Massachusetts Gambling & Casino Cruises
If you love to take risk, and are skillful enough to manipulate, gambling is the right game for you! To most people, gambling comes as a game of chance to play for money. For the more experienced ones, it is their skills and mathematical reasoning of risk for earning rewards. So if you have it in you, just go for it!!
Massachusetts as a state is well know for its educational institutes, laws and public governance. It is also well known for non-existence of any casino hotels on state, but presence of cruise casinos. So as you game, you dine and dance, play and advance! However, horse racing, lottery, poker etc. are famous in Massachusetts. Lately, virtual horse racing has been introduced by state lottery in most of the bars and restaurants, which is actually an animated game. It is yet to be decided whether real horse racing is more thrilling than virtual horse racing or not!
All these games can be enjoyed in the state of Massachusetts, with delicious seafood, pasta, chicken, beer, wine, and liquor! A lot of restaurants offer exciting sweepstakes, videogames, Pool and Mega sports! You can visit at places like Cole’s Tavern where you can play your guitar or sing a song and get derive musical pleasure.
Massachusetts has gambling but no Casino Hotels…
In 2003, the House of Representatives had turned down the idea of introducing horse tracks at Bay State racetracks. The same proposal is being advocated again in the light of Suffolk Downs, in East Boston and Revere taking away most of the business.
House Speaker Tom Finneran feels that the state has the most successful Lottery in the nation, which brings in hundreds of millions of dollars for cities and towns annually.
The speaker has to be convinced that there is something in casinos and slots that will make more money for Massachusetts, he says. Thomas Menino, who is Mayor, Boston is pressing hard to introduce slot machines to enhance economy. It should not only be seen as gambling, he insists.
There’s more than just Casino Hotels…
Massachusetts Casino Cruiseships
Massachusetts Casino Cruises In Massachusetts, there are two gambling casino cruise ships, which sail daily from Lynn & Gloucester, Massachusetts into international waters about three miles away where casino gambling is permitted. All passengers who wish to board must carry a photo identification proof.
The cruise casino has as many as 225 slot machines, which include video poker, Wheel of Fortune, progressive machines, Pink Panther, Diamond Shaft the new IGT Vision Series, Jeopardy! All this comes for a cost of $25 for weekdays and $35 for weekends but only if you are above 21 years of age. Some of the special features include 490-passenger Horizon’s Edge sails from Marina off of Lynnway in Lynn and as a bonus package 2-for-1 is admissible on Monday evenings. The S.S. Horizon's Edge is 186 feet long and holds 500 passengers and was built in March 2000, The S.S. Horizon's Edge is located nine miles from Boston. Horizon's Edge offers free parking and group rates for parties of 20 or more. Included in the admission price is a buffet served in the 140 seat non-smoking restaurant that begins one hour before each cruise. An a-la-carte menu is also available after the buffet.
These cruise ships host a number of games. Some of the more preferred ones are: poker, three-card poker, blackjack, slots, roulette, craps, baccarat, Caribbean stud poker, video poker, let it ride, and bingo.
Cruise ship Horizon’s Edge has exciting Las Vegas Style casino including a selection of your favorite slot machines and table games. All you nee to do is just pick up your favorite from Blackjack, 3 Card Poker, Let It Ride, Roulette, Craps and the game that has been sweeping the nation, Poker! You can enjoy all this with your favorite music that can come from a latest band or Elvis Presley!!
The Law says…
According to Section 1 of Chapter 137, one who wins can sue the loser if he does not receive payment within three months of the bet or game.
According to Section 2 of Chapter 271, there is arrest without warrant for gaming or betting in public conveyance or place or even trespassing in private place.
According to Section 22 of Chapter 271, it is punishable to deliver or collect from a person engaged in lottery or related business.
The Games you can play and win!
Massachusetts draws most of the gambling money from state lotteries, offshore betting, and Internet gambling. In Massachusetts, playing Beano is legal and no one can be convicted for promoting or playing it. All you need to do is purchase tickets from a licensed organization. These organizations, which purchase tickets from the Commission have rights to 30% of gross resale money and shall be responsible to pay prizes won by tickets sold by it. However, prizes shall be determined by the commission and shall not be less than 45% of the resale value of those tickets.
Organizations with Senior citizens (60 years or older) can operate Beano games between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. without any license for amusement and recreation of its members. All they need is an identification number for this. Organizations can conduct Raffles and bazaar. Raffles and Bazaar are operated exclusively for recreation, pleasure and nonprofit purposes only. It is to be made sure that no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any shareholder or member.
All funds derived from any raffle or bazaar shall be used exclusively for the purposes of the sponsoring organization, which shall be limited to charitable, educational, religious, civic or fraternal purposes or for veterans' facilities.
Go ahead, all these are legal in Massachusetts!
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