Also known as "21", blackjack finds its history in a game invented by the French in the 17th century called "Vingt En Un". Easy as apple pie to play, this is the most popular Casino Night party game. Strategy may take some time to master, but it sure can be fun doing it.
Craps is a party game brought to the states by a wealthy Louisiana landowner and gambler by the name of Bernard de Mandeville and has been played for years in casinos and back alleys. Though the table layout may be daunting, it is well worth the time to learn. This is probably the most exciting party game and always at a centerpiece of a typical casino night party site.
Texas Hold'em credits its birthplace to Robstown, Texas. It is a card game that has been made popular by TV coverage of big tournaments. As a party game it is growing in popularity. Played against your fellow players, it matches your skills to bluff and to beat the other poker players. All is fair in love and war, right?
Roulette was developed by the French in the 18th century and is played with a wheel with 38 slots for the "pill" to land in. While betting strategies and tactics vary, this is a great choice for a simple game of chance.
Games like 3-Card Poker are called “carnival games” by dealers. The game belongs to a genre of new games that are geared toward younger players and players that don’t consider themselves “skilled” gamblers.
3-Card Poker is very simple to play and is actually two games in one. Each player receives three cards and play against the dealer, not the other players.
A toy merchandiser named Edwin Lowe saw “Beano” in 1929 at a carnival in Georgia. Lowe returned to New York and produced 2 versions of the game as Bingo. Within 15 years, the game’s popularity grew throughout the country.
Whether you call them “slots”, “one-armed bandits”, “fruit machines”, or “pokies”, slot machines are a mainstay of casinos around the world. Spinning reels, lights, sounds, and the chance at a mega-jackpot make these a large profit generator for a casino!