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Bringing the Winning cash to the LV airport advice

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Magnix, Jul 19, 2012.

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  1. Magnix

    Magnix Tourist

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    If I won so much cash, is it good idea to bring cash at the LV airport returning home to Texas? Traveler check?

    Thanks!
     
  2. merlin

    merlin VIP Whale

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    Sure, why not?
     
  3. ardee

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    It's done all the time and not a big deal.
    If you feel safer with a check, go for it.
     
  4. sarah9nascar

    sarah9nascar VIP Whale

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    I hope someday to have this problem. Really though, I bank at Wells Fargo and I hope someday to drop my winnings off there before I return home to Texas.:beer:
     
  5. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    cash, check, wire, leave it on deposit at the cage, deposit it at your bank's Vegas branch, it's all up to you. however, thinking about this beforehand is pointless. you're probably not going to win and the likelihood of winning big without bringing a big bankroll is even less likely. and if you were bringing a big bankroll you'd already have figure out how you were going to get it there and therefore would use the same method to get the winnings home. if you do manage to buck all the odds and win big on a small bankroll, it's not that hard to figure it out then.
     
  6. Magnix

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    Sure, I know that. I just wanted some information inputted and prepared. I get paranoid if Im carrying and walking with large cash with me.
     
  7. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    well then when you hit that 7-card royal on pai gow that pays $75k, just tell the pit boss to put it on your account and you can keep it safe while you figure out how you want to deal with it.
     
  8. Magnix

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    Oh, I didnt know that. Thanks!
     
  9. bighouse304

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    What would it hurt to put into a check?
     
  10. mrstealth

    mrstealth High-Roller

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    Why bring it home ? Spend it on whores and crack before you leave.
     
  11. Reed

    Reed High-Roller

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    Surely you meant Hookers and Blow, right?:poke:
     
  12. allustoms

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    I'm sure my biggest decision will be whether to ask for 5 $20's or 2 $50's --- that's only if this low roller has it big. :rolleyes2:

    Sorry I couldn't resist. :wave:
     
  13. jgates8

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    I won $2500 in Deadwood the first FIVE MINUTES of our vacation there the one year. They only offered me cash & I was afraid I would spend it before I left!! I went to Wells Fargo & they refused to sell me a money order, even with ID since I didn't have an account there. So I headed to post office - closed. So I went to the grocery store service counter & asked if they sold money orders. Sure enough! I spent about $8 at the time & got them in largest denominations I could. The girls at the counter were so happy for me - they said they just didn't see people winning & they thought it was GREAT. I put the money orders in the box at front desk (no room safes) & stuck the copies in an envelope & mailed it home to myself.

    Another time in Dubuque I went thru the drive-up at U.S. Bank & they happily sold me a money order & never even charged me for it (they should have).

    I HATE carrying cash. After 32.5 years in a bank I have heard way to many horror stories of lost or stolen wallets, purses, etc. Cash can't be replaced.
     
  14. Aero

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    I would put the majority in a check so I wouldn't be looking over my shoulder every minute and could comfortably fall asleep on the plane.lol Then, of course, I would wake up and realize I was dreaming.:cry:
     
  15. zamboni

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    I had 2600 in my carry on last year when I went to Vegas, don't ask how much I came back with :grrr:
     
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    Hookers and blow is a little too upscale for some of us. :wink2:

    Shifter, it's a 7 card SF...it doesn't have to be a royal. Now CET has a super 6 card diamond royal (A-9) on their 3CP tables that pays $1,000,000
     
  17. GolferTrav

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    Surely you see the irony of you traveling to multiple locations with cash in an attempt to 'secure' it with money orders.

    Not to get too off topic, but I had a helluva time finding a place to buy a savings bond for my friend's daughter. Finally found a credit union that offered them.
     
  18. bigmoneyvic

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    bahahaha I love it. I would cancel the trip after I got tha response....
     
  19. LV_Bound

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    If its a lot it could cause complications at the airport.
    Probably best to distribute it out to surrounding players to lessen the amount. :wink2:
     
  20. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    That is a joke, right?

    As to the OP - this comes up from time to time. Folks carry lots of cash around. Some do worry about taking cash out of their pocket and putting through the x ray machine. Easy solution. Put it inside your carry one and send it through.
     
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