Person dealing a casino table game

Casino/Gaming Training

The Casino Career Institute

Visit us in the Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies, located at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus.

Table Games Training

All table games students are required to wear professional-style white shirts/blouses, black slacks/ skirts, and black shoes. 

How does Quick Start work? Register online for the Table Games Dealer-Quick Start course. Print your receipt and begin your class on the following Tuesday. You will inform the instructor which table game you want to learn to jump-start your casino career.

Register now, and select your game.

This course is designed to provide students with easy access and instruction to become a table games dealer. Students will learn the fundamentals and skills needed to experience a lifetime of dealing games on the casino floor. Emphasis will be placed on game knowledge, chip value, and recognition, along with card handling. In addition, special attention will be given to game security, accounting, pit procedures, customer service, and the chain of command.

Blackjack, Roulette or Baccarat (select one)

Blackjack: This combination course will prepare you for entry into any other primary or secondary game. The first two weeks concentrate on correct chip-handling techniques, identifying the value of each color chip, learning to read the total value of a bet and proper pit procedures. You will also learn the roles of each position in the casino chain of command. The second two weeks of the course will teach you the fundamentals of dealing Blackjack. Emphasis will be placed on card totaling, chip cutting and handling, card shuffling, and card placement. Special attention will be given to game and accounting procedures, accuracy, and speed.

Roulette: This course covers the fundamentals of dealing Roulette for those who already have training in another game. Emphasis will be given to accurate and quick mental multiplication, chip handling, memorization of table layout, and accuracy in clearing the table.

Baccarat: This course accommodates the experience, knowledge, and skills acquired in previous game training. Emphasis will be placed on commissions and percentages and the ability to calculate them immediately. Customer relations will be the focus.

CARE-107 (48 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $549 (Tuition $514, Materials $35)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  •  Section AW18-beginning January 4 (ends January 27)
  • Section AW19-beginning January 11 (ends February 3)
  • Section AW20-beginning January 18 (ends February 10)
  • Section AW21-beginning January 25 (ends February 17)
  • Section AW22-beginning February 1 (ends February 24)
  • Section AW23-beginning February 8 (ends March 3)
  • Section AW24-beginning February 15 (ends March 10)
  • Section AW25-beginning February 22 (ends March 17)
  • Section AW26-beginning March 1 (ends March 24)
  • Section AW27-beginning March 8 (ends March 31)
  • Section AW28-beginning March 15 (ends April 7)
  • Section AW29-beginning March 22 (ends April 14)
  • Section AW30-beginning March 29 (ends April 21)
  • Section AW31-beginning April 5 (ends April 28)
  • Section AW32-beginning April 12 (ends May 5)
  • Section AW33-beginning April 19 (ends May 12)
  •  Section AW34-beginning April 26 (ends May 19)
  • Section AW35-beginning May 3 (ends May 26)
  • Section AW36-beginning May 10 (ends June 2)
  • Section AW37-beginning May 17 (ends June 9)
  • Section AW38-beginning May 24 (ends June 16)
  •  Section AW39-beginning May 31 (ends June 23)
  • Section AW40-beginning June 7 (ends June 30)

Craps

Learn the fundamentals of dealing Craps. Emphasis will be placed on the knowledge of the procedures on a variety of bets, accurate and quick mental multiplication, and chip handling. Special attention will be given to game and accounting procedures, accuracy, and speed.

CARE-109 (96 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $1,049 (Tuition $1014, Materials $35) 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.
  • Section AW02-beginning January 25 (ends March 17)
  • Section AW03-beginning April 19 (ends June 9)

Blackjack, Roulette, Pai Gow Poker, Pai Gow Tiles (select one)

Blackjack: This combination course will prepare you for entry into any other primary or secondary game. The first two weeks concentrate on correct chip-handling techniques, identifying the value of each color chip, learning to read the total value of a bet, and proper pit procedures. You will also learn the roles of each position in the casino chain of command. The second two weeks of the course will teach you the fundamentals of dealing Blackjack. Emphasis will be placed on card totaling, chip cutting and handling, card shuffling, and card placement. Special attention will be given to game and accounting procedures, accuracy, and speed.

Roulette: This course covers the fundamentals of dealing Roulette for those who already have training in another game. Emphasis will be given to accurate and quick mental multiplication, chip handling, memorization of table layout, and accuracy in clearing the table. 

Pai Gow Poker: This course accommodates the experience, knowledge, and skills acquired in previous game training. Learn the fundamentals of dealing Pai Gow Poker. Emphasis will be placed on rules of the game, commissions, and security.

Pai Gow Tiles: Learn the fundamentals of dealing Pai Gow Tiles. Based on ancient Chinese history, the game is played with a set of 32 dominoes. The object is to get the winning hand, GEE JOON (also called the supreme pair). Emphasis will be placed on rules of the game, commissions, security, and game protection. 

CARE-111 (48 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $549 (Tuition $514, Materials $35) 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.

  • Section AW18-beginning January 4 (ends January 27)
  • Section AW19-beginning January 11 (ends February 3)
  • Section AW20-beginning January 18 (ends February 10)
  • Section AW21-beginning January 25 (ends February 17)
  •  Section AW22-beginning February 1 (ends February 24)
  • Section AW23-beginning February 8 (ends March 3)
  • Section AW24-beginning February 15 (ends March 10)
  • Section AW25-beginning February 22 (ends March 17)
  • Section AW26-beginning March 1 (ends March 24)
  • Section AW27-beginning March 8 (ends March 31)
  • Section AW28-beginning March 15 (ends April 7)
  • Section AW29-beginning March 22 (ends April 14)
  • Section AW30-beginning March 29 (ends April 21)
  • Section AW31-beginning April 5 (ends April 28)
  • Section AW32-beginning April 12 (ends May 5)
  • Section AW33-beginning April 19 (ends May 12)
  • Section AW34-beginning April 26 (ends May 19)
  • Section AW35-beginning May 3 (ends May 26)
  • Section AW36-beginning May 10 (ends June 2)
  • Section AW37-beginning May 17 (ends June 9)
  • Section AW38-beginning May 24 (ends June 16)
  •  Section AW39-beginning May 31 (ends June 23)
  • Section AW40-beginning June 7 (ends June 30)

Learn the essentials of dealing Poker and prepare for a career as a Poker dealer. You will train and practice dealing Poker from the hand, including the fundamentals of rake/antes/blind bets, game rules, regulations, dealer’s responsibilities, and game security.

POKR-200 (48 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $549 (Tuition $514, Materials $35)

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.

  • Section AW03-beginning January 25 (ends February 17)
  •  Section AW04-beginning March 29 (ends April 21)
  • Section AW05-beginning May 24 (ends June 16)

You will learn multiple poker games, including Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, High Card Flush, Heads Up, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em. The focus will be on poker rankings, house procedures to pay and take, game security and automated shuffler. 

PGOW-202 (24 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $229 (Tuition $194, Materials $35)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  •  Section AW05-beginning January 25 (ends February 3)
  • Section AW06-beginning February22 (ends March 3)
  • Section AW07-beginning March 29 (ends April 7)
  • Section AW08-beginning April 26 (ends May 5)
  • Section AW09-beginning May 31 (ends June 9)
  • Section AW10-beginning June 21 (ends June 30)

This program prepares potential surveillance officers on the aspects of slot machines and table games that lend themselves to cheating and criminal activity. Surveillance officers are responsible for monitoring all activities for an entire facility. In addition, they ensure gaming laws and internal employer policies are followed, and that suspicious or criminal activity is investigated.

This program includes instruction in:

  • Loss Prevention and Risk Management: Cage & Accounting Operations, Claims Investigations, Food & Beverage, Retail, Homeland Security & Emergency Response, Internal Theft and Fraud, Warehouse and Purchasing, and Workplace Violence
  • Surveillance Methodology: Camera Skills and Techniques, Card Counting and Basic Strategy, Conflict Resolution, Investigations, Evidence Gathering and Control, Security Surveillance, Surveillance Operation, and Surveillance 

Classroom Option

SURV-102 (100 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing

Fee $899 (Tuition $829, Materials $70) 
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Section AW03-beginning January 31 (ends February 24)
  • Section AW04-beginning March 29 (ends April 21)
  • Section AW05-beginning May 31 (ends June 23) 

Guided Learning Option

The Guided Learning Program option allows students to register and begin their program within a few weeks. Students will work with a qualified instructor who will work with them to complete the required coursework. CCI certificate awarded upon successful completion.

SURV-102 (100 hours)
Fee $1,759 (Tuition $1,619, Materials $140)

  • Section OW01, Call (609) 343-5655 to begin your Guided Learning Program.

Alumni & Practice Programs

Prerequisite: You must have graduated from a CCI Table Games course. Students taking this program are required to follow the CCI Student Dress Code. CCI certificate awarded upon successful completion.

CCI Table Games graduates can refresh or develop new skills to gain a marketable edge as they return to the gaming workforce with our Alumni Program.

Blackjack
BLJK-103 (48 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Craps
CRAP-201 (96 hours) See Craps schedule
Fee: $849 (Tuition $814, Materials $35)

Baccarat
BACC-204 (48 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Poker and Tournament Play
POKR-204 (48 hours) See Poker and Tournament Play schedule
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Tiles
PGOW-207 (48 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Roulette
ROUL-204 (48 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Poker
PGOW-206 (48 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Prerequisite: You must have graduated from a CCI Table Games program within the past five years. You may practice the games you previously learned at CCI. Required documentation: verification of previous games taken with CCI. This is a practice program; no certificate is issued.

Don’t fall behind or lose your skills! This is a practice program designed to help you brush up on your skills. Personalized instruction is not included in this program. 

CARE-001, Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing

Fee: $59 (This fee is based on 12 months, from July-June, or any portion of that period. This fee is renewable every July 1.) 

Alumni Practice is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or 6-10 p.m., Practice lab is open only when there are scheduled classes in session.

Prerequisite: Must present your 35 license.

Don’t lose your skills! Practice games you have previously dealt in our fully-equipped mock casino setting. Gain an edge in the gaming workforce. Brush up on your skills and prepare for your next audition.

NOTE: Personalized instruction is not included in this program. A certificate will not be issued. If you determine you need more than practice and want to join a class, we will apply the $99 fee to any regularly priced class taken within 30 days. A certificate will be issued at the end of the program. 

CARE-110, Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing

Fee: $99 (Valid for three days, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or 6-10 p.m.) The practice lab is open only when there are scheduled classes in session.

Registration

ATTENTION: Our online registration form is for use when registering for Workforce Development workshops only. Full payment must be made at the time of online registration via credit/debit card. 

Please call (609) 343-5655 for Career Training program registration information. 

Hours of Operation

Regular Business Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

 

Summer Hours:

Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday