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. 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, customer service 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 (48 hours)-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $499 (Tuition $464, Materials $35)

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

  • Section AW01-beginning September 8 (ends October 1)
  • Section AW02-beginning September 15 (ends October 8)
  • Section AW03-beginning September 22 (ends October 15)
  • Section AW04-beginning September 29 (ends October 22)
  • Section AW05-beginning October 6 (ends October 29)
  • Section AW06-beginning October 13 (ends November 5)
  • Section AW07-beginning October 20 (ends November 12)
  • Section AW08-beginning October 27 (ends November 19)
  • Section AW09-beginning November 3 (ends November 26)
  • Section AW10-beginning November 10 (ends December 3)
  • Section AW11-beginning November 17 (ends December 10)

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: $999 (Tuition $964, Materials $35)

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

  • Section AW01-beginning September 22 (ends November 12)

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

Blackjack: This combination course will prepare you 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: $499 (Tuition $464, Materials $35)

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

  • Section AW01 beginning September 8 (ends October 1)
  • Section AW02-beginning September 15 (ends October 8)
  • Section AW03-beginning September 22 (ends October 15)
  • Section AW04-beginning September 29 (ends October 22)
  • Section AW05-beginning October 6 (ends October 29)
  • Section AW06-beginning October 13 (ends November 5)
  • Section AW07-beginning October 20 (ends November 12)
  • Section AW08-beginning October 27 (ends November 19)
  • Section AW09-beginning November 3 (ends November 25)
  • Section AW10-beginning November 10 (ends December 3)
  • Section AW11-beginning November 17 (ends December 10)

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 (48 hours)-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $499 (Tuition $464, Materials $35)

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

  • Section AW01-beginning September 22 (ends October 15)
  • Section AW02-beginning October 20 (ends November 12)
  • Section AW03-beginning November 17 (ends December 10)

You will learn multiple variations of 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, procedures to pay and take, use of automated shuffler and house procedures.

PGOW-202 (24 hours)-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $199 (Tuition $164, Materials $35)

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

  • Section AW01-beginning September 22 (ends October 1)
  • Section AW02-beginning October 20 (ends October 29 )
  • Section AW03-beginning November 17 (ends November 25)
  • Section AW04-beginning December 1 (ends December 10 )

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 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.

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-AW01-beginning September 22 (ends October 22)
  • Section-AW02-beginning November 10 (ends December 10)

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: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Craps

CRAPS-201 (96 hours) See Craps schedule
Fee: $799 (Tuition $764, Materials $35)

Baccarat

BACC-204 (48 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Poker and Tournament Play

POKR-204 (48 hours) See Poker and Tournament Play schedule
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Tiles

PGOW-207 (48 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Roulette

ROUL-204 (48 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Poker

PGOW-206 (48 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: $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 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: $79 (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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