Throw your child an exciting Las Vegas theme birthday or support your favorite community cause with a Casino party! Poker night ideas can turn a school fundraiser or birthday event into a magical night inspired by the bright lights of Las Vegas casinos. Our casino party ideas guide includes tips for casino invitations, casino decorations, gambling inspired games, food and Las Vegas favor ideas. Follow our casino party guide for an unforgettable night of games and good times!
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What Do I Need For a Casino Party?
In addition to basic Casino party supplies like poker chip plates, cups, napkins, and decorations, you may want to consider purchasing, borrowing or renting the following items for your Casino Night party:
- Candy coins
- Playing card decks
- A poker table and chips
- Fake money
- Printed guides for the winning poker hands
Casino Party Invitation Ideas
Get your poker night party guests excited for your event with creative invites like our Personalized Casino Invitations, which can be printed to include your child’s name and all of the party details!
For a unique touch, you can make your own Casino party invitations. This can be a fun activity to get you and your child excited for your Casino party! Here are some Casino invitation ideas for your upcoming poker party:
- Attach a card-style invitation to a personalized Casino favor such as a bag tag or zipper pull.
- Include gold star confetti with your invitations for a dash of elegance. Seal the envelopes with a personalized casino sticker printed with your party information or special welcome message.
- Create a card-style invitation using playing cards as your base. Write all your party info in gold permanent marker and stuff your playing card invites into an envelope.
- Draw a picture of a winning poker hand on a piece of cardstock. Under your image write the phrase, “Get Lucky at our Casino Party!” Write your party details on the back of the invite.
- Plan a swanky event and let guests know you would like them to dress in formal attire.
- Use creative writing in your Poker Night Invitations. Use the fun wording below for inspiration:
Get ready to roll the dice
And come to a party that’s more than nice!
We hope to see you in your finest dress
For a poker night that’s simply the best!
Casino Party Decoration Ideas
The right decorations can make all the difference at your Casino party! Whether you would like to use a Poker Chip theme or a wild Las Vegas style, you’ll find great Casino decoration ideas below:
- Lay out a deck of playing cards or poker chips as table scatter for your casino table decorations.
- Rent out a community center or host your event in a rec room to create a large open floor full of different gambling games. Set up roulette, poker tables, and other games of chance.
- Hang Casino banners, posters, and slot machine murals around your party area.
- Float a few playing card balloons around the party area. Include a few casino chip balloons around your event for a touch of fun in your poker night decorations!
Casino Party Food Ideas
In addition to typical party food like pizza, chicken fingers, hamburgers or hotdogs, you can add some casino themed food into the mix. Here are some suggestions.
- Serve snacks on silver trays. For a big fundraiser event, get volunteers to walk around with water, juice, and appetizers on platters for a Las Vegas elite experience.
- Bake poker chip sugar cookies! Start by making our sugar cookie recipe or buying refrigerated sugar cookie dough. Add red and blue food dye to different batches of dough to create fun colors. Bake as directed and pipe on icing in a playing card suite design for a sweet look!
- Mini servings and champagne glasses will make your guests feel like they are big rollers at a Las Vegas hotel. Serve shrimp, meatballs, finger sandwiches and other small sized snacks to create a fancy feel.
Casino Party Favors
The stakes are high when it comes to sending your guests home happy. Don’t gamble on getting great gifts. Give your guests what they want with some of our Casino party favor ideas:
- Playing cards and dice
- Novelty poker glasses
- Personalized casino lollipops
- A gangster hat or money boa
To keep things easy, check out our complete casino favor sets.
Party Planning Toolbox
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- Party Budget Estimator: Download this guide to help budget your expenses.