ThatDonGuy
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June 3rd, 2016 at 1:33:43 PM permalink
Something I left out of my trip report from last August, that I dug up while getting ready for my upcoming trip:
When I was at MAX (the name of the casino inside the Westin), I made a few dollars on VP, but when I got my ticket, I couldn't find a machine to cash it. I went to the cage to cash it, and asked why there were no machines; the cashier said that the casino was "too small" to have one.

Is there some size requirement for a casino to have a player-accessible machine to cash tickets, or is it just a management decision (i.e. management decided that there wasn't enough play to make the cost of such a machine worthwhile)?
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June 3rd, 2016 at 1:40:33 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

Something I left out of my trip report from last August, that I dug up while getting ready for my upcoming trip:
When I was at MAX (the name of the casino inside the Westin), I made a few dollars on VP, but when I got my ticket, I couldn't find a machine to cash it. I went to the cage to cash it, and asked why there were no machines; the cashier said that the casino was "too small" to have one.

Is there some size requirement for a casino to have a player-accessible machine to cash tickets, or is it just a management decision (i.e. management decided that there wasn't enough play to make the cost of such a machine worthwhile)?



Just a management decision. Those machines cost a lot plus you need people to service and fill them.
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Wizardofnothing
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June 3rd, 2016 at 1:41:45 PM permalink
Usually are installed for convenience and there is a cost to keep them and also man hour wise to keep them stocked- if the casino is small then there is no need for the cost when the cashiers is a couple feet away
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tringlomane
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June 3rd, 2016 at 8:55:39 PM permalink
Another big example, McCarran cashes out by hand too.
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June 3rd, 2016 at 9:17:26 PM permalink
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Another big example, McCarran cashes out by hand too.




My memory is getting bad, but something tells me Hacienda was like that too. I may be wrong.
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AxelWolf
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June 3rd, 2016 at 10:45:50 PM permalink
There's obviously not a regulation because 99% of bar's and places like Devil Dotty'so don't have a TITO cashing machine. AND YES some/many bar's and small devil Dotty's type places have TITO's.

Not all... many are all handpayments.
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billryan
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June 3rd, 2016 at 11:24:35 PM permalink
Emerald Island has no redemption machines. Possibly the Pioneer in Laughlin, as well.
RS
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June 4th, 2016 at 2:48:00 AM permalink
Same with the El Dorado (in LV)....no ticket redemption machine, from what I remember.
Wizardofnothing
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June 4th, 2016 at 4:50:48 AM permalink
Is all McCarren that? I know Reno has machines
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June 4th, 2016 at 7:15:35 AM permalink
Those machines can cost over $100,000 for a full featured one.
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