gordonm888
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March 16th, 2020 at 2:31:42 PM permalink
Every cruise ship shuts their casino down when they get within a certain distance of port. The cruise ship casinos never operate until they are at sea - and thus they have no regulatory body that oversees the operation of the casino.
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Gandler
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March 16th, 2020 at 6:22:30 PM permalink
Quote: DJTeddyBear

Posted near the cage on my Royal Carrbean cruise last year:



Cruise ships do not have to abide by state laws or U.S. They operate out of a specific country (usually fly a flag of one with few regulations for these very reasons -in addition to paying wages that would be illegal in the U.S.....)

For your example Royal Caribbean is a Liberian company (on paper), and you can guess Liberia's minimum wage and player protection laws.....
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March 17th, 2020 at 1:46:11 AM permalink
Quote: Gandler

Quote: DJTeddyBear

Posted near the cage on my Royal Carrbean cruise last year:



Cruise ships do not have to abide by state laws or U.S. They operate out of a specific country (usually fly a flag of one with few regulations for these very reasons -in addition to paying wages that would be illegal in the U.S.....)

For your example Royal Caribbean is a Liberian company (on paper), and you can guess Liberia's minimum wage and player protection laws.....

LOL @ that sign. No doubt them adding that sign probably had something do with an advantage player originally.
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March 17th, 2020 at 10:18:53 AM permalink
Quote: AxelWolf

Quote: Gandler

Quote: DJTeddyBear

Posted near the cage on my Royal Carrbean cruise last year:



Cruise ships do not have to abide by state laws or U.S. They operate out of a specific country (usually fly a flag of one with few regulations for these very reasons -in addition to paying wages that would be illegal in the U.S.....)

For your example Royal Caribbean is a Liberian company (on paper), and you can guess Liberia's minimum wage and player protection laws.....

LOL @ that sign. No doubt them adding that sign probably had something do with an advantage player originally.



The more I think about that sign, the more complicated I think the answer is....

If you think about it, in order to reset between sails, they would be doing so while the ship is docked. Therefore, they would be doing so while not being in international waters, making them subject to the laws of the port in which the actions are taking place. Interesting........
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TDVegas
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March 17th, 2020 at 11:06:52 AM permalink
US Treasury to authorize checks to every tax payer for $1,000 or more in next 2 weeks.

Sounds like an almost done deal.

https://nypost.com/2020/03/17/white-house-will-send-checks-to-americans-to-fight-coronavirus-economic-impact-mnuchin/
LuckyPhow
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March 17th, 2020 at 11:51:58 AM permalink
Quote: TDVegas

US Treasury to authorize checks to every tax payer for $1,000 or more in next 2 weeks.



Ummm... The article didn't say whether the $1,000 cash is a gift or a loan. Watch out.
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March 17th, 2020 at 12:06:30 PM permalink
Quote: LuckyPhow

Ummm... The article didn't say whether the $1,000 cash is a gift or a loan. Watch out.



If it is an interest free loan I will take it.
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TDVegas
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March 17th, 2020 at 12:22:05 PM permalink
Quote: LuckyPhow

Ummm... The article didn't say whether the $1,000 cash is a gift or a loan. Watch out.


A loan to go out and spend? I'd send it back.

They would storm the capital with pitch forks if it was written like that.
SOOPOO
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March 17th, 2020 at 12:33:14 PM permalink
Quote: TDVegas

US Treasury to authorize checks to every tax payer for $1,000 or more in next 2 weeks.

Sounds like an almost done deal.

https://nypost.com/2020/03/17/white-house-will-send-checks-to-americans-to-fight-coronavirus-economic-impact-mnuchin/



Does anyone know how they define 'taxpayer?

I pay taxes on my pension as if it was earned income. Am I a taxpayer?
Wife is independent contractor, pays taxes of course, is she a taxpayer?
Wife's daughter works a few hours a week at a bakery. Is she getting the thou?
If you are an honest AP ( no laughing please!) and file a tax return that makes you a 'taxpayer' as well, I assume?
TDVegas
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March 17th, 2020 at 12:39:32 PM permalink
Quote: SOOPOO

Does anyone know how they define 'taxpayer?

I pay taxes on my pension as if it was earned income. Am I a taxpayer?
Wife is independent contractor, pays taxes of course, is she a taxpayer?
Wife's daughter works a few hours a week at a bakery. Is she getting the thou?
If you are an honest AP ( no laughing please!) and file a tax return that makes you a 'taxpayer' as well, I assume?


My guess would be if you are required by law to file a federal tax return..you are eligible. Other than breaking it down by who paid what, who didn't pay, who didn't owe, who did owe and how much....there's no other way to do it. This sounds like pay them $1,000 now regardless.

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