Law and Taxes

Nevada gaming control assists patron

Nevada Gaming Control assists patron

February 07, 2022 10:22
BJ21 News Service

The Nevada Gaming Control Board says its investigation tracked down an Arizona resident who left Las Vegas after a visit, not...

Privacy issues

Privacy Issues

December 19, 2016 08:52

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

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


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...

Campione atlantic city case

Campione Atlantic City Case

December 19, 2016 08:57

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

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...

How to avoid cash seizures by bluesman

How to avoid cash seizures

October 10, 2017 07:38

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

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...

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...

Police and blackjack

Pulled Over by Police

July 18, 2019 13:17

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...

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...

False arrest

False Arrest

December 19, 2016 08:55

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

Discreet travel with cash by varlayview

Discreet travel with cash

December 05, 2018 09:20

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

Bankroll ccounting  amp tax liability

Bankroll Accounting & Tax Liability

December 19, 2016 08:58

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

Ivey borgata settle

Ivey, Borgata settle

July 11, 2020 07:37
BJ21 News Service

Professional advantage player and poker player Phil Ivey and the parent company of Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino settled...

Civil asset forfeiture reform in nevada

Civil asset forfeiture reform in Nevada?

April 12, 2021 15:11
BJ21 News Service

A scaled-back effort at civil asset forfeiture reform in Nevada, a perennial but unsuccessful legislative objective, again met...

If cornered by the enemy

If Cornered by the Enemy

December 19, 2016 10:18

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...

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...