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Ok, maybe I'm dense (normally don't gamble) - so for a slot pull does everyone share in the proceeds, including a jackpot, or do you keep your own winnings with just getting the extra prize  if you are the biggest (or lowest - but don't a lot win nothing) winners? And assuming the cashier can split up the winnings do you get that in cash or on a room account?  I'm also sort of confused as how you would accumulate a pot of winnings if you constantly  changed cards in the machine (or do you not put in a card at all?)

 

And I imagine that any non-us person would do to avoid taxes in case of a big win - correct?

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1 hour ago, WestfieldTraveler said:

Ok, maybe I'm dense (normally don't gamble) - so for a slot pull does everyone share in the proceeds, including a jackpot, or do you keep your own winnings with just getting the extra prize  if you are the biggest (or lowest - but don't a lot win nothing) winners? And assuming the cashier can split up the winnings do you get that in cash or on a room account?  I'm also sort of confused as how you would accumulate a pot of winnings if you constantly  changed cards in the machine (or do you not put in a card at all?)

 

And I imagine that any non-us person would do to avoid taxes in case of a big win - correct?

Here is how all we have played in have gone: The buy in is $15  or $20.  Each player will get 5 pulls at $3 a pull. All monies will be split evenly regardless of who comes in where. For $20 buy ins the other $5 goes to the person who won the most. On our last cruise the person who ran the pull decided to divide the extra because we had so many playing. Hope I explained it well enough.

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1 hour ago, WestfieldTraveler said:

Ok, maybe I'm dense (normally don't gamble) - so for a slot pull does everyone share in the proceeds, including a jackpot, or do you keep your own winnings with just getting the extra prize  if you are the biggest (or lowest - but don't a lot win nothing) winners? And assuming the cashier can split up the winnings do you get that in cash or on a room account?  I'm also sort of confused as how you would accumulate a pot of winnings if you constantly  changed cards in the machine (or do you not put in a card at all?)

 

And I imagine that any non-us person would do to avoid taxes in case of a big win - correct?

 

The person running the slot pull uses their card for points. The money is divided evenly & everyone gets paid in cash at the end of the pull. Bring a cell phone/calculator and a piece of paper with you so you can give the breakdown to the cashier 

X amount of $20’s

X amount of $1’s

X amount of nickels etc

Edited by Casino Comp Chick

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On 6/11/2019 at 4:04 PM, Zonagirl said:

Assuming there's a handpay jackpot, how are the taxes handled??

 

 

The amount of a win or the fact it is or is not a hand pay has zero impact on the taxability of the winnings.

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3 hours ago, Birdie And Sue said:

 

 

The amount of a win or the fact it is or is not a hand pay has zero impact on the taxability of the winnings.

We have yet to see a jackpot at a slot pull, but it would be nice. 

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33 minutes ago, newmexicoNita said:

We have yet to see a jackpot at a slot pull, but it would be nice. 

2K on the Breakaway, we had a Canadian passport holder in the group so the money was tax free.

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On 6/15/2019 at 5:59 AM, Casino Comp Chick said:

2K on the Breakaway, we had a Canadian passport holder in the group so the money was tax free.

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Don't I wish: I guess there is a  first time for everything. 
glad to hear someone was lucky. 

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I’ve been part of a lot of slot pills but never organized one 

 

Out of all the ones I’ve been in I enjoyed the ones played at a $1 or $5 machine better than one at pennies

 

Came out near even and even ahead the times we played at those ones $1 n $5 

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On 3/16/2018 at 6:03 AM, Casino Comp Chick said:

You can do it 2 ways, $20 per person and play a $3.00 max bet machine at 5 or 6 spins and use the overage for a side bet. (Side bet goes to the person who wins the most money in their spins) or you can do 4 spins at a $5 max bet machine with no side bet.

 

Speak to the casino host on day one and they will probably donate a bottle or 2 of wine and you can give that to the big winner instead of a side bet. Just let them know what time to expect you, also do a walk through the casino to pick your machine (I never let the casino pick it for me). When picking your machine take into account the amount of people you will have and try not to pick a machine that will block hallways.

 

As far as tracking the people/money, set up a spreadsheet with screenname, real name, paid (use checkmark as ppl pay you) and the following columns “spin 1,spin 2, spin 3 etc to how many spins you plan on using. As people spin on the machine write in the amounts of their wins and tally those as you go along. You can email me at iimmie@yahoo.com if you like and I can send you a spreadsheet I keep and you can edit the way you like.

If you are still keeping track of this message board, PLEASE, PLEASE send me a copy of your spreadsheet.  My cruisecritic message board address is Norweigean Escape September 15, Crusing Grandmother.   Thank you

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9 hours ago, Cruising Grandmother said:

If you are still keeping track of this message board, PLEASE, PLEASE send me a copy of your spreadsheet.  My cruisecritic message board address is Norweigean Escape September 15, Crusing Grandmother.   Thank you

Please email me at the above address and I will send it over to you over the weekend 

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1 hour ago, Casino Comp Chick said:

Please email me at the above address and I will send it over to you over the weekend 

       Thank you for your prompt reply, but I don't see an email address.  I did try to send an email to limmie@yahoo.com but got a message that was not a working email.

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6 hours ago, Casino Comp Chick said:

Please email me at the above address and I will send it over to you over the weekend 

I’ve sent you a request for the form.  Hope that’s OK.     

 

Thanks 

George

ptroxx

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On 6/15/2019 at 5:59 AM, Casino Comp Chick said:

2K on the Breakaway, we had a Canadian passport holder in the group so the money was tax free.

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Nice to see a winner from slot pull.  I haven’t seen a jackpot yet. 

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8 hours ago, Cruising Grandmother said:

       Thank you for your prompt reply, but I don't see an email address.  I did try to send an email to limmie@yahoo.com but got a message that was not a working email.

 

It is iimmie@yahoo.com

I think you used “Li”

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14 hours ago, Ptroxx said:

I’ve sent you a request for the form.  Hope that’s OK.     

 

Thanks 

George

ptroxx

 

Nope, not a problem, I sent it, thank you for confirming receipt. I didn’t check my email prior but I did receive both emails from you. 

Have a great day!

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Setting up my first slot pull.  For some reason I was thinking there were machines with $6 max bets.  I see WoF is $3?  What's max bet on the Quick Hits machines?  Are there other machines you'd recommend?

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2 hours ago, iamalmond said:

Setting up my first slot pull.  For some reason I was thinking there were machines with $6 max bets.  I see WoF is $3?  What's max bet on the Quick Hits machines?  Are there other machines you'd recommend?

WOF has $3, $5, $15 & $20, max bets depending on the version. 

QH has $3, $5 (dollar version)

and up max bets. The penny version can be changed to nickels, quarters, dollars etc

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