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Gaming Worker

Gaming Workers provide gaming services within casinos and other gambling establishments.

Overview

Gaming Workers provide gaming services within casinos and other gambling establishments.

Day-to-day

  • ensuring that games operating in the casino pit run smoothly
  • monitoring cash drops to cashiers and chip transactions
  • observing incidents and settling disputes arising at gaming tables
  • dealing games in accordance with casino rules, policies and procedures and ensuring that bets are placed within the rules of the game
  • checking that appropriate betting limit signs are in place
  • checking playing cards
  • verifying cash and colour chip change involving larger amounts with the casino gaming inspector
  • advising patrons about the rules and etiquette of games
  • counting the amount of cash chips in the float and entering a closer slip with the corresponding amount in the cash total
  • calculating and paying winning bets.

Considerations

  • irregular hours
  • shift work
  • stressful.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,317 / week
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Stable
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Gaming Worker

  • You can work as a Gaming Worker without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate III or IV in hospitality and gaming might be helpful.

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