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dlevinelaw
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April 8th, 2010 at 5:28:13 AM permalink
To my knowledge, all of the boats offer craps and none of the land-based casinos do.
FleaStiff
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April 8th, 2010 at 5:48:23 AM permalink
Quote: dlevinelaw

To my knowledge, all of the boats offer craps and none of the land-based casinos do.

That is correct. Craps is currently illegal under Florida law so the Indian casinos could not offer it and the Day Boats offer it only aboard a foreign flagged vessel in International Waters three miles off Palm Beach harbor or twelve miles off Fort Myers Beach. If the Palm Beach boat is still sailing (and if one can use the word sailing in reference to a boat that is towed due to inoperable engines) craps is offered on every cruise. On the Fort Myers Beach boat which recently adopted a schedule of Morning cruises only on Tuesdays through Sunday with Evening cruises on Friday through Sunday, it is unclear from their website how often craps is offered but a phone call revealed it was only Friday through Sunday. There is atleast one table with a Blackjack minimum of 5.00 with a maximum bet of 200.00 on morning cruises. Other blackjack tables go up to a 50.00 minimum with a 2,000.00 maximum. BJ is dealt FAST. Craps moves fairly fast too, I'm told but often only has a few players.
dlevinelaw
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April 8th, 2010 at 7:07:08 AM permalink
Flea,

Do you understand the rationale behind allowing card games at the Seminole casinos and not dice/wheel/tile games? I can't figure it out.
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April 8th, 2010 at 7:38:36 AM permalink
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Do you understand the rationale behind allowing card games at the Seminole casinos and not dice/wheel/tile games? I can't figure it out.

Partly it has to do with the extent to which activity on a Tribal Reservation can conflict with the laws of the state. It is related to history, ignorance and whims, but it is not in any way considered to be logical or sensible.

The original Federal court decision that gave the Indians on USA reservations authority to operate casinos only allowed the Indians to operate certain games. Clearly the Indians in California would love to have dice craps but California law prohibits a wager being determined by a roll of a die, so cards are used to simulate a die. Its weird and its foolish, but its the law.

In Florida, dice and roulette are illegal and so they are also illegal on an Indian Reservation. If you go to Miami you will see all these men of Cuban heritage playing dominoes. Every backyard has a BBQ and a Dominoes Table. I therefore think there would be a great market for Pai Gow Tiles, but the law does not allow it.

Some stumbling blocks were said to be the existing Blackjack at the smaller Indian casinos but the real problem in most states is that Indian casinos are very profitable and are a source of revenue for political re-election campaigns.
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May 21st, 2017 at 12:08:03 PM permalink
Find out why people say we have the highest-paying gaming machines in South Florida at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming.
I sent them one of those tweet thingies inviting them to PROVE IT and statig that people also say they have the lowest paying machines.
They pretty much told me to go get lost.
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May 21st, 2017 at 3:15:36 PM permalink
There are more recent articles on this topic, but I remember reading a few years ago about Disney's acquisition of Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm meant no more Iron Man and Star Wars slot machines, in addition to attempts to curb gambling in Florida.
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/06/what-works-orlando-disney-politics-119167_Page2.html#.WSIQgYFlDv4
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May 21st, 2017 at 6:54:27 PM permalink
Tourist in Florida are required to spend money with Disney. Money lost at casinos is money not spent at Disney.
Follow the mouse droppings.
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May 21st, 2017 at 7:09:24 PM permalink
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Tourist in Florida are required to spend money with Disney. Money lost at casinos is money not spent at Disney.
Follow the mouse droppings.


I have never liked anything Disney. Not enough violence in their cartoons!
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May 21st, 2017 at 7:54:59 PM permalink
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I have never liked anything Disney. Not enough violence in their cartoons!




Fairly sure I've never heard Mickey say many good things about you either.
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May 21st, 2017 at 9:34:08 PM permalink
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Fairly sure I've never heard Mickey say many good things about you either.


Awesome!! :-)

P.S. Walt was a Nazi.
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