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  1. Question Turning 21 in Vegas

    My family is going to Las Vegas Dec. 16. My daughter will turn 21 the next day. She wants to be at a Blackjack (21!!) table at midnight and start playing. Will the casinos let her in before she's actually 21? Any suggestions of a good place for her to begin her Vegas gambling experience? She mentioned Coyote Ugly...I saw the movie...would I be too old to go and keep her company?

    Any other suggestions for a fun way for her to celebrate this big birthday(sadly she's with old folks--parents and grandparents)??

    Thanks for any ideas. Grandma's been to LV a bunch, but it's the first time for my daughter and me.

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    Tell her to belly up to the table & begin playing.

    If you want to educate her on 6/5, splits, surrender & all that jazz - you can. It's your choice.

    No, i dont think a casino would let her play early. Only exception would be is if she did NOT get carded.

    As for coyote ugly?? I thought that was a bar/nightclub?? Not sure what it has to do with her blackjack virginity.

    Good luck folks.
    You dont always get what you pay for... but you always pay for what you get.

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    She can't play untill 12:01 am on the day of her birthday. Be sure to be proper ID.
    Mr. K is right about there being no gambling at Coyote Ugly. It's just a bar.

    Steve
    Last edited by Steve; 12-03-2006 at 02:25 PM.

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    Also make sure that her ID doesn't expire on her bd ( if it does, they wont let her play ... not a valid ID ). If it does, get it renewed before you leave.

    David

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    Actually she's already re-newed her license! Will they let her in the casino before midnight, or does she have to wait until the clock tolls the witching (or should I say "gambling" ) hour?

    Yeah, I knew Coyote Ugly was just a bar...it's just another place she wants to visit. Just wondering if anyone over 40 ever goes?

    Thanks for the info!

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    This past June we took our youngest, who just turned 21, for the first time. If it is at all possible I would suggest her taking a friend. My daughter brought her best friend and they had a great time. I couldn't imagine what she would have done without someone with her, particularly late nights when we are gambling.
    As far as Coyote Ugly - over 40's is not a problem. There's a big age group mix before midnight. The later it gets, the younger it gets.

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    If you want, take her to new york, new york to play blackjack, and then you can go to coyote ugly if you want. the table limits might be high, and if they are, i suggest you walk over to the tropicana, where you might be able to get $5.00 a hand. get a blackjack helper card online or at a gift shop if you are not familiar with proper blackjack betting. it will really help you and her. be ready to see your daughter possibly get a little crazy in coyote ugly. if they find out it is her birthday, the bartenders will definitely give her some shots and will probably want her to get up on the bar table and dance with them. you should have an outstanding time, whatever it is you choose to do. (i think it is great she wants to spend her 21st with you).

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    It depends on how young she looks. She might not get carded. I see players who look young get carded all the time when sitting down at table. I would play it safe and walk down to the casino at 11:55 PM and find a table.

    I second the suggestion that, if possible, she bring a friend who is also 21.

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    I second the idea for NY NY .. it's a 'happening casino' .. although can get slightly crowded (regarding elbow room). But, it's got a feel to it.

    And, NYNY has Sic Bo. Ooooooh what a cool game this is. And, they've had it with a $2 minimum. Furthermore, you can spread out two $1 bets on the board to 'make up' your $2 wager.
    You dont always get what you pay for... but you always pay for what you get.

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    I haven't seen anything less than a $10.00 minimum table at NYNY, but they do have $5.00 tables right across the street at The Tropicana 24/7. So that's pretty cheap gambling and still very convenient to Coyote Ugly.

    I would suggest your daughter practice on a computer game before hitting the real tables. She'll probably feel a lot more comfortable if she already knows the basic rules and has a bit of experience.

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