6533 Casino occupations

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Lead statement

Casino workers operate gaming tables, assist patrons using slot machines, accept keno wagers, pay out winning bets and jackpots and collect losing bets. They are employed by casinos.

Example Titles

  • croupier
  • keno runner – casino
  • keno writer

Inclusion(s)

  • guest service representative – casino

Main duties

Casino workers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Operate gaming tables and games such as roulette, blackjack, keno, baccarat and poker
  • Monitor and assist patrons using slot machines
  • Explain rules of games to patrons and ensure that rules are followed
  • Accept keno wagers and issue computerized tickets for selection
  • Determine winners or announce winning numbers
  • Calculate and pay out winning bets and jackpots, collect losing bets and maintain related reports
  • Replenish and reset slot machines
  • may perform minor adjustments or repairs to slot machines.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • On-the-job training is provided for gaming table dealers.
  • Security clearance is required for all casino workers.
  • Casino gaming licences are usually required for all casino employees.

Additional information

  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience in all activities related to gaming.

Exclusions

  • Amusement ride, sports facility and bingo hall workers (in 67226722 Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport)
  • Supervisors of casino workers (in 63136313 Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors)