It comes as a surprise to most casino patrons that unpaid casino markers carry with them criminal and civil charges. What this means is that either the state or the casino can find you at fault for harboring casino marker debts, the likes of which may force you to serve jail time depending on the severity of the charges.
Always a major tourist attraction, gambling has been a part of the Las Vegas scenery for years. Las Vegas casinos have long been accommodating their patrons by making it as easy as possible for highrollers to come into town, spend their money, and have a good time. Part of the deal is that as a favor for all of the credit that you have been extended, that you pay back any debts that are unresolved prior to your departure. Every so often this doesn’t happen, usually because the casino patron is unaware of the possible charges that can ensue from such offenses. Some additional areas where Nevada law has strict policy on debt are: