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History[edit]

SunCruz was founded by multimillionaire Konstantinos ‘Gus’ Boulis (who also founded the Miami Subs sandwich shop franchise). Boulis purchased eleven luxury yachts which he remodeled into casinos. These would conduct ‘Cruises to Nowhere’, consisting of a three-mile cruise from the Florida coast into what was then considered international waters.[1] While in international waters, passengers could gamble on poker, blackjack and slot machines. Boulis named the fleet the SunCruz Casino line. By the time of its sale in 2000, SunCruz was earning tens of millions of dollars of profits annually, and had over 2,000 employees.

Lawsuit by Horry County[edit]

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In 2011, Horry County sued the operator of SunCruz Aquasino for breach of contract, alleging that SunCruz had failed to make payments to Horry County for passenger fees received during the months of August and September 2011. Horry County was supposed to receive a fee of $7 per passenger instead, of collecting taxes based on the boat’s revenue. The suit asked for $165,000 in back payments plus legal costs.[7][8][9] Aquasino asserted they had stopped making payments due to the county not enforcing a ban on illegal gambling, which was also part of the agreement. The company’s position was that it had protested the boarding fees from the beginning of their relationship with the county, stating they were onerous. Even so, they had continued to pay those fees in good faith. However, when the county did not seem to be doing enough regarding the illegal gambling, they suspended payments, entering into negotiations with the county to reach a compromise. It was during these negotiations when the county filed its lawsuit.[10]

Cruz/Gambling Features and Options[edit]

SunCruz Aquasino offers players Vegas-style slots ranging from $0.02 to $25.00, including ticket-in and ticket-out machines. Blackjack, Poker, Texas Hold ’Em, Rummy, Roulette, Craps, and sports-book wagering are also offered.

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See also[edit]

  • SunCruz Casinos, a former casino boat company that went bankrupt in 2009.

Footnotes[edit]

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  1. ^New York Times retrieved Sept. 19, 2012
  2. ^’Port of Palm Beach statement’.
  3. ^NBC News
  4. ^http://www.cfnews13.com/Business/LocalBusinessHeadlines/2009/12/29/suncruzs_parent_company_files_for_bankruptcy.html
  5. ^Price, Wayne T. (11 January 2010). ‘SunCruz offers apologies’. Florida Today. Melbourne, Florida: Florida Today. pp. 14A.
  6. ^’New owners buy Sun Cruz, sending casino boat to SC’. Carolina Live/ WPDE-TV. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Carolina Live/ WPDE-TV. 4 April 2010. Retrieved 25 September 2012.
  7. ^Naquin, Ryan (2011–11–16). ‘Horry County sues casino boat for not paying passenger fees’. WPDE-TV. Retrieved 2012–09–25.
  8. ^Naquin, Ryan (2011–11–16). ‘Casino boat gets reality show, still owes county $500,000’. WPDE-TV. Retrieved 2012–09–25.
  9. ^’SunCruz Casino responds to lawsuit’. WMBF-TV. 2011–11–16. Retrieved 2012–09–25.
  10. ^Naquin, Ryan (2012–11–16). ‘Horry County sues casino boat for not paying passenger fees’. CarolinaLive.com. Retrieved 2014–03–03.
  11. ^Naquin, Ryan (2012–08–02). ‘Sun Cruz Casino ordered to pay Horry County taxes’. WPDE-TV. Retrieved 2012–09–25.

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