Hobbies, Home and Family, Lifestyle

Hosting Casino-Themed Game Nights

Board games make for some timeless fun that never gets tired because of the personality brought to them by each of the players taking part, but you can take things up a notch, do something a little different and host the next game night with a casino theme. This could perhaps even become a new tradition, in which case you can permanently decorate your game room in a casino theme.

If you’re worried about the rather “permanent” nature of doing up the gaming room in that way, rest assured that casino themes never get old! After all, who doesn’t love playing bingo for cash?! Having the decor in such a way that the room looks like something you can see in the physical casinos you’d visit on a night out would always impress your visitors. Plus, it wouldn’t take much redecorating because the decor is quite minimal – the gaming atmosphere is created by the buzz of the people in attendance.

We’ll start small though, with nothing more than just your hosting of a game night with a casino theme. You won’t have to exclusively play casino games all night long however since it’s often enough for the casino-themed ambiance to add a different dimension to the regular board games you would ordinarily enjoy playing.

A bar area

If your game nights aren’t necessarily all about free flowing adult beverages then this could very well be a juice bar. A bar area is required nevertheless, because I mean which casino in this world doesn’t have a resident bar? Those iconic bar stools just make it look official, don’t they? Nobody necessarily needs to man the bar either – it just needs to be there, that’s all.

A sports viewing area

The sports viewing area could well be integrated into the bar area if you’re limited for space, or it could in fact just be accounted for by a mere flat screen TV mounted somewhere up on the wall, with a dolby atmos soundbar or a similar speaker system to catch the energy of the game. This way, those who are interested in any live matches going on can occasionally take a glance up to keep tabs on proceedings. You don’t want to make it the centre of attention though because after all, this is still a games night you’re planning, right?

Put up some old posters of sports stars of yesteryear or some little sports trivia notes to make it look like some kind of traditional sports bar.

Neon lighting

There are some great neon-lighting solutions available today which aren’t as heavy on the power as you might first think, but if there is one thing that does indeed make a casino exactly that it is indeed the lighting. Hit the flea market and you’ll probably find the perfect neon-lighting solutions for a casino themed gaming room.

Some actual casino gaming

You would need to jump through many regulatory hoops in order to house physical slots machines or tables anywhere, but all the decor you will have gone through the trouble to put up would effectively go to waste if there wasn’t any actual casino gaming going on. Set up a computer on which you can all take it in turns to play a casino game or two, or three, or more online, betting with real money so that you can have a real chance of winning real money! And, before starting with the game, you may want your VPN connection set straight. You can refer to blogs that provide a comparative analysis of VPN service providers (like Nordvpn vs Ipvanish) so that you can have a clear insight on what to choose.

Casino nights are an excellent option for house parties or to play while chilling with friends. As long as it’s done right, a casino night can be a lot of fun for your friends, and can even help you raise money for your favorite causes.