50 Gambling Inspired Dog Names

Reviewed By Kyoko •  Updated: 01/14/21 •  9 min read
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If you’re looking for a name for your newly adopted dog or puppy, and would like some inspiration, then we’re glad you’ve stopped by here!

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We know it can be challenging to find just the right name for your fur baby. There are lots of ideas when it comes to names. You can look to favorite characters in stories or movies. But the problem with these names is that can be more common, which is not good. You need a unique, special name for your dog.

Another option is to use your dog’s personality and physical characteristics as inspiration for a name. But here, too, it’s possible to run into common dog names. These are names that you may here when out and about hiking, jogging in the neighborhood or even at the dog park. The problem with these names is that you may call your dog and end up with several other dogs answering your call at the same time!

So, what’s a person to do? There are lots of other ways to find names. For instance, you can choose to name your dog after a hobby. We’ve got a neat idea—do you like to visit casinos? Then why not choose a gambling dog name? That would be something very unique and a name you won’t hear just everywhere, unless you’re visiting a place like Las Vegas!

We’ve done some research for you and have come up with a list of gambling dog names to get you started.

Vegas Dog Names

Here are some dog names that come right from Las Vegas and some that are Casino dog names, too!

1). Elvis: while this name may remind you of the “King of Rock & Roll,” Las Vegas is also home to Elvis impersonators. They impersonate (look and act) like the real Elvis and perform on stage and in tribute acts. They’re extremely popular in Las Vegas.

2). Sinatra: is the name of a famous singer who worked in Las Vegas, Frank Sinatra. He was part of the “Rat Pack.”

3). Sammy: this is the name of another famous singer who performed for years in Las Vegas. His name was Sammy Davis Jr, and he was also part of the famous “Rat Pack.”

4). Caesar: is the name of a famous hotel and casino known as Caesars Palace, located on the Strip. It was founded back in 1996 by Jay Sarno and Stanley Mallin, who wanted to create a luxury facility that made guests feel as if they were back in ancient Rome.

5). Mirage: this is the name of another luxury hotel and casino in Vegas called the Mirage Resort & Casino. This hotel has a Polynesian theme and is located on the Strip. It was built by Steve Wynn and is now owned and operated by MGM Resorts International.

6). Newton: is the name of a famous performer, Wayne Newton, who has been called “Mr. Las Vegas” and “Mr. Entertainment.” He’s a singer who has had several hits. While he’s in his 70s, Newton’s famous face hasn’t seemed to change much through the years. Many say this is due to plastic surgery.

7). Cosmo: this name comes from the Cosmopolitan, which is another hotel and casino in Vegas. This is a luxury resort located on the Strip, which has become famous for it’s two high-rise towers, the Boulevard Tower and the Chelsea Tower. This hotel was rated the “Best Hotel in the World” by Gogobot in 2013.

8). Gi : this comes from the name of the famous Bellagio luxury hotel, resort, and casino in Vegas. It’s also located on the Strip, and is owned by the Blackstone Group, and run by MGM Resort International. It’s built on the site of the old Dunes Hotel and casino, and is famous for its 8-acre lake and the Fountains of Bellagio, which is home to a dancing water fountain that synchs with music.

9). Venny: this name is inspired by the Venetian resort, hotel, and casino and is locate don the famous Strip. The hotel is meant to give a feeling as if you’re in Venice, Italy.

10). Dion: is the name of a famous singer, Celine Dion, who has been performing in Las Vegas for several years.

11). Rocky: this name is inspired by the Red Rock casino, resort & spa, which is located in Downtown Summerlin. This is the home of the Lucky Bar chandelier, which is gorgeous and extremely large.

12). Casi: this name comes from the name of the place where people gamble, which is a casino. A casino can be a stand-alone business, or may be part of a hotel, resort, restaurants and more.

13). Flami (f): this name is inspired by the Flamingo hotel and casino, which was opened by the gangster Bugsy Siegel.

14). Mandy (f): this name comes from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, which has over 2,400 slot and video poker machines, along with 122 gaming tables and more. They also have a wonderful restaurant and are home to the Cirque du Soleil.

15). Rio (f): is the name of one of the top-rated casinos in Vegas. It has almost 2,500 slot and video poker machines, along with plenty of blackjack and roulette wheels. There’s also a great restaurant when you need to obtain sustenance.

16). Paris (f): is the name of the Paris casino, which has a 50-story replica of the Eiffel Tower. The décor is also reminiscent of Paris, and you’ll find over 2, slot and video poker machines here, along with over 100 gaming tables. There’s plenty here to stay busy.

Poker Dog Names

Do you enjoy a good game of poker? Then check out these dog names based on this very popular card game!

17). Ante: is a small bet that players need to make before a hand is dealt. Antes contribute to the pot’s value.

18). Board: these are community cards that everyone uses in combination with their pocket cards to make the best hand.

19). Bubble (f): if you’re playing in a tournament, a bubble is the top finisher out of the money.

20). Button (f): is the position of the dealer, which is usually denoted by placing a token in front of the dealer. This rotates clockwise each time the dealer shuffles a new hand.

21). Check: is a term that means “to pass on better.” If there’s no action bet to you, then there’s nothing to call. If you don’t want to bed, you can just “check.”

22). Dealer: is the player who shuffles the deck and deals the cards.

23). Flop (f): this the term for the first three community cards dealt out after the first round of betting is finished.

24). Omaha (m/f): is a type of hold’em game where players receive 4 cards and must use only two of them, together with the 3 of the 5 board cards to make a hand.

25). Quads (f): is a term that means “four of a kind.”

Betting Dog Names

Here are some dog names based on betting terms!

26). Ace: comes from the term “ace of spades,” which is usually the highest and most valuable card in the deck. The value of the card varies from game to game.

27). Ajax: is a poker term that refers to the pocket cards Ace & Jack, which are either suited or offsuit.

28). Banker: this is the term used for the player who is in charge of the money in some gambling games.

29). Bookie: is someone who collects bets on sport or other types of events. They’re also known as bookmakers, and work either on their own or with a company. They set the odds on events before a bet is agreed to.

30). Calcutta: is a form of gambling or wagering where players or teams are sold by auction beforehand to the highest bidder.

31). Croupier: is someone appointed at a gambling table (which can be the dealer) who assists in the conduct of the game, especially in the distribution of bets and payouts.

32). Deuces Wild: is a card game, which can include poker, where each 2 may represent any card designated by its holder.

33). Freeroll: when playing poker, a freeroll happens when two players remain before the last card is dealt. One player guarantees to split the pot with this opponent no matter what the final cards may be.

34). Big Bertha (f): this is the name of very large slot machines that have multiple reels and are made to grab your attention.

35). Jackpot: this is the name of the funds that a winner earns when gambling. It’s usually a cash prize.

36). Joker: is a card that’s found in a poker deck, and it has no “rank” or value. It usually acts as a wild or partially wild card in the game.

37). Keno: is a type of gambling came that’s a bit like a lottery. In this game, players choose a number between 1 and 80.

38). Kitty: is the total amount of money, which is bet in a gambling game, which is given to the winner/winner.

39). Kojak: this is when a player is dealt a king/jack combination, which is called a “Kojak.” The name comes from the TV series of the same name that starred Telly Sevalas. His character was a high stakes poker play in Vegas.

40). Maverick: this is a highly skilled player in poker.

41). Presto: is the nickname for picket fives in a Texas Hold’em game. This is what you say at the end of the hand when you win with pocket fives.

42). Boxcar (f): the term for when a player rolls two sixes in the game of craps.

44). Roughie: this term comes from horse race better, and means a horse at long odds, which means the horse doesn’t have a good chance of winning the race.

45). Roulette: is a casino game that is played with a small wheel that’s used to determine a winning number.

46). Sandbag: is a term that means “slow playing,” and refers to a player who tries to make it look like they have a weak hand, when in reality they have a strong hand.

47). Carousel: is a bank or group of slot machines.

48). Exacta: is a term used in horse race gambling, which refers to a wager in which the first two finishers are picked in order.

49). Teaser: is a type of gambling bet that allows the bettor to combine his bets on two different games.

50). Filly: comes from horse race gambling and is a term that’s used for female horses that are four years old or under.

There you have it! If you’re like us, you may have learned some new things about gambling! But most of all we hope you’ve found a great name for your dog!

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Kyoko is from a family of 3 and moved to New York with her parents and siblings when she was 13. Kyoko is fond of spending a great amount of time with pets, specifically her beagle Luna and cat Missy. Her boyfriend often complains that she spends too much time giving attention to their animals. Kyoko has written dozens of articles concerning pets and is aiming at owning a pet shop one day!

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