Are casino parties legal?
How does a casino party work?
What are some ideas for prizes?
How long is a typical casino party?
How many gaming tables will I need for my event?
How are your dealers trained?
Do we need to tip the dealers?
When do you deliver, set up, breakdown and remove your equipment?
What areas do you serve?


Are casino parties legal?
The most common question people ask when they hear about casino parties is, "Is this legal?"

The answer is YES. What makes it legal is that in spite of the appearance of a casino, there is no actual gambling going on. It's all make-believe, pretend, fantasy gambling. You can bet as much as you want, lose as much as you want and win as much as you want, and you walk away with the same amount of money you started with. That's because only play money is used, usually in the form of chips, that have no real monetary value. And even though most people will play the games just for the fun of playing (or the education and experience they can gain), sometimes it makes the whole event more exciting if there is something to shoot for a reward for being "number one."

That's why most casino parties provide one or more non-cash prizes for the guests that earn the highest winnings (or chips) by the end of the event. Prizes can be as elaborate as a new car, a trip to Las Vegas, or a wide-screen television set. Or they can be as simple as a free lunch at a local restaurant or a plaque or other type of award. Guests can be any age to play.

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How does a casino party work?
The term "Casino Party" is used to describe an event, where people come together to play games commonly found in casinos in Las Vegas, but do not actually wager money or other things of value. A casino party may be held as a fund-raising activity for a non-profit organization, or it may be a private celebration held by an individual, group or employer. The major difference between the two is that those who attend a fund-raising casino party are usually asked to make a donation for admission to the event, whereas those who attend a private casino party are usually simply invited to come and have fun. At either event, guests arrive to find a variety of casino games available for their amusement. Guests are usually given a fixed amount of play money. This play money can be customized with your company logo, picture of the CEO, etc. Guests then take their play money to their favorite game table in exchange for chips and try to win as much as they can during the course of the evening. At the end of the evening, the guests turn in their chips for raffle tickets. Prizes can be raffled off or an auction can be held and guests can bid on prizes with their raffle tickets.

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What are some ideas for prizes?
Prizes for a casino party are always a big hit! They do not have to be big or expensive prizes to make it fun. Guests just like the idea of winning something, and it gives their chip value meaning. Consider the following criteria when picking your prizes:
• The item should be of high quality so that it reflects positively on your event
• It should be something that the majority of your guests would want
• The brand name should be recognizable in a positive way
Gift certificates can make great prizes. You could offer restaurant certificates, specialty retail store certificates, American Express gift cards, etc. If you have a small dollar budget, movie passes, lottery tickets, video rentals, and car washes can make good prizes. The latest electronic equipment make good prizes. Today's hot products in electronics are:
Apple IPod and IPad, Kindle/Nooks, Garmins, digital cameras, portable dvd player

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How long is a typical casino party?
We include 3 hours of playing time in our standard fees for equipment and dealers. This is usually more than adequate, especially if your event has other activities. We will work with you to determine the best schedule for the casino portion of your event.

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How many gaming tables will I need for my event?
The amount of gaming tables that you will need is based on the number of people you expect to attend.  As a general rule you will need player positions for between 50% - 75% of your total guest count, depending upon what other activities you have scheduled for your event.   Each of our regulation blackjack tables can accommodate up to seven players, roulette tables accommodate 8 players, Texas Holdem’ accommodates 8 players, and craps will allow for 16 players per table.  Our experienced sales staff will work with you to create the perfect gaming scenario that will fit within your budget.

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How are your dealers trained?
Each of our staff goes through our own casino school before becoming a certified dealer for Fabulous Las Vegas Casino Parties. Our approach is to take friendly outgoing people and through extensive training teach them how to be dealers.

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Do we need to tip the dealers?
Tipping our dealers is not expected. If you feel someone goes above and beyond, you may feel free to tip them at your discretion.

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When do you deliver, set up, breakdown and remove your equipment?
We will work with you and the venue to determine the best time to setup. We deliver and setup well before the start of your event so it’s all ready when your guests arrive. We remove our equipment when your event is over, NOT during your event when your guests are still present.

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What areas do you serve?
While our typical service area is all of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, we also have done events in many counties outside of Dallas and Fort Worth.  We have regular clients in Austin, San Antonio, and other parts of the state.  It doesn’t matter where you live, if you need a casino or gaming event, we will do our best to provide a party that you will never forget!