Gamblers on the beaches are going to have a closer option coming up in the next few weeks.
The Tradewinds Casino Cruiseline will be making it's maiden voyage out of John's Pass the weekend of August 24th, according to the Beach Beacon.
The Tradewinds marks the fourth casino cruise that has operated out John's Pass. All other have gone out of business for various reasons.
The ship itself will seat 425 passengers and will feature 200 slot machines and games like roulette, craps and blackjack.
The ship will operate evening cruises from 7 p.m. to midnight Tuesday through Friday and 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturdays. There will be afternoon cruises on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. There will also be a Sunday matinee cruise.
The boat is currently docked at Hubbard's Marina.
What do you think of a casino cruise in John's Pass? Will you go on it? Let us know in the comments.