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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.

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.

The QuickStart is designed to provide you with easy access to the instruction you need to become a professional table games dealer. 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, and command chain.

 

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 chip-handling techniques, identifying each color chip’s value, 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)

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • Section AW14-beginning January 5 (ends January 28)
  • Section AW15-beginning January 12 (ends February 4)
  • Section AW16-beginning January 19 (ends February 11)
  • Section AW17-beginning January 26 (ends February 18)
  • Section AW18-beginning February 2 (ends February 25)
  • Section AW19-beginning February 9 (ends March 4)
  • Section AW20-beginning February 16 (ends March 11)
  • Section AW21-beginning February 23 (ends March 18)
  • Section AW22-beginning March 2 (ends March 25)
  • Section AW23-beginning March 9 (ends April 1)
  • Section AW24-beginning March 16 (ends April 8)
  • Section AW25-beginning March 23 (ends April 15)
  • Section AW26-beginning March 30 (ends April 22)
  • Section AW27-beginning April 6 (ends April 29)
  • Section AW28-beginning April 13 (ends May 6)
  • Section AW29-beginning April 20 (ends May 13)
  • Section AW30-beginning April 27 (ends May 20)
  • Section AW31-beginning May 4 (ends May 27)
  • Section AW32-beginning May 11 (ends June 3)
  • Section AW33-beginning May 18 (ends June 10)
  • Section AW34-beginning May 25 (ends June 17)
  • Section AW35-beginning June 1 (ends June 24)
  • Section AW36-beginning June 8 (ends June 30)

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

Blackjack: This combination course will prepare you to learn any other primary or secondary game. The first two weeks concentrate on correct chip-handling techniques, identifying each color chip’s value, 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)

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

  • Section AW12-beginning January 5 (ends January 28)
  • Section AW13-beginning January 12 (ends February 4)
  • Section AW14-beginning January 19 (ends February 11)
  • Section AW15-beginning January 26 (ends February 18)
  • Section AW16-beginning February 2 (ends February 25)
  • Section AW17-beginning February 9 (ends March 4)
  • Section AW18-beginning February 16 (ends March 11)
  • Section AW19-beginning February 23 (ends March 18)
  • Section AW20-beginning March 2 (ends March 25)
  • Section AW21-beginning March 9 (ends April 1)
  • Section AW22-beginning March 16 (ends April 8)
  • Section AW23-beginning March 23 (ends April 15)
  • Section AW24-beginning March 30 (ends April 22)
  • Section AW25-beginning April 6 (ends April 29)
  • Section AW26-beginning April 13 (ends May 6)
  • Section AW27-beginning April 20 (ends May 13)
  • Section AW28-beginning April 27 (ends May 20)
  • Section AW29-beginning May 4 (ends May 27)
  • Section AW30-beginning May 11 (ends June 3)
  • Section AW31-beginning May 18 (ends June 10)
  • Section AW32-beginning May 25 (ends June 17)
  • Section AW33-beginning June 1 (ends June 24)
  • Section AW34-beginning June 8 (ends June 30)

Craps

Learn the fundamentals of dealing Craps. Emphasis will be placed on the knowledge of the procedures on various 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 AW02-beginning January 26 (ends March 18)
  • Section AW03-beginning April 27 (ends June 17)

 

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 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 AW04-beginning January 26 (ends February 18)
  • Section AW05-beginning March 23 (ends April 15)
  • Section AW06-beginning May 25 (ends June 24)

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, and automated shuffler and house procedures.

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

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • Section AW05-beginning January 19 (ends January 28)
  • Section AW06-beginning February 16 (ends February 25)
  • Section AW07-beginning March 16 (ends March 25)
  • Section AW08-beginning April 20 (ends April 29)
  • Section AW09-beginning May 18 (ends May 27)
  • Section AW10-beginning June 15 (ends June 24)

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
  • 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 AW04-beginning January 25 (ends February 25)
  • Section AW05-beginning March 22 (ends April 22)
  • Section AW06-beginning May 24 (ends June 24)

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.

The Alumni Practice Program will help you brush up on your skills. Personalized instruction is not included in this program. Keep your skill sharp and ready for your next audition. Do not wait! Start practicing today.

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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