Law and Taxes

Cruise ship procedure leaving from the united states

Cruise ship procedure: Leaving from the United States

September 1, 2017 3:49 am
Harold Harvey

Those traveling and gambling on cruise ships leaving from the United States with itineraries that allow disembarkation in foreign...

Privacy issues

Privacy Issues

December 19, 2016 3:52 am

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

Defensive driving for advantage players

Defensive Driving for Advantage Players

September 15, 2018 6:39 am
Harold Harvey

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


Las Vegas Casinos Must Protect Patrons from Attacks in Restrooms

February 22, 2017 8:22 pm
Ladah Law Firm

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

Advantage players need to pay their taxes

Advantage players need to pay their taxes

March 7, 2019 6:27 am
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....

Discreet travel with cash by varlayview

Discreet travel with cash

December 5, 2018 4:20 am

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

Bankroll ccounting  amp tax liability

Bankroll Accounting & Tax Liability

December 19, 2016 3:58 am

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


LV attorney Bill Terry dies

January 18, 2021 11:56 am
BJ21 News Service

Las Vegas defense attorney William “Bill” Terry, who handled some of the city’s most renowned cases during a...

If cornered by the enemy

If Cornered by the Enemy

December 19, 2016 5:18 am

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...


Ivey, Borgata settle

July 11, 2020 3:37 am
BJ21 News Service

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

Louisiana casinos special considerations

Louisiana casinos -- Special considerations

April 21, 2017 5:16 am
Dallas Barrister

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

A legal opinion on preferential shuffling

A legal opinion on preferential shuffling

November 24, 2018 4:31 am
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...

Do trespasses expire

Do trespasses expire?

April 2, 2019 4:03 am

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

Police and blackjack

Pulled Over by Police

July 18, 2019 9:17 am

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...

Professional gambling tax status

Professional gambling tax status?

April 17, 2017 4:13 am
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 3:38 am

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

Nevada gaming control assists patron

Nevada Gaming Control assists patron

February 7, 2022 5:22 am
BJ21 News Service

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

False arrest

False Arrest

December 19, 2016 3:55 am

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