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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 1 month ago

In the US, can you freely open a casino?

Do you need any license from the state or the federal government? Do you have to pay for that?

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  • zipper
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Legally not at all! You need a license from the State, and a lot of money and NO crime ties!

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  • 1 month ago

    States are given the ability to define gambling in their own words. This means ... This can make the road to legal United States casinos a tricky one, especially in .

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  • Clive
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    You most certainly need a licence and yes it costs money.

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  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Yes, you need a license and in most cases you can't get one. But underground illegal gambling is a huge business in this country.

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  • 1 month ago

    Lots and lots of licensing required. Yes, you pay for all that.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    You need a gaming license from the state and they don't issue them easily.  Atop of that you will need an applicable business permit from local government.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    No you can not freely open a casino in the US

    You have to meet certain requirements, the application fee is in the millions of dollars to even apply.

    If anybody could open casinos, then they would be on every street corner wouldn't they?

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  • JetDoc
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    In MOST states, you have to be part of a recognized "Native American Tribe" before you can open a casino. In Nevada, you have to be approved and certified by the state's gaming commission. Either way, it ain't free! The government is ALWAYS going to get their share.

    • Road warrior
      Lv 4
      1 month agoReport

      Need to be at least 1/4 NA.Its easier to just open tax free tobacco shack  just over the line. Cars are backed up 2 blocks for the one at Desert Diamond casino.

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  • Brian
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Eyerollllllllllllllllllllllll

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  • 1 month ago

    First, gambling has to be legal in the state. A license, when one becomes available, usually goes up for bid. Expect to spend tens of millions of dollars for the license, a hundred million or more on the resort facilities, and the state takes a percentage.

    Or you have to buy an existing facility with a license.

    There are additional qualifications, background checks, etc.

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    • Anon
      Lv 6
      1 month agoReport

      And yoiu CAN on a reservation in ANY state. More hoops to jump thru but can be done if UR at least  1/4 NA. 

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