I have two distinct lives. One in the trenches of low-budget film and television, the other in professional gambling. Because of the feast-or-famine nature of show business I need a reliable income... gambling. So here you will read about both worlds. Enjoy!

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Gambling With an Edge - guest Bob Nersesian

Our guest this week is attorney Bob Nersesian. Bob is one our favorite guests.  He is a gaming attorney and author of The Law for Gamblers.

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of gaming attorney and author of The Law for Gamblers, Bob Nersesian
[00:37] Virgin Hotel and Casino Las Vegas
[03:03] Do casinos have to read the trespass act before 86'ing someone?
[06:11] Caesars and El Dorado merger effect on previous trespass warnings
[11:15] Multiple people playing on the same card
[15:10] Civil Forfeiture
[17:55] Collecting abandoned credits
[23:39] Paying Caesars attorney's fee in the event of a loss
[26:30] When can casino security search a player's hotel room?
[29:35] South Point Casino March promotions - $500k Swipe, Spin, and Win
[30:34] - place small wagers on various political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners
[31:19] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games
[32:45] Casino comps expired a day early
[39:50] Phone usage and device law in casinos
[42:19] Are casinos required to cash out expired slot tickets?
[46:25] Are slot tickets the same as chips?
[50:02] Are sportsbooks limits legal?
[52:50] Can a sportsbook require a customer to show ID to cash a ticket?
[57:21] Hache on Netflix, Last Tango in Halifax

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Books Referenced:
The Law for Gamblers by Bob Nersesian

Websites Referenced:

Last Tango in Halifax

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