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Drinking a beer on the strip?

Discussion in 'Vegas After Dark' started by RickyRicardo, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. RickyRicardo

    RickyRicardo Tourist

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    I have a habit of walking out of casinos with a full beer or mix drink in my hand (yes i'm usually pretty wasted), and always took it for granted.......as I always see others with a cocktail of some sort as well. I noticed Sonya mentioned in another thread that LVPD doesn't mess around when busting people for weed............anyone ever hear about people getting busted for open alcohol on strip?
     
  2. Sonya

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    If you're on The Strip, you shouldn't have a problem.

    http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/09/las-vegas-drinking-laws-explained/

    Casinos would prefer you not take their glasses outside, and most will provide you with a plastic cup if you ask. Fremont Street has rules about glass bottles, but also will provide you with plastic cups.
     
  3. BarelyHangingOn

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    Good article about drinking laws in Vegas. It doesnt look like you can busted because it's legal but there are a few interesting points. And I imagine of you are being a dickweed there would be some repercussions.

    Container laws and you can't have glass bottles. That is why I always pack a sleeve of plastic cups or buy a sleeve.

    http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/09/las-vegas-drinking-laws-explained/

    Container laws, however, can be tricky.

    If liquor was purchased in a closed container, it may not be consumed on the premises, or within 1,000 feet, of the store.

    But if a drink is purchased in an open container, like, say, a plastic cup, then it is legal to consume the beverage in public.
     
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  4. RickyRicardo

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    Thanks Sonya. All the years going out there, I always just assumed....glad to have assurance!
     
  5. RickyRicardo

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    Thanks for the article............No more bringing beer bottles out there anymore for Ricky! :(
     
  6. Bamalewie

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    I wonder if you're okay with a full bottle coozie?
     
  7. SH0CK

    SH0CK Stylin' and Profilin' Quasi Tech Admin

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    Part of the reasoning for this was to reduce the chances the bottle (glass or aluminum) could be used as a weapon. I wouldn't chance it just so I don't have to worry about being hassled and harshing my buzz. :drunk: