6533 Casino occupations

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Lead statement

Casino workers operate gaming tables, maintain 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

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
  • 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
  • Fill slot machines with coins and assist patrons experiencing difficulties with machines
  • Perform minor adjustments 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.