Fun Casino Games and How to Play

Love the idea of  fun casino hire, but aren’t sure on all the rules? Not to worry!

Our expert team of croupiers right here in Scotland will be on hand to offer advice and guidance for all of your guests, but please keep reading for an overview and the basic rules for some of the most popular casino games.

Roulette

Roulette is a fun and simple game that is synonymous with casinos around the world. The objective is simple; correctly predict in which section of the roulette wheel that the ball will land once it has finished spinning.

There are a number of ways that you can bet on the outcome, these are:

  • On a single number
  • Any odd number
  • Any even number
  • A number between 1-18
  • A number between 19-36
  • On a number in the first twelve (1-12), second twelve (13-24) or third twelve (25-36)

The player can spread their stake across multiple bets; the croupier will hand each player different colour chips so as to easily identify the winner.

When playing at the roulette table, there are three things you will hear the croupier say throughout the night:

  • “Place your bets please” – players are asked to place chips on the table for their bet
  • “Finish betting” – the croupier is giving players warning that they will soon stop accepting bets
  • “No more bets, please” – betting is finished and the game is about to begin

Blackjack

Blackjack is one of the oldest and most popular casino games thanks to a very simple concept – to score as close to 21 as possible – making this game ideal for newbies and veteran players alike.

It is believed that the origins of Blackjack date back to Roman times, with various influences coming from countries such as Spain and France.

In this game, the players each start with two cards and are up against the dealer, who has just one card. Each player is asked if they would like to draw any more cards – there is no limit imposed as to how many cards a player can have.

In this game, suits are discounted to focus on the numbers.

All a player needs to remember is that an Ace can count as 1 or 11 and a picture card counts as 10.

Casino Stud Poker

Casino stud poker is one of two main forms of the game in the casino. This variant does not pit the players against each other as, instead, they are looking to outscore the dealer.

Casino stud poker is played at a table reminiscent of the one used in blackjack, requires the dealer to hold an Ace, King or higher to qualify. In the case that the dealer does not qualify, all ante bets are paid out.

All players, including the dealer, receive five cards with one from the dealer’s hand placed face up. Each participant then makes their move, choosing whether to fold or continue playing. Should players continue playing, they must double their original bet.

Dice (Craps)

Craps is one of the most popular games in the casino due to the fact that the game offers favourable odds to the players.

One player, known as the shooter, throws two dice on the table and other players place their bets on the outcome of the throw. This is a game that more experienced casino goers will thrive on, although the Fun Casino Scotland croupiers will be more than happy to guide less experienced players on how to play the game.

Texas Hold’em Poker

This is the most popular form of poker played around the world which, unlike casino stud poker, sees the players compete against each other.

Between two and 11 players can play, placing money into the pot at every hand. The dealer deals two ‘hole’ cards to each player, which they must keep secret from other players.

In Texas Hold’em, the objective of the game is to achieve the best hand by adding to their two ‘hole’ cards with ‘community’ cards to complete their hand, which are placed in the centre of the table.

The pot can be won in two ways, either by forming the best hand from seven available cards in what is known as ‘the showdown’, or forcing all other players to fold.

The best combination is judged on a combination of these possible hands:

  • Two ‘hole’ cards and three ‘community’ cards
  • One ‘hole’ card and four ‘community’ cards
  • Five ‘community cards’

Wheel of Fortune

If you have ever watched the popular television programme, then you already understand the concept of the game. If you haven’t, then it really is quite simple!

The wheel boasts seven types of fruit that players can place bets on – similar to roulette, place your chips on your predicted outcome before the croupier spins the wheel.

Anyone who has placed chips on the fruit the wheels lands on is the winner.

Chuck A Luck

Chuck a Luck is a very simple game that sees player place bets on different outcomes of the dice as the dealer turns the cage end over end. Once all bets have been placed, the dealer stops the cage and the outcome of the dices positions determines the winner.

The possible bets include:

  • Single Number – this is where players place a bet on any number between 1-6 to be rolled on any individual die. Should two dice roll the number; the payout is doubled and tripled if rolled by all three dice.
  • Triples – for all three dice to roll the same number (1,1,1 for example)
  • High – the combination equals 11 or higher but loses if the roll is a triple
  • Low – that the combination equals 10 or lower, but loses if the roll is a triple
  • Field – the outcome is not between 8-12
  • Odd – the combination equals an odd number
  • Even – the combination equals an even number
  • Specific total – players can bet on the combination equalling a specific number between 4-17