Blackjack - Roulette - Craps - Texas Hold'em
games offer you a great choice of traditional casino gaming, with
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is a true game of chance where you bet on a number, color,
odd/even, high/low, or a group of numbers on the Roulette table. The
Roulette wheel and ball are spun, with winnings determined by the
slot on the Roulette wheel where the ball finally stops.
Texas Hold'em: In the poker game Texas hold 'em, a player's hand consists of two hole cards, which belong solely to the player and remain hidden from the other players. Five community cards are also dealt into play. Betting begins before any of the community cards are exposed, and continues throughout the hand. The player's "playing hand", which will be compared against that of each competing player, is the best 5-card poker hand available from his two hole cards and the five community cards.
Craps: The first roll in a Craps round is called the come out roll. If the dice total is 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10 then the point is established. On the other hand a total of 2, 3, 7, 11, or 12 on the come out roll immediately ends the round. When the point has been established, an “ON” puck will be placed on the point. After the point is rolled the dice will be rolled continuously until the same point is rolled again or a 7.
A Casino Party Synopsis
When to Begin Casino: The casino portion of a party usually begins after the start time of an event, allowing people time to arrive, mingle, eat, or enjoy the presentation or awards. Allow one hour after dinner is scheduled or thirty minutes after arrival time, if a dinner is not served. The casino parties are scheduled for three hours.
Tickets, Vouchers and Prizes: As guests arrive, they can be given tickets (just tell the pit boss how much in casino money the tickets are worth). Or we can supply fake money for the casino portion of the party. We usually recommend $2,000, as the minimum bet is $25. When the casino opens, the guests present the tickets or fake money to any at any table in exchange for the chips. Everyone then plays for the set time, and at the end of the casino portion, the chips are exchanged either for tickets (to be used in drawings for prizes), or as a voucher (used for an auction for prizes). Some form of prizes are recommended, as this lends more excitement to the gambler within us!! A "How-To" book for the person with the least money is always fun.
If you use Tickets (they are two sided), just put a box or gift bag in front of each prize. We usually give one ticket for every $500, with a minimum of 5 tickets per person. This gives everyone an even chance to win, whether they know how to play or not. The people then deposit one side of ticket and keep the other. The spokesperson then shakes the tickets and draws a winner. Normally, you have to be there to win. However, you can let the people put their name on the back of the ticket they deposit and contact the winner if they have already left.
For the Vouchers, an "auctioneer" (not a real auctioneer, just someone outspoken!) can also be provided, but it is more fun to have someone from the company do the auction. You then start with the highest prize and auction the prizes to the highest bidder. This takes about 5 minutes for each prize.
If you want to use the voucher method but not use an auction, the casino "pit boss" can collect the vouchers written, arrange them in numerical order, and supply the appropriate number of winning vouchers for the amount of prizes available. You then announce the winners for the amount of prizes available. You then announce the winners one at a time, how much casino money they ended with, and the prize they won. Or, you can give the top prizewinners and the bottom winner and you can use the ticket system to award the rest of the prizes. Prizes do not have to be expensive, a bottle of wine, a gift card at Home Depot, Target, Circuit City, etc., a Car Detailing.... just small things that people would enjoy.
If no prizes are offered, the chips are simply turned in to the dealer and the casino portion of the event is done. It should be noted that awarding prizes for casino winnings is legal in Texas, as long as no one has to buy chips, or otherwise pay to play.
The dealers are also trained to teach players how to play each of the games (a great time to learn "craps"), or one blackjack table and one craps table can be designated for learners. This way the experienced players are not "slowed down" by the questions and the beginners feel free to ask as many questions as needed.
including music or other forms of entertainment (Strolling
Magicians, Tarot Card Readers, Palmists, Caricaturists, etc.)
at your party. A few of your guests might prefer other choices during
the evening. You could add a disk
jockey, a jazz band or
a full blown party band.
After the casino ends, most of your playing guests will join in on
the dancing, etc.
you for your help! The party was a success. I just loved Margie. I’ll be
in contact for any future needs that I have!"
Christine - Saturday, March 28, 2009
were professional and easy to work with."
Kevin Roberts, Link Staffing - 12-20-08
(Liz Taylor impersonator), John (Antonisse, DJ) & the casino guys all
exceeded our expectations. Very friendly - would hire them all again."
..... Mica Cheshier, McCurley, Orsinger, McCurley, Nelson & Downing, LLP. 12-12-2008
personnel were great!"
Cynthia McKinney, CPS/CAP, December 10, 2007
"They were flexible
with our guests and allowed them to have fun. All were very personable.
The staff had a blast!"
Jodie Lawdermilk, December 10, 2007
"We all had
a wonderful time and everything went very smoothly."
Amanda Gary, December 10, 2007
Margie (casino) & her group were great. Next year we would like them
Pat Brooks - King Aerospace July 4, 2007
Manager, Margie was wonderful. She was flexible when we had to adjust the
schedule and was very accomodating. I enjoyed working with her very much"
Linda Bell, Beazer Homes, December 15, 2006
"Ed did a great
Kevin Roberts - Link Staffing, December 8, 2006
and hard working casino folks who went out of their way to assist guests.
The casino equipment was excellent. Your casino group was outstanding and
contributed to an enjoyable evening for all our chamber members"
Joel Santag, Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Gala, September 24, 2005
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