Radio scanner or walkie talkie in the las vegas area

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I have looked into the use of cameras in casinos and the rules are same for radios. It is not illegal nor is it a violation of Nevada
Gaming Commission rules. However, you are on private property and the owners can make their own rules. The use of radios and cameras is not allowed in most casinos. Security guards are not police but they can ask you to leave. Don't push it. I had a security guard tell me I couldn't take photos of the casino outside on the street. He was wrong since I was on a public street. I didn't argue and he backed off. Bottom line don't mess around.
 

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Your knowledge security if they see a scanner on the gambling floor will ask you to remove it because they are afraid of you with electronic devices scanners cell phones anything along those lines so like the gentleman said earlier just keep it in your car or the hotel room.
 

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Not to scare you but if security sees you with any kind of device on the gambling floor like a scanner or a cell phone they will stop and question you they do not like electronic type devices on the floor they think you're going to break the security codes in the slot machines so they will question you the only safe place is in your hotel room or your car
 

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They don't pay attention to cell phones unless you are taking pictures. I've made and received calls while playing blackjack. Everyone has a phone. I did take a DSLR into several casinos and took photos from waist level. A dealer asked me if I was taking pictures and I said no. She asked me to show her the back of the camera. The display was blank. I put on the lens cap and nothing more was said. Didn't push my luck.

I got some good shots. Used a high ISO and a fast lens. DSLR don't make noise when shooting.

Since Las Vegas public safety is mostly encrypted anyway you won't hear much on a scanner.
 
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Oh okay I was talking about the Laughlin area
Laughlin is in Clark County and served by the Metro PD. This department encrypts police department communications.

With Joe Lombardo winning the governorship I'm wondering if he will push for more encryption at the state level. I think I've heard that the replacement of the present statewide system is going to be encrypted anyway, but I'm wondering if Lombardo will push to get the new statewide system built sooner. I don't mean to talk politics as I'm just an observer from eastern California that was subjected to all the Nevada election media campaign given we receive (via cable) Reno TV stations where I live.
 

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They don't pay attention to cell phones unless you are taking pictures. I've made and received calls while playing blackjack. Everyone has a phone.
Thank you for being the voice of reason in this thread. I suspect many of the hens clucking about casino security Ninja's jumping-down from the ceilings and popping-up out of ashtrays if they see you with a walkie-talkie had security initially paying attention to them for reasons other than radio-related, if you get my drift...

As-with most things in American society, if you're engaging in activity that despite being lawful, you have reason to believe is somewhat unusual/suspicious for the environment, simply be discrete about it and as a general rule, try not to look or act like an idiot. Following those sage words of wisdom (common-sense to most, but evidently not all of us), I've wandered around dozens of Vegas area casino properties, large & small, with a scanner in my pocket collecting ELINT via Close-Call, a Motorola DTR-650 or 700 on a beltclip or in my hand being used, and a medium-frame pistol concealed on my hip. Plus of course a cellphone. Sometimes I even carry a Motorola XPR7550e on my belt, which is usually the same LMR that the casino issues. I don't set it on a bar counter (for some reason, it scares the nice young women from flirting with me), but I've set down all sorts of radio gear on the table at my marathon casino buffet sessions. In probably hundreds of hours over the years on/in casino property, I've been stopped ONCE, and that was for blatantly taking photos with my iPhone while exploring a new casino that'd just opened (Lucky Dragon...). The Security Manager walked-up to me (with a uniformed officer loitering nearby), and asked if he could speak with me. Instead of confessing all my sins, bending-over & spreading my cheeks while begging for mercy, I said that yeah, I was taking photos of the brand-new place as I explored it & was trying to make up my mind which of their restaurants I'd get an early dinner at. I was asked to delete the photos that showed the "cage" (the cashier area). I obliged. Never asked for ID, never escorted to their security office, never asked about the antenna sticking-up out of my pants cargo pocket, never asked to leave the property... I was a little embarrassed nonetheless, but I wandered around for another 10 minutes or-so, taking more photos, and then I left, doing some counter-surveillance tactics to try to minimize the chance of them using CCTV to see me go to my car in their parking structure & getting my license plate. MAYBE they screen-grabbed an image of me & passed it to other casinos, PROBABLY they had no reasonable, articulable suspicion to do-so, especially with most other properties being busy with drunk & obnoxious people, "campers" (the PC-term for homeless), etc. but I continued then and continue now to visit lots of Vegas casinos without issue, discretely carrying a scary gun and carrying/holding/using what some of you suggest is even scarier to the casino security industry -- a radio.

Some of you have been focusing too much on those Die-Hard movies & the terrorists using walkie-talkies.
 

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Once removed from a casino, ALL casinos on the strip (and elsewhere) share video of those trespassed from the premise. You might not be able to get into ANY casino after that, if they see your face on a camera. They use face software. Don't tempt fate, or the gaming commission.
But don't they got tones of guards walking around lot.dont use face just.vwry good camera
 

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Once removed from a casino, ALL casinos on the strip (and elsewhere) share video of those trespassed from the premise. You might not be able to get into ANY casino after that, if they see your face on a camera. They use face software. Don't tempt fate, or the gaming commission.
Its not face recreation but its.like what stores use its really good they also have aercuity on floor or if not thell get to u.right on time they got.lot sercuity officers im some sure might be plained clothes
 

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Im sure they use wireless ear.pieces best beuleve they got planned clothes sercuity as well as sercuuty u see walking about. Its cassino im sure they have sercuity stuff we don't know about so.people that count cards and are steal is caught that be like working at bank so I could say wireless speaker are ear pieces so people don't here whats going on even the guards qith sercuity uses ear.peices so u can here the chatter
 

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Casinos don't care so much until the Gaming Commission gets involved. Casinos don't care if you have a weapon, most will not even bother unless you let the damn thing print on your clothing. Carrying a Barrett into the lobby in its Pelican same WILL get attention.

Casinos do have and use FR software, mostly to surveil people whom are on the ' you've been booted from casinos before' list, on which they do take action.

Keep stuff tucked away, and don't attract attention. And yes, I DO carry one of my Glocks in casinos.
 

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Casinos don't care so much until the Gaming Commission gets involved. Casinos don't care if you have a weapon, most will not even bother unless you let the damn thing print on your clothing. Carrying a Barrett into the lobby in its Pelican same WILL get attention.

Casinos do have and use FR software, mostly to surveil people whom are on the ' you've been booted from casinos before' list, on which they do take action.

Keep stuff tucked away, and don't attract attention. And yes, I DO carry one of my Glocks in casinos.
Still with that wallmart di t even carry f
R but its close its stop but how many sercuity are in the casinio they have stop.people.who enter are get kicked out and are u sure they use f r they might have software were sercuity can watch them
 

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Still with that wallmart di t even carry f
R but its close its stop but how many sercuity are in the casinio they have stop.people.who enter are get kicked out and are u sure they use f r they might have software were sercuity can watch them
U still have to have people in casinos so they see them come in they can stop u
 

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I used to work in casino surveillance. Radios/Scanners are a big no-no unless you work there.
Do they use face rec or close to it and don't u still have lot sercuity to stop.peoope they recognize that aren't suppose come in don't they have lot like people guards
 
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