discoverist, which is the lowest of Hyatt’s elite status tiers. Even as a Discoverist, however, you can still get room upgrades and late checkout, as well as an additional 10% bonus points on stays.

The MVP card is also valid whether you’re on active duty or a veteran, so you can keep these for good, and it’ll never cost you anything out of pocket.

Hyatt Credit Cardholders

If you hold the Hyatt Credit Card — which you should, because it’s extremely generous for its $95 annual fee — you’ll have complimentary World of Hyatt Discoverist status for as long as your account is open. You can match this over to MGM Rewards Pearl status using the same status match pages we mentioned above.

Wyndham Rewards® Earner℠ Plus Cardholders

If you can’t or don’t want to get the Wyndham Rewards Earner Business card, you can opt instead for the consumer version, the Wyndham Rewards Earner+ card. This card is cheaper than its business counterpart, with just a $75 annual fee, and confers Wyndham Platinum status while you hold the card. You can then match over to Caesars Platinum status and score those sweet, sweet, free nights in the Bahamas.

Final Thoughts

If you can swing this status match opportunity, do it. Even if you’re not a gambler, taking advantage of all these different programs can get you hundreds of dollars in benefits each year, including free hotel stays in the Bahamas, dinner credits, room upgrades, and more. By playing it smart and leveraging each program’s expiration dates and reciprocal benefits, you can keep these benefits for years to come. Why wouldn’t you?

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re an MGM Rewards Gold member, you can status match over to Hyatt Explorist. This is because the 2 chains have a reciprocal partnership, which means you can match between the pair indefinitely.

Checking your Hyatt elite status is as easy as logging in to your Hyatt account. Simply enter your information, log in, and head over to your My Account page. Your status will be shown there.

MGM Rewards is currently matching tiers from multiple competitors. You’ll need to head to its status match page to see the full list.

Caesars Diamond is simple to match. If you’re a Wyndham Diamond member, you can immediately match your status to Caesars by linking your accounts. If you have elite status with another casino, you’ll need to go in-person to a Caesars hotel with proof of status to get your match.

MGM Rewards matches your Hyatt status immediately via its web page. You need to log in to your Hyatt account and link it to your MGM Rewards account.

Caesars Diamond elite status is good until January 31st of the year after which you’ve achieved elite status. So if you earn it at any point in 2021, it will expire January 31, 2022.

About Carissa Rawson

Carissa served in the U.S. Air Force where she developed her love for travel and new cultures. She started her own blog and eventually joined The Points Guy. Since then, she’s contributed to Business Insider, Forbes, and more.


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March 16, 2021

Typo – If you hold the Hyatt Credit Card — which you should, because it’s extremely generous for its $95 annual fee — you’ll have automatic Explorist status as long as you keep the car.

Hyatt CC only gives Discoverist not Explorist.

Jarrod West

March 17, 2021

Hi Tony,

Thanks for pointing out that typo! I’ve just updated the post.


April 26, 2021

Do you know if Caesars will match you to Diamond (from M Life Gold) if you are already a Caesar’s Total Rewards member (the article says the terms and conditions say you have to be a new member)?

Jarrod West

April 26, 2021

Hi Mike,

You’re correct that, according to the terms, ut appears that if you are already a member that they will not offer a status match to you. That said, it might be worth a try anyways!


June 15, 2021

Just tried at Caesars. They found me in the system a declined the match.


August 23, 2021

Can we get new total reward account to take advantage of the status match, when you already have a total reward account?

Jarrod West

August 24, 2021

Hi Sam,

If you use a new email address, then yes, you should be able to create a new account.


December 02, 2021

Same here, the suggestion of a different email doesn’t work. They found in the system by your ID and declined.

Steve D

January 02, 2022

I worked around this by logging into my old Caesars account and changing the mailing address to an old address. Then when I went to Caesars, I just showed them the MGM status and my DL, they looked in the system and found the other account but matched me anyhow. Pretty sure the agent knew it was the same but she matched it anyhow.


May 22, 2023

MGM will match Caesars Diamond even for existing members but not to MGM Gold. It was only to MGM Pearl.


June 18, 2023

Just tried again today. Declined because I had an existing Caesar’s account. Not sure how to create a “new” Caesars account given I have the same drivers license ID.

Trevor Rogers

May 31, 2021

I don’t have Twitter. Is there another way for me to follow Carissa? I’d love to soak up more knowledge.

Jarrod West

May 31, 2021

Hi Trevor,

You can join our Level Up Travel group on Facebook! It is a great place for fellow travelers to share tips and information, plus Carissa publishes a series of helpful videos there titled the “Step By Step” series! Here is the link:


July 30, 2021

Question: I have Wyndham Diamond and visiting/staying at Caesars Palace next week —- can I walk in person to get status match? I’m currently at Gold for Caesars Rewards and the online status match takes up to 7 or 14 days. I’ll be arriving in 5 days. Or is online the only way to do it?

Jarrod West

August 02, 2021

Hi Charles,

Yes, you can do the status match in person at Caesars. Have a great trip!

Caesar help

August 29, 2022

I submitted an online status match at Caesar for diamond with my current Wyndham diamond three times in the past 9 months and it didn’t work. Do you know what number I can call? I called multiple numbers online and it is not working.

Jarrod West

August 29, 2022


Have you already tried contacting the Caesar customer service line? The number is 1-(800)-342-7724.


May 30, 2023

I just got approved for the Wyndham Earners Business card. Card won’t arrive for another week, but I see my status on Wyndham upgraded to Diamond. Is it possible to get matched in person to Caesars Diamond by showing someone at Caesars my Wyndham Diamond status on my phone?

Keri Stooksbury

June 02, 2023

Hi Dan – just click on and you should be able to match your status regardless of having the physical credit card. Let us know how it turns out, and thanks for reading!

Steven Jones

December 12, 2021

Online only. And no it’s not immediate despite the mention in this otherwise excellent post.

Steve D

January 02, 2022

Online is easiest, but they will match in person as well. And as you said the online is not immediate – can take up to 4 weeks depending on when in the cycle you do it (I was told them just get a file monthly)


August 12, 2021

“2 free show tickets, once per month” with Caesars Diamond? That isn’t listed in their current description of Diamond perks.


August 13, 2021

Do you have to have the physical MLife card to status match? Can you just show them the digital card on your MGM app?

Jarrod West

August 16, 2021

Hi Amy,

You should be fine to show them your digital card on your MGM app.


September 04, 2021

There is a Ceasers casino in Ohio, so just go up there and ask them to match.

David Huang

October 07, 2021

The Caesar’s show tickets are not currently available, but if you check your Caesar’s account at the kiosk you’ll see two free tickets to the “High Rollers” ride in Vegas, which is the carousel ride near LINQ hotel. The $100 meal credit(s) are a great benefit, recommend the top restaurants in Caesar’s Palace like Nobu.


October 17, 2021

Did this work?

Jarrod West

October 18, 2021

Hi Melvin,

The status match? Yes, it works!


November 17, 2021

The post implies M Life and Caesars upgrades are for life but the fine print says thru Jan 31, 2022?

Jarrod West

November 19, 2021

Hi Gene,

Status matches from other programs usually last just 1 year.


December 01, 2021

How do we get the diamond dinner? We are here and it is not showing up.

Jarrod West

December 01, 2021

Hi Melissa,

All you should need to do is show them your Ceasars Diamond card and they should take $100 off your check. You can see this page for more details.


December 20, 2021

Why am I getting a ‘page not found’ when I try to click on the Hyatt ‘opt in’ button and log in as prompted to match m life?

Jarrod West

December 20, 2021

Hi Karen,

I’m not sure – have you tried contacting Hyatt customer service to see if they can troubleshoot this for you?


January 05, 2022

I just tried again today on a whim and it works. Who knows. I have gold status now with M Life! 🙂


December 24, 2021

Im getting the same thing. Havent called Hyatt yet, as I have to call them next week to request club access level points for those expiring.


December 31, 2021

Hi, I am getting the same error on this when I put in my MGM account info.


January 06, 2022

Same here, match to MGM Gold not working


March 14, 2022

Did Caesars change their expiration period? Both my Wyndham and Caesars Rewards say they expire 12/31. Luckily, my Wyndham doesn’t expire until 12/31/23, but I’m wondering if matching for life won’t be possible going forward. Thoughts.

Katie Seemann

March 15, 2022

Hi Tony,
There have been some “interesting” developments in the Caesars/Wyndham status matching game over recent days/weeks. I’ve seen conflicting reports and as far as I know, we don’t have official word from the actual companies. With that said, there are reports of matches that are sluggish to actually go through, and there’s some new language on Caesars’ website that indicates matched status may not get all of the benefits of earned status. We will definitely get this post updated as soon as we have new and official information. Thanks for your comment.


March 16, 2022

Thanks Katie!
I was confusing Tier “Point” expiration dates, which is 12/31 for most loyalty programs (LPs), with Tier “Status” expiration, which for MGM and Caesars, at least, is 1/31. So unless that changes, this very helpful page is still accurate in advising one reverse Status Match (e.g. Caesars -> Wyndham), once Wyndham Elite Tier status has expired, before casino-based LP has, with the intent of matching the other direction a month or two later.

Still awaiting processing of my Wyndham -> Caesars Status Match request I submitted a week ago. The promotion to Wyndham Diamond went through within 48 hours after being approved for a Business Earner Card. Not sure my Status Match request will go through at all, since my Caesars is an online-only account thus far. No biggie if it doesn’t. If nothing else, I’ll try again in person next time I’m in Vegas.


March 18, 2022

Thanks for the detailed article. I received my Wyndham Business Earner card and Diamond status last Friday (3/11/22). I requested the Ceasar status match that day (for an existing Gold account). A week later and still waiting…

A previous comment states that Caesars clears these out monthly so hopefully, I see an upgrade at the beginning of April. I have a Vegas trip scheduled 4/5-4/8 at a Caesar property, so hoping to make use of the Diamond status.

Worst case, it sounds like I will be able to get upgraded in person, and then I can use the physical Diamond card to upgrade my MGM from Pearl to Gold (also in person). The annoying part is that I won’t get the free parking at Caesars with my current Gold status.

I also got the World of Hyatt card with Discoverist status. I assume that I will be able to bump that up to Explorist once my MGM gets bumped to Gold from my in-person Caesar status match. Man, this is confusing.


August 24, 2022

MGM should get free valet parking as well

Jarrod West

August 29, 2022

Hi Khanh,

Thanks for pointing that out, I’ve just updated the post.


September 14, 2022

Any update if MGM will accept the Ceasar palace status match?

Ana c

October 18, 2022

Wyndham is no longer doing status matching.


January 18, 2023

I was just in Vegas the first week of December 2022. I took full advantage of this and then some!
I have the Wyndham Earner + business credit card. I had already Status matched to Ceasars Diamond a month or so before, (We stayed at Ceasers while in vegas too, and got a very nice upgrade to the Augustus tower with a fountain view!)
The priority Diamond desk for check-in/out, combined with the Diamond line for Taxis and at restaurants in Caesars saved us hours! No resort fees either for Diamond members (Apx $50+/Day). The $100 Dining credit was used as well, we went to The Bedford, Martha Stuart’s new restaurant.
Went to an MGM Property and got Tier matched into MGM Gold. (*Make sure the Gold card they give you has an expiration date!*) Used that to get Hyatt Explorist.

One more tier match I did while in Vegas and want to mention to you all is at Sahara, A Ceasars Diamond will put you into the Legendary tier, and The MGM Gold will take you one up to the Iconic tier… Have fun with the 5x Iconic tier points multiplier on that one!!!


January 30, 2023

I’m looking to do the Caesars-MGM portion of the match in Vegas in the next couple weeks.

Did MGM accept the virtual card on the Caesars app, or must you first stop by a Caesars desk to get them to print you a physical card?


February 01, 2023

@B.Lyle – Why do you say “. (*Make sure the Gold card they give you has an expiration date!*)”? The Gold card I was issued doesn’t have an expiration date.


February 16, 2023

Maybe because those are considered expired now?


February 23, 2023

How long did it take the Caesar reward to update to diamond? I entered my request 3 weeks ago and haven’t updated yet.


February 12, 2023

After my Wyndham Diamond status—which I earned myself, not attained through the Earner Business card, not sure if this makes a difference to Caesars these days—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.


March 10, 2023

I suggest putting a note at the top of this article stating that Caesars Diamond no longer matches to MGM Gold but to MGM Pearl

Jarrod West

April 05, 2023

Hi Michael,

Thanks for pointing this out – we are in the process of updating this post.


May 16, 2023

What if you are already Pearl withthe MGM credit card? No upgrade to Diamond? I am really having hard time trying to figure out which card to get and which process to complete for Hyatt Explorist to MGM Gold to Caesers Diamond to Wyndham Diamond. LOL thanks


June 17, 2023

I have an IHG premier credit card that upgraded me to a Wyndham diamond. I tried to match that Wyndham Diamond to Caesars diamond, but Caesars denied it because I was upgraded to diamond via credit card, and number of hotels stays or points. I spoke to Wyndham and Caesars several times and they all said the same thing.

Julie Devine

July 07, 2023

Any opportunity to get Hyatt to match Marriott status?

Jarrod West

July 07, 2023

Hi Julie,

There isn’t an official match program at the moment, but you can always try!

Dev S

July 13, 2023

Hi all

I recently got Wydham Earner business card and will likely get the diamond status. Can anyone please confirm if I would be able to match my current dormant Ceasars gold account to diamond status or is that valid only for new accounts ( just like coming from MGM M life ) ?

Jarrod West

July 17, 2023

Hi Dev,

Yes, you should be able to do the status match.


July 18, 2023

Yes, I just did the same. My Wyndham account reflected Diamond status the next day of card approval. I requested status match online to Caesars diamond. My Caesar account reflected diamond status after about 3 days.


July 26, 2023

I recently matched my Marriott gold status with Wyndham to get diamond status… will there be an issue matching my status from Wyndham to Caesars if I don’t have any stays with a Wyndham property but my account reflects that I have diamond status? Thank you for any assistance!


August 18, 2023

Looking at MGM’s site, it says you have to be Diamond PLUS to match to MGM Gold.

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