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Bank near the Strip

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Bank near the Strip

hello to everybody. I would like to know if there are banks near the strip. I have 5 $ 100 banknotes that took fire in a small home accident, I'm intact but slightly blackened, I wanted to know in what bank I can change it or if even in the casinos I change them thanks to everyone

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1. Re: Bank near the Strip

The closest bank office to the Strip I see is US Bank at 280 E Flamingo Rd, about 1 mile east of the Strip.

I don't think a casino is likely to change damaged currency.

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A bill needs to be in certain condition to be accepted. For example, I believe both serial numbers must be intact. But if a bill is in good enough condition to be accepted by a bank, then I would think it would also be accepted at a casino cage. It if is badly damaged, you may still have some hope. The Bureau of Engraving will replace some damaged currency. See this link.

http://www.bep.gov/submitaclaim.html

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A bank will do it as long as clearly more than half of the bill is intact and there isn't any problem identifying the denom or that it's real.

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I don't even know if a bank will take "blackened" bills. The post above is correct but burned bills is another story...questionable if a bank will take them at all...

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5. Re: Bank near the Strip

Why?

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It depends on how burned they are. If more than half is still there, they should be accepted by a bank. You might need to explain what happened and get approval from a manager, but they should replace them.

Bureau of Engraving has people who piece together damaged currency to see if they can replace the bills. That would be your last resort.

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I do not know the law on this. Why would a bank risk taking burned money from someone that does not have an account with that bank? I understand they would for a person that has an established relationship with that bank for many years with money in an account. I have never brought burnt money into my bank, but I have brought torn bills. Both sides of the torn bill are taped together. Some banks will not even accept coins in bulk these days without a charge.

Good luck finding a bank or cashiers cage that will accept those bills.

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8. Re: Bank near the Strip

I’m with Gary B.

If I was literally on fire in a US bank, I bet the first two questions asked would be:

Do you gave an account with us?

Can you please swipe your debit card?

Water or fire extinguisher might eventually be available, for a fee.

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thanks to the answers most banknotes are intact and slightly blackened but completely read serial numbers and all else only 2 have a small hole in the middle

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10. Re: Bank near the Strip

im a bank manager. banks definitely wont take damaged currency from non-customers, at least none will that I know about. some might.

IF you're a customer AND the serial numbers are present I don't think you'll have a problem. a common myth is banks will take half a bill if one serial number is fully intact. the currency has to be considerable more than half a bill, otherwise folks would just slice them in half and exchange them for 2x the bill's original value.

I have no idea about a casino cage, I have no experience in their world. but it wouldn't hurt to ask?

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