We met a few of the key NPCs yesterday and, because I’m still silly busy at work, today’s post is about the special laws the city’s Board (the local Primogen equivalent) have set out. The PCs will be charged with enforcing these rules in ‘Glitter Gultch’ the strip of casinos and hotels in Downtown Las Vegas. Already starting to decline in the face of the Strip, the PCs will be dealing with a part of town that invities desperate characters and desperate acts.
The Board’s Rules
Tourists may only feed on Tourists
Vegas is too small a town for visiting kindred to feed indiscriminately. Out of town kindred may only feed on out of town mortals. Trafficking in blood dolls by Kindred is a bit of a gray area that I’m sure my PCs will have to deal with.
No one feeds on Headliners
Unless you have the Board’s permission, any feeding on featured entertainers will be treated as a Masquerade breach. The Prince has been known to punish violaters with final death, particularly if they do not have strong connections locally (or nationally). The Board’s definition of ‘headliner’ is also pretty liberal. It includes entertainers at the shadier lounges and casinos in the greater Las Vegas area as well as secondary acts at the major Strip hotels.
Visitors are welcome to Visit
Out-town kindred must seek permission to stay longer than two weeks. After two weeks, the Board will determine the length of time a tourist may stay. It isn’t uncommon for them to extend a stay for a month or longer (depending upon what the kindred in question can offer). Kindred who overstay their welcome face expulsion or worse. The Silverado Casino, the casino the PCs have been invested with, serves as an Elysium in Downtown Las Vegas and as a location that tourist visitors can check in with. This is a large part of the PCs responsibilities.
Thou Shall Not Steal from the Casinos
Anyone caught interfering with the operation of or stealing from a casino—without the Board’s express permission—will be harshly dealt with. Any kindred caught interfering with or stealing from the skim will suffer final death. This law is pretty absolute as a percentage of the casino skim that heads to organized crime figures back East inevitably winds up in the coffers of important Camarillia kindred.