Creating Fun Casino Nights

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					Creating Fun Casino Nights
Whether for a large group of friends and acquaintances, a charity event,
or a corporate affair, hosting fun casino nights has become increasingly
popular. These parties offer an opportunity to create an experience that
is different, exciting and memorable. Some event planners use them for
alumni parties while others host them as corporate fundraisers. They're
surprisingly low-maintenance because you can hire a specialized service
that will provide the equipment and staff you need. In this article,
you'll learn how a casino theme party can be created from the ground up.
Reserving The Right Casino Equipment
In order to make sure that everyone who attends your casino event enjoys
themselves, you'll need to have the right equipment and accessories
available. Plan to have tables, chairs, chips, dice and cards. You don't
need to purchase any of these items. If you decide to hire a professional
service to organize your event, they'll supply the equipment for you.
Event planning services that are dedicated to organizing fun casino
nights will own Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette and even Caribbean Stud
Poker tables. Any ancillary equipment such as card shoes, dice, wheels
and Roulette balls are usually provided with the tables.
Meeting Staffing Requirements
When you host a casino theme party, the employees behind the tables need
to well-trained and professional. They should have a firm grasp of the
rules of each game and be able to facilitate the games in a manner that
doesn't call unnecessary attention to themselves. Plus, the dealers and
waiting staff should act professionally with every guest.
Most people who host casino parties aren't able to fill these staff
positions with trained personnel. Casino night event planners can provide
dealers and waiting staff as part of the package. Many of these dealers
have worked professionally in top casinos. They realize that being
friendly is just as important as their gaming experience to making people
feel comfortable.
A Casino Atmosphere From Scratch
Many fun casino nights don't require players to use money to purchase
chips at the gaming tables. Instead, guests are given a predetermined
number of chips at the beginning of the night. If the casino party is
being hosted as a fundraiser, the chips are purchased and the money is
donated. At the end of the evening, the person who has the most "money"
remaining wins a prize. Often, the prizes are valuable enough to trigger
friendly competition amongst the players.
If any guests are uncertain about a particular game's rules or method of
play, the dealers are trained to explain the rules. Also, casino event
planners will provide enough tables to allow 75% of the attendees to play
at the same time. Therefore, you should work closely with the event
organizer to plan the number of tables needed for your event.
One of the reasons why casino theme parties are so popular is because
nearly everyone enjoys playing games of chance. Plus, there's a level of
camaraderie that emerges at the tables as players try to collectively
beat the dealer. If you're planning an event that requires a different
flavor than conventional events, consider hosting a casino party. Your
guests will be glad you did.
Stu Foster writes exclusively for The Event Entertainment Company.

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