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Old 01-04-2011, 08:15 PM
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Question Taxes on casino gambling

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I love gambling and I only play slots and I am in Illinois state and I had been to Vegas 2times in 2009 and 2times in 2010.I had won
2009-($1,341.50)
2010-3,588.78
However I lost more than what I won.So the net is only LOSS and no profit..How do i declare this in Taxes..I know that there is an option for winnings but how to declare losses what are all the required documents for losses can you please explain??And I even play in Chicago casino so what do i do to get the details pertaining to my wins and losses.Please help.Thank you very much in advance.



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Old 01-04-2011, 08:29 PM
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Please refer to this post for gambling income and lossess
Gambling Income and Losses



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Old 01-04-2011, 08:37 PM
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Hello Samatg,

Thank you very much for the quick response..How do i show the loses can I prove the amount I withdrew from my savings and my credit cards before and in between my travel I lost in Vegas?Please suggest?



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