Neutrino
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February 24th, 2014 at 6:32:36 PM permalink
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Tomspur
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February 24th, 2014 at 6:48:35 PM permalink
I think you would find that this subject matter has way too much legal implications and I would be surprised if anyone would make any type of list that could perhaps attract negative comments or perhaps legal action?

This is only my opinion, perhaps the Wizard feels otherwise but if you are going to place a live casino on this list for one of the transgressions you mention you better come "correct" like with plenty of evidence in hand.
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February 24th, 2014 at 6:48:50 PM permalink
No white- or blacklist of land casinos from me. I certainly like some more than others but they are all a shade of grey.
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February 24th, 2014 at 6:50:02 PM permalink
I think the idea of a live casino "blacklist" is very intriguing, but there would have to be a few caveats:
1) It is based strictly on policies that are either illegal or certainly questionable in most circumstances
2) It is not based on one person's experience, but rather a collection of experiences
3) Unless a special circumstance, it cannot reflect an entire chain of casinos (i.e. CET, Penn)

Unfortunately, I think this would prove to be a fruitless effort. Outside some loosely regulated jurisdictions, most casinos operate under strict guidelines where any of the above would call to question the right to operate a gaming license.

What might be more helpful would be a "greylist." This would be a list of casinos where people have had negative experiences with staff consistently, but not necessarily illegal. This could serve as more of a warning to patrons, kind of like Yelp! or Angie's List. I certainly have a few casinos that I would put on that list, but they aren't doing anything wrong...
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February 24th, 2014 at 6:52:22 PM permalink
Quote: Tiltpoul

I think the idea of a live casino "blacklist" is very intriguing, but there would have to be a few caveats:
1) It is based strictly on policies that are either illegal or certainly questionable in most circumstances
2) It is not based on one person's experience, but rather a collection of experiences
3) Unless a special circumstance, it cannot reflect an entire chain of casinos (i.e. CET, Penn)

Unfortunately, I think this would prove to be a fruitless effort. Outside some loosely regulated jurisdictions, most casinos operate under strict guidelines where any of the above would call to question the right to operate a gaming license.

What might be more helpful would be a "greylist." This would be a list of casinos where people have had negative experiences with staff consistently, but not necessarily illegal. This could serve as more of a warning to patrons, kind of like Yelp! or Angie's List. I certainly have a few casinos that I would put on that list, but they aren't doing anything wrong...



That brings up an intereting point.....can we create an Angies list for casinos? Is there one?
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February 24th, 2014 at 6:55:36 PM permalink
Well yes and no. Because there are manifold fewer casinos than there are businesses for something like Angies list the only real listing is through review books and sites.
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February 24th, 2014 at 6:58:02 PM permalink
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February 24th, 2014 at 7:20:55 PM permalink
Quote: Neutrino

I just saw this in the general forums

http://wizardofvegas.com/forum/off-topic/general/17169-family-sues-harrahs-for-assault-using-security-video/4/#post332346

I would believe even without a blacklist, something like illegal assault is something that should be warned to the world.



There is nothing illegal about what happened in AC Harrah's.....yet.

EDIT: This just stands to my earlier post. If you accuse a casino of doing something illegal you had better have solid proof......and tbh this isn't a legal website, it is a gambling website.
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Neutrino
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February 24th, 2014 at 7:42:40 PM permalink
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February 24th, 2014 at 8:03:08 PM permalink
I think perhaps any casino will have their lawyers up the Wiz' butt for defamation if too many people were accusing them of doing stuff that they haven't been found guilty of by a court of law.

You can absolutely have an opinion about an issue with a casino but your original transgressions seemed "intuitively" serious to me, is all and therefore I built my replies based thereon.
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