What happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas if you give your dog one of these Vegas dog names. You don’t have to be a high roller to hit the jackpot with one of these winning names for your four-legged lucky charm!
For the canine lovers who want a touch of Sin City’s glamour for their furry friends, here are some Vegas-inspired dog names rooted in iconic games:
- Pai Gow
- Monte: Three Card Monte, this might be a fun name for a tripawd dog
Famous People and Shows Associated with Vegas
- Blue Man: The Blue Man Group, a great name for a Blue Heeler!
- Bugsy: Bugsy Siegel opened the Flamingo Hotel in 1946.
- Celine: After Celine Dion, who had a long-running show at Caesars Palace.
- Cirque: Cirque du Soleil
- Forum: The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace
- Elvis: Along with his Vegas shows, Elvis played a race car driver in town for the big race in Viva Las Vegas, a fun movie that costarred Ann-Margret. Don’t miss our post of Elvis Dog Names!
- Hughes: Howard Hughes, long-running hotel guest at Vegas’s Desert Inn in 1966.
- Liberace: The performer’s show was such a Vegas staple that the city was even home to the Liberace Museum for a while.
- Mystère: Longtime Cirque du Soleil show
- Sammy: Sammy David Jr., one of Frank Sinatra’s Rat Pack
- Siegfried: Siegfried and Roy’s long-running show was one of the most famous in Vegas. Known for their white tigers, this makes a fun name for a white dog.
- Sinatra: Frank Sinatra was a longtime fixture in Vegas starting in 1951.
- Wayne: Wayne Newton is known as Mr. Las Vegas.
Gaming Words and Words Associated with Vegas
Because you feel like you’ve been smiled upon by Lady Luck when your dog joined your family!
- Ace – The highest card in many games and a symbol of excellence.
- Buffet: The famous Las Vegas buffet got its start in the early 1940s with the El Rancho Vegas Hotel. As the first hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, they came up with the Midnight Chuck Wagon Buffet and guests could have all they could eat for $1. A fun name for the dog who is a big eater!
- Cherry – A common symbol on classic slot machines.
- Double or Nothing
- Edge: casino’s advantage over the players
- George: a player who is a big tipper
- Grinder: the opposite of a high roller
- Hearts – Perfect for a dog that has stolen yours.
- High Roller
- Jackpot: For a dog that feels like a grand prize.
- Joker: A Vegas dog name for a fun-loving dog.
- Lady Luck
- “Lost Wages”
- Marker: an IOU the player owes the casino
- Mega – Inspired by mega jackpots.
- Neon – Representing the neon lights that light up the Vegas Strip–or the dog who lights up your life!
- Oasis – Vegas is often referred to as the oasis in the desert.
- Pit Boss
- Punter: a gambler playing in the casino
- Puppy: Not just a name for a puppy, in Vegas a puppy is an underdog in the game
- Seven – Lucky number seven!
- Viva: Viva Las Vegas!
- Wager – For a dog that’s a bit of a gamble in the funniest ways.
- Whale: the high roller of the high rollers!
Famous Streets as Vegas Dog Names
To the world’s travelers, Las Vegas is a land of glitter and gold. Its famous Strip shines night and day with endless slot machines, miles of flashing neon and equally flashy hotels. Casinos tempt vacationers with gaming tables, top name entertainers and world-class food along some of these famous streets.
- Desert Inn
- The Strip
Famous Vegas Hotels and Casinos that make great dog names
Vegas means a few days of reveling in a world of castles and pyramids, skyscrapers and rainforests thanks to its mega-hotels and casinos. These hotel names offer some good possibilities for Vegas names for dogs:
- Binion: Binion’s, a downtown casino
- Caesar: Caesars Palace
- Circus: Circus Circus
- Cosmo: Cosmopolitan
- Cortez: Or El Cortez if you want to sound fancy when calling your dog. Dates back to the 1940s and once owned by Bugsy Siegel.
- Flamingo: This hotel is where Las Vegas as we know it all began in 1946; the original hotel was built by Bugsy Siegel.
- Mandalay: Mandalay Bay
- Nugget: Golden Nugget
- Treasure: We miss the rollicking pirates of the old Treasure Island!
- Venetian: The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino transports you to Venice with cobbled “streets” and reproductions of Venetian landmarks like the Grand Canal and St. Marks’ Square–and, yes, gondolas.
Vegas hotels that are gone but not forgotten
- El Rancho
Attractions around Vegas
These natural and man-made attractions might be fun for lending their name to the dog who’s going to accompany you to many attractions:
- Charleston: The Mount Charleston Wilderness is less than 50 miles away from the Strip; the highest point, Charleston Peak, stands 11,900 feel tall.
- Grapevine: OK, it’s not the Grand Canyon but this canyon is close to Las Vegas and is home to Native American rock art.
- Hoover: Hoover Dam
- Mead: Lake Mead National Recreation Area, located 25 miles east of Las Vegas.
- Red Rock: Red Rock Canyon provides families a nice counterpoint to the neon bustle of Las Vegas. A fun name for a red dog!
So, whether your pup is more of a high-roller or just enjoys the simple games, there’s a Vegas-inspired name out there that’s just perfect. Remember, naming your dog is a fun experience and choosing a name inspired by the bright lights of Vegas ensures they’ll always have a little sparkle in their step! 🐾🎰🍸