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cameras in the casino?

I will be bringing my son, daughter and a few friends to Soaring Eagle casino next weekend to celebrate my daughters 18th birthday and wondered if they prohibit taking pictures in the casino? I saw a mention in a different casino ( dont recall which one) that specifically prohibited cameras but dont see anything on the topic at Soaring Eagle. Does anyone know? ( dont want to embarass my kids by being 'caught' by security if it is not allowed!) but would love to have some pictures of the evening.

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1. Re: cameras in the casino?

Hello cebee,

I just called the Soaring Eagle Casino (1-888-732-4537) and asked them if people were allowed to take pictures inside the casino and they said No.

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2. Re: cameras in the casino?

I think all casinos have that rule, but it is not going to be enforced - unless you start taking tons of pictures of the cage, high rollers at the blackjack table, etc. Taking a quick snapshot will be fine. Just don't let kids under 21 loiter in the gaming area - that will get the attention of security very quickly.

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3. Re: cameras in the casino?

Just from our own personal experience, we have taken some photo's with our cell phones. About 4 months ago our 20 year old hit a $1000 jackpot at Turtle Creek on a penny machine. We were close by and were really whooping it up. He had to be hand paid by an attendent. With more than 3 staff people around us, no one said anything about us taking photos. They even offered to go get the digital and take a photo, which they did. Within 5 minutes or so we picked it up at the coat check. It came in a nice decorative sleeve, about a 5X7 size. I think as long as you do it quietly and in private, no one will say anything.

I would stay away from the table games however.

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4. Re: cameras in the casino?

tev999

Soaring Eagle is one of the casino's that allow 18 year olds to gamble. Others allow 19 year olds in, Turtle Creek being one. Most are in the U.P.

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5. Re: cameras in the casino?

I don't think it will be a problem if you're not taking photos at the live tables (craps, black jack, etc...). We've snapped photoes there with no problems but we did it at the entrance area before we entered the actual gaming floor.

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6. Re: cameras in the casino?

I did get a response to my email to Soaring Eagle and they told me while they do not allow cameras on the floor of the casino, they are ok in the public areas- so regardless I think I can get some shots of the my daughter and her friends. I can see why they do not want shots at the tables- not sure why they would not allow cameras in the slot machine areas but I can live with it. ( and I doubt they would notice if I were discreet anyhow! )

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7. Re: cameras in the casino?

I tried taking a few candid pictures by the slot machines at the casino in Petoskey, not knowing that we weren't allowed... within seconds a security person came up and told me that my camera would have to either get checked in or taken back to our vehicle.

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