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. Our state-of-the-art space includes new tables and the latest shufflers.

Table Games Training

All table games students are required to wear professional-style white shirts/blouses, black slacks/skirts and black shoes. Keep in mind your selection should be professional.

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 have the experience of a lifetime dealing games on the casino floor. Emphasis will be placed on game knowledge, chip value, and recognition, along with card handling. Special attention will be given to game security, accounting and pit procedures, as well as the chain of command.

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.

Table Games Training

All table games students are required to wear professional-style white shirts/blouses, black slacks/skirts and black shoes. Keep in mind your selection should be professional. 

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 (60 hours)-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $539 (Tuition $504, Materials $35)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • Section AW13-beginning January 7 (ends February 6)
  • Section AW14-beginning January 14 (ends February 13)
  • Section AW15-beginning January 21 (ends February 20)
  • Section AW16-beginning January 28 (ends February 27)
  • Section AW17-beginning February 4 (ends March 5)
  • Section AW18-beginning February 11 (ends March 12)
  • Section AW19-beginning February 18 (ends March 19)
  • Section AW20-beginning February 25 (ends March 26)
  • Section AW21-beginning March 3 (ends April 2)
  • Section AW22-beginning March 10 (ends April 9)
  • Section AW23-beginning March 17 (ends April 16)
  • Section AW24-beginning March 24 (ends April 23)
  • Section AW25-beginning March 31 (ends April 30) - CANCELED
  • Section AW26-beginning April 7 (ends May 7) - CANCELED
  • Section AW27-beginning April 14 (ends May 14) - CANCELED
  • Section AW28-beginning April 21 (ends May 21) - CANCELED
  • Section AW29-beginning April 28 (ends May 28) - CANCELED
  • Section AW30-beginning May 5 (ends June 4)
  • Section AW31-beginning May 12 (ends June 11)
  • Section AW32-beginning May 19 (ends June 18)
  • Section AW33-beginning May 26 (ends June 25)

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 (120 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $1,079 (Tuition $1,044, Materials $35)

  • Section AW02-beginning January 21 (ends March 19)
  • Section AW03-beginning April 21 (ends June 25) - CANCELED

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

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 (60 hours)-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $539 (Tuition $504, Materials $35)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6-10 p.m.

  • Section AW13-beginning January 7 (ends February 6)
  • Section AW14-beginning January 14 (ends February 13)
  • Section AW15-beginning January 21 (ends February 20)
  • Section AW16-beginning January 28 (ends February 27)
  • Section AW17-beginning February 4 (ends March 5)
  • Section AW18-beginning February 11 (ends March 12)
  • Section AW19-beginning February 18 (ends March 19)
  • Section AW20-beginning February 25 (ends March 26)
  • Section AW21-beginning March 3 (ends April 2)
  • Section AW22-beginning March 10 (ends April 9)
  • Section AW23-beginning March 17 (ends April 16)
  • Section AW24-beginning March 24 (ends April 23)
  • Section AW25-beginning March 31 (ends April 30) - CANCELED
  • Section AW26-beginning April 7 (ends May 7) - CANCELED
  • Section AW27-beginning April 14 (ends May 14) - CANCELED
  • Section AW28-beginning April 21 (ends May 21) - CANCELED
  • Section AW29-beginning April 28 (ends May 28) - CANCELED
  • Section AW30-beginning May 5 (ends June 4)
  • Section AW31-beginning May 12 (ends June 11)
  • Section AW32-beginning May 19 (ends June 18)
  • Section AW33-beginning May 26 (ends June 25)

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

POKR-200 (60 hours)-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $539 (Tuition $504, Materials $35)

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

  • Section AW04-beginning January 7 (ends February 6)
  • Section AW05-beginning March 3 (ends April 2)
  • Section AW06-beginning May 5 (ends June 4)

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

PGOW-202 (16 hours)-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $139 (Tuition $104, Materials $35)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • Section AW05-beginning January 21 (ends January 30)
  • Section AW06-beginning February 18 (ends February 27)
  • Section AW07-beginning March 17 (ends March 26) - CANCELED
  • Section AW08-beginning April 21 (ends April 30) - CANCELED
  • Section AW09-beginning May 19 (ends May 28)
  • Section AW10-beginning June 16 (ends June 25)

(For Casino Games Employees with Table Games Knowledge)

This program prepares potential surveillance officers on the aspects of slot machine and table games that lend themselves to cheating and criminal activity. Surveillance officers are responsible for monitoring all activities for an entire facility. They ensure gaming laws and internal employer policies are followed, and that suspicious or criminal activity is investigated. This course is designed for existing casino games people that have table game knowledge.

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 Prevention.
  • Surveillance Methodology: Camera Skills and Techniques, Card Counting and Basic Strategy, Conflict Resolution, Investigations, Evidence Gathering and Control, Security Surveillance, Surveillance Operation, and Surveillance Liabilities.

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-AW04-beginning January 27 (ends February 27)
  • Section-AW05-beginning March 30 (ends April 30) - CANCELED
  • Section-AW06-beginning May 26 (ends June 25)

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 (60 hours), Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Craps

CRAP-201 (120 hours)-See Craps schedule above under "Table Games - Quick Start"
Fee: $899 (Tuition $864, Materials $35)

Baccarat

BACC-204 (60 hours), Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Poker and Tournament Play

POKR-204 (60 hours)-See Poker and Tournament Play schedule above under "Table Games - Quick Start"
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Tiles

PGOW-207 (60 hours), Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Roulette

ROUL-204 (60 hours), Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Poker

PGOW-206 (60 hours), Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, 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! Don’t lose your skills! Remember the experienced instructors, the quality classroom setting. It is available for you to refresh your skills. Don’t wait! Start practicing today.   This is a practice program 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: $29 (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 a state-of-the-art mock casino setting. Gain an edge as you return to 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.)  Practice lab is open only when there are scheduled classes in session.

Registration

Register Online

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