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A state appeals court has overturned its own ruling and decided “bikini latex clubs” are s**ually oriented businesses that are subject to a $5-per-patron state tax.

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The Houston-based 1st Texas Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in a 21-page opinion that latex-clad dancers at such clubs are nude under state law and therefore the state can tax each patron. In so doing, it vacated its own January ruling that dismissed a lawsuit brought by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. read more

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Appeals court: On 2nd thought, tax bikini latex clubs – The a**ociated Press

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A state appeals court has overturned its own ruling and decided “bikini latex clubs” are s**ually oriented businesses that are subject to a $5-per-patron state tax.

The Houston-based 1st Texas Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in a 21-page opinion that latex-clad dancers at such clubs are nude under state law and that therefore the state can tax each patron. In so doing, it vacated its own January ruling that dismissed a lawsuit brought by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. read more

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Two Las Vegas strip clubs reopen as ‘bikini bars’ – FOX5 Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — Two valley strip clubs forced to remain closed for months have now reopened as “bikini bars” to adapt to state guidelines during the pandemic.  

The decades-old Palamino Club and the nearby Chicas Bonitas are two of hundreds of businesses not allowed to operate as live entertainment venues, adult nightclubs or strip clubs during Nevada’s Phase 2 of reopening plans. 

After almost four months closed, owner Adam Gentile said it was time to find a way to reopen and pay the bills, and give unemployed workers and dancers a way to make a living.  read more

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