The game takes place in the fictional town of Lost Wages (a pun on the real city of Las Vegas, Nevada) where the object is to earn lots of money and to defeat the evil King of the Casino. Games at the casino include blackjack and five-card draw poker. The player plays as the Casino Kid and moves from table to table using the D-pad. Pressing the 'A' button allows the player to talk to another in-game player.
Casino Kid 2 is the sequel to Casino Kid, released in and released by the same company. In Casino Kid 2, the Casino Kid, after having defeated the top players in Las Vegas, is issued a challenge by the top gamblers around the world. The matches are organized by a mysterious leader, and to unveil the leader, the Casino Kid must defeat nine opponents from around the world in the games of roulette, poker, and blackjack. Gameplay in Casino Kid 2 is identical to the gameplay in the original Casino Kid.