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October 20th, 2011 at 11:59:02 AM permalink
The Law Offices of Lucien Cravens, located in the heart of Las Vegas, where I am associate attorney, hosts an online radio show every Friday on www.ybsradio.com, from 8:00am-9:00am PST. The show is hosted by attorneys, Brandon Phillips and Lucien Cravens. You can check out the show by clicking on the link above.

Our show generally consists of addressing legal issues in the areas of accidents, bankruptcies, criminal law, family law, estate planning, and some business law topics. We usually discuss recent news articles and address the legal issues that may arise. Last week we discussed the sticky note mega bucks case. We encourage listeners to call in and ask legal questions or make comments. If you want to call in the number is (702) 836-9927. If you don't feel comfortable calling in you are welcome to post your comment or question in this forum and we will try to answer your question live on air.

Some of the topics for Friday, October 21, 2011: IndyCar accident and the potential liability of the track and/or the IndyCar Association, X-ray body searches determined to be constitutional, LAPD detective under fire for posting murder scene pictures on twitter, and the Seattle super-hero unmasked. Please listen and call in with any comments and questions.

If you have any legal needs in the areas of personal injury, bankruptcies, criminal law (including traffic tickets), family law, estate planning, or business law you can reach our office at 702-360-4529. You can also reach us on facebook at www.facebook.com/CravensLawOffice or at our emails: bphillips@lvclo.com or lcravens@lvclo.com. We offer free consultations.
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October 20th, 2011 at 1:11:10 PM permalink
Please do not bust the post above. Sounds like an interesting and educational show.
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October 20th, 2011 at 2:42:11 PM permalink
Call in about your cell phone? electronic device? that was stolen at that car wash.
SONBP2
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November 3rd, 2011 at 4:44:23 PM permalink
The Law Offices of Lucien Cravens will be live on the air at ybsradio.com on Friday, November 4, 2011 at 8:00am. Attorneys Lucien Cravens and Brandon Phillips will discuss legal issues that primarily impact the Las Vegas community. Topics for Friday include: No smoking laws, lawyers driving drunk, Reno air race crash lawsuit, Las Vegas street performers, stolen unemployment benefits, and any other legal issues that come to mind or are raised by our listeners. If time allows we may discuss the legal issues raised by BLR Tech as well. Feel free to call in with any questions or comments to 702-836-9927.
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November 3rd, 2011 at 4:59:13 PM permalink
Quote: SONBP2

...you are welcome to post your comment or question in this forum and we will try to answer your question live on air.



I was wondering whether Nevada follows the Rule in Shelley's Case.
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November 3rd, 2011 at 5:03:38 PM permalink
Quote: MrV

I was wondering whether Nevada follows the Rule in Shelley's Case.



Let me answer that question in the shortest way possible. . .NO. Thanks for the comment. (Very funny if I may add).
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November 3rd, 2011 at 5:49:16 PM permalink
OK, let me ask you another one, an issue that has been HOT on this board, and is very topical: Is dice sliding, as Wynn claims it was the victim of by a team of South Americans, actionable in tort? In other words, do they have a snowball's chance in hell of winning their lawsuit?

Also, a follow up: can a criminal charge of Cheating be successfully prosecuted against them?
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November 4th, 2011 at 9:48:56 AM permalink
Quote: MrV

OK, let me ask you another one, an issue that has been HOT on this board, and is very topical: Is dice sliding, as Wynn claims it was the victim of by a team of South Americans, actionable in tort? In other words, do they have a snowball's chance in hell of winning their lawsuit?

Also, a follow up: can a criminal charge of Cheating be successfully prosecuted against them?



In my legal opinion the Wynn would find it difficult to win their lawsuit if they cannot show that the dealers were working with the South Americans to cheat the casino out of money. The dealers are agents of the casino and to some degree the casino has entitled them with the authority to determine the outcome of a bet. Further, the casino has given the dealers the discretion to determine whether a throw is valid. If the dealers were not working with the South Americans and the dealers determined the throws to be valid then I believe the Wynn will lose their civil lawsuit. Additionally, the Wynn would have to prove that dice sliding is illegal or that it is an attempt to cheat the casino. Once it is determined that the a roll is valid I am not sure they can then later prove the throw was illegal.

As for the criminal charge, again it would have to be shown that the South Americans were attempting to cheat the casino, which would require proving that the throw was an actual slide (assuming there is some rule that says dice sliding is illegal) and that there was an intent on the thrower to actually slide the die.

On the radio this morning I also raised the point that should the Wynn's lawsuit be successful in court (not just in a settlement) the court could being opening the flood gates for future litigation against anyone collecting on a losing bet. Example: How long would the casino have to review the tapes and find that you were incorrectly paid on your $100 blackjack hand and at what point could the casino go after that individual in court to collect on their error. If the Wynn can't prove the dealers were in on it, but still win on the basis that the throw was not valid and should have been called a no throw, then the court may be opening the door for similar cases down the road.

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