Law and Taxes

Filing taxes in the usa as a professional gambler

Filing taxes in the USA as a professional gambler: Discussion

November 12, 2018 09:22
McBain

McBain: If you have for example $50k in investment income, and $30k in declared gambling income, and no other income, can you...

Police and blackjack

Pulled Over by Police

July 18, 2019 13:17
Booper702

I have been pulled over by the police many times in my life and blackjack career, and seem to have mastered the art of not even...

Nevada

Nevada Gaming Commission and Gaming Control Board -- Over a decade later, nothing has changed.

March 10, 2017 09:18
LV Bear

Over a decadeago, I wrote: 'The Nevada Gaming Control Board (and Nevada Gaming Commission) is little more than a training...

Advantage players need to pay their taxes

Advantage players need to pay their taxes

March 07, 2019 11:27
Pro Players

Let’s say a busy red chipper to low green-chip player needs a bankroll of $50k for his risk of ruin to remain acceptable. Time...

Flying safely with your bankroll

Flying Safely With Your Bankroll

December 19, 2016 08:54
Harold Harvey

Here is a question and answer from TSA's website: Q. Will I be delayed during screening if I am carrying large amounts of...

If cornered by the enemy

If Cornered by the Enemy

December 19, 2016 10:18
adhoc

If you can make it to the door, then do so. Get out of there as quickly as possible, without running. Urgent flight may be...

Professional gambling tax status

Professional gambling tax status?

April 17, 2017 08:13
Colin M. Cody, CPA

When you tally up your gambling winnings tax forms W-2G each year - do you see that the IRS is taking away too much from your...

Campione atlantic city case

Campione Atlantic City Case

December 19, 2016 08:57
Cardkountr

SYLLABUS (This syllabus is not part of the opinion of the Court. It has been prepared by the Office of the Clerk for the...

How to avoid cash seizures by bluesman

How to avoid cash seizures

October 10, 2017 07:38
Bluesman

As the saying goes, 'cash is king'; in general, it's better to hold cash than to hold notes from debtors, property deeds, or...

False arrest

False Arrest

December 19, 2016 08:55
adhoc

Recently, a question arose as to what crime, if any, is being committed by a casino employee when they unlawfully detain an...

A legal opinion on preferential shuffling

A legal opinion on preferential shuffling

November 24, 2018 09:31
Bob Nersesian, Esq.

Preferential shuffling is not illegal per se and cannot be made illegal per se. It is, however, likely that it is illegal in...

Louisiana casinos special considerations

Louisiana casinos -- Special considerations

April 21, 2017 09:16
Dallas Barrister

Casinos in Louisiana frequently hire uniformed off-duty local police officers to provide security, especially for special...

Discreet travel with cash by varlayview

Discreet travel with cash

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December 05, 2018 09:20
ParlayView

Here’s a general, hypothetical question: Suppose a low-stakes player was to bring only about $3000 on a trip, planning to just...

Privacy issues

Privacy Issues

December 19, 2016 08:52
Cardkountr

Are Casinos, Griffin Investigations, SIN, Biometrica Violating the Law? After many months researching the provisions of the...

Bankroll ccounting  amp tax liability

Bankroll Accounting & Tax Liability

December 19, 2016 08:58
MathProf

My own policy has been to pay in enough money to the Internal Revenue Service during the year to avoid any tax penalties, and...

Images

Las Vegas Casinos Must Protect Patrons from Attacks in Restrooms

February 23, 2017 01:22
Ladah Law Firm

Las Vegas Casinos Must Protect Patrons from Attacks in Restrooms Las Vegas is one of the most frequently visited cities in the...

Do trespasses expire

Do trespasses expire?

April 02, 2019 08:03
Anonymous

Do trespasses automatically expire after a specific period of time and have to be reissued to remain effective? Scrooge McDuck:...

Defensive driving for advantage players

Defensive Driving for Advantage Players

September 15, 2018 10:39
Harold Harvey

Question: If pulled over by police while carrying my traveling bankroll (“BR”) and asked, “Do you have a large amount of cash?"...