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Betting Agency Counter Clerks record and process customer bets, payments and payouts over the counter at betting agencies, for horse and dog racing, and other sports and events.


  • takes bets and debits credit accounts and bank accounts electronically, as well as receiving cash
  • records and enters bets electronically and in transaction ledgers
  • issues tickets and prepares summaries of transactions
  • monitors amounts of money placed on race entrants
  • checks details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in betting ledgers and electronic records, and pays out money on winning tickets
  • verifies the identity and account balances of betting agency customers
  • answers betting inquiries over the telephone, via email and in person.

To become a Betting Agency Counter Clerk

  • You can work as a Betting Agency Counter Clerk without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as accounting.

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