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Casino Ship Bets on Galveston
by Robert Mihovil
Thursday, April 06, 2017

Jacks Or Better CasinoOn Thursday evening a free “shakedown” cruise was provided by gambling boat, Jacks or Better Casino, in preparation for its grand opening on Friday.  The vessel departs from the Galveston Yacht Basin in Galveston.

The 155 ft. long, three-story vessel sails Wednesday – Saturday, 11am to 4:30pm and 6:30pm to 12am and on Sunday 1pm to 7pm. It’s outfitted with 200 slot machines, craps, roulette, poker, blackjack, baccarat, chuck-a-luck, let it ride, three card poker, shootout poker and a sports book allowing guests to bet on sporting events throughout the world. 

The ship will hold 400 passengers, but currently is limited by the U.S. Coast Guard to 150 pending further classification clearance. 

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