Fundraising with a Casino Party

Are you looking for a unique and fun way to raise funds for your organization or charity? Look no further than a Casino Theme Party, also known as a Casino Night!

What is a Casino Theme Party?

A Casino Theme Party is an event that simulates the experience of a casino, typically for entertainment or fundraising purposes. Guests purchase tickets to attend the event and participate in various casino games such as blackjack, poker, roulette, and craps The games are usually played using “funny money” or play money, with no real cash exchanged. Guests can compete against each other to win prizes, which are often donated by local businesses.

How does a Casino Night work for fundraising?

A Casino Night fundraiser is a fun way to raise money for your organization or charity. Here’s how it typically works:

  • Guests purchase tickets to attend the event.
  • Each guest receives a certain amount of “funny money” to use for gambling
  • Guests play various casino games using the “funny money”.
  • At the end of the night, guests exchange their winnings for raffle tickets to win  prizes.
  • The organization or charity keeps the profits from ticket sales, sponsorships, and any additional donations made throughout the night.

How do you make money on a Casino Night fundraiser?

There are several ways to raise funds through a Casino Night fundraiser, including:

  • Ticket sales: Set a price for admission to the event.
  • Sponsorships: Offer businesses or individuals the opportunity to sponsor the event in exchange for promotion and advertising.  Casino Nights have several sponsorship opportunities including title sponsor, chip sponsor, table sponsors and more.
  • Donations: Ask local businesses to donate prizes for guests to win or bid on in an auction.
  • Raffles or auctions: Hold a raffle or auction with donated items to raise additional funds.

Here are some tips for maximizing profits:

  • Set a fundraising goal: Having a clear goal in mind will help you stay focused on maximizing profits.
  • Sell drink tickets: Offer drink tickets for sale to guests. This can help increase profits while keeping costs low.
  • Charge for additional “funny money”: Consider charging guests for additional “funny money” if they run out.
  • Have a VIP area: Offer a special VIP area with exclusive games and amenities for an additional fee.

How do you organize a Casino Night?

Organizing a successful Casino Night fundraiser takes careful planning and execution. It is good to plan several months ahead of your desired date.  Here are some tips to help you get started:

  • Choose a reputable casino party business: Look for a company that specializes in providing Casino Theme Parties. Make sure they have a good reputation, are licensed, and have experience in organizing and managing fundraising events. Casino Party Aces is licensed by the State of North Carolina.  You can be sure your event is run legally and safely.
  • In North Carolina, your event will need to be permitted.  It’s a simple form sent to the State.  We can walk you through it if you need help.
  • Select a venue: Choose a venue that can accommodate the size of your event and has the necessary amenities, such as tables, chairs, and space for food and drinks. If you need some venue recommendations, your casino night planner can suggest some in your desired area.
  • Plan the logistics: Arrange for food, decorations, and entertainment to ensure your guests have a great time.

Benefits of using a Casino Theme Party for fundraising

Using a Casino Theme Party for fundraising has several benefits, including:

  • Unique and fun way to raise funds: A Casino Night fundraiser provides a fun and engaging way for guests to support your cause.
  • Opportunity to bring the community together: Casino Theme Parties are a great way to bring people together for a good cause.
  • Potential to attract new donors and supporters: Hosting a Casino Night fundraiser can attract new supporters and donors to your organization.


A Casino Theme Party can be a fun and effective way to raise funds for your organization or charity. By following the tips and strategies outlined above, you can organize a successful event that will generate excitement and support for your cause. So why not consider hosting a Casino Night fundraiser for your cause and see the benefits for yourself?